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Category: EHS Management
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.
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.
Following a review of its 2016 final rule to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses, also known as the electronic recordkeeping rule, OSHA has corrected an implementation error that affects the compliance obligations of employers in state-plan states.
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.
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.
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?
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 […]