For many years, the role of environment, health, and safety (EHS) managers was mainly behind the scenes. For EHS managers, simply developing and overseeing their organization’s safety programs reduced risk, but COVID-19 has changed the stakes, with risks played out center stage. Eric Glass, senior risk and safety advisor at UL, a leading global safety […]
If you allow workers to use portable heaters in their workspaces, you need to train those workers on how to safely use their heaters. But even if you don’t, providing them with the brief tips in today’s Advisor will let them know you care about their safety on and off the job.
Today, we take a look at extension cord safety with some training pointers for your employees, brought to you courtesy of our featured safety training product, 7-Minute Safety Trainer. Extension cords are such a common item in the workplace and in the home, that many people take them for granted and fail to realize that […]
Safe Storage Keep storage areas free of combustible materials such as chips, leaves, rags, pallets, paper, and so on. Avoid stacking containers to prevent a tip-over and spill. OSHA allows a maximum of two drums stacked with a pallet between to prevent excess stress on the walls of the drums. Don’t store solvents with incompatible […]