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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

What Safety System Protects Employees From Risks Such as Cave-Ins?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 20, 2021 at 11:19 AM

How many times do we see construction workers in potentially dangerous situations? How many times do we pass a job site and see a worker in an unprotected trench?

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, EHS Management, Incident Management, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction, PPE

How Can Employers Encourage Workers to Make a Commitment to Safety?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 14, 2021 at 10:49 AM

Any company that takes workplace health and safety seriously knows that it needs to get employees on board with its safety policies. If workers aren’t willing to follow along and take workplace safety seriously, it’s impossible to create the safest work environment possible.

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

What Ergonomic Hazards Pose an Immediate Threat to Employee Health and Safety?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 13, 2021 at 8:32 AM

When most people think of ergonomics, they think of things that cause musculoskeletal injuries, typically over an extended period of time. But that’s not always the case with ergonomic hazards you’ll find at the workplace. Some ergonomic hazards pose immediate threats to an employee’s safety, even if it doesn’t seem like it. Let’s take a look at some of the ergonomic hazards that create more of a short-term threat to an employee’s health and safety.

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

How Can Companies Protect Employees Who Work Alone?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 2, 2021 at 6:13 PM

Occupational health and safety is rarely a one-size-fits-all situation, even within the same company. Different jobs require different approaches to safety.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, EHS Management, Safety Tips, Training Management, Incident Management, Safety Management, Safety Culture, Human Resources

The Link Between a Positive Work Environment and Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on July 31, 2021 at 1:07 PM

Did you know that employees in positive workplace cultures are happier, more committed to their employer, and more loyal?

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

Business Principles for the EHS Professional

Posted by Katy Lyden on July 28, 2021 at 9:48 AM

Being able to translate safety information into terms that business leaders will more easily understand and relate to is an important skill for EHS professionals. Understanding key business principles and when to apply them provides some synergy between the safety function and the business itself but it also solidifies the EHS professional as someone who understands the business side of things and how to incorporate safety into the overall business strategy.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, Safety Tips, Incident Management, Safety Management, Safety Culture, Safety Metrics, Professional Development

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