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In our podcasts we give short but valuable overviews and insights into how contractors and safety managers can be even more effective in protecting their workers.

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Chemical Hazards And Emergency Planning

Chemical Hazards And Emergency Planning

Chemical hazards can lurk, unseen. The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) says we should learn from the West Fertilizer Company explosion in Texas. Listen for their study results. The CSB recently released its investigation findings into the 2013 explosion at the West Fertilizer Company in Texas. In this podcast, Dan Clark describes

Dan Clark | February 23, 2016 | Chemical Hazards, Podcast | Fire Safety, NFPA, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Workplace Safety


Safety Signs You Need In The Workplace

Safety Signs You Need In The Workplace

Safety signs help companies be OSHA compliant based on ANSI Z535 safety sign and tag standards. Hear about four categories of workplace safety signs. OSHA adopted sign standards from American National Standards Institute, ANSI. OSHA also incorporates sign requirements from the National Fire Protection Association, NFPA. In this three minute podcast, Dan

Dan Clark | February 16, 2016 | Podcast, Safety Signs | ANSI, Facility Marking, Fire Safety, Labeling, NFPA, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Safety Signs, Workplace Safety




Wildfire Smoke Health Effects

Wildfire Smoke Health Effects

Wildfire smoke is a creeping health hazard in the western US. Hear how to breathe safely as the smoke moves from burning forests to populated areas. The forest fire season is upon us. The winds fanning the flames also carry the resulting blanket of smoke across entire states and regions. Listen for tips on how

Dan Clark | August 25, 2015 | Podcast, Wildfire Smoke | Fire Safety, PPE, Safety


Wind Energy Safety

Wind Energy Safety

Wind energy safety is a careful blend of fall protection, electrical hazard awareness and much more. Hear the best practices for working on wind turbines. Working 30 stories up can a challenge for a worker. Add in unpredictable weather, high voltages, fire hazards, and confined space. This dangerous combination is business-as-usual at

Dan Clark | July 30, 2015 | Podcast, Wind Energy Safety | Arc Flash, Electrical Safety, Fire Safety, Lockout Tagout, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Workplace Safety


Emergency Fire Shelters From NASA

Emergency Fire Shelters From NASA

Fire shelters for firefighters may soon withstand more heat, thanks to NASA. Testing is on now for fire shelters made with spaceship heat shield technology. Hear how two NASA engineers approached the US Forest Service about their research on protecting stuff reentering the atmosphere! Winds can shift. Forest fires and wildfires can

Dan Clark | July 28, 2015 | Fire Shelters, Podcast | Fire Safety, Safety


7 Tips For July 4th Safety

7 Tips For July 4th Safety

July 4th safety is just as important as safety at work. Use your head, and follow these seven common sense tips for using fireworks. In this podcast, Dan Clark reminds workers to follow safety procedures away from the jobsite, whether at the company picnic, while camping or at home. Fire season has

Dan Clark | July 2, 2015 | July 4th Safety, Podcast | Fire Safety, Safety


4 Steps to Flammable Liquids Safety

4 Steps to Flammable Liquids Safety

Flammable liquids safety can change quickly when workplace temperatures rise. Listen for four ways to avoid flashpoint fires and explosions. Find out the difference between flammable and inflammable. Hear about volatile liquid chemicals, and how their vapors can ignite at a certain flashpoint. In this podcast, Dan Clark warns of four major

Dan Clark | April 21, 2015 | Flammable Liquids, Podcast | Facility Marking, Fire Safety, GHS, Hazcom, Labeling, NFPA, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Safety Signs, Workplace Safety