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EHS on Tap: E46 Parlez-Vous EHS? Learning—and Teaching—the Business Languages that Convey the Value of Environment, Health, and Safety

As an environment, health, and safety professional, there’s a good chance that you’ve gotten the feeling that you are perceived as a cost center by senior management—however, whenever you try to communicate the value of EHS in a meeting, are you met with blank stares, sideways looks, or just in general feel like you’re speaking […]

How Well Do You Know ISO 45001?

More than 2.78 million deaths and 374 million non-fatal injuries occur every year in the workplace. These safety violations led to the proposal of ISO 45001. How much do you know about this new standard and the factors that contributed to its development? Take this quiz to test your knowledge.

EHS on Tap: E45 Certifications to Soft Skills: Professional Development for 21st-Century EHS Careers

Professional development is essential to advancing a career in any occupation, and, of course, the environment, health, and safety field is no exception. There are many opportunities for development out there for the 21st-century safety professional, ranging from traditional certifications to supplemental training to brand-new educational programs supported by digital delivery methods. With so many […]

EHS on Tap: E44 It’s Electrical Safety Month! The Gloves Are Coming On to Fight the Hazard

May is Electrical Safety Month, and the danger of electrical hazards remains a constant concern in workplaces nationwide. In fact, electrocution remains one of the four leading causes of workplace deaths in the construction industry, commonly called the “Fatal Four” by OSHA, with approximately 9% of deaths in the workplace being caused by electrocution. In […]

EHS on Tap: E43 Safety in the Stoned Age: Discerning ‘Impairment’ from ‘Under the Influence’

More and more states are legalizing traditionally illegal substances such as marijuana, and legal substances such as alcohol or prescription medication still have a high potential for abuse. It’s a special concern for environment, health, and safety professionals, as on-the-job use or abuse of any drug can potentially have devastating, even life-threatening consequences. However, safety […]

EHS on Tap: E42 A Patchwork of Regulations: Environmental Compliance in the Trump Era

Today’s regulatory landscape can be confusing to say the least for environment, health, and safety professionals, especially when it comes to environmental compliance. The Trump administration has pursued an overall deregulatory agenda at the federal level while emphasizing compliance assistance over enforcement; however, this is at the same time that more stringent regulations are being […]

Extinguishers infographic

Infographic: Four Fire Extinguisher Compliance Options

When was the last time you took a good look at your fire safety program? Employers can use this infographic to compare and choose from the four options for compliance with OSHA’s rule for the use of portable fire extinguishers.