Blogs by worldsteel experts and occasionally by guest bloggers. The blogs cover a wide variety of issues affecting the steel industry. We hope you will find this section useful and look forward to your comments.

2 December 2021

Blog: The need for an evolution in safety and health

worldsteel and our members are actively working to enhance and evolve current culture and leadership practices in our industry. Find out more in our blog post on the subject.

Safety and Health Recognition 2021

As part of its commitment to the highest safety and health standards, the World Steel Association (worldsteel) recognises excellence in six of its member companies.

28 April 2021

Blog: Preventing serious incidents resulting from moving machinery

Today is Steel Safety Day. Steel Safety Day was set up to reinforce awareness of the five most common causes of safety incidents. This year we are focusing on preventing incidents resulting from moving machinery.

10 February 2021

worldsteel Day for Safety and Health

A safe and healthy working environment for all employees is the number one priority for every worldsteel member. Our policy is to help all our members reach our goal of an accident-free workplace.

Steel Safety Day and Safety and Health Recognition 2020

Today is Steel Safety Day, a day for worldsteel and its member companies to pause and dedicate their attention to the industry’s most important priority.

11 October 2020

Blog: Steel Safety Day and the COVID-19 pandemic

Rightly managing COVID-19 has been getting a lot of attention in all our mills, but we need to remind ourselves constantly that all the 'conventional' safety and health risks are still there.

13 May 2020

COVID-19 webinar: Protecting your workers

COVID-19 WEBINAR: Protecting your workers: Challenges and questions around providing effective respiratory protection to employees in the steel industry

26 March 2020

Blog: Steel Safety Day 2020 postponed

worldsteel has rescheduled Steel Safety Day from April to October 2020 to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 at steel-producing sites. Read more on our blog.

24 October 2019

Safety leadership - A critical differentiator

worldsteel Safety, Health and Environment Director Andrew Purvis describes the characteristics of a good safety leader and the critical issues surrounding the role.