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The Unexpected Consequences of Setting a Poor Health & Safety Example

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 25, 2020 at 4:44 PM

Building a positive safety culture, like building a reputation, takes time. In the words of Warren Buffett, it takes 20 years to build a reputation – and five minutes to ruin one.

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

Return to Work Templates, Guidelines and More

Posted by Katy Lyden on September 16, 2020 at 10:47 AM

How and when a company allows employees to return to work after experiencing an injury or illness is something that many companies don’t plan for until the situation is actually happening, which is unfortunately the wrong time to start thinking about it.

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

Using Safety Data as a Predictive Tool

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 10, 2020 at 7:41 PM

You track a lot of safety data. So much data you could build a lake and swim in it. You know there are answers somewhere in all those numbers, but you don’t know how to find them.

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Topics: EHS Software, Risk Management, Safety Software, Incident Management, Safety Management, Safety Metrics

Examples of Machine Safety Training

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 8, 2020 at 4:20 PM

How do you train your workers to stay safe around machines? What topics do you need to cover? How do you begin to address them?

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

The State of Workplace Safety Laws in the 1900s

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 4, 2020 at 4:02 PM

Workplace safety laws have come a long way since the early days of worker safety. Once upon a time, workers didn’t have any reasonable expectation of protection or safe conditions, never mind laws geared toward worker safety.

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

What Is Point of Operation?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 3, 2020 at 7:52 PM

When it comes to machine guarding, you have to know what hazards you’re trying to protect against. Or, rather, you have to know where to guard to prevent hazards.

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

Why Invest in EHS Management Software?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on August 28, 2020 at 3:13 PM

Your company thinks of safety as your foremost priority. After all, when your employees form the backbone of your work, you can’t afford not to protect your most important asset.

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

How to Write Effective Workplace Safety Protocols

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on August 27, 2020 at 12:26 PM

When your employees perform a complex process with a high degree of risk, how do you keep them safe? How do you ensure that they know what to do to perform a task safely?

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

Safety Metrics, Excel Report Dashboards, Leading & Lagging Indicators

Posted by Katy Lyden on August 21, 2020 at 10:00 AM

One of the most important parts of managing a safety program is tracking and evaluating progress toward improved workplace health and safety. Key performance indicators or KPIs allow you to do that consistently and predictably.

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Topics: EHS Software, Performance Improvement, Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, EHS Management, Training Management, Audits & Inspections, Safety Culture, Safety Metrics

Essential Control Measures to Reduce Job Hazards

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on August 13, 2020 at 1:12 PM

Hazards are a part of every workplace. But although hazards are always going to be a facet of your work environment, employers have a responsibility to their employees to provide a workplace reasonably free from harm.

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

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