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Jan 22, 2016

The Poisoning of Flint, Michigan6

I proudly call myself a community activist in my Cleveland neighborhood....More
Dec 04, 2015

The Conviction of Don Blankenship: What Does it Mean?

You have seen the news. The jury convicted Don Blankenship of conspiracy to willfully violate mandatory federal mine safety and health standards at....More
Nov 02, 2015

A Picture of Safety from a Young Artist

We grow up and, for some reason, we grow out of safety....More
Oct 21, 2015

Back to the Future: A New Era of Safety

As we define the future, we set new rules of safety....More
Oct 13, 2015

Dateline Thailand: A Bucket List Trip Is Even More Amazing than Expected3

Two years ago, a co-worker was invited by the Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) to visit that country and learn about U.S. investment. She visited....More
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

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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