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A Brief History of Occupational Health and Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 17, 2019 at 2:50 PM

Today, employers know that occupational safety is a workplace hero. But once upon a time, that wasn’t the case.

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Topics: OSHA, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance

Types of PPE in the Workplace

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 11, 2019 at 10:55 AM

While it is indeed the least effective of the hierarchy of controls, personal protective equipment (PPE) is still a crucial element of any workplace safety program.

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Topics: OSHA, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, PPE

Common Workplace Safety Laws to Keep in Mind

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 7, 2019 at 10:22 AM

Workplace safety laws are designed to protect employees and employers alike, but you have to know what laws to follow.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Safety Management

Fall Protection: Safety Benefits of Prevention Programs and Systems

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 2, 2019 at 2:55 PM

No one wants to think about that feeling. You’re on stable ground until, suddenly, you’re not. The world is whipping by and gravity is having its way with you.

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Topics: OSHA, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Job Safety Analysis, Safety Shares, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction

Why Your Team Needs Mock Safety Audits

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on August 23, 2019 at 10:59 AM

For many safety managers, the thought of an audit is an invitation for a stress nightmare. For employees, it’s a headache.

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Topics: OSHA, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Audit Management, Safety Management, Audits & Inspections, Safety Culture

What Is Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Compliance?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on August 7, 2019 at 12:48 PM

Environmental, health, and safety (EHS) compliance isn’t the sole concern of some businesses. It isn’t even the sole concern of some managers. It’s just one small aspect of running your business.

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Topics: OSHA, Compliance, EHS Management

OSHA Responds to Iowa Safety Violation

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on August 5, 2019 at 2:32 PM

In 2014, 261,930 workers from the private sector, as well as state and local government, missed work due to fall-related injuries. About 798 workers died of their injuries.

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Topics: OSHA, In the News

How Secretary Acosta's Resignation Affects Workplace Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on July 28, 2019 at 10:09 AM

Joining the list of the Trump administration’s many firings, resignations, and shakeups is the resignation of Alex Acosta on July 12. Acosta was the Secretary of Labor.

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Topics: OSHA, In the News

What to Do When You Receive an OSHA Complaint

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on July 23, 2019 at 12:08 PM

You do everything you can to ensure the health and safety of your workers. But sometimes, it’s not enough.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance

3 OSHA Maritime Standards You Need to Know

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on July 18, 2019 at 1:58 PM

The maritime industry faces unique environmental, health, and safety challenges which employees are asked to deal with every day.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Compliance, Industry Insights, Maritime

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