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!
The threat from workplace violence is very real, and employers simply can’t afford to ignore it. Hopefully you already have a workplace violence prevention program in place, and if not, you’re steadily working toward implementing one. The issue is multifaceted, touching upon everything from active shooters to coworker conflict to domestic violence spillover. Our guest […]
In November 2018, OSHA finalized a long-awaited rule on crane operator certification requirements, amending the standard at 29 CFR 1926.1427. Still confused about what you need to know? Check out the infographic for an overview of employers’ responsibilities for training, certification, evaluation, and more.
Determining whether an injury or illness must be recorded on your OSHA 300 Log can be tricky, to say the least. Follow the steps on our flowchart as it guides you through OSHA’s criteria for recordable cases.
Good training is the cornerstone of every successful environment, health, and safety program. However, it can be a challenge to ensure that your trainees engage with, absorb, and—perhaps most importantly—retain the information you need to communicate to them. There are plenty of methods and tools out there that aim to maximize adult learning, and one […]
Do you know the difference between what is considered construction or maintenance? The type of work performed dictates what standards you need to follow. Use this infographic to find out if your task is considered construction or maintenance.