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EHSDA Song of the Week: Down by the Water

Water is an important resource, but there are serious concerns about the contamination of drinking water with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), also known as “forever chemicals.” With that in mind, the Song of the Week’s is PJ Harvey’s dark and foreboding 1995 classic “Down by the Water.” The song is the first single from […]

Infographic: Preventing Trench Collapses

There has been increased attention paid to trenching and excavation safety in recent years. Here’s what you need to know about preventing trench collapses, according to NIOSH.

Alabama Contractor Settles with OSHA in Struck-By Death

After a shipping container weighing more than 4 tons fell and struck an employee at a jobsite near Tuscaloosa, Ballard Contractors Inc., a Moundville, Alabama, concrete contractor, entered into an informal settlement agreement with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to resolve citations and penalties, the agency announced July 9.   OSHA investigators learned […]

EHSDA Shorts: What Are the Most Important Factors for EHS Technical Solutions?

In this installment of EHSDA Shorts, Kenna Carlsen, Senior Research Associate, National Safety Council’s Work to Zero initiative, details the most important factors for EHS technical solutions. This clip was taken from a webinar titled “Making Innovation Accessible to Eliminate Workplace Fatality Risk,” which was part of EHS Worker Safety NOW virtual event. The full […]

A Nudge-Led Approach to Hand Safety

By Superior Glove, leading safety glove innovator Did you know that small changes “nudges” in the environment can influence safer decisions and promote positive behavior? This theory is a concept in behavioral science that proposes subtle, indirect suggestions can effectively influence the behavior and decision-making processes of individuals and groups. By making slight tweaks to […]

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Back to Basics: What is the OSHA Form 300 and How Do I Use It?

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 […]

Faces of EHS: 2023 Questions 

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 […]

Infographic: OSHA Top 10 List for FY 2022

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 […]

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Infographic: Preventing Trench Collapses

There has been increased attention paid to trenching and excavation safety in recent years. Here’s what you need to know about preventing trench collapses, according to NIOSH.

EHSDA Shorts: What Are the Most Important Factors for EHS Technical Solutions?

In this installment of EHSDA Shorts, Kenna Carlsen, Senior Research Associate, National Safety Council’s Work to Zero initiative, details the most important factors for EHS technical solutions. This clip was taken from a webinar titled “Making Innovation Accessible to Eliminate Workplace Fatality Risk,” which was part of EHS Worker Safety NOW virtual event. The full […]

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