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Working in Confined Spaces: Safe Work Permits Blog Series – Part 1

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on March 20, 2019 at 1:40 PM

Under regulation 29 CFR 1910.146, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) requires employees to be protected from hazards associated with entering confined spaces.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Building Materials & Construction, Safe Work Permits

What Does a Safety Officer Do in the Workplace?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on March 13, 2019 at 8:58 AM

Most organizations have a designed EHS department manager or supervisor on payroll, but there are other safety-related positions that bring additional value to your company. Here’s what you can expect from a designated safety officer and what they can do for your organization.

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

What Is Lost Time Injury, How Do You Calculate It and Why Should You Track It?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on March 7, 2019 at 7:16 AM

As an environmental, health and safety leader, your job requires you to collect a variety of metrics that give you a data-driven look at your safety program. These metrics provide details on specific areas and give you a better idea of where to direct your efforts. One of the most important metrics you should pay attention to is the Lost Time Injury rate.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Incident Management, Safety Management, Safety Metrics

What to Include in Your Safety Report Template

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on March 1, 2019 at 12:32 PM

Safety leaders use templates all the time to ensure no details fall through the cracks. Everything from inspection forms and audits to training and more can help streamline your work and remove any guesswork as to what you need to record.

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Topics: EHS Software, Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, Training Management, Incident Management, Audits & Inspections

10 Construction Safety Facts to Share with Your Employees

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on February 20, 2019 at 9:55 AM

It’s no secret that safety is a top priority on construction sites. One way to recapture your employees’ attention and make an impact is by including cold, hard data to illustrate the importance of why safety matters.

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Topics: OSHA, Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Compliance, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction

9 Topics to Include in Your Safety Huddles

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on February 11, 2019 at 1:03 PM

Regular safety huddles are anything but routine. Their value comes directly from the topics you discuss, advice you provide, and engagement you receive from your employees. Otherwise, what’s the point in having a safety huddle to begin with?

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

A Closer Look at the Oil and Gas Industry’s Commitment to Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on February 6, 2019 at 9:41 AM

One of the most dangerous industries in the world is notably one of the most committed to workplace safety.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, Mining & Metals, Oil & Gas, Incident Management, Safety Management, Safety Culture

The Four Steps of Job Safety Analysis [Examples and eBook Included]

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on January 30, 2019 at 8:32 AM

Sometimes referred to as Job Hazard Analysis or by the acronyms JSA or JHA, a Job Safety Analysis is the harmonization of acceptable safety practices and principles with a particular job role, task, or function.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Safety Tips, Job Safety Analysis, Safety Management, Safety Culture

Safety Basics: How to Use a Fire Extinguisher

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on January 28, 2019 at 10:33 AM

Fire extinguishers are among the most valuable tools in a fire safety and prevention plan, but only if they’re available at critical moments and your team knows how to use them safely and effectively.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Tips, Safety Equipment

Manufacturing Safety Topics: Creating Safety Awareness at Work

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on January 23, 2019 at 12:50 PM

Being repetitive when it comes to safety is one of the best ways to ensure everyone understands their responsibilities and knows your expectations.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Manufacturing, Machinery, Ergonomics, PPE

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