Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and the importance of having a diverse safety culture. There are many factors beyond basic safety compliance that go into building a strong safety culture. One of […]
The need for more corporate responsibility has evolved for today’s corporations and the next generation of business leaders in the form of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives. Investors, activists, and regulators are now requiring proactive, community-structured commitment and accountability that is designed to step above shareholder returns. Today’s global capital markets aren’t interested in […]
The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), the world’s oldest professional safety organization founded in 1911, is taking steps to improve diversity, equity and inclusion within the Society and throughout the occupational safety and health profession. The formation of a board-level task force this summer represents ASSP’s renewed commitment to principles of fairness, respect and […]
To kick off our conversations with Safety Summit 2020 speakers, we reached out to Lindsay K. Bell, Regional Health and Safety Manager at Solvay Novecare. Her presentation—on day 2 of the conference—will focus on training strategies for a diversifying EHS workforce. Read on to learn more about Bell’s path to a career in EHS!
Depending on your industry, you may have a workplace full of workers with unique vulnerabilities to occupational safety and health hazards.
By Emily Clark, BLR Safety Editor With American workers becoming heavier, older, and more diverse, what are the ramifications for workplace safety, and what should you do to prepare?
In today’s Advisor, we hear from one expert on how best to train Millennials.
In September, OSHA issued a direct final rule revising requirements for workplace safety signs. Find out what the changes mean to you. The goal of the new rule is to create a single, national uniform system of hazard recognition. OSHA believes that such consistency will create more effective communication, which in turn, should help achieve […]
Your workforce, your customers, and your markets are increasingly diverse. To promote individual and organizational success, you must welcome diversity and manage it well. These five steps will help you to manage diversity effectively.