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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Applauding CTEH’s Dr. Michael Holland, FEAPCCT

Throughout his career, Dr. Michael Holland, CTEH’s senior medical toxicologist, has received prestigious Fellowship Status Awards with the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (FAACT), American College of Occupational and Environmental […]

CTEH Spotlight: Dr. Dallas Cowan, CIH, DABT (Part II)

We recently introduced you to Dr. Dallas Cowan, CIH, DABT of our new Southern California office. Get to know him even better in Part II of this CTEH Spotlight:   […]

Safe and Sound: Dan Christensen on Workplace Safety & Health Programs

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), more than four million workers suffer from job-related injuries or illnesses every year. This not only causes negative ramifications for employees, […]

The 411 on Personal Protective Equipment

Is your workplace exposed to loud noises, flying sparks or chemicals? If so, the proper personal protective equipment (PPE) may be needed to keep employees safe on the job. According […]

CTEH Spotlight: Cole Ledbetter, B.S., CIH (Part I)

Cole Ledbetter, B.S., CIH, joined the CTEH team in 2006 as an environmental scientist. Since then, he’s steadily moved through the leadership ranks to his current role as central region […]

Hidden Concerns of Winter Weather

Winter is well underway! Much of our country is enjoying beautiful, snow-covered landscapes. Families are bundling up to take in the cold, crisp air. And sports-enthusiasts are sledding, snowboarding and […]

Brrrrrr! Watch out for Cold Stress (Part II)

As the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) says, “low temperatures plus wind speed and wetness equals injuries and illnesses.” In Part I of this series, we highlighted the workplace […]