Welcome to the EHS Insight Blog

 

"How Do You Do That?" Blog Series - Question 4: PPE Policies

Posted by Katy Lyden on May 31, 2022 at 3:01 PM

Question: We recently moved to a “wall to wall” PPE policy at our location. For us, this means safety glasses, earplugs, and steel-toed shoes must be worn at all times while inside our facility. This new policy has started to cause issues with the office staff who have to don PPE just to use the restrooms and break rooms which are located inside the actual facility. We really don’t want to have multiple policies or include a bunch of confusing exceptions. Is there anything we can do to make this work?

Read More

Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Training Management, Safety Management, Safety Culture, PPE, Professional Development

"How Do You Do That?" Blog Series - Question 3: Interviews & Safety Culture

Posted by Katy Lyden on May 24, 2022 at 12:55 PM

Question: I’ve been in an EHS role with the same company for over eight years and have recently decided to see what other opportunities might be available elsewhere. So far every company I’ve interviewed with has talked a great game about safety but I’m a bit skeptical. What can I do to find out what their safety cultures are really like?

Read More

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

How Can Safety Training Help Prepare Employees?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on January 25, 2022 at 11:50 AM

Under OSHA regulations, employers are required to provide effective training and safety information in a language that employees understand. It has at least a dozen standards with training requirements, all reinforcing the same idea: the first step to a safe workplace is a well-trained workplace.

Read More

Topics: OSHA, Workplace Health and Safety, Training Management

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.

Read More

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

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).

Read More

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

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.

Read More

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

What Does Safety Training Cost Per Employee?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 23, 2021 at 6:52 PM

It’s that time of year again: budget season. Which means it’s time to do your least favorite thing: justifying your safety budget to your boss.

Read More

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

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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

A Sustainable Future

We're On A Journey

EHS Insight is the world’s most flexible, powerful, easy to use environmental, health and safety management software. Since 2009, the team at EHS Insight have been on a mission to make the world a better place.

Join us by subscribing to our news blog and receive updates on what’s new in the world of EHS, our software and other related topics. 

For the Terms of Use, please click here

EHS Insight needs the contact information you provide to us to contact you about our products and services. You may unsubscribe from these communications at any time. For information on how to unsubscribe, as well as our privacy practices and commitment to protecting your privacy, please review our Privacy Policy.

Subscribe Here!

Recent Posts

Posts by Tag

See all