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Revealed: OSHA’s Top Safety Violations for 2018

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on December 10, 2018 at 12:29 PM

Every year, OSHA shares its top ten safety violations that have resulted in the most workplace citations. As 2018 is drawing to a close, it’s important that companies continue to push safety awareness efforts.

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

Safety Wonderland Blog Series – Part 2: Deck the Halls, But Do It Safely

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 5, 2018 at 12:28 PM

Every holiday is holly and jolly until a fire breaks out and ruins Christmas. Fire departments across the country respond to an average of 170 house fires each year that were started by Christmas trees or holiday decorations.  And, on average, these fires cause four deaths, over a dozen injuries, and millions of dollars of damage each year.

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Topics: Winter Safety, Safety Tips

Safety Wonderland Blog Series - Part 1: Beware of These 5 Winter Road Hazards

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 29, 2018 at 1:20 PM

Road safety is paramount any time of year, but winter weather can present additional dangers unique to this time of year. Even drivers who are used to icy roads and poor driving conditions can often find themselves in danger.

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Topics: Safety Tips, Winter Safety, Road Safety, Logistics and Transportation

The Top 5 Causes of Construction Accidents and How to Prevent Them

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 28, 2018 at 9:59 AM

Even the most diligent construction companies can still be at risk for a major accident. Construction accidents don’t just happen on their own, either. It’s usually the result of a series of events that ultimately led to the incident.

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Topics: Building Materials & Construction, Safety Management, Incident Management, Training Management, OSHA

8 Workplace Safety Tips to Share at Your Next Safety Meeting

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 26, 2018 at 10:14 AM

Let’s face it: At some point, your employees may think they’ve heard all there is to hear about workplace safety. When this happens, it can be a slippery slope because your cautionary tales or safety tips may start to fall on deaf ears.

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Topics: Safety Meetings, Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Management, Incident Management, Safety Tips

7 Thanksgiving Safety Tips to Share With Your Employees

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on November 20, 2018 at 8:03 AM

While visions of turkey and dressing are filling daydreams, it’s important your team doesn’t lose sight of safety—at work or at home. Thanksgiving isn’t always a momentous occasion, with more than 2,400 house fires and 30 resulting deaths and injuries reported each year.

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Topics: Safety Tips

The Deadly Dangers of Arc Flash and How to Reduce Your Chance of Incident

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 16, 2018 at 9:44 AM

Electrical work poses no shortage of risks, but the arc flash is arguably one of the biggest dangers. Arc flashes cause or contribute to over 30,000 incidents each year and 400 fatalities. But what’s even more important to understand is that the majority of arc flashes are the direct cause of worker error, and almost every situation can be prevented.

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Topics: Risk Management, Workplace Health and Safety

Everything You Need to Know About DOT Compliance

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 14, 2018 at 10:19 AM

Whether you have one commercial vehicle or an entire fleet, DOT compliance should be a top priority. Set forth by the United States Department of Transportation, this set of rules governs all aspects of commercial vehicles to ensure the safety of drivers, workers, and the general public.

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Topics: Logistics and Transportation, Safety Management, Compliance, Automotive, Regulatory Information

EHS Insight 18.19 Release Notes

Posted by EHS Insight Product Team on November 11, 2018 at 11:47 AM

We're pleased to present EHS Insight 18.19

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Topics: Release Notes

What Is Process Safety Management and Why Is It Important?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 7, 2018 at 10:28 AM

Are you prioritizing process safety management (PSM) in your organization? Each workplace has its own unique set of challenges and safety concerns. That’s why there is no single best approach to mitigating risk or solving safety issues. But processes and practices like PSM exist so that organizations can take a well-thought blueprint and adjust it to their specific needs.

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Topics: Safety Management, Risk Management, Compliance, OSHA

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