OSHA Extends Record-Keeping Deadline

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on December 7, 2017 at 3:12 PM

On January 1st, 2017, OSHA put a new health and safety rule into effect. The new rule requires employers to submit their injury and illness data into an electronic reporting system. The record-keeping rule is formally known as The Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses rule.

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Topics: OSHA, Trends

Answered: Is a Solar Energy Future Within Our Current Grasp?

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on April 7, 2017 at 9:55 AM

Solar energy isn’t exactly new technology, but recent developments and improvements have placed the energy source leaps and bounds over where it was just a decade ago.

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Topics: Sustainability, Trends, In the News, Corporate Profile

Tech and the Modern EHS Team

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on September 8, 2016 at 10:16 AM

As a nation, we've come a long way in EHS since the bad old days of "cheap accidents" on the assembly line 100 years ago. Now, thanks to new EHS technologies, we're even safer and more efficient.

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Topics: EHS Software, Workplace Health and Safety, EHS Management, Industry Insights, Trends

The Olympics, regulations and safety

Posted by Sjoerd van der Hoorn on August 12, 2016 at 12:10 PM

If you have watched the Olympics, you probably noticed the lifeguards around the pools. In a setting where Olympians swim, you may be asking yourself: "Why the need for lifeguards?" 

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Topics: Compliance, Trends, In the News

Augmented Reality and Workplace Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on July 19, 2016 at 3:36 PM

With the Oculus Rift headset taking the tech industry by storm, there's a lot of buzz around virtual reality, even in EHS circles and in HR offices throughout. Virtual reality has been a promising tool in the area of workplace safety training, as experts look for ways to improve the outcome of training programs. 

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, EHS Management, Trends, Training Management

EHS Insight Named “Smart Innovator” In Independent Analyst Report

Posted by EHS Insight Press Team on June 30, 2016 at 1:01 PM

We're pleased to be recognized as an innovator in Verdantix's latest report, "Smart Innovators: Incident Management Software." 

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Topics: EHS Management, Industry Insights, Incident Reporting Software, Trends, In the News, Incident Management

How to safely land a rocket on a floating drone

Posted by Sjoerd van der Hoorn on April 11, 2016 at 10:50 AM

Space technologies are booming again. Several private enterprises keep making the news with reports that they've hit yet another milestone. The latest development comes from Elon Musk's SpaceX.

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Topics: Trends

February is American Heart Month

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on February 11, 2016 at 9:55 AM

February is American Heart Month, a tradition since 1964. During this month, everyone is encouraged to raise awareness against heart disease, which is the number one condition in the country. Research has established that almost half of Americans have at least one major risk factor they are unaware of. 

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Topics: Trends, In the News

Why one of 2015’s hottest Christmas gifts might just be too hot

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on December 22, 2015 at 11:07 AM

From movie stars to pro athletes, hoverboards are the latest technology fad and the “it” gadget of the 2015 holiday season. They charge quickly, they’re fun to ride, and they’re being used by kids and adults. But these trendy new scooters are becoming known for another reason – their potential fire hazard.

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Topics: Trends, Safety Tips

Safety Tips: Holiday Lighting

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 11, 2015 at 1:41 PM

The holiday season is upon us and nothing is more festive than outdoor holiday decorations. While the final look is certainly important, it is extremely necessary to guarantee that you don’t get hurt in the process of installing your decorations. The best outdoor decorations are gorgeous as well as safe. As a homeowner, safety should be the first priority when preparing your holiday display.

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Topics: Trends, Safety Tips

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