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

Faces of EHS: Linden Terpstra on Consulting and Making the Case for EHS

Linden Terpstra is an accomplished environmental, health, and safety (EHS) professional and passionate entrepreneur with expertise across the EHS world. After building a strong foundation in consulting, Linden later transitioned to experience life in industry, gaining valuable insights into electronics manufacturing and the budding battery recycling industries. Linden currently serves as the founder and CEO […]

EHSDA Shorts: Permission to Thrive

On this week’s episode of EHSDA Shorts, we hear from Danielle Posa, founder of Workplace Wellbeing Advisors, about the three levels in an organization that must create the permission to thrive.

Faces of EHS: John McHugh on Leading from the Heart

John McHugh’s journey began over three decades ago in the construction industry, where he was immersed in the world of constructing scenery for the Hollywood film industry. Throughout his career, he contributed to the production of numerous feature films, including The Fugitive, Home Alone 1, 2, and 3, as well as U.S. Marshals, among many […]

Ask the Expert: Tips for Flame-Resistant Clothing

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by Bulwark, we hear from Derek Sang, Senior Technical Training Manager at Bulwark Protection, about tips for wearing flame-resistant (FR) clothing in hot weather. Q: What are some tips for wearing FR in hot weather? Heat stress occurs when the body cannot rid itself […]

Back to Basics: Worker Participation

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine worker participation and how leaders can help their employees get involved in safety. In order to build a strong, effective safety culture, there must be buy-in from all employees at all levels, […]

Faces of EHS: Cindi Nandlal on Measuring Safety and Advice for the Future

Cindi Nandlal’s career spans 23 years in the energy and non-energy industries. During that period, her roles expanded beyond health, safety, security, and environment (HSSE) to include a non-executive board of director for three subsidiary companies in a conglomerate. Her passion for safety and process safety is fueled by experiences with fatalities and significant events. […]

EHS On Tap E170: How AI is Transforming Safety

On episode 170 of EHS On Tap, Barry Nelson, founder and CEO of FactorLab, talks about how AI is transforming safety.

Faces of EHS: Waldorf Nelson on Relationships and Heat Safety

Waldorf Nelson originally started his career in construction in 2002 as a structural ironworker with Local Union 263 in the DFW. He stayed there for 14 years, and after seeing several senseless injuries over time, the safety career path began to grab his attention. He was approached to take on the safety manager role while […]