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Best Practices for Complying with NFPA 70E

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on January 7, 2021 at 10:23 PM

Every business in the manufacturing industry should be familiar with NFPA 70E. It provides the basis for electrical safety and fire prevention inside the workplace. Needless to say, it’s a critical part of workplace safety, which also means that it contains a lot of rules and regulations that must be followed. Otherwise, companies can get into trouble with OSHA while also putting the health and safety of employees at risk.

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Topics: OSHA, Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Compliance, EHS Management, Incident Management, Safety Management, PPE

Discover the Risk Tolerance Factors That Can Affect Your Employees' Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 22, 2020 at 9:47 AM

Regardless of how much workplace safety training an organization has in place for employees, there remains some element of risk because there is simply no way to control for every possible outcome.

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Topics: Risk Management, Training Management, Incident Management, Safety Management

Common Danger Signs You May Need to Post in Your Work Area

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 9, 2020 at 8:22 AM

Appropriate signage is sometimes one of the most overlooked aspects of creating a safe work environment. It sounds simple enough, but too many employers don’t fully recognize the impact they can have and their importance to workers. After all, you can never do too much to promote a safe workplace culture.

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Topics: Risk Management, Manufacturing, Incident Management, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction, Safety Culture, Human Resources

Allowable Stress Meaning and Applications in Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 7, 2020 at 3:35 PM

Sometimes, safety is something incorporated into your office work, like personal protective equipment. Other times, safety is built into the very foundations.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Incident Management, Safety Management, Safety Culture

Being Compliant During COVID-19

Posted by Katy Lyden on December 2, 2020 at 6:07 PM

While companies have been very busy trying to keep up with all of the changes and new COVID-19 related legislation such as the expansion of FML regulations to include the Families First Coronavirus Response Act or FFCRA, OSHA has been busy investigating the huge influx of COVID related whistleblower complaints.

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

Workplace Safety Requirements Are a Two-Way Street

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 1, 2020 at 3:35 PM

While workplace safety requirements can vary across industries, it’s important to realize that for these rules to be effective, it requires buy-in from employers and employees alike. These requirements may be issued by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as well as state occupational health and safety agencies, regulatory agencies, and municipalities.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, EHS Management, Training Management, Incident Management, Safety Management, Safety Culture

The Importance of Monitoring Safety Incidents in the News

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 30, 2020 at 8:43 AM

As an EHS team, you never have time to stand still. You have to balance at least a dozen full-time jobs at any given time – educating employees, monitoring safety data, checking for unsafe behaviors, documenting hazards, and tracking regulatory compliance.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Incident Management, Safety Management, Safety Culture

The Driving Factors Behind Effective Safety Programs

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 24, 2020 at 7:34 PM

In 2018, workplace injuries cost a whopping $170.8 billion, an average of $1,100 per worker. How did we get here?

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, EHS Management, Training Management, Incident Management, Safety Management, Safety Culture

Find Your Health and Safety Contact to Report a Safety Complaint

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 19, 2020 at 7:54 AM

Have you noticed that your workplace has safety issues? Have you noticed that these issues are not being resolved?

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Compliance, Incident Management, Safety Management, Safety Culture, Human Resources

Mandatory Labor Law and OSHA Posters: A Detailed Guide

Posted by Katy Lyden on November 17, 2020 at 2:44 PM

So, you just found out you need updated labor law posters and OSHA posters. Normally you’d go online and buy an updated version of the same ones you’ve always purchased and call it a day but this year you’re a bit hesitant to do that because you’ve got a lot of questions.

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Topics: OSHA, Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Compliance, Incident Management, Safety Management

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