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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. […]

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 How-To: Scott Skelton on PPE in Extreme Heat

Employees who are exposed to hot weather, work in high-heat environments or wear personal protective equipment (PPE) may be at risk for heat-related illnesses such as stroke, exhaustion or cramps. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Brrrrrr! Watch out for Cold Stress (Part I)

2017 is off to a cold start! While arctic temperatures continue to blow across the United States, we’re doing our best to stay bundled up indoors. But for those of […]

CTEH Spotlight: Andy Britt, MS, MBA, CIH, CSP, CHMM

From conducting exposure assessments to establishing industrial hygiene (IH) programs, Andy Britt, MS, MBA, CIH, CSP, CHMM, brings more than a decade of experience in IH, emergency response, safety training […]

Oil spill responder health and safety

Oil spill responder health and safety In-situ burn guidance from Dr. Kuhlman   Whether an oil spill occurs on land, snow, or in wetlands, in-situ burning (ISB) may be employed […]