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Safety Metrics, Excel Report Dashboards, Leading & Lagging Indicators

Posted by Katy Lyden on August 21, 2020 at 10:00 AM

One of the most important parts of managing a safety program is tracking and evaluating progress toward improved workplace health and safety. Key performance indicators or KPIs allow you to do that consistently and predictably.

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Topics: EHS Software, Performance Improvement, Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, EHS Management, Training Management, Audits & Inspections, Safety Culture, Safety Metrics

The List of Safety Initiatives You Should Implement Immediately

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on August 18, 2020 at 11:07 AM

How do you set your safety goals? How do you decide on the focus of your safety programs?

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Topics: OSHA, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, EHS Management, Job Safety Analysis, Incident Management, Safety Management, Audits & Inspections, Safety Culture, Lockout/Tagout

Close Contact Workplace Safety Activities & Social Distancing

Posted by Katy Lyden on June 15, 2020 at 2:42 PM

As they say in the theater, “The show must go on!"  If you think about it, keeping up with your safety program isn’t really any different, is it?  Maintaining your safety program and ensuring safety regulations are being followed are necessary to keep workers safe, regardless of what’s going on in the world.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, Job Safety Analysis, Training Management, Safety Management, Audits & Inspections, Safety Culture, Lockout/Tagout, Human Resources, Coronavirus

The Basics of Workplace Safety Program Maintenance

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on April 13, 2020 at 12:08 PM

Building a successful safety program is only half the battle. Once you’ve built a program you can be proud of, you have to make sure it stays that way. As Warren Buffet once quipped, it takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it, and the same thing can be said of your safety program.

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Topics: Process Safety, Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, Audit Management, Safety Management, Audits & Inspections, Safety Culture

What Happens If You Don't Pay OSHA Fines?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on April 7, 2020 at 10:56 AM

An employee is seriously injured and OSHA slaps your company with fines. A safety referral results in a fine.

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

What Is a Safety Walk-Around?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on March 24, 2020 at 11:54 AM

As a safety professional, your job revolves around your peers. You have to train them, provide them with the right tools, and ensure that they’re performing their jobs in the safest manner possible.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, EHS Management, Job Safety Analysis, Incident Management, Audit Management, Safety Management, Audits & Inspections, Safety Culture

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

Inspection vs Audit: What's the Difference?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 17, 2019 at 2:36 PM

Safety inspections and safety audits are critical tools in achieving EHS compliance. But while they’re often used interchangeably, they’re actually two different processes designed to address two different aspects of workplace safety management.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Audit Management, Safety Management, Audits & Inspections

Why Your Team Needs Mock Safety Audits

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on August 23, 2019 at 10:59 AM

For many safety managers, the thought of an audit is an invitation for a stress nightmare. For employees, it’s a headache.

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Topics: OSHA, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Audit Management, Safety Management, Audits & Inspections, Safety Culture

Exploring Drone Safety: How Drones Can Help in High-Risk Areas

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on July 15, 2019 at 5:03 PM

The traditional safety inspection is going digital and the inspector is taking to the air.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Trends, Technology, Safety Management, Audits & Inspections

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