Understanding Functional Safety: Ensuring Reliability in Critical Systems
In a world increasingly reliant on technology, the importance of functional safety cannot be overstated. Functional safety is a critical aspect of engineering that focuses on ensuring systems operate safely, reliably, and consistently, particularly in applications where failure could result in harm to people, damage to the environment, or financial losses.
Why Fall Protection PPE Fit Matters: OSHA’s Rule Proposal for Construction
Revolutionizing Workplace Safety: The Power of Connected Gas Detection Devices
Connected gas detection devices have emerged as one of the game-changers for safety managers and Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) professionals. This article will explore some ways that connected gas detection devices can help enhance worker and worksite visibility and help simplify compliance.
Prepare for Seasonal Heat Stress: The OSHA NEP and Tips for Employers
Heat stress is often a significant concern for workers in outdoor industrial environments, such as construction, working at height, and oil and gas, especially during the summer months. With temperatures rising, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has implemented a National Emphasis Program (NEP) on Outdoor and Indoor Related Hazards. Read the full blog to learn more.
Integrated Facilities Management: Solutions To Help Improve Compliance, Contractor Management, and Facility Safety
Facilities management (FM) plays a crucial role in helping ensure the smooth operation of commercial buildings and facilities. Integrating compliance measures into facilities management practices can help mitigate risks and ensure a safe working environment for employees, contractors, and visitors.
OSHA’s New National Emphasis Program To Prevent Falls: What It Means Across Industries
On May 1, 2023, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) introduced a National Emphasis Program (NEP) focused on fall prevention. This program aims to “significantly reduce or eliminate unprotected worker exposures to fall-related hazards in all industries that can result in serious injuries and deaths.”
Occupational Health & Safety 2023 Industrial Hygiene Awards: Two MSA Products and Services Recognized
Two MSA products and services were recognized in Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) magazine’s 3rd annual Industrial Hygiene Awards.