Six Characteristics to Recruit for in Volunteer Firefighters

It is vitally important to approach recruiting and hiring volunteer firefighters with not just hard skills, but soft skills being front of mind.

Realizing Effective Firefighter Rapid Intervention Team Techniques and Equipment

With the many changes occurring in the field of RIT technology, all firefighters and fire officers need to be up to speed on the new equipment and tactics that are becoming available in order to have a proficient, safe, and successful rapid intervention team.

U.S. OSHA COVID-19 Violations are on the Rise. Be Prepared.

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread throughout the United States, U.S. OSHA and state OSHA departments are moving forward with enforcement of violations related to COVID-19. Keep compliant to avoid injury and penalties.

Keeping the Chill Out: Advice for Preventing Cold Stress

Baby, it’s cold outside. But for anyone who works outside or in a cold environment, this is no joke. You may be at risk for cold stress.

Welding Journal Cover Feature: How to Help Improve Welders’ Safety and Productivity Shipbuilding Case Study

This case study examines two different welding PPE configurations being tested and the outcomes at a major shipbuilding facility.

Helpful Information for Assistance to Firefighters Grant Applications for COVID-19 PPE

The next cycle of the AFG-S grant program to purchase many types of light PPE opens on October 6th to volunteer fire departments and combination departments only and the application period will remain open until November 13th.

OH&S Magazine Spotlight: The Complexities of Achieving Comfort in Fall Protection Harnesses

Learn more about how a weight distribution system (WDS) can help fall protection harnesses be more comfortable for those tasked with the dangerous job of working at height.

General Guidelines for Working Safely in Construction During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Consider what additional requirements and steps employers should be taking to help protect the health and safety workers on construction job sites.

OH&S Magazine Spotlight: Addressing Confined Spaces and Heat Stress Concerns

Working in confined spaces can be dangerous, but learning how to identify and plan for the risks and hazards can help avoid injuries.

Synergist Article Recap: Making Sense of Sensors in PPE

Find out more about how wearable sensors integrated into PPE can enhance existing safety program policies, practices, and procedures.