Sandy Smith

Editor-in-Chief, EHS Today

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 interviewed about occupational safety and health for documentaries and television programs, has served as a panelist on roundtables, has provided the keynote address for occupational safety and health conferences and has won national and international awards for her articles. 

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Oct 17, 2016

NSC 2016: Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Terry Bradshaw and the Case of the Puzzling Opening Keynote Address

NFL legend Terry Bradshaw gave the opening keynote address at the 2016 National Safety Congress. The message I expected and the one he delivered were....More
Mar 18, 2016

Sandy Says: Burn Baby Burn

Will the Republican National Convention spark riots in Cleveland? At least one political candidate seems to think so....More
Jan 22, 2016

The Poisoning of Flint, Michigan

I proudly call myself a community activist in my Cleveland neighborhood....More
Oct 13, 2015

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

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 03, 2015

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

The National Safety Council released information last month that indicated 2015 could be the deadliest year for vehicle crashes since 2007....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
May 18, 2015

If You See Something, Say Something

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 Story

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
Jan 07, 2015

Charlie Hebdo: Working in a Deadly Profession

Most days, the greatest workplace safety risks I face are paper cuts and eye strain....More
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