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Increased OSHA Inspections on the Horizon - Will You Be Ready?

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on April 24, 2019 at 10:09 AM

OSHA inspectors take an active role in preserving the health and life of American workers. They ensure working conditions are not unduly dangerous and that workplace incidents are reduced. These inspectors are responsible for workplace inspections.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, In the News, Safety Management, Safety Culture

Workplace Safety Tips You Can Use Daily | EHS Insight

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on April 17, 2019 at 9:28 AM

Workplace safety is often discussed in a way that gives the impression it’s a stand-alone subject. But safety is an ongoing process, something that all employees participate in every single day. Only by being aware of workplace safety principles and mindfully incorporating them into our daily routines are we taking concrete steps toward a safer workplace for all.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, EHS Management, Safety Tips, Machinery, Safety Management, Safety Culture

Lockout/Tagout and the Control of Hazardous Energy: Safe Work Permits Blog Series – Part 3

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on April 3, 2019 at 10:54 AM

Under regulation 29 CFR 1910.147, OSHA requires employers to follow and enforce safety procedures when workers are involved in or around work on machines or equipment that may potentially start unexpectedly and injure nearby individuals. This regulation serves to eliminate these unexpected startups to prioritize worker safety.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Compliance, Safety Management, Safety Culture, Safe Work Permits, Lockout/Tagout

The Importance of CPR Training in the Workplace

Posted by Abby Drexler on March 25, 2019 at 3:02 PM

Accidents can happen anytime and anywhere. What makes these more dangerous is that they come at the most unexpected occasions and unless there is someone around with the proper knowledge to provide immediate medical attention, the person in trouble, could end up getting deeper into it. This is just one of the reasons why companies should invest time and money in preparing their employees for the worst case scenarios.

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

Safety Audit Checklist: Why Use Checklists to Conduct Safety Audits

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on March 25, 2019 at 10:06 AM

Are you using safety audit checklists in your EHS department? If you are, consider yourself one step closer to bringing organization and efficiency into your operations. And if you’re not, you should be.

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Topics: OSHA, Compliance, Safety Audit Software, Audit Management, Safety Management, Audits & Inspections, Safety Culture

What Does a Safety Officer Do in the Workplace?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on March 13, 2019 at 8:58 AM

Most organizations have a designed EHS department manager or supervisor on payroll, but there are other safety-related positions that bring additional value to your company. Here’s what you can expect from a designated safety officer and what they can do for your organization.

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

9 Topics to Include in Your Safety Huddles

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on February 11, 2019 at 1:03 PM

Regular safety huddles are anything but routine. Their value comes directly from the topics you discuss, advice you provide, and engagement you receive from your employees. Otherwise, what’s the point in having a safety huddle to begin with?

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Meetings, Safety Culture

A Closer Look at the Oil and Gas Industry’s Commitment to Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on February 6, 2019 at 9:41 AM

One of the most dangerous industries in the world is notably one of the most committed to workplace safety.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, Mining & Metals, Oil & Gas, Incident Management, Safety Management, Safety Culture

The Four Steps of Job Safety Analysis [Examples and eBook Included]

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on January 30, 2019 at 8:32 AM

Sometimes referred to as Job Hazard Analysis or by the acronyms JSA or JHA, a Job Safety Analysis is the harmonization of acceptable safety practices and principles with a particular job role, task, or function.

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

Revealed: OSHA’s Top Safety Violations for 2018

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on December 10, 2018 at 12:29 PM

Every year, OSHA shares its top ten safety violations that have resulted in the most workplace citations. As 2018 is drawing to a close, it’s important that companies continue to push safety awareness efforts.

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

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