OSHA Extends Record-Keeping Deadline

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on December 7, 2017 at 3:12 PM

On January 1st, 2017, OSHA put a new health and safety rule into effect. The new rule requires employers to submit their injury and illness data into an electronic reporting system. The record-keeping rule is formally known as The Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses rule.

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Topics: OSHA, Trends

How Does Industrial Hygiene Affect EHS Programs?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 6, 2017 at 11:59 AM

Industrial hygiene is an important piece of your EHS program, but many companies struggle to prioritize it. 

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, Industrial Hygiene

4 Safety Tips for Over-the-Road Truck Drivers

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 4, 2017 at 12:02 PM

Long haul trucking is a crucial job for the U.S. economy. Drivers help ensure timely delivery of goods and materials. But Over-the-Road (OTR) driving can be a dangerous job. According to the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration, an estimated 116,000 people were injured in 2015 due to accidents involving large trucks. To help prevent further incidents, we've put together some OTR safety tips. 

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Topics: Safety Tips, Logistics and Transportation

Best Practices for EHS Performance Improvement

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 30, 2017 at 8:33 AM

Are EHS and performance improvement top priorities for your organization? These factors shouldn’t be taken lightly, nor should you ever assume you’re doing all you can to make your company a safe place to work.

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Topics: EHS Software, Performance Improvement, EHS Management

Thanksgiving Safety Tips for the Workplace

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on November 22, 2017 at 10:00 AM

At a time of year when employees are most thankful for their jobs, you can also help them be thankful for a company’s prioritization of safety while on the job.

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Topics: Safety Tips

5 Ways to Streamline EHS Programs for Utility Companies

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 17, 2017 at 11:10 AM

For power and utility companies, profit isn’t the only thing that hinges on successful EHS management. Everyone you serve, from residents to businesses, healthcare facilities and government offices, needs you to run a safe operation that won’t negatively impact their daily needs.

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Topics: EHS Software, EHS Management, Utilities

How Can Software Streamline EHS Programs for Packaging Companies?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 14, 2017 at 12:40 PM

Business moves fast in the packaging industry, and your EHS program should stay a few steps ahead. From compliance and audits to employee safety and EHS documentation, it only takes one overlooked detail to bring your entire operations to a grinding halt.

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Topics: EHS Software, EHS Management, Training Management, Incident Management, Plastics & Packaging

The Ideal Tool for Sustainability Managers

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 9, 2017 at 11:44 AM

In our current digital age, there are tools to manage just about every aspect of your organization’s sustainability program. Collections of spreadsheets can help you document compliance, training, and observations, while hard drives may house copies of your permits, check sheets, and forms.

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Topics: Sustainability, EHS Management, Sustainability Software

ISO 45001: Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems

Posted by Sjoerd van der Hoorn on November 1, 2017 at 1:33 PM

ISO 45001 will enter the Approval Stage in November 2017 after several years of reviews and enhancements to the proposal. After an initial set back due to enormous interest and involvement by ISO member countries, the expected publication date is now set at February 2018. The ISO 45001 standard regarding Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems - Requirements will serve as an add-on to existing standards such as ISO 14001 and ISO 9001. It takes various national and international labor standards into account.

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Topics: Performance Improvement, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Industry Insights

Halloween Safety Tips for the Workplace

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on October 30, 2017 at 10:02 AM

Celebrating Halloween at work has its benefits. Companies often use occasions to show employee appreciation, strengthen teams, and promote corporate culture. Be careful though: Halloween festivities in the workplace is no reason to cast safety aside

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Topics: Safety Tips

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