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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 […]

EHS on Tap: E29 Root Cause Analysis: Learning from Incidents to Improve Prevention

A robust incident investigation process driven by effective root cause analysis is a critical component of any safety and health program. When safety professionals employ a methodical approach, they provide information that helps determine the basic cause of an incident and leads to the creation of processes, policies, and methodologies to prevent reoccurrences of similar […]

EHS on Tap: E28 The Future of Safety: Disruption on the Horizon

New technologies are changing the workforce worldwide, and the environment, health, and safety field isn’t immune to the constantly changing landscape. New devices, software, and processes are revolutionizing EHS and forcing professionals to adapt their skill sets accordingly. And it isn’t going to stop—in fact, our guest on today’s episode says that the EHS profession […]

EHS on Tap: E27 The Value of EAPs: From Productivity to Violence Prevention

In this episode we’re focusing on the health part of EHS—mental health, to be specific. The mental health of employees at your organization is an important factor affecting everything from the company’s efficiency to the likelihood of a violent incident. Unfortunately, it’s also a factor that is all too easily overlooked. Employee assistance programs, or […]

EHS on Tap: E26 Keeping Your EHS Software Project on Track

In this episode of EHS on Tap, sponsored by Cority, we’re diving into a topic that can sometimes be a bit intimidating for EHS professionals—implementing EHS software at their organizations. As any safety pro knows, it can be difficult to get management to buy into initiatives, especially new and unproven ones … and even if […]

EHS on Tap: E25 Top 3 Safety Challenges of the Year

For our 25th episode, sponsored by SafeStart, we’re taking a look at the top 3 safety challenges revealed by SafeStart’s First Annual Safety Progress Report released earlier this year. This report was based on our annual survey of EHS pros just like you! Today on EHS on Tap, we discuss these 3 big challenges (and […]