Tag: National Environmental

The Book on Ladder Safety: OSHA Issues New Ebook

As part of its Fall Prevention Campaign, OSHA has ventured into a new area: ebook publishing. What, you might ask, do ebooks that can be read on computers and other electronic devices have to do with fall prevention? OSHA is hoping that its new 16-page booklet, Falling Off Ladders Can Kill: Use Them Safely, will […]

Election 2012: Where Do the Candidates Stand on NEPA?

Where do the candidates’ stand on EHS issues? Issue: National Environmental Policy Act By Elizabeth Dickinson, J.D. BLR Legal Editor ldickinson@blr.com Barack Obama: Supports and wants to “modernize and reinvigorate” NEPA as it provides transparency and accountability in federal decisions on the environment. The While House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) refers to NEPA as […]

Survey Uncovers Challenges of EHS Trainers

A few years ago, BLR and the National Environmental, Safety and Health Training Association (NESHTA) surveyed 828 professionals involved in EHS training to profile their responsibilities and current training practices, and the challenges they must overcome to effectively train employees. Many of these issues still ring true and are more pressing, especially things like budgeting […]