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.

EHSDA Shorts: What Health and Safety Pros Can Learn from Sports Leaders

In this episode of EHSDA Shorts, Lawrence Waterman, OBE, Founding Partner, Park Health, explains what the two types of sports leaders are and what can health and safety professionals learn from them. This clip was taken from a webinar titled “Safety Leadership Lessons of the Sports Legends.” The full session is available for FREE on-demand […]

The Cost of Complacency in Your Fall Protection Program—And How to Avoid It

Slips, trips, and falls continue to be one of the leading causes of occupational injuries and deaths. In a 2022 report published by the National Safety Council (NSC), approximately 20% of the 4,530,000 occupational injuries that required medical attention were falls. Since 2009, the number of fatal falls has only increased each year, with an […]

Realizing the Benefits of Safety Plans

Written safety plans are often the foundation of an organization’s safety program – spelling out safety goals, identifying hazards and controls, outlining standards and training, documenting procedures, specifying roles and responsibilities, and establishing lines and methods of communication and feedback. There are many regulations for which OSHA felt it necessary to require a written safety […]

Regulation Behind the Lens: Demystifying EHS Compliance with Visual Guides

Staying in compliance with the complex world of environmental, health, and safety (EHS) regulations is a formidable yet crucial task for companies across various industries. Failure to adhere to standards and guidelines issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency, and other regulatory bodies can result in substantial fines and damage […]

Responding to an Active Shooter in the Workplace

The mass shooting spree from earlier this month that took place near the end of the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory parade is a tragic reminder that an active shooter situation can happen anywhere. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) defines an active shooter as someone “actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people […]

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.

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 […]