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

Teachable Moments Are Painful

Riding a bike. Touching hot stoves. Telling the truth on our income taxes. All of these things have one thing in common: They are teachable moments....More
in EHS OutLoud Blog 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

KEEN Utility: Taking a Fearless Approach to Workplace Safety

I recently traveled to Portland, Oregon to tour the KEEN manufacturing facility with other media types and I was impressed with KEEN and its....More

America’s Safest Companies: Building World-Class Safety Leadership

Each year, since 2002, EHS Today has named a list of companies we feel exemplify world-class safety leadership....More
in EHS OutLoud Blog 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
in EHS OutLoud Blog Jan 22, 2016

The Poisoning of Flint, Michigan

I proudly call myself a community activist in my Cleveland neighborhood....More
in EHS OutLoud Blog 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
in EHS OutLoud Blog 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
in EHS OutLoud Blog 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
in EHS OutLoud Blog 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

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