All posts tagged safety

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Ask the Expert: Dr. Mike Berg, CIH, CSP

A long-time project toxicologist for CTEH, Dr. Mike Berg, CIH, CSP of San Antonio, Texas is well-versed in the fields of chemical emergency response; human and environmental toxicology; and cell […]

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 II)

From environmental scientist to industrial hygiene manager, Cole Ledbetter, B.S., CIH has been a vital member of the CTEH team for more than 10 years. Find out more about his […]