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How Can Employers Encourage Workers to Make a Commitment to Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 14, 2021 at 10:49 AM

Any company that takes workplace health and safety seriously knows that it needs to get employees on board with its safety policies. If workers aren’t willing to follow along and take workplace safety seriously, it’s impossible to create the safest work environment possible.

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

How Can Companies Protect Employees Who Work Alone?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 2, 2021 at 6:13 PM

Occupational health and safety is rarely a one-size-fits-all situation, even within the same company. Different jobs require different approaches to safety.

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

Employee Safety Devices & Panic Buttons

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on August 17, 2021 at 2:24 PM

More than 60 hotel companies in the American Hotel & Lodging Association pledged to provide service workers with panic buttons as part of their commitment to the 5-Star Promise initiative, a promise in the hospitality industry to improve employee safety. The idea is simple: to give employees a means to protect themselves.

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

OSHA & Construction Accidents: What You Need to Know

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on August 12, 2021 at 7:09 AM

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has been around for what seems like forever, protecting workers’ rights to a safe and accident-free workplace.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Risk Management, Compliance, Job Safety Analysis, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction, Confined Spaces

Getting Started with an Occupational Health Workplace Assessment

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on August 4, 2021 at 5:03 PM

In the old days, work was work and home was home and the employee was only the employer’s problem at work. These days, though, employers are smarter, and they’ve come to recognize that poor worker health isn’t just their problem – it’s an expensive problem, costing US businesses $84 billion every year.

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

Improving Workplace Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on July 21, 2021 at 6:18 PM

Employees deserve to work in conditions that are as reasonably safe as possible to ensure they are free from harm while on the job. This isn’t just wishful thinking, either; as an employer, you’re required by law to adhere to dozens, if not hundreds, of health and safety rules and regulations.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Safety Tips, Training Management, Incident Management, Safety Management

What Are the Most Common Accidents at Work?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on July 7, 2021 at 6:32 PM

If your company has the goal of creating a safe workplace, it’s best to start simple. That means addressing some of the most common accidents at work. Once you have the basics down, you can move onto more advanced safety measures. But the best thing you can do to set a good foundation is to understand the accidents and injuries that are most likely to occur and minimize your risk of those taking place.

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

Working in the Dark: Safety Tips

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on July 1, 2021 at 1:33 PM

When it comes to workplace safety, there’s nothing worse than being left in the dark, figuratively and literally. As far as the latter is concerned, most companies have no choice but to have employees working at night or in dark conditions.

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

What Are Your Safety Concerns?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on June 18, 2021 at 11:22 AM

When it comes to safety concerns in the workplace, the list goes on and on. There are dozens of variables to keep track of at all times, and this can be an exhausting endeavor for any manager or site owner. However, approaching safety concerns in the workplace by prioritizing the most common issues first will help keep your place of work as safe as possible for the majority of your workers.

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

Common Construction Work Safety Guidelines

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on June 14, 2021 at 12:42 PM

Workplace safety: there’s no argument anywhere that it’s not crucially important. Not all workplaces are alike, however; each work sector has different dangers and safety requirements. One line of work that has perhaps some of the most stringent safety requirements is the construction sector; due to the very nature of what the job entails, safety requirements for construction crews are often far and above any other.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Incident Management, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction, PPE

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