10 Best Safety Apps For Safety Pros

Paul Colangelo

12 min read Paul Colangelo, STS, CHST, CET; Nat’l Dir. of Compliance Programs at ClickSafety. Details. Paul Colangelo reviews the 10 best safety apps for general industry and construction. Paul chose low cost or free apps and those which work without an a connection to wifi or a cellular signal. He steered clear of sponsored and vendor applications. Mr. Colangelo, STS, CHST, CET, is National Director of Compliance Programs at ClickSafety. He first presented his list of 10 …

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Construction Fall Safety Stand-Down – Pt 2

12 min read Matt McNicholas, OSHA Safety And Health Specialist Details. Fall prevention. Employers have a huge obligation to prevent injuries and deaths. Matt McNicholas, CSP, of OSHA, details the second annual Construction Fall Safety Stand-Down, designed to create fall awareness. The nationwide event is May 4-15, 2015. In this podcast, Matt describes the three main responsibilities of an employer: Planning ahead to get the job done safely; providing the right equipment; training the exposed employees on how …

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Construction Fall Safety Stand-Down – Pt 1

8 min read Dr. Christine Branche of NIOSH Details. Fall prevention. That’s the reason for the Construction Fall Safety Stand-Down. NIOSH’s Dr. Christine Branche describes 2015’s two week event, May 4-15. Employers should stop work at construction sites to explain fall prevention policies with workers. In this interview, Dr. Branche details the awful statistics on injury and death due to workplace falls in the United States. She also describes the Stand-Down history, and the cooperation between government agencies …

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Buy Quiet Power Tools

12 min read Capt. Chuck Hayden, Research Acoustical Engineer at NIOSH Details. “Buy Quiet” is the NIOSH campaign for quieter machinery and tools to reduce worker noise exposure. Hear Capt. Chuck Hayden tell how to buy or rent less noisy tools. Capt. Chuck is Research Acoustical Engineer for National Institute For Occupational Safety And Health (NIOSH). Their Power Tools Database is an extensive study of just how loud various power tools can be. You can compare manufacturers and …

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The new, unsafe generation of workers

< 1 min read Elaine Cullen, Prima Consulting Services Details. New workers, those born between 1982 and 2002, are sorely lacking in basic skills. They are deficient in science, math, use of hand tools and more, causing them to be a safety risk for themselves and others. Elaine Cullen, of Prima Consulting Services, contributed to the recent survey by The National Academies of Science, and talks about of the results in this podcast. A career safety expert, Elaine explains …

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