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Posted by EHS Insight Resources on June 16, 2021 at 2:41 PM

The coronavirus pandemic left many workers and employers with no choice but to adapt to the new normal. As a result, many companies had no choice but to transition to socially distanced and remote working. In some unfortunate cases, companies even had to furlough workers.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Management, Coronavirus

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

How to Improve Walkway Safety in the Workplace

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on June 9, 2021 at 8:14 AM

When it comes to workplace safety, nothing should be taken for granted. Companies should assume that hazards are lurking around every corner. Even something as simple as walking can present a safety risk in some workplaces.

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

Simple Ways to Improve Electrical Work Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on June 8, 2021 at 4:36 PM

No matter the setting, electrical safety should be a top priority in the workplace. Obviously, electrical work safety is more of a concern in some industries than others. However, companies in all industries need to be aware of electrical hazards in the workplace and the best ways to mitigate them. Fortunately, there are a lot of little things that employers can do to address electrical hazards. Let’s take a look at some simple and easy ways to improve electrical work safety.

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

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

Best Tips for Workplace Risk Management That Can Help Your Business

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on May 28, 2021 at 1:27 PM

To some extent, operating a successful business comes down to workplace risk management.

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

Understanding the Role of a Workplace Safety Consultant

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on May 26, 2021 at 12:12 PM

Safety is one of the most important investments you’ll make in your workplace. After all, it’s what protects your most important asset – your employees.

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

The Process of Risk Management in the Workplace

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on May 18, 2021 at 4:07 PM

As an EHS professional, your job isn’t just about responding to issues after they’ve already happened. If you only ascribe to reactive safety, you’ve already allowed a problem to fester. Your job is also about preventing things from going wrong in the first place.

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Topics: Risk Management, Risk Management Software, Safety Management

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

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

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