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.
Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we take a look at the OSHA 300 log and how to use it. If you’ve ever questioned what to record on your OSHA Form 300, short for OSHA Log of Injuries and […]
2022 injury and illness data from over 300,000 U.S. workplaces is now available for download from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) website, the agency announced March 31. The agency requires certain employers to submit injury tracking data on OSHA Form 300A as part of its electronic recordkeeping requirements. Not all establishments are required […]
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.
On episode 144 of EHS On Tap, Chris McClure, a partner in the advisory services group at Crowe, talks about how to improve ESG initiatives.
Industry will need to stay on its toes to remain in compliance with the shifting and complex reporting requirement for perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the regulatory pipeline for 2023, 2024, and beyond. And some states, such as Maine, are bringing rules into effect to ban these chemicals. These requirements are negatively impacting consumer […]
The latest EHS NOW & NEXT survey focuses on the issue of worker burnout, featuring 2,300 responses from EHS professionals about the impact of stress and mental health challenges on workers. It also examines the causes of burnout and what organizations can do to prevent and alleviate it. Here’s what you need to know about […]
The rate of fatal workplace injuries increased in 2021 from the rate in 2020 and the pre-pandemic rate in 2019, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported December 16. There were 5,190 fatal work injuries in the United States in 2021, according to the bureau’s Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI)—an 8.9% increase from 4,764 […]
Protective service occupations (public safety) had the highest rate of deaths from COVID-19 at 60 deaths per 100,000 workers, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Division of Vital Statistics. The industry with the highest death rate was accommodation and food services, with 55 deaths per 100,000 workers. […]
The EPA finalized its rule adding 12 chemicals to the list of chemicals subject to Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) reporting, which provides important information about how these chemicals are being managed by facilities in a given community. “Available data show these chemicals have moderately high to high human health toxicity and/or are highly toxic to […]