Here are 22 questions to help focus efforts on identifying and controlling hazards when you conduct a job hazard analysis (JHA). Note that the list is not complete. You will need to think carefully about the tasks and sub-tasks of each job you analyze and the particular hazards they present. Then you can add or […]
OSHA announced its silica final rule last spring and it immediately received criticism from industry groups. These groups call the standard unobtainable and very costly, and claim that the rule isn’t really necessary to improve worker safety. But is the rule too costly? Is the standard impossible to meet with current technology? On this episode, […]
According to OSHA, lost productivity from workplace injuries and illnesses costs U.S. businesses $60 billion a year!
The Tier II reporting deadline is approaching. This infographic provides essential information to help you determine if you need to report, along with some helpful tips for preparing and submitting a Tier II report.
On this episode of EHS on Tap, we will discuss stormwater management and the costs associated with stormwater. We will also take a close look at the EPA’s recent Municipal Permit Remand Rule and the Construction General Permit and what these regulations mean for businesses, municipalities, and communities. Emily Remmel, JD, speaks with Seth Brown, […]
By Nate Bohmbach, Associate Product Director, Ergodyne 247 people lost their lives due to a dropped object in 2015, but new standards are currently in the works to help guide efforts focused on preventing these tragic accidents.
On this episode of EHS on Tap, we address the Occupational Health and Safety Administration’s recent rulemaking on walking working surfaces and how the rule aims to prevent slips, trips, and falls in the workplace. BLR Legal Editor Emily Remmel speaks with attorney Adele Abrams. Adele heads a nine-attorney firm that represents employers and contractors […]
From 2015 to 2017, OSHA fines increased almost 80%, making the cost of noncompliance too expensive for most organizations to ignore. This new infographic aims to help safety pros, like you, strengthen compliance, reduce costs, and improve operational efficiency. Understanding the Safety Puzzle The infographic reviews issues safety pros may face this year. Topics covered include: the […]
On this episode of EHS on Tap, we will be taking a close look at the EPA’s recent rulemaking finalizing regulations on hazardous waste generators and whether the EPA’s proclamation that this rule makes the regulations more user-friendly, more understandable, and provides greater flexibility to the regulated community holds true. Legal editor, Emily Remmel speaks […]
On this episode of EHS on Tap, we head straight into the seemingly complex world of animals and how species have evolved to alert their own kind of lurking dangers and how safety managers can adopt similar situational awareness strategies to protect employees from the obvious but often overlooked hazards in the workplace. Legal editor […]