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.
Studies by LNS Research show the top barriers to performance improvement in industrial operations are disparate data and systems, and lack of cross-functional collaboration. The same is true within EHS and Quality management domains. How can EHS and Quality leaders overcome these challenges and deliver more value to the business?
In 2015, ANSI/ISEA 107 underwent an extensive overhaul. The new version merges ANSI/ISEA 107-2010 and ANSI/ISEA 207-2011 into a single document that considers all occupations faced with low-visibility hazards, including public safety workers. The changes outlined in the 2015 revision will impact wearers of high-visibility safety apparel (HSVA) across a wide range of industries including construction, oil and gas, and law enforcement, among others. This webinar will explain how the changes to ANSI/ISEA 107 affect your safety program.
Many EHS professionals have heard of a painful software implementation at one time or another. Well managed software projects can be more productive, take less time, reduce stress and increase user adoption. Join leading EHS software provider Airsweb and Golder to find out the 10 most common reasons why implementations go wrong and how to overcome those obstacles.
OSHA has hundreds of training requirements, some of which are hidden within other standards. The documentation requirements also vary considerably in terms of what must be included, and how records are maintained. Properly provided and documented training can make the difference between a violation being classified as “willful” with a $129,336 penalty, or even leading to criminal prosecution.
80% of all large-scale incidents are traced back to failures in the execution of the Management of Change processes (as per Chemical Engineering Transactions (CET) published data). In view of the importance of effective implementation of MOC, organizations must evaluate each change considering the technical basis of the proposed change, the impact of change on Environmental Health & Safety, modification to operating procedures, duration of the change and authorization requirements for the proposed change.
Your workforce isn’t just sitting at a desk – they are out in the field and on the go. It can be overwhelming to make sure all employees are up-to-date on their training requirements and certifications. But the consequences of not doing so can put your company at risk. So how do you make sure that your company is meeting its regulatory compliance and training requirements?