10 Best Safety Apps For Safety Pros

Paul Colangelo

Paul Colangelo, STS, CHST, CET; Nat’l Dir. of Compliance Programs at ClickSafety. 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,

OSHA Inspections – How To Prepare

Roy Kroker, Consultation Manager, OSHA, Oregon

Roy Kroker, Consultation Mgr., OSHA, Oregon Details. Did you know that a consultation by OSHA cannot trigger an OSHA inspection? Hear from Roy Kroker, Consultation Manager of OSHA, Oregon. Roy explains that the Consultation and Enforcement divisions operate independently. In this 26 minute interview, Dan Clark asks 16 questions of Roy on OSHA’s free consultative

How To Spot Counterfeit Electrical

Brett Brenner

Brett Brenner, Electrical Safety Foundation Int’l Details: Counterfeit electrical products are a shock and fire hazard. Brett Brenner of ESFI, the Electrical Safety Foundation International, tells about fake wiring, breakers and switches. Building owners and electrical installers are often shocked to hear their new electrical installations include counterfeit components. Learn how to avoid these safety

Construction Fall Safety Stand-Down – Pt 2

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

Construction Fall Safety Stand-Down – Pt 1

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

New HazCom Labeling Standards

Chuck Paulausky of CP Safety & Environmental Details: New hazard communication labeling standards kick in June 1, 2015. Listen to make sure you’re ready as Dan Clark interviews Chuck Paulausky, CHMM, of CP Safety & Environmental. Chuck is an expert on HazCom labeling, and tells of OSHA’s new standards. He compares the new requirements to

NFPA 70E Standards 2015

Bill Burke, NFPA Div. Mgr of Electrical Engineering Details: Every three years, the NFPA publishes the NFPA 70E, The Standard For Electrical Safety In The Workplace, and the 2015 edition is out. Every building owner and safety manager should have a copy, says Bill Burke, Division Manager of Electrical Engineering at the NFPA.
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Ladder Safety – 10 Questions

Dave Francis, National Safety Director of Little Giant Ladder Systems Details: The big battle in ladder safety is “3 points of contact” vs. “3 points of control.” Listen to ladder expert Dave Francis discuss this “3 points” debate. Dave answers 10 questions on fall protection vs. fall prevention, fiberglass ladders destroyed by the sun, and

An Earthquake At Work

Melinda Davis of The American Red Cross Details: What if a seismic event happens in the workplace? Hear how managers and workers should get ready for tremors. Melinda Davis of The American Red Cross explains that standing in doorways is not safe! That old advice is now outdated. Melinda and The American Red Cross urge

The new, unsafe generation of workers

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