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Health and Safety Certificate: More than a Piece of Paper

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on April 22, 2019 at 10:08 AM

If you want to add credibility to your environmental, health and safety program, consider looking into a certification program. A health and safety certificate can help companies strengthen their EHS program from within by equipping leaders with the knowledge they need. As a result, you have the best chance of improving your company’s health and safety performance while going above and beyond what regulatory agents require.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety

Workplace Safety Tips You Can Use Daily | EHS Insight

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on April 17, 2019 at 9:28 AM

Workplace safety is often discussed in a way that gives the impression it’s a stand-alone subject. But safety is an ongoing process, something that all employees participate in every single day. Only by being aware of workplace safety principles and mindfully incorporating them into our daily routines are we taking concrete steps toward a safer workplace for all.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, EHS Management, Safety Tips, Machinery, Safety Management, Safety Culture

EHS Insight 19.7 Release Notes

Posted by EHS Insight Product Team on April 13, 2019 at 9:09 AM

We're pleased to present EHS Insight 19.7

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Topics: Release Notes

What You Need to Know About ISO 9001 Certification

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on April 12, 2019 at 11:24 AM

ISO 9001:2015 certification signifies to potential customers, as well as key internal and external stakeholders, that an organization is committed to customer satisfaction. That commitment is shown by constant improvement of organizational processes through a quality management system (QMS).

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Topics: Compliance, Quality Management, ISO 9001

Live Electrical Work Permit: Safe Work Permits Blog Series – Part 4

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on April 10, 2019 at 10:18 AM

Regulation 29 CFR 1910 Subpart S documents specific provisions to ensure safe work practices when working with live electrical components. These procedures serve to prevent electric shock and other injuries.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Safe Work Permits

Lockout/Tagout and the Control of Hazardous Energy: Safe Work Permits Blog Series – Part 3

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on April 3, 2019 at 10:54 AM

Under regulation 29 CFR 1910.147, OSHA requires employers to follow and enforce safety procedures when workers are involved in or around work on machines or equipment that may potentially start unexpectedly and injure nearby individuals. This regulation serves to eliminate these unexpected startups to prioritize worker safety.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Compliance, Safety Management, Safety Culture, Safe Work Permits, Lockout/Tagout

Why Your Company Needs Workplace Health and Safety Policies

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on April 1, 2019 at 8:36 AM

Health and safety policies might not sound like the most interesting topics to many people. But without them, a company risks serious interruption of its operations, whether it’s due to illness, injury or accident. There are several components to crafting effective health and safety policies, and good reasons to make sure an organization gets it right.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Management

EHS Insight 19.6 Release Notes

Posted by EHS Insight Product Team on March 30, 2019 at 10:06 AM

We're pleased to present EHS Insight 19.6

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Topics: Release Notes

Welding, Cutting and Brazing (Hot Work): Safe Work Permits Blog Series – Part 2

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on March 27, 2019 at 7:22 AM

Also referred to as “hot work” jobs, OSHA regulation 29 CFR 1910.252 requires employees to be properly protected from hazards associated with welding, cutting, and brazing. Any job environment that uses welding or cutting equipment should follow the requirements outlined below, regardless of industry type. 

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Safe Work Permits

The Importance of CPR Training in the Workplace

Posted by Abby Drexler on March 25, 2019 at 3:02 PM

Accidents can happen anytime and anywhere. What makes these more dangerous is that they come at the most unexpected occasions and unless there is someone around with the proper knowledge to provide immediate medical attention, the person in trouble, could end up getting deeper into it. This is just one of the reasons why companies should invest time and money in preparing their employees for the worst case scenarios.

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

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