During a fire or another emergency, your employees need a clear exit route and clearly marked and unlocked exit doors. Your employees’ exit route must remain unobstructed by equipment or stored items, and employees must be able to exit the workplace through doors that are unlocked from the inside. Here’s a checklist based on a […]
An updated standard for first aid kits was released recently that includes the required supplies and emphasizes that those supplies must meet the applicable performance requirements, according to an ISEA press release. The standard retains the kit classification of Class A or Class B based on the workplace environment, established in 2015, along with some […]
Oil spill emergencies pose threats to both the safety of workers and the environment. Here’s what you need to know about oil spill response.
Here’s what you need to know about common air pollutants. There are many challenges the EPA faces when dealing with air pollution. Here’s what you need to know about common air pollutants.
The latest EHS NOW & NEXT survey focuses on generational diversity, featuring 175 responses from EHS professionals about organizational leadership and building a generational safety culture.
Systematic evaluation of your company’s workplace and safety practices is integral to your safety plan. A voluntary safety self-audit is critical in achieving environment, health, and safety (EHS) compliance.
All of the human senses must be protected from hazards and damage in the workplace, including hearing. Hearing loss is preventable, so no matter what the workplace, reducing noise exposure must be a priority. Here’s what you need to know about workplace noise exposure. Check out our Back to Basics: Workplace Noise Exposure article for […]
This week is EHS Daily Advisor’s Compliance Week, which exists to help safety professionals stay up to date with the latest safety compliance rules and regulations. One of the biggest parts of compliance is using the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) guidelines and requirements for safety in the workplace when developing safety programs. Because of this, […]
Do you clearly understand your responsibilities as a host employer for the health and safety of temporary workers? While you have sole responsibility for the health and safety of your permanent employees, you have a shared responsibility for the health and safety of temporary workers at your facility or worksite. Here’s what you need to […]
What can employers learn from a well-rehearsed emergency action plan (EAP)? According to OSHA, almost every business is required to have an EAP. After evaluating your current EAP, is there more that could be done? How often should employers communicate their EAP to employees? Here’s what you need to know about emergency action plans. Check […]