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Examining the Different Types of Work Safety Gloves

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on January 18, 2019 at 11:24 AM

According to OH&S, hand accidents account from between 40 to 60 percent of recordable workplace incidents. Selecting a pair of gloves to work goes beyond finding the right fit and form.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, PPE, Safety Management

What Is Cumulative Trauma Disorder (CTD) and How Does It Affect Employees at Work?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on January 16, 2019 at 9:43 AM

Cumulative Trauma Disorder (CTD) is one of the biggest silent dangers lurking in your organization. It’s defined as the excessive wear and tear on muscles, tendons, and nerve tissues due to repetitive motion over an extended period of time.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Ergonomics

Revealed: OSHA’s Top Safety Violations for 2018

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on December 10, 2018 at 12:29 PM

Every year, OSHA shares its top ten safety violations that have resulted in the most workplace citations. As 2018 is drawing to a close, it’s important that companies continue to push safety awareness efforts.

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

8 Workplace Safety Tips to Share at Your Next Safety Meeting

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 26, 2018 at 10:14 AM

Let’s face it: At some point, your employees may think they’ve heard all there is to hear about workplace safety. When this happens, it can be a slippery slope because your cautionary tales or safety tips may start to fall on deaf ears.

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

The Deadly Dangers of Arc Flash and How to Reduce Your Chance of Incident

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 16, 2018 at 9:44 AM

Electrical work poses no shortage of risks, but the arc flash is arguably one of the biggest dangers. Arc flashes cause or contribute to over 30,000 incidents each year and 400 fatalities. But what’s even more important to understand is that the majority of arc flashes are the direct cause of worker error, and almost every situation can be prevented.

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Topics: Risk Management, Workplace Health and Safety

Lockout/Tagout: A Safety Guide for EHS Departments

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 2, 2018 at 11:24 AM

Every year, we hear horror stories of machine-related injuries or deaths that could have been prevented. Using the proper lockout/tagout procedures can ensure your company doesn’t become the next author of one.

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

Contractor Safety Best Practices

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 29, 2018 at 2:30 PM

When you think of workplace safety, you should realize that a safety culture isn’t just for the workers on your payroll. A safe work environment is also an expectation of contractors, and getting them involved in your safety culture is critical to helping them remain safe on the job.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Building Materials & Construction, Safety Management, Incident Management, Audit Management

Incident Investigation Plan: Everything You Need to Know

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 22, 2018 at 3:44 PM

Jobsite accidents or safety incidents can happen to any company, regardless of how robust your health and safety program is. But it’s how you handle the aftermath of an incident that will ultimately lead to positive resolution and needed change moving forward.

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

Occupational Health is Today’s Workplace Hero

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 11, 2018 at 9:53 AM

Hollywood blockbusters have long held the ability to glamorize dangerous situations. Spiderman uses his webs to stop a train from falling off the tracks. Superman swoops in to carry falling buildings away from potential victims. Ethan Hunt scales buildings and drops down from astronomical heights to complete his Mission: Impossible duties.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Management, OSHA

National Fire Prevention Week 2018: What You Need to Know

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 8, 2018 at 9:59 AM

National Fire Prevention Week 2018 is October 7-13. Each October, the week that includes October 9 becomes a focal point for fire safety and prevention practices at the workplace, in the home, and around our communities.

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

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