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COVID-19: Caring for Your Immune System

Posted by Katy Lyden on May 21, 2020 at 12:04 PM

As we begin to reopen parts of the country and rejoin society, we have to be mindful of how fragile our immune systems might be after spending the past few months in a sort of sanitized isolation.

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Topics: Coronavirus

New Health and Safety Training Grants from U.S. Department of Labor

Posted by Katy Lyden on May 20, 2020 at 8:32 AM

On May 19th, the U.S. Department of Labor announced that $11.5 million dollars in grants from the Susan Harwood Training Grants program has been made available for nonprofit organizations, including community and faith-based organizations, employer associations, labor unions, joint labor/management associations, Indian tribes, and colleges and universities.

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

Tackling Lockout/Tagout Procedures with EHS Insight's Webinar

Posted by Katy Lyden on May 3, 2020 at 12:47 PM

Is your team going up the walls trying to write energy control procedures that actually work for your organization? Trust us, you’re not the only ones struggling to make heads or tails of lockout/tagout procedures.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Compliance, EHS Management, Safety Management, Lockout/Tagout

Can You Be Fired for Reporting a Workplace Violation to OSHA?

Posted by Katy Lyden on April 8, 2020 at 11:50 AM

John works as a member of the maintenance team in his building. One day he notices that cleaning chemicals are being stored in non-approved and non-secure containers in a storage closet adjacent to where the local daycare provider rents space. Based on his training, John thinks this is a violation of OSHA standards. When he raised the issue with his supervisor, he’s told that it’s not any of his business but John is still concerned. He wants to contact OSHA and complain but John’s wife is worried he’ll lose his job. Should John be worried?

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Compliance, Incident Management, Audit Management, Safety Management, Safety Culture, Human Resources

Hiring an EHS Professional: What You Need to Look For

Posted by Katy Lyden on March 20, 2020 at 12:21 PM

When the decision is made to hire an EHS professional for your organization, the temptation is often to jump right in and start looking for resumes however, there are a few important things to consider before doing that.

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

Understanding Workplace Safety Hours

Posted by Katy Lyden on March 16, 2020 at 7:26 AM

In the U.S., workers are praised by their bosses when they pull extra hours, stay late, work overtime. With an ultra-competitive job market, hiring comes with the unspoken statement that staying extra hours beyond the good old 9-to-5 is expected.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Compliance, Safety Management, Safety Culture

OSHA’s Recordkeeping Standard Part 2: 300 Forms & Electronic Reporting

Posted by Katy Lyden on January 29, 2020 at 8:32 AM

February 1st is the day when most companies post their 300A forms summarizing all of the recordable incidents from the prior year. But, for many companies, this is just the first step in being compliant with the revised recordkeeping requirements.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Incident Reporting Software, Incident Management, Safety Management

OSHA’s Recordkeeping Standard Part 1: Injury & Illness Classification

Posted by Katy Lyden on January 27, 2020 at 10:31 AM

The process of determining recordability can sometimes be very taxing—both professionally and emotionally.  If you’re like most EHS professionals, it’s one of the more stressful parts of your job, especially when you have to tell a member of management that they’ve had a recordable injury.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Compliance, EHS Management, Incident Management, Safety Management, Audits & Inspections, Safety Culture

Hunting Season Safety Tips

Posted by Katy Lyden on December 7, 2019 at 12:40 PM

Ah, hunting season: finally a reason to get up early that doesn’t involve going to work! There’s nothing like a battle of wits against some wily prey, and bagging a big buck can fill you with pride (and tasty venison) like nothing else. But the season also brings more than its fair share of hunting-related accidents and injuries as well.

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Safety Certifications, Your Career, and You: A Short Guide

Posted by Katy Lyden on November 25, 2019 at 8:32 AM

Are you a brand new EHS professional looking to find your footing in the industry? It’s an exciting and valuable career, one that can reward and fulfill you for years to come.

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Topics: Performance Improvement, Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, EHS Jobs, Safety Management, Safety Culture, Human Resources, Professional Development

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