OSHA

Safety Inspections

Safety Inspections: How Often is Enough?

During the implementation of a robust and sustainable observation program for companies, one question comes up quite often: “How many inspections should we do?” Although a definitive number would be an ideal answer, safety inspection frequency is heavily influenced by … Read More

EH&S

The Impacts of Climate Change on Workplace EH&S

Years ago, when experts were still in disagreement over the forces that drive climate change and utilized different climate models to simulate its future impact, most of these findings were irrelevant to the average citizen. Flash forward to the present … Read More

Periodic Performance-Based Assessments (PBA)

The Importance of Periodic Performance-Based Assessments (PBA)

Are We Safe Yet?  How Do You Know? How do you know your company is safe? You should already have some clues beyond your OSHA injury rates and other lagging indicators.  A lack of recent (reported) injuries is a demonstrably … Read More

Incident-Management

The Purpose of Incident Management & Incident Investigations

Incident management and incident investigations, while not typically welcome due to their nature of something having gone wrong, are a necessary tool in any EHS professional‘s toolbelt. They have been getting a bad reputation lately and pushed to ‘lagging indicator’ … Read More

Electronic Management of Secondary Containers

Electronic Management of Secondary Containers

Chemical safety is an important workplace safety concern for many reasons, as evidenced by several recent industrial accidents. For chemical safety, the knowledge of hazards, as well as easy access to information related to the chemicals for the employees at … Read More

Hazard Communication Standard: Objective and Key factors

Hazard Communication Standard: Objective and Key factors

Chemicals are a valuable asset in the workplace, but only if used safely. The Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) was designed to provide information about hazardous chemicals to assure chemical safety at the workplace in any industry. The intent is to … Read More