Category: Technology and Innovation

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 […]

NSC, Safetytech Accelerator Announce MSD Collaboration

The National Safety Council (NSC) recently announced a new collaboration between its MSD Solutions Lab and Safetytech Accelerator, a technology accelerator focused on safety and risk in industrial sectors, to design, build, and run an innovation lab to help facilitate the development of musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) prevention technology. Last fall, the NSC and Safetytech Accelerator […]

National Safety Week: A Review

As EHSDA’s National Safety Week wraps up, let’s recap the various content offerings that became available throughout the week. The content highlighted how to promote round-the-clock safety and health at your organization by staying up to date on all the latest safety trends. Special thanks to Avetta, KPA, and Industrial Scientific for sponsoring the week. Monday Back to Basics | […]

Faces of EHS: Cary Usrey on Comradery and Sharing Ideas

Cary Usrey has nearly 30 years of experience in several different industries. He began his career in the U.S. Navy’s nuclear power program. From there, he transitioned into the public sector as an environmental, health, and safety manager in the utility industry. After almost 13 years, he switched over to the construction sector as a […]

Faces of EHS: Mwangi Ndonga on the Future of EHS Technology  

Mwangi Ndonga started as an industrial hygienist in the upstream oil and gas sector. He initially supported assets in WY and CO. After several years, he says he had the privilege of managing industrial hygiene and occupational health for U.S. and Canadian operations. Mwangi changed sectors during the pandemic and now works in manufacturing as […]

NIOSH Unveils Tool for Predicting N95 Needs

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently released a tool for predicting N95 respirator needs in non-healthcare workplaces. In research published in the journal Health Security, NIOSH researchers unveiled a spreadsheet-based tool for estimating the number of N95 respirators needed to protect essential non-healthcare workers. The tool is available in the article’s […]

Infographic: Increasing Productivity with EHS Automation

In the EHS industry, there has been a surge of individuals and organizations who are advocating for the automation of EHS processes, especially when it comes to reporting and data collection. Many companies have come up with their own algorithms and data input resources to help EHS professionals with their jobs, and as this continues […]

EHS Technology Week: A Review

As EHSDA’s Technology Week wraps up, let’s recap the various content offerings that became available throughout the week. They highlighted how technology can help improve workplace safety today and in the future. Special thanks to Alcumus, Avetta, Cority, Intelex, KPA, and SAI360 for sponsoring the week. Monday Back to Basics | Increasing Productivity with EHS […]

Faces of EHS: Ashley Gill on Evolving Safety Leadership

Ashley Gill (she/her) started her career in the scrap metal industry after graduation from the University of Minnesota-Morris with a B.A. in International Management. Witnessing a work-related injury was the catalyst to propel her into a career in safety. Now a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) with over 15 years of experience, she strives to continue […]