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Tips for Safety in the Mining Industry

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on July 12, 2019 at 11:05 AM

Every workplace comes with its own set of health hazards. But with mining, there are no two ways to cut it: it’s a risky business, often a dangerous one.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Industry Insights, Mining & Metals, Safety Management

What Is Lean Manufacturing?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on July 5, 2019 at 1:27 PM

All businesses want to work smarter, faster, and more efficiently. They want to generate more value for their customers so that their customers continue to see them as the best available option.

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Topics: Industry Insights, Manufacturing

Make Your Construction Site Safer with These Safety Tips

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on June 28, 2019 at 10:48 AM

Out of the 4,674 worker fatalities in the private sector in 2017, 20.7% of them were in construction, or about 1 in 5 worker deaths.

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Topics: Risk Management, Industry Insights, Safety Tips, Machinery, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction, Safety Culture, PPE

Essential Tips for Oil and Gas Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on June 27, 2019 at 1:37 PM

The oil and gas industry continues to be among the highest-risk industries for workers.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Industry Insights, Oil & Gas, Safety Management, Safety Culture

OSHA Construction Standards You Need to Know

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on June 26, 2019 at 10:23 AM

Construction workers face some of the most difficult working conditions in the entire workforce. They face falls, heavy machinery, electrocution, and asbestos, to name a few.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Compliance, Industry Insights, Incident Management, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction

Oil Spill Prevention: Safety Planning Is Key

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on May 1, 2019 at 3:16 PM

Just one gallon of oil can taint a million gallons of water, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. There are inherent risks in oil exploration, extraction, transport, and storage; spills can have serious adverse and potentially long-term effects on the environment, drinking water, human and wildlife populations. Prevention is key, and preparation is part of that.

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Topics: Process Safety, Sustainability, Industry Insights, Oil & Gas, Safety Management, EPA

Construction Safety Training: Want an Effective Program? Take It Straight to the Source

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on June 11, 2018 at 10:09 AM

Every construction company wants its safety training to be effective, but how to achieve that effectiveness may look different to each company.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Industry Insights, Training Management, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction

Government Agencies: The Secret Tool for Simplified EHS

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on February 21, 2018 at 10:52 AM

Government agencies wrote the book on EHS compliance and regulations, but that’s not to say their own EHS execution is perfect. Government departments at the local, state, and federal levels alike can struggle when it comes to maintaining their own high EHS standards.

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Topics: EHS Software, EHS Management, Industry Insights, Public Sector

ISO 45001: Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems

Posted by Sjoerd van der Hoorn on November 1, 2017 at 1:33 PM

ISO 45001 will enter the Approval Stage in November 2017 after several years of reviews and enhancements to the proposal. After an initial set back due to enormous interest and involvement by ISO member countries, the expected publication date is now set at March 2018. The ISO 45001 standard regarding Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems - Requirements will serve as an add-on to existing standards such as ISO 14001 and ISO 9001. It takes various national and international labor standards into account.

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Topics: Performance Improvement, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Industry Insights

3 Safety Program Components the Food Production Industry Should Never Overlook

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on July 11, 2017 at 3:08 PM

From food production to distribution, employee health and safety should always remain a top priority. Your concern for their well-being at work can directly affect their own regard for the consumers who buy the products they make. No matter what your health and safety program includes, make sure you don’t neglect these three critical components.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, Industry Insights, Manufacturing, Incident Management, Food Production

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