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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

Workplace Safety in Developing Countries

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 15, 2021 at 9:58 AM

In today’s world, companies are rarely contained within the borders of a single country. These days, the global outsourcing market is valued at around $92.5 billion, with a high concentration of outsourcing in certain areas (for example, 54% of all companies use third-party providers to outsource their customer service).

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

What Can Employees Do To Promote Workplace Safety?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 12, 2021 at 1:19 PM

Health and safety at work is, ultimately, the requirement of the employer. That being said, effective health and safety programs need to be supported not just by managers and supervisors but also by workers as well. Safety rules are, after all, put in place primarily to protect these workers from harm.

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

What Makes Managing Employee Health and Safety Programs Around the World So Difficult?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 8, 2021 at 7:13 AM

Real talk: managing employee health and safety is hard. Between employee attitudes, managing the budget, and trying to stay one step ahead of ever-changing regulations, safety is not a job for the faint of heart.

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

How Do You Get Employees to Comply with Safety Procedures?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 5, 2021 at 11:06 AM

You’ve got a book of safety procedures that would do the OSH Act proud. You’ve got an EHS team that would impress even the toughest safety inspector.

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

Why Safety Boots Are Important in the Workplace

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 4, 2021 at 6:44 PM

These boots are made for walking – safely, that is!

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Management, PPE

Can Employers Randomly Drug Test Safety Sensitive and Non-Safety-Sensitive Employees?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 1, 2021 at 1:33 PM

Your employees do essential work – sometimes even dangerous work – to keep your company running. But as a responsible employer, you want to make sure that they’re fit to complete the work without doing any harm to anyone. That means having a clear mind before they set out to do potentially dangerous work.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Human Resources

The Truth About Exemptions from OSHA Regulations

Posted by Katy Lyden on September 28, 2021 at 9:09 AM

When it comes to occupational health and safety, most companies are well aware of their legal obligation to provide a safe and healthy work environment. But when it comes to OSHA standards, does every company have the exact same requirements?

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Topics: OSHA, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance

Safety Data Sheets and Health & Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 24, 2021 at 5:12 PM

There are a lot of dangerous chemicals on the market, many of them with perfectly valid industrial uses. There are even more chemicals that aren’t necessarily dangerous on their own but can become dangerous when combined with other chemicals.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, Chemicals, Safety Management

What Does Safety Training Cost Per Employee?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 23, 2021 at 6:52 PM

It’s that time of year again: budget season. Which means it’s time to do your least favorite thing: justifying your safety budget to your boss.

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

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