Every workplace has safety risks and hazards, from manufacturing facilities to offices to construction sites and beyond. How to identify and control these risks is unique to every industry. Many risks and safety hazards are not always obvious. Rather, you may only discover them after they’ve caused an issue.
Successful companies know how to respond effectively in an emergency. With a response plan in place designed to protect customers and employees, communication must be optimized during a crisis. Critical alerts that are received immediately can save lives and keep everyone safe. SMS provides immediate contact with your target audience and allows for two-way communication.
Every so often, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will re-energize its Focus Four campaign. This national effort is intended to raise awareness of some of the most serious hazards in the construction industry. The Focus Four hazards are also sometimes known as the Fatal Four.
On-site hazards aren’t the only threats to your safety culture. If you have remote workers, you still have the obligation of keeping them safe on the job.
Even the safest work environments can be susceptible to injuries and incidents. How you report these occurrences can go a long way in preventing future accidents and helping your company remain profitable.
Having a dishwasher in your home makes cleaning up after a meal so much easier — you simply load the dishes inside, add detergent, push the button and the machine does the rest. All you have to do when it’s done is stack your dishes and utensils back in the cupboard.
If you could improve one thing about your EHS department, what would it be? Fewer accidents? Better employee training? Making better use of your data? Creating a stronger safety culture?
Earlier this year, a major consumer products manufacturer experienced some backlash after its televisions were found to contain illegal chemicals within its structural components.