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 […]
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.
The TRI reporting deadline is approaching. This infographic provides essential information to help determine if you need to report.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
We’re very excited about the EHS Daily Advisor’s upcoming 2019 Safety Summit, and we hope you are, too! Our latest annual event promises a wide variety of topics and speakers covering all safety aspects from compliance to culture, and among the issues we’ll be covering is one that is a constant concern for EHS professionals […]
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.
Take 5 minutes to test your opioids in the workplace knowledge with this quick quiz sponsored by Avetta!