Category: Safety Culture and Behavioral Safety

The articles here will show you how to build safety culture, and maintain it when you do. We’ll talk motivation technique, incentives, employee contests, recognition programs, and other safety awareness methods.

Leadership: How to Build an Ideal Safety Culture

Safety at work is about more than just avoiding lawsuits. The idea of fostering a “safety culture” at work has shifted to the forefront of the safety industry, and it is now a priority for many environmental, health, and safety (EHS) professionals. Steve Roberts, PhD, a senior partner at Safety Performance Solutions, recently discussed in […]

New York Issues Safety Committee Proposal

The New York State Department of Labor (NYS DOL) issued a proposed regulation, authorized by the New York Health and Essential Rights Act (NY HERO Act), requiring private sector employers with 10 or more employees to establish joint employee-employer safety committees. The HERO Act, signed into law May 5, 2021, authorized the NYS DOL to […]

TCEQ Proposes Changes to Compliance History Reporting

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) approved publication of proposed changes to compliance history reporting for regulated entities on December 15, 2021. The agency proposes adding a new section (§60.4) to Chapter 60 of the Texas Administrative Code (TAC), which would “provide a process for the executive director to designate a site’s compliance history […]

Focus on 2022: Safety Culture

This week, EHS Daily Advisor (EHSDA) is examining four key issues that will impact EHS professionals in the new year. Today, we asked three industry experts to provide their insights on what workplace safety culture will look like in 2022. Earlier this year, EHSDA and Avetta conducted The State of Safety and Beyond survey, which […]

The Three Key Parts of an EHS Corrective Action Plan

Corrective action is an important aspect of EHS management that is used to fix operational issues, keep employees safe, and reduce environmental impacts. Corrective actions can originate from a specific incident that spontaneously occurs, an internal audit that discovers something is amiss within an organization, or a regulatory agency inspection that seeks to determine if […]

Infographic: 5 Ways to Encourage Positive Safety Culture

When looking at your commitment to safety culture and your workers’ perceptions of safety in the workplace, it is best to examine your leadership style and safety management system. Get into the habit of thinking about the process of recognizing hazards and finding ways to control them. Here are 5 leadership strategies that can help […]

Looking Back at Safety Culture Week

As EHS Daily Advisor winds down Safety Culture Week, let’s take a look back at our various content offerings throughout the week. Building a strong culture of safety is a key component in improving workplace safety, and the guests who contributed their expertise this week provided plenty of useful and insightful tips and advice that […]

EHS On Tap: E83 The State of Safety Culture

As part of EHS Daily Advisor’s Safety Culture Week, episode 83 of EHS On Tap features Maryann Hoff, senior risk control manager, Safety National, talking about the state of safety culture.