Category: Technology and Innovation

EHSDA Shorts: Core Temperature Wearable Metrics

On this week’s episode of EHSDA Shorts, we hear from Margaret Morrissey, PhD, President & Director of Occupational Safety, Heat Safety Coalition & Korey Stringer Institute, about the metrics used by wearables to measure an employee’s core temperature. Tune in to hear her insights.

What We Learned From…EHS Technology Week 2023

Last week was EHS Daily Advisor’s EHS Technology Week. Let’s take a look back at the content that became available throughout the week which was designed around EHS technology to help organizations get into the digital landscape and provide better safety outcomes to their workers. Monday Back to Basics | Wearables and Smart PPE Back to Basics […]

Infographic: Wearables & Smart PPE

All kinds of new technologies are currently coming to the forefront in the EHS industry, ranging from new artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms that can help with data collection to devices that monitor employee vital signs. Wearables and smart PPE are entering the field with EHS professionals, and it is important for employers to understand their […]

Faces of EHS: Scott Gaddis on Digitizing EHS and Making Safety Personal

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 […]

Ask the Expert: Managing EHS Risks with Technology

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by Avetta as part of EHS Technology Week, we talk to Scott DeBow, CSP, ARM, Principal of Health/Safety & Environment for Avetta, about using technology to manage EHS risks. Q: What are the commonly missed business risks that even experienced safety leaders often overlook? […]

EHS On Tap E157: How EHS Can Make the Most of AI

On episode 157 of EHS On Tap, Mwangi Ndonga, senior health and safety hygienist at Ball Corporation, talks about how EHS can take advantage of AI. This episode is presented as part of EHS Tech Week by KPA.

Back to Basics: Wearables and Smart PPE

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine wearables and smart PPE, and their potential impacts on the lives and work of safety professionals. All kinds of new technologies are currently coming to the forefront in the EHS industry, […]

Faces of EHS: Katie Stryker on Technology and Connecting EHS with ESG

Katie Stryker is approaching her 17th year in insurance. She has had the pleasure of working at CNA Insurance, a global commercial and specialty insurance carrier with over 5,000 employees throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe, for the entirety of her professional career. She started as a risk control trainee, where she focused on […]

NSC Awarding Grants for Ergonomics Research

On March 22, the National Safety Council (NSC) announced it is awarding $285,000 in grants to research promising safety solutions to reduce the instances of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) through two newly launched grant programs: the Research to Solutions (R2S) grant and MSD Solutions Pilot Grant 1.0. The grant programs are part of the NSC’s […]