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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

Commemorating 50 Years of the OSH Act

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on February 27, 2020 at 1:07 PM

In January, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) of 1970. In honor of the occasion, OSHA will launch a yearlong commemoration of the OSH Act’s past achievements, current efforts, and future initiatives, all designed to protect the American workforce.

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

OSHA Small Business Tips for Better Workplace Health and Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on February 25, 2020 at 10:51 AM

Small businesses face many challenges, from staffing to budgeting, marketing, sales, and more. It’s easy to overlook the potential threats that come from not paying enough attention to workplace safety.

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

OSHA and Operational Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on February 21, 2020 at 8:46 AM

Operational health and safety may sound like a daunting topic but it’s actually quite simple.

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Topics: OSHA, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Incident Management, Safety Management

Understanding ISO 45001

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on February 12, 2020 at 8:44 AM

We often talk about safety in terms of the United States and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. But for companies with an international presence, safety extends well beyond the reaches of OSHA and U.S. federal standards.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Safety Management, ISO 45001

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

The Top OSHA Violations of 2019

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on January 28, 2020 at 10:07 AM

It’s a brand new year, a new decade, and a fresh opportunity to learn from the safety errors of last year.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Job Safety Analysis, Incident Management, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction, Lockout/Tagout

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

Hearing Conservation Program & Standards (Audiogram Template Included)

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 3, 2019 at 2:27 PM

When do you need a hearing conservation program?

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Compliance, Mining & Metals, Maritime, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Automotive, Logistics and Transportation, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction, Template, Hearing Protection

Is My Facility a Qualified Facility Under the SPCC Rule?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 21, 2019 at 10:58 AM

Do you know if your facility is a “qualified facility” under the SPCC Rule? You’re not alone. Many new safety professionals are confused by the rules and who they apply to.

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Topics: Regulatory Information, Risk Management, Compliance, Oil & Gas, Chemicals, EPA

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