Are In-Flight Safety Instructions Effective?

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on April 25, 2018 at 10:46 AM

Raise your hand if you tend to tune out the flight attendants as they go over safety procedures prior to takeoff.

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Topics: Risk Management, In the News, Logistics and Transportation, Safety Management

GDPR: OHS Practitioners to Review How They Handle Personal Data

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on April 23, 2018 at 10:53 AM

Pinsent Masons, an international law firm, gives us detailed information on an upcoming enforcement of personal data collection. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will affect organizations within the European Union (EU) and those managing EU citizen data.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, In the News

FDA Discovers Recent Safety Issues

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on February 28, 2018 at 3:37 PM

Earlier last week, the FDA issued a report on the increased number of deaths and incidents related to the consumption of dietary supplements containing kratom. 

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Topics: In the News, FDA

Department of Labor Releases Details for the FY 2019 Budget

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on February 14, 2018 at 9:52 AM

The U.S. Department of Labor has released details of the 2019 fiscal year budget. Up 9.3% from FY 2018, this year’s budget request totals $10.9 billion.

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Topics: OSHA, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, In the News

OSHA Form 300A & Electronic Reporting Update

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on February 13, 2018 at 1:32 PM

Back in December, EHS Insight issued a report on OSHA’s new health and safety rule pertaining to the electronic data reporting system. The rule outlined requirements for employers to submit their injury and illness data into the Injury Tracking Application (ITA) system over the internet.

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Topics: OSHA, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, In the News, Safety Management

Tesla Rolls Out New Workplace Safety Policies

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on February 8, 2018 at 11:43 AM

Tesla is proud to announce that it has made an effort to make its factories safer for all of its employees. The company’s total recordable incident rate (TRIR) has dropped by 25% since 2016. Tesla is now in line with industry average rates.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Trends, In the News, Manufacturing, Automotive, Safety Management

Cruise Ships Continue to Fail Inspections

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on February 5, 2018 at 11:16 AM

In 2017, cruise ships failed more health inspections than they had in the last ten years. In all, 14 ships received failing grades—which is a significant increase from 2016, when only two ships failed their inspections.

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Topics: EHS Management, In the News, Maritime, Audit Management, Logistics and Transportation, Safety Management

NFL Players Voice Concerns About Their Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on February 2, 2018 at 10:16 AM

NFL players continue to raise concerns about their health and safety.

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Topics: Trends, In the News

Company Pleads Guilty in the Accidental Death of a Pilot

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on January 24, 2018 at 9:24 AM

In November of 2011, Flt. Lt. Sean Cunningham died from injuries he sustained in a plane accident. But the plane in question wasn’t flying; it was on the ground at RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire.

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Topics: In the News

A Government Shutdown: What Could Have Been

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on January 23, 2018 at 10:49 AM

It appears that the government has narrowly avoided yet another long shutdown. Are you familiar with the overall effects of a government shutdown? It could potentially hurt more than the government workers. It could hurt you, your family, and workers all across America.

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Topics: In the News

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