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EHS on Tap: E28 The Future of Safety: Disruption on the Horizon

New technologies are changing the workforce worldwide, and the environment, health, and safety field isn’t immune to the constantly changing landscape. New devices, software, and processes are revolutionizing EHS and forcing professionals to adapt their skill sets accordingly. And it isn’t going to stop—in fact, our guest on today’s episode says that the EHS profession […]

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EHS on Tap: E27 The Value of EAPs: From Productivity to Violence Prevention

In this episode we’re focusing on the health part of EHS—mental health, to be specific. The mental health of employees at your organization is an important factor affecting everything from the company’s efficiency to the likelihood of a violent incident. Unfortunately, it’s also a factor that is all too easily overlooked. Employee assistance programs, or […]

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EHS on Tap: E26 Keeping Your EHS Software Project on Track

Sponsored by - Cority

In this episode of EHS on Tap, sponsored by Cority, we’re diving into a topic that can sometimes be a bit intimidating for EHS professionals—implementing EHS software at their organizations. As any safety pro knows, it can be difficult to get management to buy into initiatives, especially new and unproven ones … and even if […]

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EHS on Tap: E25 Top 3 Safety Challenges of the Year

Sponsored by - SafeStart

For our 25th episode, sponsored by SafeStart, we’re taking a look at the top 3 safety challenges revealed by SafeStart’s First Annual Safety Progress Report released earlier this year. This report was based on our annual survey of EHS pros just like you! Today on EHS on Tap, we discuss these 3 big challenges (and […]

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EHS on Tap: E24 Active Shooter & Workplace Violence Training Essentials

Active shooter and other workplace violence incidents vary by environment, motive and perpetrators, but there are common threads that can be used to create a solid safety program and employee training. Although it can be difficult to engage employees in such training, it is essential to empower the workforce to prevent and respond to critical […]

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EHS on Tap: E23 Heat Stress: Employer Requirements and Innovative Best Practices to Protect Workers

Summer is around the corner, and with increased temperatures come increased risk of heat stress incidents in the workplace. Workers who are exposed to extreme heat or work in hot environments indoors or outdoors, or even those engaged in strenuous physical activities may be at risk for heat stress. Heat stress can cause all sorts […]

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EHS on Tap: E22 What’s on the Horizon for OSHA’s Lockout/Tagout Rule?

Servicing and maintaining equipment is dangerous business, causing up to 50,000 injuries and 120 fatalities, including electrocution, burns, crush injuries, cuts, lacerations, amputations, and fractures, each year. Obviously, a strong regulatory system is needed, but does OSHA’s standard reflect current technology? What are some of the alternative methods that can be used that offer the […]

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EHS on Tap: E21 Environmental Audits 101: What Every Facility Manager Should Know

Environmental audits can be great tools to help assess compliance liabilities and provide a basis for minimizing liabilities by bringing to light areas of noncompliance. They can lead to implementation of corrective measures before federal or state inspectors and investigators visit a facility. However, conducting a comprehensive environmental audit can be a daunting task. On […]

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EHS on Tap: E20 The Role of Senior Management in Workplace Safety Culture

“Safety culture” is top priority for every safety manager these days, but how to shape a culture is a continual challenge. Most of the time, the focus is on the attitudes of managers and supervisors that work directly with workers and improving employee engagement, but a successful safety culture also requires the most senior leaders […]

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EHS on Tap: E19 Update on Electronic Recordkeeping, Anti-Retaliation under OSHA’s Injury and Illness Rule

All employers required to keep injury and illness records are impacted by OSHA’s recent workplace injuries and illnesses rule, which requires certain employers to electronically submit data and prohibits employers from discouraging workers from reporting an injury or illness. Many believe the antiretaliation provision of the rule will be eliminated as soon as OSHA leadership […]

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