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Take Our Pop Quiz as We Wrap Up Safety Stand Down Week!

After four days of safety-focused content and events, the EHS Daily Advisor’s Safety Stand Down Week is drawing to a close. We’re taking a look back at all of our offerings during this exciting event to revisit some highlights and perhaps draw your attention to a few gems you may have missed! Once you are all caught up, take our pop quiz to test your knowledge.

EHS Daily Advisor Safety Stand Down WeekEnvironment, health, and safety (EHS) professionals live and breathe safety every day, but it’s still important to pause every once and a while to really take a hard look at your safety programs and culture—and perhaps take notice of where improvements could be made. Throughout Safety Stand Down Week, we provided timely best practices and inspiring stories from thought leaders in the workplace safety field. Check out all of our content and events below, and if you missed any of the presentations, you can still catch them on demand, so don’t miss out!

Monday

Faces of EHS | Corey Briggs Embraces the Weird, Wild, and Creative Sides of EHS

Corey Briggs, a Senior Consultant at Colden Corporation, has been involved in the field of environment, health, and safety (EHS) for more than 38 years. In a special Safety Stand Down Week Faces of EHS profile, read about Briggs’s fascinating career across multiple industries, which includes his beginnings as an undergraduate zoology major, work in industrial hygiene, conducting over 1,000 EHS audits, and chemical spill emergency response, and even providing training for federal, state, and local law enforcement personnel on how to safely deal with meth labs.

Read the full interview here.

Panel Discussion | The Ripple Effect of Safety

Think a workplace safety incident affects just the individual hurt on the job? Think again! When there’s a safety incident in your workplace, the negative effects can ripple across the organization and then some. In this engaging discussion sponsored by Avetta and featuring panelists Camille Oakes and Eric Conn, we learned how organizational safety affects the surrounding community as well as your workplace. Listen in for stories of how safety affects more than just the organization or a single individual when safety either succeeds or fails, and strategies you can implement to keep your organization—and community—safe.

To access the on-demand presentation, click here.

Tuesday

EHS on Tap | Steve Roberts, PhD, on Safety Culture Best Practices

You can’t build a better safety program without paying close attention to your organizational safety culture. Listen to our latest EHS on Tap podcast episode where we chatted with Steve Roberts, PhD, cofounder and senior partner at Safety Performance Solutions, about best practices for creating, improving, evaluating, and maintaining a best-in-class safety culture.

Listen to the podcast episode or read the transcript here.

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Educational Session | Leveraging EHS Data to Drive Safety Performance

In this educational session sponsored by Alcumus, Cassandra Crosier and Mark Kingston discussed the power of EHS data and how it can revolutionize organizational safety programs. Catch up on-demand to find out what type of EHS data safety leaders should be focused on, how top organizations are using EHS data to accelerate safety performance and business results, and why EHS data is your key to safety success.

To access the on-demand presentation, click here.

Wednesday

Feature Article | Safety Training: Revisiting Your Program

Training is a key cornerstone of organizational safety programs and culture, and EHS managers can’t afford to have a “set it and forget it” attitude when it comes to employee educational efforts. Check out this feature article from regular EHS Daily Advisor contributor Guy Burdick on everything to consider when revisiting your safety training program, from compliance obligations to OSHA 10 and OSHA 30 training to COVID-19.

Read the full article here.

Webinar | Harness the Power of Habits: How Creating Habits Can Improve Workplace Safety and Increase Your Bottom Line

If you’ve been disappointed in the results of your safety training, then you know the painful truth that knowledge alone is not enough. Employees may know exactly what to do to avoid accidents, and they may even want to do it—but ultimately they just don’t follow through. The most effective way to change how your employees typically think, respond, or act is to transform safety from a conscious act into a habit. Watch this webinar with Sharon Lipinski to learn the five habits of safety “superhero” teams.

To access the on-demand presentation, click here.

Thursday

Infographic | The OSHA Top 10 Most Cited Violations for 2020

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) unveiled a preliminary list of its top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety standards for fiscal year (FY) 2020 earlier this year. Check out our infographic to learn details about what was on the latest list so your organization can avoid becoming the next enforcement statistic!

Download your free infographic here.

Webinar | Spring Training: How to Ensure Your Safety Training Program is a Home Run

With baseball’s spring training in the books, it serves as a seasonal reminder to reevaluate your workplace’s safety training program. If OSHA inspectors come calling, would your training program cause you to strike out or would it be a home run? View this informative webinar presented by expert EHS consultant Joe Keenan to make sure your safety training program is ready for the big leagues!

To access the on-demand presentation, click here.

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Take Our Pop Quiz!

Now that you’ve taken a pause to consider safety and absorbed all of these best practices, it’s time to test your knowledge. Take our short pop quiz and see how well you can apply some of the concepts that we’ve discussed over the course of Safety Stand Down Week. Thank you for joining us, and we hope to see you at our next EHS Daily Advisor event!