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Top 10 Android Safety Apps

April 23, 2018 Dave Weber No Comments
Top 10 Android Safety Apps

  – Top 10 Android Safety Apps During the last three years we’ve reviewed hundreds of Google Android safety apps.  We’re often asked by workplace safety professionals – “Which of these apps are our all time favorites?” If told that we could only use ten Google Android safety apps ever again, the below apps (in no particular […]

Free Chemical Hazard Guides

April 1, 2018 Dave Weber No Comments
Free Chemical Hazard Guides

    A chemical hazards guide that I often take with me into the field is The NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards.  It is intended as a source of general industrial hygiene information on several hundred chemicals for workers, employers, and occupational health professionals.  The information found in this guide will help users recognize and […]

Free Infographic On “Shift Work Hazards & Their Control”

March 26, 2018 Dave Weber No Comments
Free Infographic On “Shift Work Hazards & Their Control”

    Recently, numerous studies have scientists proclaiming that shift work can negatively impact both short and long-term health.   This free infographic, created by Eastern Kentucky University’s Online Bachelor’s in Occupational Safety, examines such potential health hazards, while also offering tips on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle working under such conditions.   If […]

Does Your Company Use Cancer Causing Chemicals?

March 23, 2018 Dave Weber No Comments
Does Your Company Use Cancer Causing Chemicals?

    IARC Monographs are published by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).  “The monographs represent the first step in carcinogen risk assessment”.  Each Monograph is 400 – 600 pages long and available as a free, downloadable PDF file. If your company works with chemicals, you should definitely check to see if there are any […]

What’s The Best Measure Of Safety Culture?

February 25, 2018 Dave Weber No Comments
What’s The Best Measure Of Safety Culture?

    In my 40 year safety career, I’ve found that companies with the lowest turnover rates in their type of industry usually also have low accident rates and excellent safety cultures.  While there are certainly more precise and scientific measures of safety culture,  I believe that turnover rates provide the best quick, easy, and cheap “snapshot” of an organizations’ culture. Turnover is […]

New Uses For SDS Sheets

February 19, 2018 Dave Weber No Comments
New Uses For SDS Sheets

     SDS Sheets   Do your SDS sheets (formerly MSDS sheets just sit there collecting dust?  Your Safety Data Sheets (SDS) have lots of great information in them, but how can you put this terrific information to good use?  Here are fourteen ways that I have used SDSs that you might not have thought of – If an […]

100 Safety Apps That Did Not Make The Cut

February 5, 2018 Dave Weber No Comments
100 Safety Apps That Did Not Make The Cut

–   Every Monday for three years we’ve reviewed and rated a new iOS (or Android) occupational  safety and health app.  We focus our reviews on apps that we believe the majority of our readers would be interested in. For every app that we share with you there are a number of apps that we looked at but […]

Safety Experts Talk

January 14, 2018 Dave Weber No Comments
Safety Experts Talk

    Safety Experts Talk is an exciting new website that offers free audio interviews with dozens of well-known safety experts on a wide variety of safety and health subjects.    Below is a reprint of their “About Us” page.  We believe that this new safety resource will be of interest to most of our visitors.   […]

How Fast Is Your Internet Connection?

January 8, 2018 Dave Weber No Comments
How Fast Is Your Internet Connection?

    Having a fast and consistent Internet download speed is important to being able to quickly and efficiently view and download the important safety resources that you need. Speedtest.net is a website that I regularly visit to quickly test the speed of my Internet connection.   Just click on the “begin test” button, and […]

Why Aren’t There Any More Good New Safety Apps?

December 25, 2017 Dave Weber No Comments
Why Aren’t There Any More Good New Safety Apps?

  Why Aren’t There Any More Good New Safety Apps?   Since I started reviewing workplace safety and health apps five years ago, I’ve reviewed over 300 safety apps.   Click here to check out my safety app review “archive”. This last weekend I reviewed the below 15 newly released safety apps: Safety Meeting Anonymous […]

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