Tag: Workplace Safety

Faces of EHS: Orrin Tyrel Mitchell on Workplace Pride

Some people love their jobs, many hate them. Orrin Tyrel Mitchell is one of the former. He is grateful for the opportunities afforded him and lessons learned at his workplace, and he is filled with pride and passion for safety. Mitchell serves as the director of safety at Texas-based Modular Power Solutions (MPS). As its […]

Learning from Workplace Incidents: Insights for EHS Professionals

In the realm of environment, health, and safety (EHS), workplace incidents serve as invaluable learning opportunities. Every incident, whether minor or major, provides EHS professionals with insights into potential hazards, organizational weaknesses, and opportunities for improvement. By analyzing and understanding the root causes of incidents, EHS professionals can implement proactive measures to prevent future occurrences, […]

Faces of EHS: L’Oréal’s Malcolm Staves on Corporate Safety Culture

Malcolm Staves is the global vice president of health and safety at L’Oréal, a multinational giant in the beauty and cosmetics industry. Since joining the company about 16 years ago, Staves has worked to improve corporate safety culture not just at L’Oréal, but in the world at large. L’Oréal has around 88,000 employees, and its […]

Cultivating Safety Culture: Strategies for Achieving Safety Buy-In

Beyond rigorous protocols and comprehensive management, a successful health and safety strategy requires an engaged culture that resonates in every aspect of an organization. Achieving safety buy-in is a crucial milestone in fostering this culture, as it involves not only compliance but a genuine commitment from every individual. In this article, we’ll explore and highlight […]

The Digital Revolution: How EHS Technology is Transforming Manufacturing

The manufacturing sector, long characterized by its reliance on manual processes and traditional practices, is undergoing a profound transformation fueled by advancements in environment, health, and safety (EHS) and compliance technology. As the industry navigates through the challenges of an ever-evolving landscape, embracing digital solutions has become imperative for sustainability, efficiency, and safety. This article […]

How EHS Tech is Transforming the Modern Workplace

In an era marked by rapid technological advancements, it comes as no surprise that the workplace is undergoing a significant transformation. The realm of Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) is no exception, with technology playing a pivotal role in reshaping the way organizations approach and implement safety measures. In this article, we’ll explore the driving […]

Integrating Contractors Into Safety Culture

Safety culture is a critical aspect of any organization that prioritizes the well-being of its employees, and stakeholders. But what happens when contractors come into the picture? How can organizations ensure that their safety culture extends beyond their employees to include contractors as well? In this article, we will discuss some strategies that organizations can […]

How to Improve Workplace Safety with Data Technology

Data management has always been a key factor in the success of any business, but in recent years it has become even more important. With the advent of big data and data analytics, businesses are now able to gather and process vast amounts of information more efficiently than ever before. This has led to a […]

4 Vital Steps Manufacturers Should Follow to Achieve Workplace Safety

As a manufacturer, you play a critical role in ensuring the safety and well-being of your employees. You should prioritize workplace safety to prevent accidents, injuries, and illnesses among employees. A safe workplace increases employee morale and engagement, leading to improved job satisfaction and lower turnover rates.   What does this look like in practice? Dow, […]

Four Strategies to Prepare for an Emergency

Whether it’s a fire, active shooter, natural disaster, or pandemic, employees should be trained to handle all types of emergencies. BLR Legal Editor Elizabeth Dickinson, J.D., recently spoke at a BLR Trends in 20 Webinar, where hot topics are discussed in 20 minutes, entitled “Prepare for the Next Emergency: Strategies to Address it with Confidence.” […]