EHS Career Trends/Certification

BLR Polls Safety Professionals About Key Safety Issues

In yesterday’s Advisor, we revealed the results of some monthly polls in which safety professionals like you responded to interesting questions about the state of safety in their facilities. Today, we continue with a review of additional polls.

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As a safety professional where do you stand on these issues?

Do accidents increase during the winter months at your facility?


Do you think your employees wash their hands enough when at the workplace?


What do you think of electronic recordkeeping for safety documents?

91%—Makes life easy.
9%—Just OK.

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Does OSHA do enough to address violence in the workplace?


At your company, who is more supportive of safety training?


Which safety rule is most difficult for your employees to follow?

74%—Wearing PPE.
11%— Powered Industrial Truck Standard.
11%— Lockout/Tagout.
5%— Machine guarding.

What is your EHS new year’s resolution?

48%–Reduce injuries/accidents.
17%— Keep better records.
14%—Stay on top of training.

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Which Issues Are on Your Mind?

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Training responsibilities become a snap with the website’s thousands of audio presentations, PowerPoints, prewritten safety meetings, toolbox talks, trainer’s guides, and much, much more. You’ll find training tools on more than 120 safety topics along with plain-English compliance analysis and other resources.

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  • Side-by-Side State/Federal Compliance. By placing our state and federal regulatory analysis side by side, you easily see how to fully comply with both governmental entities.
  • MSDS Library Expansion. The site now provides an immense library of 3.5 million MSDS and SDS forms, with about 10,000 more added or changed every week. Need one? Just call up the chemical by name, manufacturer, product group, or CAS number, then print it out.
  • Newsletter Wizard. If you’ve ever wanted to publish a safety newsletter but felt lacking in editorial skills, this new addition is for you.
  • Plan Builder. Select from our library of safety plans, customize them to suit your company’s needs, and assemble them into collections you can save in our personal library.

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