The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that establishments required to electronically submit their injury and illness records to OSHA may begin to do so now.
Category: EHS Management
In yesterday’s Advisor, we provided a brief overview of the soon-to-be published ISO 45001 occupational safety and health management standard and provided the first part of an interview with Chris J Ward, an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 45001 specialist. Today we continue the interview with Chris with a focus on possible problematic areas and […]
The International Labour Organization says there are over 2.78 million work-related deaths worldwide each year. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were 5,190 on the job deaths in the United States in 2016—a 7% increase from 2015 and the highest since 2008. You may be in compliance with all applicable regulations, […]
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has become a strong voice in the worker protection community for moving away from a focus on incidents and toward a concentration on risk. The challenge for many who are striving to make such a shift is determining what is acceptable and how to mitigate potential risks.
The insurance company Safety National rewards policy holders for reducing hazards with grants for creative risk solutions. This year’s first-place grant of $10,000 went to a nonprofit public agency that provides insurance to schools. The funds will be used to purchase garbage can assistive lifting devices to reduce injuries for custodial staff who empty garbage […]
Time. It’s the one commodity we can agree is always in short supply. Or is it? Perhaps it’s just what we do with the time we’re given that creates the perception it is escaping us. After all, we all have the same 24 hours in any given day. Managed well, time can pave the way […]
Businesses have long sought to balance the dual priorities of safety and productivity. Lockton Senior Loss Control Consultant Tim Balmer acknowledges the struggle.
It’s probably time to consider some environmentally friendly data solutions. No, we don’t mean recycling old hard drives and moving to the cloud, even though in some cases that might not be a bad idea; instead, we’re referring to the way we track and access environmental performance data.
Responding to spills is rarely something that is scheduled into anyone’s daily list of tasks. Spills interrupt operations, causing anything from nuisance production delays to citywide evacuations.
Impressive safety practices and a commitment to employee protection deserve recognition—and outstanding performance earned nine Indiana businesses Governor’s Workplace Safety Awards. Could one of their award-winning ideas work at your company?