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How Can Employers Encourage Workers to Make a Commitment to Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 14, 2021 at 10:49 AM

Any company that takes workplace health and safety seriously knows that it needs to get employees on board with its safety policies. If workers aren’t willing to follow along and take workplace safety seriously, it’s impossible to create the safest work environment possible.

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

What Ergonomic Hazards Pose an Immediate Threat to Employee Health and Safety?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 13, 2021 at 8:32 AM

When most people think of ergonomics, they think of things that cause musculoskeletal injuries, typically over an extended period of time. But that’s not always the case with ergonomic hazards you’ll find at the workplace. Some ergonomic hazards pose immediate threats to an employee’s safety, even if it doesn’t seem like it. Let’s take a look at some of the ergonomic hazards that create more of a short-term threat to an employee’s health and safety.

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

How to Understand Your Employees' Attitudes About Workplace Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 10, 2021 at 12:24 PM

It should be a given that all companies should be working to improve workplace health and safety. However, companies need to get employees on board with their safety policies and practices, which can be easier said than done.

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

How Can Companies Protect Employees Who Work Alone?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 2, 2021 at 6:13 PM

Occupational health and safety is rarely a one-size-fits-all situation, even within the same company. Different jobs require different approaches to safety.

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

Employee Safety Training Leads to a Strong Organizational Culture

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on August 31, 2021 at 9:28 PM

The obvious goal of workplace safety training is to protect your employees and reduce the chance of an accident or injury. But safety training done the right way can do so much more than that, helping your business on a number of levels. How does employee safety training make a workplace better? Let’s take a look at several of the ways that you can strengthen your business by becoming more dedicated to health and safety training.

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

Best Ways to Motivate Employees to Become More Safety Conscious

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on August 27, 2021 at 3:36 PM

If your company truly cares about workplace safety, one of the biggest challenges can be getting your employees to care about safety as well. It’s not always a given that workers will be safety conscious on the job. So how do you motivate employees to be more safety conscious?

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

Top Safety Tips for Employees in All Industries

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on August 25, 2021 at 1:34 PM

Just like you can’t be too careful with workplace safety, there’s no such thing as receiving too much advice. After all, occupational safety is something that all companies should be constantly striving to improve. So what are good safety tips for employees regardless of where they work? Let’s take a look at safety tips that will apply regardless of your industry.

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

How to Put Together Safety Orientation Training for New Employees

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on August 20, 2021 at 3:40 PM

To some extent, creating a safe work environment for your employees is making it clear from the start that the company values workplace health and safety. Without that strong foundation, your business is destined to fight a constant uphill battle when it comes to workplace safety.

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

Employee Safety Devices & Panic Buttons

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on August 17, 2021 at 2:24 PM

More than 60 hotel companies in the American Hotel & Lodging Association pledged to provide service workers with panic buttons as part of their commitment to the 5-Star Promise initiative, a promise in the hospitality industry to improve employee safety. The idea is simple: to give employees a means to protect themselves.

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

Can Employee Safety Have a Punitive Result? Yes, But Here's Why It Shouldn't.

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on August 16, 2021 at 6:53 PM

As the saying goes, you get more flies with honey than vinegar. Sometimes, though, when employees take truly dangerous actions that put themselves and others at serious risk, you need a disciplinary response to make sure it doesn’t happen again.

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

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