Tag: Back to Basics

Back to Basics: Employer Responsibilities for Temporary Workers

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine employer responsibilities for temporary workers. Do you clearly understand your responsibilities as a host employer for the health and safety of temporary workers? While you have sole responsibility for the health […]

Back to Basics: Workplace Medical and First Aid

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine OSHA’s requirements for medical and first aid in the workplace, and medical and first aid programs. While it is the job of the safety professional to reduce incidents and provide a safer […]

Back to Basics: Motor Vehicle Safety

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine OSHA’s recommendations for motor vehicle safety at work. Cars, trucks, and other motor vehicles are used in all kinds of industries to conduct business. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), […]

Back to Basics: Demolition Safety

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine demolition hazards and OSHA’s demolition standards. Demolition is a dangerous process that yields many worker injuries and fatalities. According to OSHA, the hazards of demolition work can be controlled and eliminated with […]

Back to Basics: Workplace Stress

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine workplace stress and OSHA’s recommendations for addressing mental health. Stress impacts the health and mental wellbeing of employees in every industry. According to OSHA, mental health challenges can include clinical mental illness, […]

Best of 2022: Infographics, Pt. 2

As we wrap up 2022, we’re taking a look back at some of our highlights from this year. Here are some of our favorite infographics from 2022. 7 Mistakes to Avoid in ESG Management As more companies begin to prioritize environmental, social, and governance (ESG) values and principles, many leaders will be wondering how to […]

Best of 2022: Infographics, Pt. 1

As we wrap up 2022, we’re taking a look back at some of our highlights from this year. Take a look at some of our favorite infographics from 2022. OSHA Top 10 List for FY 2022 The construction industry fall protection standard remains the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) most frequently cited standard for the […]

Back to Basics: Best of 2022

As the year comes to a close, we’re taking a look back at some of our highlights from 2022. Today, we’re sharing some of our favorite Back to Basics articles from this year. The Fundamentals of ESG The modern workplace is changing because of many different factors, including the COVID-19 pandemic, the Great Resignation, and […]

Back to Basics: Scaffolding Safety

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine OSHA’s recommendations for scaffolding safety. Many industries deploy scaffolding to get work done, specifically in construction, where millions of employees use scaffolding on a regular basis. According to OSHA, the Bureau […]

Back to Basics: Eye and Face Protection

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine OSHA’s requirements for eye and face protection. Eye and face protection is essential for many workers as part of their personal protection equipment (PPE). According to OSHA, thousands of employees are […]