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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

How to Combat Employee Fatigue

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on October 4, 2018 at 12:50 PM

Employee fatigue or straight burnout can happen to anyone, regardless of how much they love their job. But it’s not just a matter of getting bored on the job. Employee fatigue can have serious consequences on productivity, profits, and the well-being of both the employee and company.

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

What Is Behavior-Based Safety?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 28, 2018 at 10:38 AM

Are you using behavior-based safety to strengthen your EHS department?

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

National Preparedness Month – Part 4: Allocating Resources for Emergencies

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 25, 2018 at 7:09 AM

Last year was a record one for Mother Nature: natural disasters wreaked $306 billion in damage to the United States. Between three massive hurricanes, wildfires, tornadoes, droughts, and flooding, companies across the country were feeling the financial pressure of expenses incurred by unpreventable forces.

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Topics: Safety Tips, Events, Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management Software, Safety Management, Safety Observances

Fall Prevention Awareness Week: Is It on Your Agenda?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on September 24, 2018 at 9:47 AM

Fall Prevention Awareness Week started Saturday, September 22 this year. Have you included it on your priority list?

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

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