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SDS Software Management System: SDS Program Library Solution

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on January 24, 2022 at 12:16 PM

Manufacturers of hazardous chemicals are required by law to include safety data sheets (also known as safety data sheets, or SDS) with every product they sell or ship. These safety data sheets provide information about the physical and chemical properties of the product— from toxicity levels to storage instructions and flash point temperature.

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Topics: SDS, EHS Management, Chemicals

Do You Need Employees to Sign Safety Meetings?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 11, 2021 at 12:59 PM

Safety training and education in the workplace is serious business. In fact, thanks to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), employers are required to ensure all of their employees are given sufficient safety training as well as any necessary safety equipment in order to keep their workers safe.

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

Signs of Employee Disengagement

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 5, 2021 at 9:00 AM

Did you know that a mere 36% of U.S. employees are actively engaged in the workplace? 15% of employees are actively disengaged, but that still leaves 51% of employees coasting along without actively tuning in.

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

How Much Should a Company Spend on Safety Per Employee?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 2, 2021 at 8:21 AM

Did you know that companies spend more than $1 billion per week on direct workers’ compensation costs for non-fatal, disabling workplace injuries? Work-related deaths are even more expensive, ringing in at $151 billion.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, Safety Management, Human Resources

What Do Companies Spend on Safety & How Should You Allocate Your Budget?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 28, 2021 at 11:16 AM

Budget season is here. Unfortunately, when times are tight and profit margins are narrow, managers often look for reasons to narrow expenditures. Which means you’re probably going to get questions you don’t like, such as: what do companies spend on employee safety compared to our budget? Asked, of course, with the hope of justifying a smaller budget.

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

Speech Tips for EHS Professionals

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 25, 2021 at 11:15 AM

Whether you’re putting together a safety orientation for new employees or getting employees to comply with safety procedures, there are some moments that demand a rousing safety speech.

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

Setting Your Employee Safety Program Up for Success

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 20, 2021 at 9:56 AM

You’ve just kicked off your safety program. Or maybe you recently rebooted it. One way or another, your safety program is looking bright and shiny.

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

What Makes Managing Employee Health and Safety Programs Around the World So Difficult?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 8, 2021 at 7:13 AM

Real talk: managing employee health and safety is hard. Between employee attitudes, managing the budget, and trying to stay one step ahead of ever-changing regulations, safety is not a job for the faint of heart.

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

How Do You Get Employees to Comply with Safety Procedures?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 5, 2021 at 11:06 AM

You’ve got a book of safety procedures that would do the OSH Act proud. You’ve got an EHS team that would impress even the toughest safety inspector.

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

Safety Data Sheets and Health & Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 24, 2021 at 5:12 PM

There are a lot of dangerous chemicals on the market, many of them with perfectly valid industrial uses. There are even more chemicals that aren’t necessarily dangerous on their own but can become dangerous when combined with other chemicals.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, Chemicals, Safety Management

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