August 26, 2019

Firefighter Mental Health Resources

Like most emergency responders, firefighters are expected to be calm, level-headed and able to face even the most challenging situations with courage. Unfortunately, the culture of the fire service is often one where those expectations extend beyond the emergency and into the firehouse. Many studies have revealed the inescapable conclusion that mental health resources need to be a bigger priority among fire service leaders.

April 10, 2019

BCSP Recognizes CSU Master’s in Occupational Safety and Health as a Qualified Academic Program

Columbia Southern University’s Master of Science in occupational safety and health degree program, and its environmental management concentration, was recently named as a Graduate Safety Practitioner® Qualified Academic Program by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP).

March 20, 2019

Flooring Standards and Fall Prevention

Falls are the No. 1 citied topic for general industry and construction. Manufacturers and the American National Standard Institute are working at feverish paces to improve personal protective equipment, and OSHA is raising awareness. Ladders, rugs, walking surfaces, housekeeping and lighting are some of the common workplace conditions and tools that greatly influence the frequency and severity of falls.