Strategies to Manage Stress in Your Workplace Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 2pm ET Sponsored by: Mental health is among the most prevalent factors impacting the workplace in today’s business environment, and supply chains aren’t immune. Every year, on a global scale, about 1 trillion US dollars is incurred in lost productivity due to depression and anxiety. […]
Building and Implementing an FR/AR Program for the Arc Flash Hazard March 20, 2019 at 2pm ET Sponsored by: The proper selection of PPE is very important—especially for those with a demonstrated arc flash hazard. This free webinar will guide you through the proper selection, use, care and maintenance of FR/AR garments to protect against arc […]
What You Need to Know About Combustible Dust Safety Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 2pm ET Sponsored by: According to the Chemical Safety Board, between 2006 and 2017, 111 combustible dust incidents resulted in 66 worker deaths and 337 injuries in the United States. Do your employees know what a hazardous level of combustible dust is? […]
In this webinar, you’ll gain insights into NFPA 70E 2018 Arc Flash PPE requirements. You’ll learn there is a difference between being compliant and being safe, one is required the other is your responsibility.
Risk and Reputation: Preparing for Crisis February 28, 2019 at 2pm ET Sponsored by Add this event to your calendar Getting prepared for a crisis in advance is one of the most important actions any organization can take in today’s social media-driven world. Crises can appear out of nowhere and go viral in moments, […]
Whether you are looking to bring your hearing conservation program in house, or are a service provider ready to offer hearing testing services, it’s time to say farewell to the mobile clinic.
By the end of 2018, 33 states and DC had legalized medical marijuana use for qualifying patients, resulting in many employers now having workers who use it for a variety of conditions, some of which are protected under the ADA. OSHA also entered the compliance mix, releasing its new policy on drug testing of injured workers.
Lab coats have been used for decades, but they have typically been made from polyester or polyester/cotton blends with the primary purpose being to keep foreign materials off of the clothing worn under the coat. However, due to the increase in awareness to the number of accidents and injuries related to fire and clothing ignition the use of FR lab coats in research and commercial labs has become increasingly important component to lab safety.
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.