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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 Something11

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
Mar 11, 2015

What A Long, Strange Trip It’s Been (OSHA’s new rules and the strange ways they work)6

As most in the safety profession know, OSHA changed the rules related to recordkeeping and reporting effective Jan. 1, 2015. The changes to the....More
Mar 02, 2015

Safety on the Toboggan Chutes5

Safety, at its core, is about having one another's back....More
Feb 19, 2015

Keep the Emotion in Safety1

Regulations, standards, edicts exist for a reason – to save lives....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...

Stefanie Valentic

Stefanie Valentic is an associate editor for EHS Today magazine, a Penton Media Inc. publication.  A native of Cleveland, Ohio, she has been in B2B publishing for eight years. Her work has...
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