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The Role of a Rail Safety Worker

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on July 17, 2019 at 9:56 AM

Railroad workers, like other transportation workers, are at unusually high risk of injury in the workplace.

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Topics: Risk Management, Industry Insights, Logistics and Transportation, Safety Management

The 3 Most Common Workplace Injuries

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on June 20, 2019 at 9:22 AM

In 2017, 5,147 workers died due to work-related accidents. That’s about 14 worker deaths each day.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Incident Management, Logistics and Transportation, Safety Management, Safety Culture

Safety Wonderland Blog Series - Part 1: Beware of These 5 Winter Road Hazards

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 29, 2018 at 1:20 PM

Road safety is paramount any time of year, but winter weather can present additional dangers unique to this time of year. Even drivers who are used to icy roads and poor driving conditions can often find themselves in danger.

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Topics: Safety Tips, Logistics and Transportation, Road Safety, Winter Safety

DOT Compliance Services & Companies - Everything You Need to Know

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 14, 2018 at 10:19 AM

Whether you have one commercial vehicle or an entire fleet, DOT compliance should be a top priority. Set forth by the United States Department of Transportation, this set of rules governs all aspects of commercial vehicles to ensure the safety of drivers, workers, and the general public.

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Topics: Regulatory Information, Compliance, Automotive, Logistics and Transportation, Safety Management

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

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

Officials Urge Rail Companies to Install Safety Systems as Quickly as Possible

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on January 8, 2018 at 10:47 AM

On December 18th, 2017, an Amtrak passenger train derailed and killed three people in DuPont, Washington. This is just one of several fatal events caused by derailments and excessive speeds. U.S. Transportation Secretary, Elaine Chao, urges railroads and transit agencies to take action.

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Topics: EHS Management, In the News, Logistics and Transportation

Battle Continues Over New Safety Regulations for Truck Drivers

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on December 14, 2017 at 11:20 AM

The trucking industry has been under careful watch in recent years. With high numbers of deaths and accidents on the road, regulators felt it was time to take action.

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Topics: Compliance, In the News, Logistics and Transportation, Road Safety

4 Safety Tips for Over-the-Road Truck Drivers

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 4, 2017 at 12:02 PM

Long haul trucking is a crucial job for the U.S. economy. Drivers help ensure timely delivery of goods and materials. But Over-the-Road (OTR) driving can be a dangerous job. According to the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration, an estimated 116,000 people were injured in 2015 due to accidents involving large trucks. To help prevent further incidents, we've put together some OTR safety tips. 

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Topics: Safety Tips, Logistics and Transportation

Transportation Safety: Optimize Your Journey Management Program with EHS Software

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 18, 2017 at 11:24 AM

An increasing number of companies are discovering massive benefits after establishing an EHS program to manage fleet transportation safety. 

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Topics: EHS Software, EHS Management, Incident Management, Logistics and Transportation

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