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Be Prepared for The Worst Case Scenario – Workplace Violence

With workplace violence attacks becoming more prevalent in the US, organizations need to be prepared for worst-case scenarios. Attacks in the workplace average three deaths and up to 12 injuries per attack, and lawsuits average $500,000 with jury awards averaging $3 million. Worse yet, the loss of friends and colleagues in the workplace is devastating…and […]

EHS on Tap Episode 12: The 2016 Election and the Environment

On this episode of EHS on Tap, we speak with Senator Rob Hogg from the great state of Iowa. Senator Hogg has a rich history of public service and is currently serving his third term as a state senator for Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Rob has passionately advocated for policies and practices to improve natural resources. […]

EHS on Tap Episode 11: OSHA’s New Recordkeeping Rule–Whats in Store for Drug Testing and Employer Retaliation?

On this episode of EHS on Tap, OSHA’s new recordkeeping rule—what’s in store for drug testing and employer retaliation, we address OSHA’s recent rulemaking on reporting injuries in the workplace and how work-related injuries can trigger drug testing and employer retaliation. We speak with attorney Adele Abrams. Adele heads a nine-attorney firm that represents employers […]

EHS on Tap: Episode 10: The Clean Power Plan: What the D.C. Circuit Court’s Recent Hearing Means for Clean Air

On this episode of EHS on Tap, we speak with Joe MacDougald, a Professor in Residence on the faculty of the UConn Law School and the Executive Director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Law about the D.C. Circuit Court’s en banc review of the Environmental Protection Agency’s most ambitious regulatory initiative and a […]

EHS on Tap Episode 9: The Future of PPE Design – Intriguing Millennials to Stay Safe in the Workplace

The importance of PPE cannot be understated, as it is a worker’s first—and sometimes last—line of defense against dangerous job site hazards. Today’s episode features the future of PPE, and how it can encourage the newest generation of employees to stay safe at work. Today’s guest speaker is Greg Schrab, Senior Vice President of Ergodyne’s […]

EHS on Tap Episode 8: EPA’s Recent Proposal to Rein in Vapor Intrusion

Subsurface areas such as basements are hidden harbors for silent and toxic intrusion of vapors that can lead to detrimental health effects. The Environmental Protection Agency has always had an interest in vapor intrusion, but now, rousing recent interest the agency has made a stark move. It has proposed to add vapor intrusion as a […]

New Resource Identifies Ways to Protect Employees on the Road

Motor vehicle crashes cost U.S. employers about $25 billion per year, affecting productivity, workers’ compensation and medical costs, liability, and reputation. Find out more about a newly launched resource to help keep your people safe on the road. Business Pulse: Motor Vehicle Safety at Work (http://www.cdcfoundation.org/businesspulse/vehicle-safety) explores how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

EHS on Tap Episode 7: Navigating the Proposed Pharmaceutical Rule

On this episode of EHS on Tap, we plunge into EPA’s proposed Pharmaceutical Rule and what this rule will mean for the overall health of our freshwater resources as well as the consequences to health care facilities. On this podcast, we speak with environmental attorney and legal expert, Summer Nastich with Nastich Law in Berkeley, […]