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EHS on Tap: E39 Microlearning: Techniques to Jumpstart Your EHS Training Programs

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 […]

EHS on Tap: E38 Connected Safety: The Digital Transformation of EHS

There are a lot of exciting innovations popping up in the field of environment, health, and safety, and the technological revolution shows no signs of slowing down. What does this interconnectedness of safety functions, what we might call the digital transformation of EHS, mean for you? We have two guests today to talk to us […]

EHS on Tap: E37 Now Hear This—Hearing Conservation Beyond PPE

It’s one of the most instantly recognizable hazards when you step onto many worksites—noise. A lot of us tend to think, well, just use some PPE, and that’s that. However, there’s much more to a hearing conservation program than meets the eye, or, shall we say, meets the ear. What are some of the things […]

EHS on Tap: E36 What is Return on Safety?

We all know that protecting employees from safety and environmental hazards is just the right thing to do, but business needs cannot be ignored. Going beyond compliance, how can an EHS manager demonstrate to business stakeholders the return on investment of their efforts—or, to put it another way, what is the return on safety in […]

EHS on Tap: E35 Safety Culture: There’s an App for That!

When we talk about safety culture, often the focus is on soft skills—things like effective leadership, good communication, management and employee buy-in, and so forth. However, what many EHS managers may be overlooking in their day-to-day efforts to build safety culture is the role of technology. Are you leveraging new innovations to build the best […]

EHS on Tap: E34 Safety Culture: The Balance Between Coach and Cop

If you’re an EHS professional, your organization’s safety culture must be a major focus—but a strong culture can be tricky to build. Sure, it’s easy to say that you want a safety culture built on inspiration, not fear, and that the goal is for employee engagement in safety to be positively pursued, not mandated. But […]

EHS on Tap: E33 The (Big) Risks of Believing Environmental Compliance No Longer Matters

The EPA and its regulatory agenda have recently been no stranger to controversy. Putting all of the politics aside, the frequent talk of deregulation may have lured some companies into a false sense of security regarding environmental enforcement, causing business leaders to think that environmental compliance no longer matters—a belief that could be a big risk for organizations, […]

EHS on Tap: E32 The OSHA Recordkeeping and Electronic Submission Rule: Safety Meets Big Data

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s electronic reporting of workplace injuries and illnesses, also known as the recordkeeping and electronic submission rule, has been a source of confusion for many EHS professionals. Deadlines for compliance have been delayed time and again, and some professionals aren’t even sure what compliance means for them and their organizations. […]

EHS on Tap: E31 Drug Testing: Compliance, Safety, and the HR Connection

Managing the use and abuse of drugs in the workplace is getting trickier every day. Between a national wave of marijuana legalization and an opioid epidemic, EHS pros nationwide have their hands full staying in line with both federal and local laws while also keeping their workplaces safe and incident-free. It can be tough to […]

EHS on Tap: E30 What’s the Story with e-Manifests?

Way back in 2012, the Hazardous Waste Electronic Manifest Establishment Act (also known as the e-Manifest Act) directed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to establish a hazardous waste e-Manifesting system. After over 5 years of development, the EPA is ready to launch the e-Manifest system on June 30th. But what does it all mean for […]