As 2023 begins, it is important to start the year reflecting on recent progress made. In the field of health and safety, this takes the form of reviewing changes imposed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Looking back … Read More
The Year in Review: Health and Safety in 2022
PPE – Are you meeting OSHA’s requirements?
There are many different types of hazards in workplaces, including the potential for falling from heights, hazardous chemicals, falling objects, flying sparks, loud noises, extreme temperatures, etc. The correct use of personal protective equipment (PPE) can help prevent exposure to … Read More
Challenge Accepted: Electronic SDS Management
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) hazard communication (HazCom) standard has been around since the 1980s, yet it continues to be one of OSHA’s most-cited violations. The adoption of the Globally Harmonized System of Classifying and Labeling Chemicals (GHS) … Read More
Safety Training – Is Everyone Receiving the Training They Need?
A robust safety training program is a critical part of every successful company’s safety plan. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) requires that employers provide training to workers who face hazards while at work. Safety training makes workers aware … Read More
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
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