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

in EHS OutLoud Blog Mar 10, 2017

EPA: A Change in the Climate

The climate has changed at EPA, and it’s decidedly more chilly than it has been in the past. And that’s true of most federal agencies. I....More
in EHS OutLoud Blog Jan 26, 2017

Skateboards, Tigers, Polar Bears and Kidnappers

I admit it: I was stumped. A long-time friend of the magazine, the senior safety and environmental compliance manager at a company that is on the....More

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

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