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The Process of Investigating Workplace Incidents

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 23, 2021 at 1:17 PM

You don’t like to think about what might happen when things go horribly wrong. But sometimes, despite your best efforts, something still goes awry.

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Topics: OSHA, Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Incident Management, Safety Management, Safety Culture

How Does Your Team View Safety?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 18, 2021 at 10:05 AM

Trying to decipher your employees’ attitudes toward safety can often be challenging, but it doesn’t have to. In reality, your employees are already telling you how they view safety. They tell you every single day they show up to work and complete their tasks.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Management, Safety Culture

Important Health and Safety Standards for Employees

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 16, 2021 at 2:06 PM

Health and safety in the workplace have traditionally been the responsibility of employers. Companies have a duty of care to their workers to provide them with a clean, safe, and secure environment, and this is quite literally mandated by law. As a result, businesses need to meet the lion’s share of the many different health and safety standards out there.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Safety Culture

Do You Need Employees to Sign Safety Meetings?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 11, 2021 at 12:59 PM

Safety training and education in the workplace is serious business. In fact, thanks to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), employers are required to ensure all of their employees are given sufficient safety training as well as any necessary safety equipment in order to keep their workers safe.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, Safety Management, Safety Meetings, Safety Culture, Human Resources

Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for COVID-19 Vaccination & Testing Requirements

Posted by Katy Lyden on November 8, 2021 at 7:14 AM

On November 5, 2021, OSHA issued an Emergency Temporary Standard or ETS for COVID-19 vaccination and testing requirements in the workplace. To make the ETS a bit easier to understand we put together the following article which explains the ETS, who is covered (and who isn’t), what each covered employer is expected to do to become compliant with the requirements contained with the ETS, and how EHS Insight can help.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Coronavirus

Signs of Employee Disengagement

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 5, 2021 at 9:00 AM

Did you know that a mere 36% of U.S. employees are actively engaged in the workplace? 15% of employees are actively disengaged, but that still leaves 51% of employees coasting along without actively tuning in.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, Safety Management, Safety Culture, Human Resources

How Much Should a Company Spend on Safety Per Employee?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 2, 2021 at 8:21 AM

Did you know that companies spend more than $1 billion per week on direct workers’ compensation costs for non-fatal, disabling workplace injuries? Work-related deaths are even more expensive, ringing in at $151 billion.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, Safety Management, Human Resources

What Do Companies Spend on Safety & How Should You Allocate Your Budget?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 28, 2021 at 11:16 AM

Budget season is here. Unfortunately, when times are tight and profit margins are narrow, managers often look for reasons to narrow expenditures. Which means you’re probably going to get questions you don’t like, such as: what do companies spend on employee safety compared to our budget? Asked, of course, with the hope of justifying a smaller budget.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, Safety Tips, Safety Management, Safety Culture

Speech Tips for EHS Professionals

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 25, 2021 at 11:15 AM

Whether you’re putting together a safety orientation for new employees or getting employees to comply with safety procedures, there are some moments that demand a rousing safety speech.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, Safety Management, Safety Culture, Human Resources

Setting Your Employee Safety Program Up for Success

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 20, 2021 at 9:56 AM

You’ve just kicked off your safety program. Or maybe you recently rebooted it. One way or another, your safety program is looking bright and shiny.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, Safety Management, Safety Culture, Human Resources

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