After nearly 27 years of dormancy, the U.S. EPA unearthed UST regulations. This quick 10 question quiz will test your knowledge now that the regulatory dust has settled. Take this quiz and share your results with your fellow UST comrades!
On August 31, 2015, the EPA issued the much anticipated proposed rule for the management of hazardous pharmaceutical wastes. Take this 10 question quiz and impress your colleagues with your fount of pharmaceutical familiarity! Read more.
September is National Preparedness Month. Is your workplace emergency plan in good shape? Check out the infographic for 7 steps to make sure you’re prepared to keep your workers safe when the unexpected happens. Read more.
To cap off our National Preparedness Month coverage this week, check out our workplace emergency planning infographic below. We’ll see you on Monday with the launch of the new EHS Daily Advisor! Is your workplace emergency plan in good shape? Here are 7 steps to make sure you’re prepared to keep your workers safe when […]
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the Clean Water Rule earlier this summer that revised the definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS). Test your WOTUS knowledge with this mind boggling short 7 question quiz. Afterwards, you can brag with your colleagues that you have mastered the new WOTUS rule! After you take […]
OSHA recently issued a final rule requiring construction employers to take steps to protect workers from confined space hazards. (Previously, confined space rules only applied to general industry.) Take a look at the new BLR® infographic below to learn the essentials of the new rule—and what you need to do to comply. Your one-stop safety […]
6 Steps of a Job Hazard Analysis Infographic: By BLR for http://safetysummit.blr.com Assessing your workplace and identifying hazards to employee health and safety is required by OSHA. But good job hazard analyses (JHAs) have benefits beyond ensuring compliance, like lower risk of work-related deaths, illnesses, and injuries, reducing absenteeism, and increasing productivity. Go beyond the […]
Same-level slips, trips, and falls are occupational hazards that can be found in almost every type of work setting. When considering workplace falls, most people immediately think of falls from a height, yet, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the majority of fall-related injuries occur as a result of falls from same-level walking […]
A recent Staples survey confirms that 55% of employees feel that they cannot leave their desks during the day to take a break. Little do they know that the amount of effort they put in at work depends on these breaks.
You can provide training, write policies, and hold safety meetings, but at the end of the day, you can’t control one of the most important variables in workplace safety—human behavior. To find out about the challenges companies face in ensuring that employees work safely, BLR partnered with SafeStart to survey over 1,000 safety professionals about […]