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The Deadly Dangers of Arc Flash and How to Reduce Your Chance of Incident

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 16, 2018 at 9:44 AM

Electrical work poses no shortage of risks, but the arc flash is arguably one of the biggest dangers. Arc flashes cause or contribute to over 30,000 incidents each year and 400 fatalities. But what’s even more important to understand is that the majority of arc flashes are the direct cause of worker error, and almost every situation can be prevented.

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Topics: Risk Management, Workplace Health and Safety

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

National Preparedness Month – Part 2: Learning Life-Saving Skills and Methods

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 10, 2018 at 12:52 PM

In our first part of this four-part blog series, we discussed the importance of creating and practicing a plan to handle unexpected disasters. Part of every emergency plan should also include life-saving skills and methods that can give you and your team the best chance of survival during a threat.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Safety Management, Events, Safety Tips, Safety Observances

National Preparedness Month - Part 1: A Guide on How to Make and Practice Disaster Plans

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 4, 2018 at 5:27 PM

September is National Preparedness Month, and there’s no better time to review your disaster plans.

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Topics: Safety Tips, Safety Management, Risk Management, Events, Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Observances

Is Safety Awareness Really That Important?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on August 8, 2018 at 1:23 PM

Safety awareness might seem moot in many organizations. Most people know the general safety rules that apply to any work situation, even if they’re brand new to your company. They also sit through their fair share of safety training each year and are constantly reminded of rules and procedures via the OSHA posters on the break room walls.

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

A Brief Guide to Industrial Safety Challenges and Solutions

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on July 11, 2018 at 10:33 AM

Industrial safety isn’t just good for business – it’s critical to keep your workers safe, healthy, and happy.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Safety Management, Safety Tips, Risk Management, Performance Improvement

Risk Assessment Steps for Your Environmental, Health and Safety Department

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on July 9, 2018 at 10:03 AM

One of the biggest responsibilities of any EHS department is controlling (and mitigating) risks in the workplace. Conducting thorough risk assessments on a regular basis can be your best defense against workplace hazards.

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Topics: Risk Management Software, Risk Management, EHS Management, Workplace Health and Safety

'Captain Phillips': Four Safety Takeaways for Maritime Professionals

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on July 6, 2018 at 8:20 AM

If you missed seeing Captain Phillips on the big screen, here’s the rundown of this real-life adventure story.

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Topics: Maritime, Safety Management, EHS Management, Risk Management, Training Management

How EHS Cloud Solutions Can Improve Program Management and Collaboration

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on June 27, 2018 at 11:54 AM

Software systems and cloud solutions empower organizations to become more effective at managing their EHS programs. EHS professionals are starting to realize this, but it can be challenging to know which system is best for their workplace.

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Topics: EHS Software, Technology, Audit Management, EHS Management, Risk 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

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