Category: EHS Management

Safety management

Our Next Safety Forum Is Right Around the Corner!

Safety Forum events are a one-stop shop for safety decision-makers from mid- to large-sized organizations who are looking for just the right vendors to meet their companies’ safety needs. Why sit through a year’s worth of meetings when you can get everything you need in 2 days? Learn more about this valuable event here!

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Small business

It’s National Small Business Week! Review Some of Our Best EHS Tips

All this week, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is recognizing outstanding entrepreneurs and small business owners nationwide. Take a look at some of the EHS Daily Advisor’s recent best practice articles that help these unique companies boost their environment, health, and safety compliance efforts.

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Nanomaterials

Nanomanufacturing: Worker Risks and Protections

In an effort to give employers specific guidance on protecting workers from the potential harmful health effects of manufacturing and handling nanomaterials, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently released four guidance documents.

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5 Signs That Management Isn’t Aligned with Your Safety Culture

If you’re working hard on developing a strong safety culture in your workplace but still can’t see any results, there are a few tell-tale signs that the failure of your efforts is caused by external factors. Consider if the management exhibits any of the behaviors noted below before you give up on your efforts.

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Communication tower work

Communication Towers: Where Does the Buck Stop for Safety?

Who is responsible for the safety of employees who work on communication towers? The “employer” is the obvious answer, but the construction, maintenance, and repair of communication towers has evolved in ways that have created chains of employers, from tower owners to operators to contractors to layers of subcontractors.

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Safety Summit 2018: Drug Testing and Incentives

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.

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Safety Culture 2018

A Fresh Look at the Risk Assessment Process

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 […]

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