March is Save Your Vision Month, and the American Optometric Association (AOA) is encouraging everyone to be aware of the hazards of light. No, not the intense ultraviolet light that causes welder’s flash or the concentrated beam of a laser, but much more ordinary light: the blue light that is part of the visible spectrum […]
The EPA has issued what it calls “narrow” amendments to two provisions of the Agency’s 2016 Clean Air Act New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for the oil and natural gas (O&G) sector (June 3, 2016, FR). The provisions affect delay of repair requirements when emissions leaks or fugitive emissions are detected as well as emissions […]
You’ve fixed the hazards, provided better equipment, and enforced procedures. Now, how can you further improve safety?
Yesterday we took a look at some recent environmental enforcement actions, one of which resulted in a fine of over $1 million. Today we’re reporting on five more recent enforcement actions, ranging from tank violations to water permitting problems.
Do your employees know how to handle hazardous materials safely? Here are 11 basic rules all employees who handle hazardous materials should know and follow.
Your workforce, your customers, and your markets are increasingly diverse. To promote individual and organizational success, you must welcome diversity and manage it well. These five steps will help you to manage diversity effectively.
Why reinvent the wheel when there are so many ready-made safety observances to link up to? The National Safety Council (NSC) publishes an annual list of safety meeting topics. Here are some highlights.
Now’s the time to entrench participation in your programs and extend your EHS platform across devices with minimal headache and heartache. Ensuring the health and safety of your workforce carries a huge amount of responsibility. You are your team’s most trusted advisor when it comes to improving well-being in your workplace.
Preparation is the key to effective response to workplace fires. Fire drills help prepare employees to respond quickly, calmly, and safely. Fire drills play a very important role in workplace fire safety. Although OSHA does not require fire drills, it strongly recommends them.