Category: Reporting

Back to Basics: OSHA’s Whistleblower Protections

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine OSHA’s whistleblower protections and how to establish an anti-retaliation program in the workplace. Reporting safety issues is an integral part of maintaining an effective, positive safety environment in the workplace. Workers […]

Infographic: Increasing Productivity with EHS Automation

In the EHS industry, there has been a surge of individuals and organizations who are advocating for the automation of EHS processes, especially when it comes to reporting and data collection. Many companies have come up with their own algorithms and data input resources to help EHS professionals with their jobs, and as this continues […]

Ask the Expert: Dr. Chuck Pettinger on Predictive Analytics

In this special EHS Technology Week installment of Ask the Expert, we hear from Dr. Chuck Pettinger, who is a certified behavioral analyst and behavioral program specialist for the state of Florida and other private industries. He is the Vice President of Customer Success and Experience at Newmetrix, a company that combines the data that […]

Back to Basics: Increasing Productivity with EHS Automation

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine automation, the use of automation in EHS reporting, and how it can increase the productivity of the workforce.   New technologies are constantly being invented and distributed to consumers, including versions of […]

Ask the Expert: RCRA Reporting Requirements

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 requirements for release reporting under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). See what the experts had to say.  Q: What are the release […]

Enviro, Social, & Governance Week: A Review

As EHS Daily Advisor’s Enviro, Social, & Governance Week wraps up, let’s take a look back at the various content offerings that became available. Be sure to check out these virtual events and resources designed to help EHS professionals learn about ESG values and principles and how to implement them within their organizations. Day One Back to Basics | […]

Quest Diagnostics: Workers’ Positive Drug Tests Hit 20-Year High

Last year, the rate of positive drug test results among American workers reached its highest rate since 2001, Quest Diagnostics reports. The company’s analysis shows the positivity rate was up more than 30% in the combined U.S. workforce from an all-time low in 2010–2012. Moreover, overall positivity in the federally mandated, safety-sensitive workforce, based on […]

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 […]

OSHA Proposes Reinstating Electronic Filing Rules

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is proposing to reinstate requirements for electronic submission of injury and illness logs and incident reports. The proposed rule is scheduled to appear in the March 30 Federal Register (FR). The change would require businesses with 100 or more employees in specified industries to electronically submit information from […]

SEC Proposes Enhanced and Standardized Climate Risk Reporting

On March 21, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed rule changes that will require U.S.-listed companies to provide investors with detailed climate change risk information, including some climate-related financial statement metrics and the disclosure of registrants’ greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. “I am pleased to support today’s proposal because, if adopted, it would provide […]