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Sep 30, 2015

NSC 2015: The Semi-Autonomous Car: A Guide to the Future

Autonomous cars are ready for the roads today, but the public isn’t quite ready....More
Sep 10, 2015

Why the Homicide Conviction in California for Trenching Violations Could Contribute to Workplace Safety3

Some forms of work involve the risk of injury, and employers and workers are morally and legally obliged to minimize the risk of serious harm and....More
Sep 03, 2015

Have We Become a Nation of Bad Drivers, or Are We Just Jerks?1

The National Safety Council released information last month that indicated 2015 could be the deadliest year for vehicle crashes since 2007....More
Sep 01, 2015

When Safety Interferes with Work4

Ultimately, safety brings us back to our jobs, our friends, our lives. We just need a reminder sometimes....More
Jul 28, 2015

Safety Wins on the Interstate1

While using signage to impart safety information certainly is nothing new, it is encouraging as someone in the safety world to see new efforts being....More
Jul 09, 2015

Demolition Derby

In a blog post this week, Associate Editor Ginger Christ wrote about the recent NASCAR crash in which a car racing at 190 mph crashed and went....More
Jul 07, 2015

NASCAR: Safety at 190 mph2

The importance of safety is never more apparent than after an accident....More
Jun 25, 2015

Safety: Playing to Your Strengths

For safety to work, it needs to make sense....More
Jun 11, 2015

Where Is the Safety at Safety Expos?1

It's frightening how many hazards one can spot at conferences allegedly devoted to occupational safety and health....More
May 22, 2015

Memorial Day and 'High Quality H2O'

Safety is work, but it’s worth it. Be safe, for fun's sake....More
May 18, 2015

If You See Something, Say Something9

If you see something, say something when workers' lives are at stake and death or serious injury is a real possibility....More
Apr 16, 2015

Mechanical Geniuses

I have a couple of male friends who seemingly can fix any household problem. One has installed toilets, light fixtures and a hot water tank at my....More
Apr 08, 2015

Blood Lessons: The Story Behind the Story2

I read a lot of news every day. I’m a news junkie. Short articles, long articles; if it’s news, I’ll read it. And I’m a tough....More
Apr 02, 2015

Batkid: Saving Humanity

This past weekend, I went to the closing night of the Cleveland International Film Festival. The festival, a 12-day event, annually brings hundreds....More
Mar 26, 2015

Protect and Serve: Watching out for Man’s Best Friend

An Ohio police officer was found guilty Wednesday of one count of companion animal cruelty after his K-9 partner died of heat stroke in his police....More

Sandy Smith

Sandy Smith is editor-in-chief of EHS Today magazine, a Penton Media Inc. publication. She has been writing about occupational safety and health and environmental issues since 1990. She has been...

Ginger Christ

Ginger Christ is an associate editor for EHS Today, a Penton publication. She has covered business news for the past seven years, working at daily and weekly newspapers and magazines in Ohio,...
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