Jason Lucas has been involved in safety for the past 20+ years, but he didn’t start there. He started as a hydro blaster, blasting the inside of oil tanks. He worked his way up to project manager level before getting his start as a safety pro. As Jason’s career progressed, he started a safety podcast […]
Training is the number one element in accident, incident, and illness avoidance. Check the articles here frequently for the latest and best tips on techniques, trends, programs and equipment. We offer explanations for group, one-one, or self-directed situations, in both general and specific work activities. Your training will be both easier and more effective if you do.
Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine employer responsibilities for temporary workers. Do you clearly understand your responsibilities as a host employer for the health and safety of temporary workers? While you have sole responsibility for the health […]
On episode 143 of EHS On Tap, Dom Tolli, Senior Vice President of Product Management and Platform Development for the Training Services division at the American Red Cross, talks about the importance of having workers trained in basic lifesaving techniques.
Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine OSHA’s requirements for medical and first aid in the workplace, and medical and first aid programs. While it is the job of the safety professional to reduce incidents and provide a safer […]
Electric vehicles (EV) have surged in popularity over recent years. Now, passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 promises to incentivize getting even more EVs out on the road. A reality that presents a new normal for how dealerships and repair facilities view safety training. Servicing EVs presents unique risks: like thermal runaway, a chemical […]
On episode 141 of EHS On Tap, Karen Hamel, regulatory expert and trainer for HalenHardy, talks about the challenges involved in training safety professionals. Recorded live on Jan. 11, 2023, as part of the EHS Now Virtual Summit.
Have you thought lately about your safety training needs? Your workers need training in general safety and health precautions, as well as training focused on the specific hazards of their work and at the workplace. Employee and supervisor safety training may help reduce workers’ compensation claims, and your insurer may offer resources to help with […]
EHS NOW’s exclusive online summit is taking place on January 10-11, 2023. Join us for this free virtual event catered to EHS professionals looking to develop and refine their skills on a variety of topics, including burnout prevention, stress management, Total Worker Health®, and more. Here’s a preview of Day 2’s events. Day 2: Wednesday, […]
As we prepare to jump into the new year, EHS Daily Advisor reached out to professionals throughout the industry to get their predictions for what will happen in EHS and workplace safety in 2023. Here’s what they had to say. Check out our New Year, New You: EHS Predictions for 2023 article for more information. […]
Rachel Housman, CSP, CIH, is a Certified Safety Professional and Certified Industrial Hygienist with 11 years of experience. She started her career in manufacturing and construction doing everything from field audits to industrial hygiene sampling and eventually moved on to consulting for large consulting firms. In 2017, she began working for herself as a freelance […]