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.

Ask the Expert: Training Requirements for Welders

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 OSHA’s training requirements for welders. See what the experts had to say.  Q: What are OSHA’s training requirements for welders? General Industry OSHA’s training requirements […]

Infographic: 5 Tips for Toolbox Talks

All environmental, health, and safety (EHS) leaders should be familiar with the term “toolbox talks,” which can also be known by many other names, such as safety briefings, pre-start, take 5 safety talks, or tailgate safety meetings. Toolbox talks are the quick five- to 10-minute safety discussions held before the start of the workers’ shifts […]

Back to Basics: Tips for Toolbox Talks

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine toolbox talks and tips for making them more effective in the workplace. All environmental, health, and safety (EHS) leaders should be familiar with the term “toolbox talks,” which can also be […]

Infographic: OSHA Training Requirements

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers to comply with their training requirements in the workplace, which can include both initial training and refresher training that must take place annually.

Ask the Expert: OSHA’s Requirement for Yearly Training

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 the OSHA requirement for yearly training. See what the experts had to say. Q: What is the OSHA requirement for yearly training? There are […]

Back to Basics: OSHA Training Requirements

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we outline the annual OSHA training requirements for employers to remain compliant. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers to comply with their training requirements in the workplace, which can include […]

The Danger of Radon in Commercial Facilities: How to Detect and Mitigate

January is National Radon Action Month. When you say the word “radon,” most people probably think about residential homes. The majority of people probably never hear of radon until they buy or sell a house. But, the issue of radon spreads far beyond what can be found in homes. Radon found in commercial buildings is […]

Tips to Avoid The Top 10 Most-Cited OSHA Violations

Employee fatalities in the workplace are one of the worst situations employers can encounter while running a business. In just Fiscal Year 2019 alone, over 5,000 workers died on the job, averaging out to more than 100 fatalities per week, or fifteen cases per day. To combat these stark numbers and better protect employees on […]

Infographic: 5 Ways to Encourage Positive Safety Culture

When looking at your commitment to safety culture and your workers’ perceptions of safety in the workplace, it is best to examine your leadership style and safety management system. Get into the habit of thinking about the process of recognizing hazards and finding ways to control them. Here are 5 leadership strategies that can help […]

10 Ways to Kick Start Your Safety and Health Program

As part of its Safe + Sound campaign, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) shared a variety of resources aimed at helping businesses put together safety and health programs. According to OSHA’s page devoted to the topic, safety and health programs help businesses do the following: Prevent workplace injuries and illnesses Improve compliance with […]