Infographic: 2023 Predictions

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. […]

Infographic: Scaffold Safety

Many industries deploy scaffolding to get work done, specifically in construction, where millions of employees use scaffolding on a regular basis. According to OSHA, the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) reported 52 fatal falls to lower levels from scaffolding in 2021, and in FY 2022, scaffolding citations were listed at number five on OSHA’s […]

Infographic: Eye and Face Protection

Eye and face protection is essential for many workers as part of their personal protection equipment (PPE). According to OSHA, thousands of employees are blinded each year from work-related eye injuries that are preventable with the proper equipment. Eye and face protection must be provided when necessary to protect workers from chemical, environmental, radiological, or mechanical […]

Infographic: How to Wear a Respirator

Millions of employees are required to wear respirators, and compliance with OSHA’s respiratory protection standard can help avoid thousands of illnesses and hundreds of deaths every year. OSHA provides seven steps on how to wear a respirator correctly at work. Here’s what you need to know about how to wear a respirator. Check out our Back to Basics: […]

Infographic: Indoor Air Quality

The biggest indoor air concerns for decades were exposure to radon, mold, and tobacco smoke. The focus has now shifted to respiratory infections and wildfire smoke, and newer requirements stress the importance of ventilation and air filtration. Here’s what you need to know about indoor air quality. Check out our Back to Basics: Spotlight on […]

Infographic: Marijuana at Work

As marijuana is legalized in more places, the question of how to deal with it in the workplace gets more complicated, especially for EHS professionals. Recently, Christina Clearwater, the president of the Drug-Free Solutions Group, LLC, spoke at the 2022 National Safety Council Congress and Expo about marijuana laws and how they will impact the […]

Infographic: Carbon Capture and Storage

There has been a shift in attitude toward climate action. Instead of being viewed as a source of job loss, climate action is seen as a vast new field for job growth, economic opportunity, and technological advances. When it comes to reducing GHG emissions, the expansion of carbon capture and storage (CCS) is the next […]

Infographic: OSHA Top 10 List for FY 2022

The construction industry fall protection standard remains the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) most frequently cited standard for the 12th year in a row, the agency announced on September 20. Patrick Kapust, acting director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, presented a list of preliminary figures for fiscal year (FY) 2022—the fiscal year ends September […]

Infographic: Fire Safety

This week, October 9-15, is Fire Prevention Week. This national week of observance is the longest-running public health observance in United States history, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).  Fire safety is everyone’s responsibility in the workplace, says OSHA. Here’s what you need to know about fire safety. Check out our Back to Basics: Fire Safety […]

Infographic: Woodworking Safety

Woodworkers can be found in a number of different industries. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), most woodworkers are employed in manufacturing industries, and they are responsible for making a variety of products, such as cabinets and furniture, using wood, veneers, and laminates. Working conditions vary, but many woodworkers are exposed to hazards such as […]