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 […]
On episode 134 of EHS On Tap, Michael Zalle, CEO of YellowBird, talks about how EHS professionals are venturing into the gig economy.
On episode 133 of EHS On Tap, Sharon Snarr, ergonomics consultant with State Compensation Insurance Fund, talks about the importance of workplace ergonomics.
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 […]
Corinne Towler joined the National Safety Council in 2021 with a background in injury prevention programs and project management. She was instrumental in the creation and implementation of the Boeing Industrial Athlete Program and served as the Senior Leader of that program from its inception through 2018. She has worked for suppliers of occupational health […]
On episode 132 of EHS On Tap, Scott DeBow, ARM, principal at Avetta, talks about psychological safety. Recorded recently at the EHS Daily Advisor Exchange in Kansas City.
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 […]
On episode 131 of EHS On Tap, Allison Short, safety and health specialist at Auburn University, talks about the challenges of EHS on a college campus. Recorded recently at the EHS Daily Advisor Exchange in Kansas City.
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 […]
On this week’s episode of EHSDA Shorts, we hear from Allison Short of Auburn University and Subena Colligan of S. Colligan Coaching on their thoughts about how to move beyond safety slogans. Tune in to hear their insights.