Category: Special Topics in Safety Management

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.

Free Special Report: 50 Tips for More Effective Safety Training

A Definitive Guide to PPE

Personal protective equipment (PPE) for contractors is essential to ensure that workers remain safe and minimize any potential harm. It serves as one of the most important steps that enables workers to conduct operations safely and prevent any injury that may result in time off, increased liability, job restrictions, and other productivity-hindering occurrences. Both hiring […]

EHS On Tap: E125 Helping Workers Deal With Stress and Build a Sense of Community

On episode 125 of EHS On Tap, Neil Shah, founder of International Wellbeing Insights and Chief De-Stressing Officer of The Stress Management Society, talks about how employers can help workers deal with stress and build a sense of community and hope.

Knowledge Sharing: The Key to Increasing Productivity in EHS

Compiling, analyzing, and reporting environmental, health, and safety (EHS) data can be labor-intensive, time-consuming, and exhausting even for the most seasoned EHS leaders. EHS professionals are usually inundated with complex tasks such as tracking and managing hundreds of chemicals across multiple facilities and states in an effort to submit EPCRA compliance reports accurately and on […]

Faces of EHS: Claire Beich on Doing the Right Thing for the Right Reasons

Claire Beich, CSP, has has over two decades of experience in adult learning and 10+ years of professional EHS experience in a versatile range of industries including construction, military, manufacturing, food and maritime. She is passionate about employee safety and engagement, and strive to bring a greater awareness to safety and the importance of leadership […]

Get Ready for Peak Hurricane Season

Are you prepared for the peak of hurricane season? The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) still expects an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season despite a quiet season so far. NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center issued an updated outlook August 4, and NOAA still expects 14 to 20 named tropical storms, 6 to 10 hurricanes, and 3 […]

Infographic: Oil and Gas Hazards

Oil and gas industry workers face all kinds of hazards during all the different industrial processes they execute in order to drill and service a well. Here’s what you need to know about oil and gas industry hazards. 

Back to Basics: Oil and Gas Hazards

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine the hazards associated with oil and gas extraction, and OSHA’s recommendations for oil and gas safety. Oil and gas industry workers face all kinds of hazards during all the different industrial […]