Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine workplace stress and OSHA’s recommendations for addressing mental health. Stress impacts the health and mental wellbeing of employees in every industry. According to OSHA, mental health challenges can include clinical mental illness, […]
Category: Health and Wellness
EHS NOW’s exclusive online summit is taking place on January 10-11, 2023. Join us for this free virtual event catered to EHS professionals looking to develop and refine their skills on a variety of topics, including burnout prevention, stress management, Total Worker Health®, and more. Here’s a preview of Day 2’s events. Day 2: Wednesday, […]
As we prepare to jump into the new year, EHS Daily Advisor reached out to professionals throughout the industry to get their predictions for what will happen in EHS and workplace safety in 2023. Here’s what they had to say. Check out our New Year, New You: EHS Predictions for 2023 article for more information. […]
EHS NOW’s exclusive online summit is taking place on January 10-11, 2023. Join us for this free virtual event catered to EHS professionals looking to develop and refine their skills on a variety of topics, including burnout prevention, stress management, Total Worker Health®, and more. Begin the new year with expert advice about employee health […]
On this week’s episode of EHSDA Shorts, we hear from Amandeep Beesla, Director of Safety Insights & Innovation at Salus Technologies, on her thoughts about taking care of mental health in order to help keep other people safe. Tune in to hear her insights.
On December 23, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) denied a request to allow the use of hair testing for determining a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) driver’s drug use (87 Federal Register (FR) 79061). The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security, or “Trucking Alliance,” asked the agency to amend the definition of “actual knowledge” […]
Episode 138 of EHS On Tap looks back at some highlights of the show from 2022.
Even prior to the pandemic, worker burnout was a major concern for businesses. It remains a high priority as workers struggle with stress and other pressures and organizations struggle with workforce retention. Share your feedback on this topic by taking this survey, which focuses on the causes of worker burnout and how organizations can help […]
On episode 133 of EHS On Tap, Sharon Snarr, ergonomics consultant with State Compensation Insurance Fund, talks about the importance of workplace ergonomics.
As marijuana is legalized in more places, the question of how to deal with it in the workplace gets more complicated, especially for EHS professionals. Recently, Christina Clearwater, the president of the Drug-Free Solutions Group, LLC, spoke at the 2022 National Safety Council Congress and Expo about marijuana laws and how they will impact the […]