Safety is a process, and as such, needs to be managed. This section offers resources to create a viable safety program, sell it to senior management, train supervisors and employees in using it, and then track and report your progress. Look also for ways to advance your own skills in these areas, both for your current job, and those that follow.
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Every year, millions of workers get injured on the job, and a significant number of reported occupational injuries are hand related. Depending on the severity, not only do these injuries have a huge medical cost associated with them but are also expensive in terms of lost productivity and wages. Believe it or not, reducing these […]
Tricia Kagerer has been in the Safety and Risk Management field for over 25 years. She is currently serving as the Executive Vice President of Risk Management and Safety at Jordan Foster and as a board member of the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP). At Jordan Foster, her role encompasses creating an overall risk […]
This month, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) unveiled its latest enhanced program of safety outreach and enforcement: a National Emphasis Program (NEP) for falls from height across all industries. Is your industry a focus for OSHA enforcement? Are you ready if it is? Construction sites are at risk for falls. Besides construction, however, […]
Scott Gaddis started his career with the GE company, spending five years as a facility EHS Director in the Motors Division. He spent over five years as Executive Director of Global EHS for Bristol-Myers Squibb and eighteen years with the Kimberly-Clark Corporation in various senior EHS leadership roles ending as the Global Director of Occupational […]
For our latest Faces of EHS profile, we sat down with Kathy Freeman to discuss what she’s learned in her career, and the importance of teamwork and building strong, intentional relationships.
On this week’s episode of EHSDA Shorts, we hear from Abby Ferri, Chief Risk Officer at Insurate, about how Gen Z communicates in the workplace. Tune in to hear her insights.
This week is OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, which is a voluntary event for employers to discuss fall hazards and prevention directly with their employees. OSHA recognizes that fatalities caused by falls from elevation are the leading cause of death for construction employees, and that those deaths are preventable. Here’s what […]
On episode 156 of EHS On Tap, Brian Taylor, senior director of audiology at Signia, talks about occupational hearing safety.
Diana Peroni has worked in the EHS field for over 25 years. She started in public health before transitioning to working as an industrial hygienist after completing graduate school. As an industrial hygienist, she primarily has worked on supporting research labs as a contractor at NASA and a National Lab. For the last 13 years, […]
Over the past 17 years, Amanda Smith’s career has been dedicated to leveraging technology to empower people. She started her career as an Assistive Technology Specialist, where she used technology to enhance the learning experience for students with disabilities. Later, Amanda transitioned and became an Environmental Specialist at DTE Energy, where she employed the use […]