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Revealed: OSHA’s Top Safety Violations for 2018

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on December 10, 2018 at 12:29 PM

Every year, OSHA shares its top ten safety violations that have resulted in the most workplace citations. As 2018 is drawing to a close, it’s important that companies continue to push safety awareness efforts.

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Topics: OSHA, Compliance, Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Management, Risk Management, Incident Management, Training Management, Safety Culture

The Top 5 Causes of Construction Accidents and How to Prevent Them

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 28, 2018 at 9:59 AM

Even the most diligent construction companies can still be at risk for a major accident. Construction accidents don’t just happen on their own, either. It’s usually the result of a series of events that ultimately led to the incident.

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Topics: Building Materials & Construction, Safety Management, Incident Management, Training Management, OSHA

8 Workplace Safety Tips to Share at Your Next Safety Meeting

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 26, 2018 at 10:14 AM

Let’s face it: At some point, your employees may think they’ve heard all there is to hear about workplace safety. When this happens, it can be a slippery slope because your cautionary tales or safety tips may start to fall on deaf ears.

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Topics: Safety Meetings, Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Management, Incident Management, Safety Tips

Contractor Safety Best Practices

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 29, 2018 at 2:30 PM

When you think of workplace safety, you should realize that a safety culture isn’t just for the workers on your payroll. A safe work environment is also an expectation of contractors, and getting them involved in your safety culture is critical to helping them remain safe on the job.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Building Materials & Construction, Safety Management, Incident Management, Audit Management

Incident Investigation Plan: Everything You Need to Know

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 22, 2018 at 3:44 PM

Jobsite accidents or safety incidents can happen to any company, regardless of how robust your health and safety program is. But it’s how you handle the aftermath of an incident that will ultimately lead to positive resolution and needed change moving forward.

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Topics: Incident Management, EHS Software, Safety Management, Workplace Health and Safety, Incident Reporting Software

What Is Behavior-Based Safety?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 28, 2018 at 10:38 AM

Are you using behavior-based safety to strengthen your EHS department?

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

Fall Prevention Awareness Week: Is It on Your Agenda?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 24, 2018 at 9:47 AM

Fall Prevention Awareness Week started Saturday, September 22 this year. Have you included it on your priority list?

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Tips, Safety Management, Incident Management, Safety Observances

What’s in Your Safety Report?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on August 20, 2018 at 2:43 PM

Safety reports are common in a variety of industries, but what should be included in them?

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Topics: Safety Management, Incident Management, Incident Reporting Software, Training Management, Audit Management

What Is Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on August 6, 2018 at 10:15 AM

Helmets, safety glasses, goggles, full body suits, respirators, gloves, ear protection – they all have different functions, but their goal is the same: to protect the wearer from potential health and safety hazards.

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Topics: Safety Equipment, Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Management, Training Management, Incident Management

A Mini Guide to Tracking & Calculating Lost Time Incident Rate (LTIR)

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on June 8, 2018 at 9:14 AM

There’s no shortage of metrics to capture in your environmental, health and safety strategy. Figuring out which ones can make the biggest impact can seem daunting, but many of them are critical to your organization’s success. When creating your EHS strategy, recording your Lost Time Incident Rate (LTIR) should be a priority.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, Incident Management, Incident Reporting Software, Safety Tips

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