The EPA Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently issued its Fiscal Year 2023 Oversight Plan, which details the projects the OIG intends to conduct through September 2023 and identifies top management challenges faced by both the EPA and the OIG. “Oversight is at the core of the EPA OIG’s mission,” said Inspector General Sean O’Donnell […]
In this brief survey, we are taking a look at how organizations perceive of ESG and sustainability, where they stand on implementing these efforts, and what their strategy is for 2022 and beyond. ESG reporting and sustainability have moved from catchy buzzwords and “nice to have” elements of an organization’s portfolio to become business requirements. […]
As the year winds down, we’re taking a look this week at some highlights from 2021. Today, we’re highlighting excerpts from installments of our Faces of EHS feature. February 22: Crystal Turner-Moffatt Leads from Center Stage as the Safety Diva For our EHS Leadership Week, Faces of EHS profiled Crystal Turner-Moffatt, the president, principal consultant, […]
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance officers typically arrive without advance notice, which is enough to raise alarm bells in the minds of many employers. You might know why they’re there. Or you might not have any idea. Whatever the situation, step one should be to ask yourself: Should I demand the inspector come […]
Summer safety hazards abound. Are you ready to protect your employees during the Atlantic, Eastern Pacific, and Gulf Coast hurricane season? Wildfires? What about excessive heat? Are you ready for an influx of young workers with little previous work experience and no safety training?
June marks the beginning of hurricane season in the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Facility operators and EHS professionals are reminded to review requirements for minimizing, preventing, and reporting chemical releases in preparation for such hazardous weather.
Environment, health, and safety (EHS) managers know that theirs is a profession of constant change. EHS is founded on a cycle of continuous improvement, and moving beyond compliance is a perpetual goal towards which to strive. However, EHS should expect a greater than usual level of regulatory change in the coming months and years—and it’s […]
It is par for the course across organizations to conduct a performance review. This is the best way for a company to grow and better itself, but how does one conduct reviews effectively?
With a large portion of the workforce currently working from home amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic (and many positions possibly remaining remote post-pandemic), safety managers are wondering where their responsibilities begin and end as it relates to home office ergonomics. A customer recently posed a question on this to the experts at EHS Hero®—read on […]
You’ve fixed the hazards, provided better equipment, and enforced procedures. Now, how can you further improve safety? Read on for six key factors in building an ideal safety culture, plus learn more at my Safety Culture Virtual Master Class coming up on April 27, 2021!