As the merger of safety and technology becomes more and more of a reality, staying current on advancements in connected safety, smart factories and other factors affected workplace safety can be challenging. Blogs focused on workplace safety can be an excellent source of information when considering strategies, tactics and technologies to improve workplace safety.
We surveyed the safety experts at Corvex to ask them what they're reading currently. Based on that list here are five workplace safety blogs you might want to check out:
It’s impressive that a site can cover such a broad range of topics yet deliver insightful knowledge at a deep dive level. EHS Today does this consistently, with 10 subsections ranging from PPEs to Industrial Hygiene. Their occasional free webinars are also a great resource, so be on the lookout for those and checkout this article on one of the many challenges of hiring strong safety leaders.
Speaking of Safety
Canadian author Susan Main is a professional writer who has synthesized hundreds of conversations with health and safety experts industry members into smart, content rich blog posts. As a result she is able to present the perspectives of health and safety workers at all levels. It provides an interesting 360 degree take on the industry we haven’t found elsewhere. We thought the importance of worker engagement was highlighted in this article on young construction workers’ aversion to protective hearing gear.
Occupational Health & Safety
If you’re on the lookout for a strong news outlet, you may not be able to find a better option than OHS Online. This blog is just one arm of the entire OH&S operation, which includes a magazine as well. The site also offers some great analysis into the future of the manufacturing and construction industries, often in the form of webinars. Make sure you read this recent update to OSHA’s regulations on Crystalline Silica.
Knowledge at Work
Knowledge at Work is one of the most robust content engines on health and safety on the internet. Articles range across most industries and provide a holistic view of safety, from the C-Suite perspective to the worker on the shop floor. A huge focus on sustainability is also a plus.
This is a colorful, easy to navigate site for finding helpful tips and practices as well as staying up to date on current health and safety news. It’s focused on actively “keeping crews safe” and does not stray far into other topics. The blog also has a gallery of safety memes if you’re looking for health and safety items to share on social media.
Safety + Health News
Here is the official news blog for the magazine of the National Safety Council Congress and Expo, Safety and Health is full of occupational safety news. The site includes tips, news and analysis of current and upcoming trends as well as reviews of products and buyers guides that seem quite comprehensive.
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