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How Can Safety Training Help Prepare Employees?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on January 25, 2022 at 11:50 AM

Under OSHA regulations, employers are required to provide effective training and safety information in a language that employees understand. It has at least a dozen standards with training requirements, all reinforcing the same idea: the first step to a safe workplace is a well-trained workplace.

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Topics: OSHA, Workplace Health and Safety, Training Management

SDS Software Management System: SDS Program Library Solution

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on January 24, 2022 at 12:16 PM

Manufacturers of hazardous chemicals are required by law to include safety data sheets (also known as safety data sheets, or SDS) with every product they sell or ship. These safety data sheets provide information about the physical and chemical properties of the product— from toxicity levels to storage instructions and flash point temperature.

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Topics: SDS, EHS Management, Chemicals

Best Ways for Supervisors to Have a Positive Impact on Workplace Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on January 20, 2022 at 10:30 AM

In the end, workplace health and safety often boil down to the actions of employees. If they don’t perform their job in a safe manner, accidents are bound to happen. But safety always begins at the higher levels of a company, which means managers and supervisors play a big role in preparing employees to follow safety rules and act in a safe manner.

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

How to Address Safety Concerns for Employees Working in the Field

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on January 11, 2022 at 1:14 PM

All businesses have an obligation to maintain a safe and healthy work environment for employees. But that doesn’t mean they can neglect the safety and well-being of field employees who work offsite.

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

How Can Employers Prioritize the Safety and Well-Being of Employees?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on January 7, 2022 at 11:29 AM

Maintaining a safe and healthy workplace can be a constant give and take between employers and employees. Workers can create large amounts of trouble for companies that don’t take safety seriously and end up with employees getting sick or injured on the job. It’s going to take both time and commitment to ensure a strong culture of safety, but here are some useful methods of making sure that employees are safe and properly protected while on the job.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Culture

Why Are Performance Appraisals Important?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 30, 2021 at 11:15 AM

Did you know that over the years, the number of annual performance reviews has gone down? 82% of workers in 2016 said their companies used annual reviews, but by 2019, that number dropped to just 54%.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Meetings

Measuring Cost vs. Benefit of Safety and Training

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 23, 2021 at 5:31 PM

When budget season comes knocking, your manager makes their annual demand: give me your safety ROI, which sometimes can translate to budget cuts.

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

Can a Company Be Sued for Not Caring About Employee Safety?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 21, 2021 at 11:45 AM

There are some companies that set the bar for safety across industries, recognized as some of the safest companies in the U.S. Then, there are companies who…fall short of the curve.

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Topics: OSHA, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance

Tips for Promoting Safety Gear Among Your Employees

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 16, 2021 at 3:30 PM

Did you know that out of OSHA’s top ten most commonly cited standards, six of them are related to safety gear like fall protection or eye protection? And when you consider that 5,333 workers died on the job in 2019, it begs the question of how many of those deaths could have been prevented with the right safety gear.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Management, PPE

What Role Do Employees Play in Regards to Safety in the Workplace?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 13, 2021 at 9:45 AM

We talk a lot about your safety responsibilities as an employer. After all, under OSHA rules, the bulk of legal responsibility falls on you (barring a few extremely rare exemptions).

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

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