Category: Training

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.

Faces of EHS: Rachel Walla-Housman on the Future of Safety Training

Rachel Walla-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 […]

EHS On Tap: E117 Refocusing Safety Training with the American Red Cross

On episode 117 of EHS On Tap, David Seltzer, territory manager for Pennsylvania for the American Red Cross, talks about how the Red Cross has refocused its safety training initiatives. Recorded recently at the American Society of Safety Professionals’ Safety 2022 conference.

Infographic: Landscaping Safety

Landscapers are exposed to all kinds of different hazards on a daily basis, ranging from heat and weather hazards, chemical exposures, accidents with machinery or tools, construction dangers, and the physical stress of lifting and other awkward postures. Here’s what you need to know about landscaping safety.

Back to Basics: Landscaping Hazards and Safety

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine the hazards that landscapers face and how to deal with them safely. Landscapers are exposed to all kinds of different hazards on a daily basis, ranging from heat and weather hazards, […]

Infographic: Safety Certifications

As with any other industry, environmental, health, and safety (EHS) is a field that requires knowledge about a variety of specialized topics and certain skillsets that can help EHS professionals lead their teams and workplaces. One of the many ways to kickstart a career in EHS is to earn a safety certification, which can show […]

Back to Basics: Safety Certification Requirements

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine the different safety certifications and the requirements for becoming a Certified Safety Professional (CSP). As with any other industry, environmental, health, and safety (EHS) is a field that requires knowledge about […]

Infographic: Delivering Effective Safety Training

Training is an important part of workplace safety programs. There are several factors that contribute to successful training, including ensuring that the training facilitator has expertise in safety and health, sound instructional skills, and flexibility, according to OSHA. Here’s what you need to know about delivering effective safety training. Check out our Back to Basics: […]

EHS Now: Previewing Day 1

EHS Now’s exclusive online summit is taking place on June 15-16, 2022. Join us for this free virtual event catered to EHS professionals looking to develop and refine their skills on a variety of topics, including ESG, safety culture, safety data, heat stress, and more. Join your peers for some great educational sessions! Day 1: […]

Back to Basics: Delivering Effective Safety Training

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we look at recommendations for providing effective safety training. Training is an important part of workplace safety programs. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has more than 100 standards that contain training […]

Ask the Expert: Lithium-Ion Battery Storage and Handling 

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at EHS Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber asking about training for the storage and handling of lithium-ion batteries. See what the experts had to say.    Q: What is a recommended training plan for the […]