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Simple Steps to Help You Maintain Workplace Safety Compliance

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on June 22, 2021 at 2:05 PM

Among the many safety goals that companies in all industries should have, compliance is usually at the top of the list. If you can remain compliant with OSHA standards and other regulations, you’re probably ahead of the game in terms of keeping employees protected.

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

Understanding the Safety Pyramid

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on June 3, 2021 at 6:00 PM

In the 1930s, a man named H. W. Heinrich had a theory about workplace safety. So, he reviewed 75,000 injury records from his insurance company’s archives, as well as documents by manufacturing sites. The result is a theory called Heinrich’s Law, or the safety pyramid. OSHA still uses the theory today. More recent research shows that it’s a valid (but complicated) theory.

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Topics: OSHA, Safety Management, Safety Culture

Common Workplace Safety Hazards That All Companies Need to Avoid

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on May 24, 2021 at 11:32 AM

No matter the industry or the place of employment, there are always workplace safety hazards that can potentially threaten the well-being of employees. The first step in mitigating the threat they pose or eliminating these hazards altogether is identifying them.

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

3 Signs That Managers, Not Employees, Are the Problem

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on May 14, 2021 at 12:46 PM

When employees underperform, especially on safety, it’s easy to blame them for the problem. After all, they’re responsible for their performance, right?

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

Easy Ways to Identify (and Prevent) a Hazardous Workplace

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on May 13, 2021 at 9:23 AM

Safety has about as many facets as there are entries in the dictionary, but a lot of the work of EHS revolves around one thing: identifying and controlling hazards.

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

Most Common Workplace Injuries: OSHA 2020 List

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on May 11, 2021 at 3:31 PM

How do you avoid workplace injuries? There are plenty of strategies, but one of the simplest is to learn from the mistakes of others. The good news is that there’s an annual top ten list of the most common workplace injuries OSHA sees every year, hand-in-hand with OSHA’s most frequently cited violations.

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

What Your Company Can Gain by Providing Workplace Safety Screenings

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on May 6, 2021 at 3:16 PM

We can all agree that having a safe and healthy work environment is important for businesses in all industries. But the health of employees also matters. What company doesn’t want healthy people coming to work every day? One of the best ways to stay on top of the health of your employees is by offering workplace safety screenings.

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

How to Create Effective Health and Safety Programs in the Workplace

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on May 4, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Any business that wants to create a safe work environment for its employees needs to be fully committed to reaching that goal. A truly safe workplace takes an incredible amount of planning and organization.

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

An Introduction to Situational Awareness

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on April 30, 2021 at 5:15 PM

What makes safety work? The right equipment? The right rules? As most safety professionals know, safety often comes down to awareness.

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Topics: Training Management, Safety Management, Safety Culture, Human Resources

Best Practices to Conduct an Effective Workplace Inspection

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on April 29, 2021 at 2:29 PM

For most companies, the path to identifying and mitigating workplace hazards usually begins with a workplace inspection. How else can you find out all of the potential hazards that must be addressed? Of course, every workplace inspection must be conducted in an efficient manner to ensure that everything has been sufficiently identified. If you cut corners or do something the wrong way, you’ll be doing your company and your employees a disservice.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Audit Management, Safety Management, Audits & Inspections, Safety Culture

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