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The Safety Brief In our podcasts we give short but valuable overviews
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can be even more effective in protecting their workers.
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.

Workplace Safety

Cold Stress

Cold Stress

Cold stress sneaks up on workers and puts them at risk. Hear about the four main cold stresses in this podcast. Exposure to the cold can bring on frostbite, chilblains, trench foot and hypothermia. Dan Clark gives the symptoms and treatment for all four of these cold stresses. Dan also gives tips

Dan Clark | December 24, 2014 | Cold Stress, Podcast | Safety, Workplace Safety


OSHA Finally Embraces GHS

OSHA Finally Embraces GHS

The deadline for OSHA’s new HazCom labeling standards, based on GHS, is June 1st, 2015. Are you compliant? OSHA has new requirements for labeling chemicals. In this podcast, HazCom industry expert Chuck Paulausky details these new standards, based on the Globally Harmonized System, GHS. Most manufacturers already comply with the new labeling

Dan Clark | December 12, 2014 | GHS Labeling, HazCom Labeling, Podcast | Facility Marking, GHS, Hazcom, Labeling, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Workplace Safety


Lone Worker Safety Monitoring

Lone Worker Safety Monitoring

Lone worker safety monitoring is important. Without it, workers on the job—alone—face dangers without help in sight. Employees are often isolated from other people in many jobs. Security guards, maintenance people and overnight convenience store clerks can go for hours without contact. Modern technology allows monitoring of these solo workers, and Dan

Dan Clark | December 9, 2014 | Lone Worker, Podcast | Safety, Workplace Safety


Workplace Safety Myths Debunked

Workplace Safety Myths Debunked

Workplace safety myths are hazardous hogwash. We debunk four common myths about safety. Listen to stay safe! Folklore that “accidents happen” has been proven wrong. But are people naturally accident prone? In this podcast, Dan Clark delves into these topics, and the half-truths about PPE keeping everyone safe. Is it okay to

Dan Clark | December 4, 2014 | Podcast, Safety Myths | PPE, Safety, Workplace Safety


Cement Burns And Irritation

Cement Burns And Irritation

Cement burns and irritations are the #1 occupational skin disease in the U.S. Why is wet cement such a widespread danger? How do workers avoid it? Listen! Cement is in concrete, mortar, tile grout and other common construction materials. And it’s rich in chemicals which are damaging to skin. In this podcast,

Dan Clark | November 20, 2014 | Cement Burns, Podcast | PPE, Safety, Workplace Safety



Demolition Safety

Demolition Safety

Demolition safety is more complicated than in standard construction. Old structures can be weak and unpredictable. Listen to hear tips on demolitions. Tearing down an old building requires extra prep and caution. In this podcast, Dan Clark tells of common hazards in a demolition. Dan also urges demolition managers to have a

Dan Clark | November 13, 2014 | Demolition Safety, Podcast | Safety, Workplace Safety


Brown Bag Lunch Safety

Brown Bag Lunch Safety

Brown bag lunch safety can’t be ignored. One in six Americans gets food poisoning every year, so keep your meal chilled. Food can go bad in two hours. In this podcast, Dan Clark gives some obvious and not-so-obvious tips on how to keep your stomach safe. If you don’t have a fridge

Dan Clark | November 11, 2014 | Lunch Safety, Podcast | Safety, Workplace Safety