On January 17, 2024, the EPA issued guidance that recommends lowering the screening levels used to investigate and clean up lead-contaminated soil in residential areas where children live and play. The guidance, issued by the EPA Office of Land and Emergency Management (OLEM), marks the first time in 30 years the Agency has recommended lowering […]
A Framingham, Massachusetts, roofing contractor with a history of fall-related safety violations is facing $306,229 in Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) fines for again exposing employees to potentially fatal falls, OSHA announced February 21. The agency cited Brothers Construction Services Inc., which also operates as Brothers Construction and Roofing and Brothers Roofing, with eight […]
Kenric Steel LLC, a Millville, New Jersey, steel fabrication company, faces $348,683 in Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) fines for four willful and seven serious safety and health violations, the agency announced February 20. OSHA began an investigation on July 26, 2023, in response to a complaint and cited Kenric Steel for violations involving […]
Learn about the top 10 topics to include in your safety meetings in 2024. They will help keep projects on schedule and your workers safe. High-hazard jobs pose unique risks that demand the awareness and attention of everyone within a company to workplace safety and the hazards that lurk in the tasks performed every day. […]
Continuity planning is something every business must do to ensure that they can keep operating in the event of an emergency or disaster. Perseverance is the key and the EHSDA Song of the Week reflects that mindset with Eddie Kendricks’ 1973 R&B classic “Keep On Truckin’.” Kendricks was one of the founding members of the […]
Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we take a look at the OSHA 300 log and how to use it. If you’ve ever questioned what to record on your OSHA Form 300, short for OSHA Log of Injuries and […]
Are you an environment, health, and safety (EHS) professional with something to contribute to your professional community? If so, we want to hear from you! Faces of EHS is our feature series where we profile leaders in the EHS industry, shining a light on their background, best practices, trends, and, most importantly, how they keep […]
The construction industry fall protection standard remains the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) most frequently cited standard for the 12th year in a row, the agency announced on September 20. Patrick Kapust, acting director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, presented a list of preliminary figures for fiscal year (FY) 2022—the fiscal year ends September […]
On episode 194 of EHS On Tap, Tom Heneghan, manager of Preparedness Education and Youth Preparedness at American Red Cross, talks about the importance of business continuity planning.
As we bring EHS Daily Advisor’s ESG Week to a close, we’re looking at some of the different ESG disclosure frameworks that companies can use to determine what they should report and what they’re measuring. Here’s what you need to know about ESG reporting frameworks.