Category: Technology and Innovation

USPS Unveils First Charging Stations and EVs Under Plan for Nation’s Largest Electric Fleet

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS), alongside White House officials, unveiled its first set of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at its South Atlanta Sorting and Delivery Center (S&DC). Charging stations like these will be installed at hundreds of new S&DCs across the country throughout the year and will power what will be the nation’s largest […]

EHS On Tap E190: The Benefits of Mobile Safety Training

On episode 190 of EHS On Tap, Shawn Smith, Product Director, Training and Content, KPA, talks about the benefits of mobile safety training for employees.

Mixed Messages for U.S. Semiconductor Industry

The Biden administration is sending mixed messages to the U.S.-based semiconductor industry—providing funding to jump-start innovations in the industry while the EPA continues to create new regulations that prohibit or ban the necessary chemicals needed for chip production. In August 2022, the Biden administration signed the CHIPS and Science Act into law, which provided $280 […]

Navigating Safety: EHS Challenges in 2024 and Beyond

The role of Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) professionals is continually evolving as industries face new challenges and embrace technological advancements. In 2024, EHS professionals find themselves at the forefront of ensuring workplace safety, environmental sustainability, and the overall well-being of workers. In this article, we’ll explore the challenges that EHS professionals are likely to […]

EHS On Tap E188: The Growth of Wearables and Connected PPE

On episode 188 of EHS On Tap, Beemal Vasani, head of commercial strategy and business development at Ansell, talks about the growth of wearables and connected PPE.

D.C. Circuit Pauses Forced Truck Electrification Lawsuit

On December 21, 2023, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia agreed to pause lawsuits seeking to end the mandatory California-led phase-in of electric heavy-duty trucks until the court rules on separate suits filed to decide whether various aspects of mandating electric passenger cars and light pickup trucks is lawful. “Judges Michelle […]

Faces of EHS: Best of Technology

As we near the end of the year, we’re taking a look back at some of our highlights from 2023. For our latest Faces of EHS feature, we are sharing some insights from some of our favorite guests this year. Here are their answers to the question, “How will new safety technologies influence the work being […]

How EHS Tech is Transforming the Modern Workplace

In an era marked by rapid technological advancements, it comes as no surprise that the workplace is undergoing a significant transformation. The realm of Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) is no exception, with technology playing a pivotal role in reshaping the way organizations approach and implement safety measures. In this article, we’ll explore the driving […]

ASSP’s Safety Podcast Tops 5,000 Downloads

The American Society of Safety Professionals’ (ASSP) The Case for Safety Podcast has surpassed 300,000 downloads over five years, the group announced December 11. The podcast series offers practical workplace safety and health guidance and updates for safety professionals worldwide. The ASSP’s safety podcast series debuted in September 2018, and the group has shared 123 […]

SIF Prevention with Digitized Permit to Work Solutions

For those new to the term, SIF stands for Serious Injuries and Fatalities, otherwise defined as ‘life-threatening, life-altering or fatal events’ that can occur during normal work. Beyond the human toll of these events, SIFs can wreak a devastating impact on compliance risk and corporate liability, poison workforce culture, reduce productivity, erode profitability, and even […]