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

Help Your Fleet Drivers Succeed with These Five Basic Safety Measures

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on February 16, 2017 at 3:19 PM

Dangers abound for fleet drivers who often drive long distances before their workday is over. That can lead to distraction, fatigue, and more. Make sure your drivers are safe with this handy checklist of basic safety principles.

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Topics: EHS Software, Risk Management, EHS Management, Incident Reporting Software, Safety Audit Software, Logistics and Transportation

3 Tips to Help Reduce Your Total Vehicle Accident Rate (TVAR)

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 20, 2016 at 9:33 AM

Reducing your TVAR will increase your overall safety record. These three tips can help you get there. 

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

Inside FedEx's Culture of Safety and Sustainability

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on September 6, 2016 at 10:42 AM

Corporate social responsibility is now a standard component of your typical company's mission statement. While some companies merely talk the talk, others—like FedEx—walk the walk. 

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Topics: Sustainability, Workplace Health and Safety, In the News, Corporate Profile, Logistics and Transportation

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