Transporting chemicals in bulk is more complicated than it may first seem. The supplier must transfer the chemicals in tanks to the buyer. Because tank trailers are made of several different types of materials, a suitable type of tank trailer must be selected to transport the chemicals to their destination. Staff must follow many Department […]
While we are still amid the COVID-19 pandemic, increasing vaccination rates and better workplace safety guidance have led organizations to look ahead to return-to-work scenarios in a post-COVID business world. One environment, health, and safety (EHS)-related angle that may be a bit overlooked is your drug and alcohol testing program. Drug and alcohol use has […]
A construction site is a dangerous place to work. Between falling objects, heavy equipment malfunction and multiple tasks being performed at once, there are many ways construction workers can get hurt. That’s why construction safety is important. Here are the top five construction site safety tips for heavy equipment operators and other construction workers to […]
To mark International Women’s Day, a global event created to celebrate (and elevate) the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women that also serves as a call to action for accelerating women’s equality, EHS on Tap sat down with four women who have found great success in the environment, health, and safety (EHS) field, […]
It’s EHS Leadership Week, and for this special leadership-focused episode of EHS on Tap we spoke with Mary J. Stine, MS, OSH, ASP, the global director of EHS programs for a large multinational corporation based in Asia. We discussed what led her to an EHS career, her experiences starting out in EHS, the qualities of […]
Vaccines for COVID-19 are rolling out now, providing the world some much needed optimism for the coming year as we continue to combat the pandemic. However, environment, health, and safety (EHS) professionals have a lot of questions about the vaccine and what their role, if any, should be in organizational vaccination programs. Fortunately, we’re joined […]
Diversity is more than a buzzword or a series of checkboxes for your organization’s human resources department during the hiring process. However, it’s often unclear what role diversity plays in a successful EHS program or why it should matter to EHS professionals.
Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for confrontations to occur between workers and customers or other employees over protective measures and policies related to COVID-19, including threatening or even assault. This infographic provides a few tips for diffusing these situations.
Today we’re kicking off the EHS Daily Advisor’s Safety Culture Week with a brand new episode of EHS on Tap that promises to both inform and entertain. We’re very excited to be joined by the Safety Justice League, a group of self-proclaimed safety nerds—Abby Ferri, Jason Lucas, and Jason Maldonado—who are constantly on the lookout […]
Even before a great many of us were working remotely, connectivity has been and will always be a key component of successful safety programs and healthy safety cultures. Open communication, engagement from employees and management, and effective change management all depend on connectivity, and technology can help facilitate all of these factors on which effective […]