Ashley Gill (she/her) started her career in the scrap metal industry after graduation from the University of Minnesota-Morris with a B.A. in International Management. Witnessing a work-related injury was the catalyst to propel her into a career in safety. Now a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) with over 15 years of experience, she strives to continue […]
The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) released a pair of videos on chemical accident investigations that concluded last fall. The safety videos explored the causes of an explosion and a fire at the AB Specialty Silicones in Waukegan, Illinois, which killed four workers, destroyed the facility’s production building, and caused extensive damage […]
Risk management is crucial to the safe operation of any business. Safety and health professionals use risk management to identify hazards, analyze the risks associated with the hazards, and then take action to eliminate those hazards. Share your feedback on this topic by taking this survey, which focuses on hidden risk, risk awareness, and mitigation. […]
In this special EHS Technology Week installment of Ask the Expert, we hear from Dr. Chuck Pettinger, who is a certified behavioral analyst and behavioral program specialist for the state of Florida and other private industries. He is the Vice President of Customer Success and Experience at Newmetrix, a company that combines the data that […]
A House committee examining issues arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic alleged that meatpacking companies enlisted the help of political appointees at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to weaken worker safety and health guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). On May 12, the […]
On episode 110 of EHS On Tap, Tyler Davey, CEO, North America, for Alcumus, talks about the company’s new ESG solution and how businesses are progressing with ESG efforts.
Despite many policy changes and updates that have occurred in the last year, OSHA continues strong enforcement of longstanding regulations for well-established hazards like falls, lockout/tagout, unguarded machinery, and workplace chemicals. The agency’s hazard communication standard (HCS) remains one of OSHA’s most frequently cited standards, cited 1,947 times in fiscal year (FY) 2021. Here’s what […]
PARK RIDGE, IL (May 16, 2022) — Lora Cavuoto, a widely respected educator in the occupational safety and health field and member of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) for seven years, is ASSP’s 2022 William E. Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator. Cavuoto, Ph.D., CPE, is an associate professor in the Department of Industrial and […]
This is your definitive guide to making an EHS & Sustainability technology choice – the key to a safer, healthier and more sustainable workplace for employees, contractors, communities and the planet. EHS and Sustainability (EHS&S) management was once a siloed function – full of gaps with zero visibility and only seen as a cost-center – […]
For many employers, selecting and maintaining safety equipment is a small component of their overall safety plan. There are many pre-emergency measures that are necessary to ensure a safe environment for team members, as well as meeting complex OSHA requirements. Emergency response can sometimes be an afterthought, as prevention is perceived as paramount. Access Here.
Looking for ways to strengthen your safety program and create a safer work environment? The right continuous improvement plan in place can help you better protect your people. Alcumus’ latest guide showcases each step of the Plan, Do, Check, Act Cycle and the necessary elements which should be included at each stage for a successful […]