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When Are Employees Required to Wear Safety Glasses or Eye Protection?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 3, 2021 at 11:30 AM

Every day, 2,000 workers in the U.S. suffer a job-related eye injury requiring medical treatment, with one-third of them requiring treatment in hospital emergency departments.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Safety Tips, Maritime, Oil & Gas, Construction, Manufacturing, Logistics and Transportation, Safety Culture

What Do Companies Spend on Safety & How Should You Allocate Your Budget?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 28, 2021 at 11:16 AM

Budget season is here. Unfortunately, when times are tight and profit margins are narrow, managers often look for reasons to narrow expenditures. Which means you’re probably going to get questions you don’t like, such as: what do companies spend on employee safety compared to our budget? Asked, of course, with the hope of justifying a smaller budget.

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

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

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

Tips for Workplace Fatigue Management

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on August 9, 2021 at 9:37 AM

A bit of drowsiness might not seem like a big deal - until you realize that worker fatigue costs roughly $18 billion per year in the U.S. Those jaw-cracking yawns add up to poorer judgment, poor concentration, issues with memory and information processing, and reaction time.

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

Business Principles for the EHS Professional

Posted by Katy Lyden on July 28, 2021 at 9:48 AM

Being able to translate safety information into terms that business leaders will more easily understand and relate to is an important skill for EHS professionals. Understanding key business principles and when to apply them provides some synergy between the safety function and the business itself but it also solidifies the EHS professional as someone who understands the business side of things and how to incorporate safety into the overall business strategy.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, Safety Tips, Incident Management, Safety Management, Safety Culture, Safety Metrics, Professional Development

Conveyor Belt Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on July 22, 2021 at 10:42 AM

The modern marvel of the conveyor belt is a mainstay in many production and fabrication facilities, enabling high levels of productivity for mass-production for more than a century. However, there’s a price to be paid for all this productivity: workplace accidents and injuries related to conveyors are common.

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

Improving Workplace Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on July 21, 2021 at 6:18 PM

Employees deserve to work in conditions that are as reasonably safe as possible to ensure they are free from harm while on the job. This isn’t just wishful thinking, either; as an employer, you’re required by law to adhere to dozens, if not hundreds, of health and safety rules and regulations.

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

A Business Owner's Guide to Workplace Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on July 19, 2021 at 2:31 PM

Owning your own business comes with tons of responsibilities. While they’re all important, one of the most crucial is ensuring safety in the workplace. This is a requirement no matter the size of your business or what industry it inhabits – if you’re running your own company, you’re ultimately the one who will be held responsible if poorly enforced or nonexistent safety regulations lead to workplace injuries.

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

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