Category: Q&A

Ask the Expert: Training Requirements for Welders

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at EHS Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber asking about OSHA’s training requirements for welders. See what the experts had to say.  Q: What are OSHA’s training requirements for welders? General Industry OSHA’s training requirements […]

Ask the Expert: Adele Abrams on ESG

In this special Enviro, Social, & Governance Week installment of Ask the Expert, we hear from Adele Abrams, who is an attorney, safety professional, and trainer. She is the president of the Law Office of Adele L. Abrams P.C., a multi-attorney firm focusing on safety, health and employment law nationwide. She is a certified mine […]

Ask the Expert: Drug and Alcohol Reporting

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at EHS Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber asking about reporting drug information to the CDL Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse. See what the experts had to say.  Q: We are a municipality. Are we exempt […]

Ask the Expert: Standards for OPIM Recordability

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at EHS Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber asking about OPIM recordability after a needlestick incident. See what the experts had to say.  Q: For a needlestick incident, how does one determine “other potentially infectious […]

Ask the Expert: Infrared LED Safety

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at EHS Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber asking about the safety of infrared LEDs. See what the experts had to say. Q: Where can I learn more about the general photobiological safety of infrared […]

Ask the Expert: OSHA Requirements for Electrical Equipment Inspection

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at EHS Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber asking about the OSHA requirements for electrical equipment inspection. See what the experts had to say.  Q: How often should electrical equipment (e.g., MCCs, breaker panels, etc.), […]

Ask the Expert: Women in Safety

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, we reached out to Christina Roll, MS, CIH, CSP, who is the elected volunteer leader of the Women In Safety Excellence group at the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), and an active member of the Women in Industrial Hygiene committee at the American Industrial Hygiene Association […]

Ask the Expert: PPE for Changing a Propane Tank

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at EHS Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber asking about the personal protective equipment (PPE) needed when changing a propane tank. See what the experts had to say.  Q: Are a face shield and gloves […]

Ask the Expert: OSHA Regulations for Exit Routes

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at EHS Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber asking about OSHA regulations for exit routes in an upstairs office. See what the experts had to say. Q: We have an office that is primarily an […]

Ask the Expert: Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at EHS Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber asking about medical marijuana in the workplace. See what the experts had to say. Q: I am looking for guidance on the topic of medical marijuana use […]