Hearing

Improving Noise Safety on Worksites

Heather Perl, Contributor Despite being a serious potential health hazard, loud noises are often not given enough consideration when trying to establish the safety of a worksite. Loud noises are invisible dangers; they may not […]

Industrial Hygiene in the Workplace

Risk & Rewards of Lone Worker Safety Devices

Lariza Hebert, Contributor It can be challenging to employers to provide safe work environments for lone workers. Some innovative employers are outfitting lone workers with technological devices, such as smart watches and apps. While this […]

Dust & Fume Control

Protect Employees From Silica Exposure

Mark Stromme, Contributor Employees in general industry facilities can be exposed to respirable crystalline silica dust. This exposure occurs during the manufacture of brick, concrete blocks, stone countertops or ceramic products. It also happens when […]