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. 

Posts by Sandy Smith

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
Nov 14, 2014

Surprised and Delighted: The Indictment of Don Blankenship

As the saying goes: The fish rots from the head....More
Aug 04, 2014

Put Down the Phone!!!

“Driver Swerves Into Opposing Lane on I-90, Causes Crash.” “Motorcycle Crash on Innterbelt Bridge Leaves Two Hospitalized.”....More
Jun 26, 2014

'Inspire Her Mind' Inspires Safety Message

I just watched the new Verizon commercial, "Inspire Her Mind." And the message – that many young girls show an apptitude for science....More
May 19, 2014

Dear Walmart, As Mama Used to Say…

“You’re known by the company you keep,” my mother used to say. Not just to me, but to or about anyone she felt was hanging out with....More
Mar 25, 2014

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory: Lessons Still To Be Learned

More than 100 years after the fire that altered the course of worker safety in the United States, workers in other parts of the world still wait for....More

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