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Best Ways for Supervisors to Have a Positive Impact on Workplace Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on January 20, 2022 at 10:30 AM

In the end, workplace health and safety often boil down to the actions of employees. If they don’t perform their job in a safe manner, accidents are bound to happen. But safety always begins at the higher levels of a company, which means managers and supervisors play a big role in preparing employees to follow safety rules and act in a safe manner.

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

Measuring Cost vs. Benefit of Safety and Training

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 23, 2021 at 5:31 PM

When budget season comes knocking, your manager makes their annual demand: give me your safety ROI, which sometimes can translate to budget cuts.

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

Tips for Promoting Safety Gear Among Your Employees

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 16, 2021 at 3:30 PM

Did you know that out of OSHA’s top ten most commonly cited standards, six of them are related to safety gear like fall protection or eye protection? And when you consider that 5,333 workers died on the job in 2019, it begs the question of how many of those deaths could have been prevented with the right safety gear.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Management, PPE

What Role Do Employees Play in Regards to Safety in the Workplace?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 13, 2021 at 9:45 AM

We talk a lot about your safety responsibilities as an employer. After all, under OSHA rules, the bulk of legal responsibility falls on you (barring a few extremely rare exemptions).

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

What to Do When Employees Use Safety as a Reason Not to Work

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 9, 2021 at 2:00 PM

You work hard to ensure your customers have a great experience every time. But sometimes, the problem isn’t your product or your work.

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

Safety Training: A Few Misconceptions

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 6, 2021 at 10:30 AM

It’s that time again: safety training. Companies spend hundreds to thousands of dollars on safety training each year, and yet, there are still a lot of misconceptions about what safety training entails.

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

The Process of Investigating Workplace Incidents

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 23, 2021 at 1:17 PM

You don’t like to think about what might happen when things go horribly wrong. But sometimes, despite your best efforts, something still goes awry.

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

How Does Your Team View Safety?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 18, 2021 at 10:05 AM

Trying to decipher your employees’ attitudes toward safety can often be challenging, but it doesn’t have to. In reality, your employees are already telling you how they view safety. They tell you every single day they show up to work and complete their tasks.

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

Do You Need Employees to Sign Safety Meetings?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 11, 2021 at 12:59 PM

Safety training and education in the workplace is serious business. In fact, thanks to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), employers are required to ensure all of their employees are given sufficient safety training as well as any necessary safety equipment in order to keep their workers safe.

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

Signs of Employee Disengagement

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 5, 2021 at 9:00 AM

Did you know that a mere 36% of U.S. employees are actively engaged in the workplace? 15% of employees are actively disengaged, but that still leaves 51% of employees coasting along without actively tuning in.

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

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