Laura Walter

Senior Editor , EHS Today

Laura Walter is senior editor of EHS Today, a Penton Media Inc. publication. She is a subject matter expert in EHS compliance and government issues and covers a variety of topics relating to occupational safety and health. Her writing has earned awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE), the Trade Association Business Publications International (TABPI) and APEX Awards for Publication Excellence.

Posts by Laura Walter

Jul 02, 2013

A Complex Environment

My May Break Room column, “Broken Glass,” apparently struck a chord with many readers who wrote in to share their thoughts....More
Jun 28, 2013

Busted! Overheard at Safety 2013

Let it be known that many writers are basically big snoops. We eavesdrop on juicy conversations we overhear in public, and some of us aren’t....More
Iceland safety sign
Jun 17, 2013

Safety in Iceland

Iceland is a beautiful, surreal-seeming country with amazing natural wonders and landscapes – landscapes that come complete with their own safety....More
guns
May 29, 2013

More Guns for a Safer World?

I think the sad truth is that these types of shootings often happen so quickly and unexpectedly that when they occur, we feel completely out of....More
biking
May 17, 2013

I Rode My Bike to Work ... Now Where’s My Cookie?

Happy Bike to Work Day! This annual event is celebrated across the nation to promote the fun, eco-friendly, healthy way of getting to work: on two....More
safety competition
May 03, 2013

Safety Has No Competition

Earlier this week, I attended the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) Executive Summit in Orange County, Calif....More
boston marathon
Apr 16, 2013

Bravery in Boston

Yesterday, as I followed the coverage of the tragic Boston Marathon bombing, I watched a video from the Boston Globe and was struck not only by the....More
Mar 28, 2013

Peeping Out from Behind the Clutter

I am too proud to tell you exactly how many unread emails remain in my inbox at the moment. I'm usually able to handle the dozens and dozens (....More
America's Safest Companies
Mar 26, 2013

’Tis the Season for ASC Applications

Let’s not even discuss how it’s officially springtime and yet I woke up yesterday to several inches of messy, slushy snow on the ground. Let’s turn....More
Mar 08, 2013

Tips for Surviving Daylight Saving Time

Good news, everybody: We turn the clocks forward an hour this weekend, which means it will remain lighter longer into the evenings. Bad news,....More

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