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What Is Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Compliance?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on August 7, 2019 at 12:48 PM

Environmental, health, and safety (EHS) compliance isn’t the sole concern of some businesses. It isn’t even the sole concern of some managers. It’s just one small aspect of running your business.

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Topics: OSHA, Compliance, EHS Management

4 EHS Best Practices for Businesses

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on July 30, 2019 at 2:23 PM

Environmental, health and safety is not a destination. It’s a process of continuous improvement, and it requires everyone in your organization to make it work.

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Topics: Compliance, EHS Management, Safety Management, Safety Culture

What to Do When You Receive an OSHA Complaint

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on July 23, 2019 at 12:08 PM

You do everything you can to ensure the health and safety of your workers. But sometimes, it’s not enough.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance

3 OSHA Maritime Standards You Need to Know

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on July 18, 2019 at 1:58 PM

The maritime industry faces unique environmental, health, and safety challenges which employees are asked to deal with every day.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Compliance, Industry Insights, Maritime

The Importance of Following OSHA Material Handling Guidelines

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on July 11, 2019 at 8:36 AM

When you’re trying to stay on top of building materials, chances are good that you’re focused primarily on the project.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Risk Management, Compliance, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction

OSHA Healthcare Regulations and Tips

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on July 1, 2019 at 3:28 PM

Healthcare workers play a vital role in helping maintain our society. They help care for the sick and injured at a time when they are most vulnerable so that they can begin to heal.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Hospital & Health Care

OSHA Construction Standards You Need to Know

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on June 26, 2019 at 10:23 AM

Construction workers face some of the most difficult working conditions in the entire workforce. They face falls, heavy machinery, electrocution, and asbestos, to name a few.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Compliance, Industry Insights, Incident Management, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction

OSHA Ergonomics: The Rules Behind OSHA's Program

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on June 12, 2019 at 10:03 AM

Your employees undergo a lot of physical stress. And while they may be able to tolerate the strain for the time being, that may not always be the case.

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Topics: OSHA, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Safety Tips, Ergonomics

Significant Fines for Two Companies in Wake of Serious Employee Injury

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on May 7, 2019 at 6:54 PM

Priority Workforce, Inc. and JSL Foods, Inc. were fined a combined total of $300,000 in April 2019 for an on-the-job injury that cost an employee two fingers. For JSL Foods, Inc., this wasn’t the first accident nor the first citation from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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Topics: OSHA, Compliance, In the News, Incident Management, Safety Management

Referral to OSHA Costs Two Companies Fines for Serious Violations

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on April 29, 2019 at 11:56 AM

In the summer of 2018, someone snapped a photo of a construction worker in Ithaca, NY. He was working without a harness or guardrails to protect him from falling, and he was photographed walking across scaffolding while holding a wooden board. That photo was sent to OSHA, which launched an investigation into the incident shortly thereafter. By January 2019, citations for serious violations were assessed on the general contractor and the scaffolding company, a subcontractor. Tompkins County Workers’ Center has since claimed responsibility for submitting report to OSHA.

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Topics: OSHA, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, In the News, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction

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