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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

What Is Process Safety Management and Why Is It Important?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 7, 2018 at 10:28 AM

Are you prioritizing process safety management (PSM) in your organization? Each workplace has its own unique set of challenges and safety concerns. That’s why there is no single best approach to mitigating risk or solving safety issues. But processes and practices like PSM exist so that organizations can take a well-thought blueprint and adjust it to their specific needs.

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Topics: Safety Management, Risk Management, Compliance, OSHA

Occupational Health is Today’s Workplace Hero

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 11, 2018 at 9:53 AM

Hollywood blockbusters have long held the ability to glamorize dangerous situations. Spiderman uses his webs to stop a train from falling off the tracks. Superman swoops in to carry falling buildings away from potential victims. Ethan Hunt scales buildings and drops down from astronomical heights to complete his Mission: Impossible duties.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Management, OSHA

How to Create Effective Safety Guidelines in the Workplace

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on August 24, 2018 at 9:37 AM

Workplace safety is a primary concern for any organization. To support your safety initiatives, it’s important to create safety guidelines for every worker to follow and encourage them to practice good habits while at work.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Management, EHS Management, Training Management, Safety Meetings, OSHA, Compliance

Ladder Safety: 5 OSHA Ladder Rules to Share with Your Team

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on August 13, 2018 at 1:18 PM

According to the CDC, ladders account for nearly 20% of fall injuries in the workplace, which makes them one of the most dangerous items in your organization.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Management, OSHA, Compliance, Safety Tips

OSHA Announces Availability of $10.5 Million in Grants for Training Programs

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on August 10, 2018 at 9:33 AM

Last Friday, OSHA announced that $10.5 million in funds will be available for three Susan Harwood Training Grants. Applications for these grants must be submitted by midnight on Sunday, September 2nd, 2018.

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Topics: OSHA, Compliance, Safety Management, Training Management

OSHA Requiring 7 Additional States to Comply with Electronic Reporting Requirements

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on May 16, 2018 at 9:55 AM

OSHA recently announced that it will be requiring employers from seven additional states to comply with the new rule on electronic reporting. The rule takes effect on July 1, 2018. Until the announcement, the seven states in question were not required to comply by this date.

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Topics: OSHA, Compliance, EHS Management

TRIR Calculation: How to Calculate Total Recordable Incident Rate

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on May 14, 2018 at 9:34 AM

Part your EHS strategy’s success depends on capturing the right metrics, and then knowing how to use those metrics to improve your EHS operations.

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Topics: Incident Management, OSHA, Safety Management, Risk Management, Safety Tips, EHS Management

How You Can Participate in OSHA’s Stand-Down Event

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on May 7, 2018 at 10:29 AM

Every year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) holds a national “Stand-Down” event to prevent falls. This year’s event runs from May 7th to May 11th.

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Topics: OSHA, Compliance, Workplace Health and Safety, Events, Building Materials & Construction

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