Sandy Smith

Editor-in-Chief , EHS Today

Sandy Smith is editor-in-chief of EHS Today magazine, a Penton Media Inc. publication. She has been writing about occupational safety and health and environmental issues since 1990. She has been interviewed about occupational safety and health for documentaries and television programs, has served as a panelist on roundtables, has provided the keynote address for occupational safety and health conferences and has won national and international awards for her articles. 

Posts by Sandy Smith

EPA: A Change in the Climate

in EHS OutLoud Blog Mar 10, 2017
The climate has changed at EPA, and it’s decidedly more chilly than it has been in the past. And that’s true of most federal agencies. I......

Skateboards, Tigers, Polar Bears and Kidnappers

in EHS OutLoud Blog Jan 26, 2017
I admit it: I was stumped. A long-time friend of the magazine, the senior safety and environmental compliance manager at a company that is on the......

Teachable Moments Are Painful

Riding a bike. Touching hot stoves. Telling the truth on our income taxes. All of these things have one thing in common: They are teachable moments.......

NSC 2016: Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Terry Bradshaw and the Case of the Puzzling Opening Keynote Address

in EHS OutLoud Blog Oct 17, 2016
NFL legend Terry Bradshaw gave the opening keynote address at the 2016 National Safety Congress. The message I expected and the one he delivered were......

KEEN Utility: Taking a Fearless Approach to Workplace Safety

I recently traveled to Portland, Oregon to tour the KEEN manufacturing facility with other media types and I was impressed with KEEN and its......

America’s Safest Companies: Building World-Class Safety Leadership

Each year, since 2002, EHS Today has named a list of companies we feel exemplify world-class safety leadership....

Sandy Says: Burn Baby Burn

in EHS OutLoud Blog Mar 18, 2016
Will the Republican National Convention spark riots in Cleveland? At least one political candidate seems to think so....

The Poisoning of Flint, Michigan

in EHS OutLoud Blog Jan 22, 2016
I proudly call myself a community activist in my Cleveland neighborhood....