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Workplace Training: Fall Protection

In the midst of operations, a ladder is placed in an unsafe position and a floor hole is left uncovered. Next thing you know, an employee slips, trips or falls […]

After the Storm: Hurricane Cleanup Tips

Every week, it seems as if a new hurricane emerges. This fall, we’ve seen the devastating impact of these storms first hand in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. […]

CTEH How-To: Emergency Action Plans

Emergencies happen. If an incident occurs at your workplace, do you have an emergency action plan (EAP) in place to get employees out swiftly and safely? According to the Occupational […]

Safety 101: Wildfire Smoke and Air Quality

This year, we’ve seen rampant wildfires move across the western U.S. As these fires have torn through the landscape, they’ve released smoke and ash into the air—creating dangerous breathing conditions […]

CTEH Spotlight: Paul Hart, CSP

In 2016, industry veteran Paul Hart, CSP joined the CTEH team as our company’s new corporate health and safety manager. In this role, he is responsible for providing corporate EHS […]

The Hidden Dangers of Floodwater

From Harvey to Maria, 2017 has already seen an above-normal hurricane season with frequent and intense storms affecting the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico and eastern U.S. With their high winds, […]

Explaining OSHA’s Final Rule on Silica

Beginning September 23, all U.S. construction employers must comply with the requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) final rule on respirable crystalline silica. Since the 1970s, OSHA […]

Outdoor Workers Beware: Lyme disease

Summer is heating up, which means prime tick season is officially underway. With 2017 predicted to be a particularly bad year for ticks, it’s more important than ever for outdoor […]

CTEH’s Scott Skelton Shares Extreme Heat Expertise

Temperatures are continuing to heat up across the country, especially in the western and southern regions of the U.S. Whether working outdoors, in hot indoor environments or on an emergency […]

Preventing Crypto Outbreaks

Headed to the pool or water park this summer? Watch out for Cryptosporidium. Also known as “crypto,” this parasite spreads when someone swallows water that has been contaminated with the […]