It is important that safety professionals understand particulate matter and wildfire smoke hazards, and how to keep workers safe when outdoor air quality decreases. Here’s what you need to know about protecting workers from smoke hazards.
Public safety answering points (PSAPs) and emergency operations centers (EOCs) are critical facilities that provide essential services to the community during emergency situations. It’s important to understand the purpose and functions of these facilities, as well as the unique challenges and requirements involved in maintaining and operating them. Here’s what you need to know about […]
Fire is a hazard that can affect any workplace and have devastating consequences. Here’s what you need to know about workplace fires.
Along with general company knowledge and an explanation of their role and assigned duties, it is crucial that new workers know the policies and procedures that will keep them safe at work. Here’s what you need to know about onboarding.
According to OSHA, it is important for employers to have a full understanding of their responsibilities for taking care of young workers, and how to keep them safe on the job. Here’s what you need to know about employer responsibilities for young workers.
In the event OSHA comes out and inspects your workplace for dangers and issues citations, one of the first things they’ll look at is your establishment’s injury and illness records, aka your OSHA Form 300. Here’s what you need to know about the OSHA 300 Log.
All kinds of new technologies are currently coming to the forefront in the EHS industry, ranging from new artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms that can help with data collection to devices that monitor employee vital signs. Wearables and smart PPE are entering the field with EHS professionals, and it is important for employers to understand their […]
Drug and alcohol abuse can leave workers and commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers impaired. As more states have decriminalized cannabis, its growing acceptance has become a special challenge for those employing workers in safety-sensitive positions. Here’s what you need to know about drug testing procedures. Check out our Back to Basics: Drug and Alcohol Impairment […]
Do you have an effective vehicle fleet safety management program? How safe are the employees, including sales and service personnel, driving around in your company’s cars? Here’s what you need to know about vehicle fleet safety programs. Check out our Back to Basics: Vehicle Fleet Safety article for more information.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking several steps to address per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and their impact on the environment. Here’s what you need to know about PFAS exposure.