Tag: Workplace Safety

OSHA Issues Flurry of Six-Figure Fines

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) June 9 announced it cited a Swainsboro, Georgia, pillow manufacturer for seven repeat and four serious violations and proposed $190,758 in penalties. The agency announced six-figure fines for two other employers, as well. Place Vendome Holding Co. Inc., operating as R&F Marketing, has a history of safety and […]

Share Your Feedback on Risk Management and Safety

Risk management is crucial to the safe operation of any business. Safety and health professionals use risk management to identify hazards, analyze the risks associated with the hazards, and then take action to eliminate those hazards. Share your feedback on this topic by taking this survey, which focuses on hidden risk, risk awareness, and mitigation. […]

Safety Standout Awards 2022: Meet Our Latest Honorees!

The winners of the 2022 Safety Standout Awards have been selected! Our latest honorees demonstrated a steadfast commitment to safety. Learn more here about our latest winners and runners-up, plus join us when we hold a virtual awards ceremony during our next EHS Now online educational experience in June. The EHS Daily Advisor Safety Standout […]

NSC Survey: Workplace Safety Issues Correlate with Depression, Anxiety

As the country observes Mental Health Awareness Month in May, the National Safety Council (NSC) has announced that the results of its Workforce Trends Indicator Survey show feelings of depression and anxiety were strongly correlated with how safe a respondent felt at work.  Respondents who felt unsafe at work were nearly three times more likely […]

Public Health Experts Urge Action Before Next Pandemic Wave

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) should establish federal workplace standards regarding ventilation, appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), physical distancing, and other basic public health precautions in anticipation of future surges in COVID-19 infections, according to a group of public health experts.   In a report titled “Getting to and Sustaining the Next Normal: […]

Are You Ready For OSHA’s Wave of New Rules?

Are you ready for a wave of new federal worker safety and health regulations? OSHA is moving forward with several rulemakings, three of which are healthcare-specific, that could affect many employers. If you’re in the healthcare field, you could be facing a permanent COVID-19 standard based on the agency’s 2021 emergency temporary standard (ETS) and […]

EHS Now: Workplace Safety Hot Topics

Day 2 of EHS Now’s exclusive free online summit will lead off with a discussion about hot topics including leadership development, trainer qualifications, workforce retention, and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts. Day 2: Thursday, March 24 Town Hall | Workplace Safety Hot Topics: Leadership, Training, Workforce Retention, ESG Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM EDT Moderator: Jay […]

EHS Now Fireside Chat: Focusing on Safe Operations

Join us next Wednesday, March 23 at 12:45 p.m. EDT for a fireside chat that will provide tips and advice on how to prioritize safe operations in your business. As part of Day 1 of EHS Now, this presentation by Evotix CEO Matthew Elson and Global EHS Specialist Langdon Dement will explain how to manage […]

New Worker Study Finds Increased Concern About Workplace Safety

A new study from emergency communications provider AlertMedia finds that U.S. workers are more concerned than ever about their safety in the workplace . The Austin-based company’s inaugural State of Employee Safety Report polled more than 2,000 full-time employed American workers 18 or older about their perceptions of workplace safety. The study found that 90% […]

Get Ready for EHS Now

EHS Now’s exclusive online summit is taking place on March 23-24, 2022. Join us for this free virtual event catered to EHS professionals looking to develop and refine their skills on a variety of topics, including fall protection, safety culture, OSHA recordkeeping, and more. Tackle crisis management and learn new leadership strategies in the wake […]