March 2021

March 2021

  • SUMMER HAZARDS/HEAT STRESS: A Federal Heat Exposure Standard May Be Coming—Here’s What Could Be Included
  • EMPLOYEE TESTING: The Impact of COVID-19 on Drug Testing
  • IH: GAS DETECTION: What You Need to Know About Gas Hazards and the COVID-19 Vaccine
  • FALL PROTECTION: Five Reasons to Incorporate Connected Safety into Your Fall Protection Program
  • FALL PROTECTION: Fall Protection Plan for Confined Spaces Rescues
  • FALL PROTECTION: Building a Comprehensive Floor Safety Strategy
  • PPE: HEARING PROTECTION: Employees at Risk of Hearing Loss: What Employers Can Do to Help
  • PPE: HEARING PROTECTION: Hearing Protection: Let’s Get Personal
  • PPE: PROTECTIVE APPAREL: Preparing for Unpredictable Spring Weather
  • PPE: PROTECTIVE APPAREL: Get Ready for the Heat with Cooling Technology
  • PPE: HEAD & FACE PROTECTION: From the Hard Hat to the Helmet

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Cover Story

Five Reasons to Incorporate Connected Safety into Your Fall Protection Program

Five Reasons to Incorporate Connected Safety into Your Fall Protection Program

By Brendon Cook

Incorporating connected safety into your fall protection program will further increase the chances of workers making it through their shifts safely.


Features

The Impact of COVID-19 on Drug Testing

The Impact of COVID-19 on Drug Testing

By Brian P. Feeley

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has created hesitation as far as workplace drug testing is concerned, it can still be done in a safe and effective manner.


Employees at Risk of Hearing Loss: What Employers Can Do to Help

Employees at Risk of Hearing Loss: What Employers Can Do to Help

By Dennis Capizzi

Hearing loss is an easily preventable consequence of not wearing proper hearing protection on the job.


From the Hard Hat to the Helmet

From the Hard Hat to the Helmet

By Samantha Heim

Innovations in technology have led to the industry shift from hard hats to helmets.


A Fall Protection Plan for Confined Space Rescues

A Fall Protection Plan for Confined Space Rescues

By David Ivey

How to prepare for and safely execute a confined space fall rescue.


Preparing for Unpredictable Spring Weather

Preparing for Unpredictable Spring Weather

By Mary Padron

Spring is just around the corner, so it’s time to prepare with the proper protective gear for the season.


Building a Comprehensive Floor Safety Strategy

Building a Comprehensive Floor Safety Strategy

By Patrick Kehoe

Floor disinfection is a safety routine that often falls into the background, but with the ongoing presence of COVID-19, it is extremely important.


What You Need to Know About Gas Hazards and the COVID-19 Vaccine

What You Need to Know About Gas Hazards and the COVID-19 Vaccine

By Dave D. Wagner

With the beginning of the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine comes the new concern of exposure to harmful gases.


Get Ready for the Heat with Cooling Technology

Get Ready for the Heat with Cooling Technology

By M.B. Sutherland

Protective apparel that keeps workers cool should be a safety priority.


Hearing Protection: Let’s Get Personal

Hearing Protection: Let’s Get Personal

By Jackie DiFrancesco

Properly protecting workers’ hearing goes beyond simple hearing protection devices.


Departments

The Power of Small

By Robert Pater

Even if employers need to create a complete safety overhaul, gradually implementing small changes will yield better results for everyone.


Preparing for the Unexpected

By Sydny Shepard

As we move into the spring and summer, safety directors should be prepared for all the types of weather Mother Nature can throw at us.