A Mini Guide to Tracking & Calculating Lost Time Incident Rate (LTIR)

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on June 8, 2018 at 9:14 AM

There’s no shortage of metrics to capture in your environmental, health and safety strategy. Figuring out which ones can make the biggest impact can seem daunting, but many of them are critical to your organization’s success. When creating your EHS strategy, recording your Lost Time Incident Rate (LTIR) should be a priority.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, Incident Reporting Software, Safety Tips, Incident Management

DART Rate: Calculating DART the Easy Way (And Why It Matters)

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on May 30, 2018 at 2:06 PM

When measuring the success of your EHS program, many companies look at the number of days an employee stays home due to a work-related injury. But looking at the days of missed work alone leaves out two other important aspects of calculating how a work-related incident affects your company: restricted work and transferred work.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Incident Reporting Software, Safety Tips, Incident Management, Safety Management

What Is a Safety Plan?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on May 18, 2018 at 11:08 AM

If you’ve been on the EHS side of a business, the words ‘safety plan’ are probably a daily part of your vocabulary. But the meaning behind these simple words can vary greatly between industries and even companies in the same niche.

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

TRIR Calculation: How to Calculate Total Recordable Incident Rate

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on May 14, 2018 at 9:34 AM

Part your EHS strategy’s success depends on capturing the right metrics, and then knowing how to use those metrics to improve your EHS operations.

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Topics: OSHA, Risk Management, EHS Management, Safety Tips, Incident Management, Safety Management

How SMS Can Keep Employees and Customers Safe

Posted by Joel Lee on April 18, 2018 at 12:07 PM

Successful companies know how to respond effectively in an emergency. With a response plan in place designed to protect customers and employees, communication must be optimized during a crisis. Critical alerts that are received immediately can save lives and keep everyone safe. SMS provides immediate contact with your target audience and allows for two-way communication.

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

Should Remote Workers Be Part of Your Safety Culture?

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on April 9, 2018 at 10:30 AM

On-site hazards aren’t the only threats to your safety culture. If you have remote workers, you still have the obligation of keeping them safe on the job.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Tips

Homeowner Safety Tips: Reducing Risk Around the House

Posted by Justin Havre on February 27, 2018 at 3:33 PM

The house should be a place of safety and comfort, where you and members of your family can enjoy themselves without threat from harm. Of course, maintaining a safe environment takes work and effort. These tips will help ensure that your home is safe for you and other members of your household.  

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Topics: Safety Tips

New Year’s Safety Tips to Keep in Mind

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on December 29, 2017 at 9:52 AM

Like millions of other folks, your employees may be celebrating the year gone by on New Year’s Eve. Unfortunately, celebrations are often the times when safety precautions are forgotten in the midst of fun and festivities. Regardless whether you’re hosting a company event for New Year’s, take the opportunity to remind employees how to stay safe during celebrations.

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Topics: Safety Tips

Safety Strategies for Improving Your Program

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 11, 2017 at 10:08 AM

There’s one factor that best-in-class safety programs share: the ongoing commitment to improving their safety strategies.

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Topics: Performance Improvement, Safety Tips, Safety Shares, Safety Management

4 Safety Tips for Over-the-Road Truck Drivers

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 4, 2017 at 12:02 PM

Long haul trucking is a crucial job for the U.S. economy. Drivers help ensure timely delivery of goods and materials. But Over-the-Road (OTR) driving can be a dangerous job. According to the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration, an estimated 116,000 people were injured in 2015 due to accidents involving large trucks. To help prevent further incidents, we've put together some OTR safety tips. 

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Topics: Safety Tips, Logistics and Transportation

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