An unprecedented near miss is a once-in-a-work-life occurrence for most. Although they aren’t positive experiences, they should always be used as a positive learning opportunity to eliminate future risk; the incident described within should not be treated any differently. “It’s always good to share these types of incidents. Hearing about others’ experiences provides insight and […]
Category: EHS Management
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Asbestos compliance is heavily regulated by both the EPA and the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA). An April 14, 2021, EPA settlement with the Idaho Transportation Department (IDT) serves as a stark reminder of the importance of complying with these regulations.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) called for workers and employers to observe two safety “stand downs,” calling attention to two sometimes fatal construction industry hazards. The second annual day-long National Stand-Down to Prevent Struck-by Incidents is April 26, and the eighth annual week-long National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction is […]
The hazard communication standard (29 CFR 1910.1200)—sometimes referred to as the HazCom standard or “worker right-to-know”—remains one of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) most frequently cited standards.
April is Stress Awareness Month, and it’s important for environment, health, and safety (EHS) professionals and managers to ensure they are staying on top of the risks to their organizations presented by job-related stress.
Warehousing is one of the riskier industries due to the use of high-powered machinery and vehicles operating within close proximity of each other. Warehouse safety should be your utmost priority to keep employees safe, ensure efficient operation, maximize productivity, and minimize injury or damage.
The number of staffing agencies and temporary workers grew rapidly during the end of the last century, and the types of alternative work arrangements continue to proliferate. There now are several types of workers in “nonstandard work arrangements.”
Is your workers’ poor health undermining your safety program? Is chronic stress creating problems with distraction and lack of focus? Is your wellness program working together with your safety program to try to manage worker health issues? Maybe it should be!
Whether you are working for a large corporation with thousands of employees or a small business contractor with a handful of employees, there are times that will require employees to be lone workers. During these times, a lone worker must make many decisions to successfully complete a task on time. To work safely, these employees […]