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The Importance of First Aid Training in the Workplace

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on June 11, 2019 at 4:20 PM

Your company strives to keep your employees safe. But when push comes to shove, ask yourself: is your team prepared to handle an emergency?

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

Incident Investigation Blog Series – Part 2: Methodologies and Models

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on May 24, 2019 at 3:32 PM

An investigation methodology is how you think about, understand and resolve root causes of an incident. While software can support the process, the right methodology must first be selected and implemented.

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Topics: Performance Improvement, Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, EHS Management, Incident Management

Incident Investigation Blog Series – Part 1: The Need for a Methodology

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on May 14, 2019 at 12:26 PM

Incident investigations are a necessary component of any organization’s environmental, health and safety (EHS) program. Effective incident investigation will not only identify, document, and analyze an event, but will also help to identify the root causes to mitigate and avoid future incidents.

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Topics: Performance Improvement, Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, EHS Management, Incident Management

Significant Fines for Two Companies in Wake of Serious Employee Injury

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on May 7, 2019 at 6:54 PM

Priority Workforce, Inc. and JSL Foods, Inc. were fined a combined total of $300,000 in April 2019 for an on-the-job injury that cost an employee two fingers. For JSL Foods, Inc., this wasn’t the first accident nor the first citation from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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Topics: OSHA, Compliance, In the News, Incident Management, Safety Management

What Is Lost Time Injury, How Do You Calculate It and Why Should You Track It?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on March 7, 2019 at 7:16 AM

As an environmental, health and safety leader, your job requires you to collect a variety of metrics that give you a data-driven look at your safety program. These metrics provide details on specific areas and give you a better idea of where to direct your efforts. One of the most important metrics you should pay attention to is the Lost Time Injury rate.

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

What to Include in Your Safety Report Template

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on March 1, 2019 at 12:32 PM

Safety leaders use templates all the time to ensure no details fall through the cracks. Everything from inspection forms and audits to training and more can help streamline your work and remove any guesswork as to what you need to record.

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Topics: EHS Software, Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, Training Management, Incident Management, Audits & Inspections

A Closer Look at the Oil and Gas Industry’s Commitment to Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on February 6, 2019 at 9:41 AM

One of the most dangerous industries in the world is notably one of the most committed to workplace safety.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, Mining & Metals, Oil & Gas, Incident Management, Safety Management, Safety Culture

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, Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Compliance, Training Management, Incident Management, Safety Management, Safety Culture

Construction Site Accidents Causes and Safety Tips 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: OSHA, Training Management, Incident Management, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction

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

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