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Most professionals already understand the need for eye protection and burn prevention, but gas hazards deserve attention, too. Welding fume safety is an essential, if less evident, part of workshop safety.
A recent report by Reuters reveals that SpaceX employees may be going to extreme lengths to keep up with Elon Musk’s ambitious deadlines, and employees have accused Musk of ignoring safety protocols due to aesthetics.
In this ISHN podcast episode, we talk to Duane Duhamel, whose company has been researching and analyzing workplace injuries and fatalities data every year, to discuss the findings in the latest report.
Safety professionals are always interested in improvements to PPE materials as these advancements could reduce waste, enhance effectiveness and more. The following are some recent advancements to keep in mind.
A gallery of photos from the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 8-11. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.Date: July 30, 2014
Young workers under age 25 are twice as likely to get injured on the job as older workers. Youth need to be prepared to enter the workforce and schools, youth employment and community programs can be important venues for teaching youth these skills.