Sneha

Sneha is a content developer and SEO executive for SmartSign. Her strengths include producing technical, in-depth, industry-specific content for all to marvel at. An alumnus of Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Sneha received her Master’s degree in English Journalism in New Delhi, India. Prior to her Masters, she studied Biotechnology. And officially, she's an in-house nerd. From her previous company, she brings with her a rich experience of leading team of expert review writers.

Her penchant for digital archeology (sifting Google for hours to dig up facts that make up this world) is matched only by her love for graphs and pie charts. She believes that learning has no finish line. Sneha’s quick wit, humility, and cheerfulness make her a great person (and an awesome co-worker)!

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Lead poisoning in children? Blame old bathtubs

Lead poisoning in children? Blame old bathtubs

| October 31, 2013

October 20 – 26, 2013 was National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week and safety experts told us some alarming truths about lead poisoning in children. Despite being banned in 1978, lead-based paint continues to be the number one source for lead exposure in children. But it is not the only source.  New cases reveal that lead […]

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Fall protection leads OSHA’s top 10 violations for 2013

Fall protection leads OSHA’s top 10 violations for 2013

| October 9, 2013

OSHA has released the list of its top ten cited standards for the 2013 fiscal year and once again, the fall protection standard has held onto its top position with 8,241 violations. Fall protection was the top cited standard in 2012 and 2011 list as well. In fact, the order of the first four standards […]

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Safety awards: a high-five program that changed a company

Safety awards: a high-five program that changed a company

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Not all safety incentive programs need to be expensive or complicated. At Rocky Mountain Masonry, a daily high-five routine has helped educate and inspire workers, earning the company the 2013 Charles A. Cain Safety Award. The award was presented by the Utah’s Workers Compensation Fund (WCF) for innovative safety practices. The workers also meet for five minutes […]

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Back to the basics: a comprehensive guide on PPE

Back to the basics: a comprehensive guide on PPE

| June 13, 2013

What is PPE? PPE or Personal Protective Equipment is any clothing, substance, or equipment designed to protect a person from risks of injury or illness. Unfortunately, PPE is often disregarded by workers because it’s cumbersome or unavailable. A survey by Kimberly-Clark Professional found that “89 percent of safety professionals said they had observed workers not wearing safety […]

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Welding fumes increase risk of hearing loss

Welding fumes increase risk of hearing loss

| May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Welders are routinely exposed to arc flashes, intense heat, and blinding light, putting them at risk for vision loss and burns.  However, recent findings show that welders are also at a high risk for hearing loss. While an obvious reason seems to be their noisy work environment, prolonged exposure to welding fumes could also be […]

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Carbon Monoxide poisoning at home: The silent killer

Carbon Monoxide poisoning at home: The silent killer

| May 3, 2013

Frayed or worn out electric chords, wet floors, fireplaces without mesh screens, and smoking in bed are some safety hazards at home that are easy to identify and fix. However, another hazard is lurking in our homes, invisible, and far more dangerous. Recently, Walker Sandford, a property management firm in Glasgow, Scotland threw light on […]

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Is the Texas explosion OSHA’s fault?

Is the Texas explosion OSHA’s fault?

| April 24, 2013

Just two days after the terrifying Boston Marathon bombings, an explosion at the West Fertilizer Company in Texas jolted the country and swamped the news world. Taking 14 lives and injuring approximately 200 people, the incident started with a fire that was followed by an explosion that caused a 2.1-magnitude earthquake. The disaster turned many […]

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