There is no replacement for safe lab practices and following the guidance of environment, health, and safety (EHS) professionals. So, is there a role for new technology and advancement in the EHS profession? And can this technology assist in making labs more intelligent and provide better worker protection?
Category: EHS Management
BLR’s Safety Summit 2018 kicked off on Tuesday, April 16, in sunny Orlando, and it has been a great conference for our attendees, exhibitors, and speakers.
At BLR’s Safety Summit 2018 in Orlando, Florida, attorney and safety expert Adele Abrams addressed a crowded room of attendees about the implications of OSHA’s 2016 electronic recordkeeping rule for employer safety incentives programs, disciplinary strategies, and post-accident drug testing policies.
Risk assessment processes have been around for a number of years. The first time I remember using one was in the early 1960s. There were a few safety regulations but not many, and OSHA was still years away. We were looking at all the ways one could get hurt while performing welding and assembly operations […]
The second Annual Safety Progress Report from SafeStart® and the EHS Daily Advisor shed some light on the real-world status of safety culture at organizations nationwide. While the survey results indicate some positive progress, they also show that a lot of work remains to be done.
Can an employer be cited for committing a willful violation of a worker protection standard even if the employer professed ignorance of the standard?
Just a quick reminder about upcoming free webinars this April, a benefit of being an EHS Daily Advisor subscriber. Here is a round-up of this month’s events.
The June 23, 2018, deadline for general industry and maritime-sector compliance with requirements in OSHA’s Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica rule (March 25, 2016, FR) is less than 3 months away. Employers with workplaces that contain respirable silica should understand their obligations and meet them in time.
When it comes to emergencies, you might ask yourself, how can I possibly prepare all of my employees for all possible disasters that can arise? Training for every conceivable emergency can seem daunting. How are you supposed to know what to train and at what frequency? Click here to register! Planning An emergency in the […]
Risk assessment is a tool that many safety professionals are familiar with and use on a regular basis. But according to Gary Higbee, EMBA, CSP, the traditional methods for performing risk assessments are incomplete and fail to capture significant hazards.