When seasoned EHS professional Billy Powell joined his current company four years ago, he had a lot of work to do to improve its EHS program. A “hands-off” safety culture and a lack of structure was resulting in poor safety performance, including a total recordable incident rate (TRIR) of 1.59.
Despite the commencement of the Trump Administration in 2017, changes at OSHA have slow to arrive, but that may not be the case in 2019. There are changes being made to enforcement priorities (including reinstatement of the site-specific targeting), new emphasis programs, and action on the 2018 agenda that includes several small business panels.
A sound incident investigation approach is a key component of most companies’ “Zero Incident” framework. A complete examination of accident causes and contributory factors is necessary to prevent future incidents.
Is Health and Safety fully integrated throughout your organization? Where does your organization sit on the Health and Safety culture ladder? Does your company view Health and Safety as an enabler or an overhead?
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Are you concerned about how NFPA® 652 impacts your safety program? In this webinar, you will get straight-forward talk about Combustible Dust (CD) and how NFPA® 652 addresses the hazard.
Though it might seem cost-effective in the beginning, hiring the wrong contractors could turn out to be extremely expensive in the long run.
ISO 45001 is a new global standard for safety management systems that can guide the safety professional as they create and implement systems for worker safety. The new standards provide an opportunity for organizations of all sizes and in all industries to achieve their strategic goals while integrating safety management company-wide and limiting organizational risk.
You may have heard that new advancements in iPad audiometry and paperless data management are changing how occupational hearing conservation programs can be delivered. Portable, iPad-based systems are enabling audiometric testing outside of a sound booth or traditional mobile testing van. And as a result, they can help you be more efficient while saving time and money.
Former OSHA compliance officer and corporate EHS director David Lynn shares his insight into what OSHA looks for when writing a citation and how to avoid receiving a citation for some of OSHA’s most common violations. He will offer real-world stories from his time at OSHA and in the corporate world.