Safety Signs have regulated shapes, sizes and colors. This post discusses why the chosen colors used in safety signs have been chosen, and for what purposes are they used.
Welcome to Pro-Sapien’s monthly EHS News Roundup. At the end of each month, we will put together relevant news articles and topics that we think could interest our network. We will post our roundups here on the blog section of our website.
From the Exxon Valdez’s oil spill to the world’s largest nuclear disaster at Chernobyl, fatigue is dangerous and has no place in the workplace. Worker fatigue is caused by continuous lack of sleep (less than 8 hours a night, on average), long work hours, inclement weather condition, or by work that is physically and mentally demanding, such as in the construction and oil industries. As fatigue reduces a worker’s alertness, errors and injury ensues. Proper sleep during the workweek and the right amount of rest during off-hours will help the workplace stay safe.
How to prevent incidents and prepare for the winter season? In this guest blog, freelance writer Katharina Busch discusses ways to prevent and plan for cold weather hazards.
Health & Safety will unequivocally be affected by the new GDPR. Here are 7 steps that you can take now in order to remain compliant.
Every organization should understand that the overall aim of incident management is to decrease incidents and learn from past events. If the investigation attempts merely to find someone to blame for, employees easily become reluctant to report. This article provides three points that can help shape workplace culture built on “no blame, no fear, learn”.
Welcome to Pro-Sapien’s monthly EHS News Roundup. At the end of each month, we will put together relevant news articles and topics that we think could interest our network. We will post our roundups here on the blog section of our website. Alternatively, you can sign up for our monthly newsletter.
Could a systematic approach blind us from the other, less rational reasons behind an incident? Common tools and models used for incident investigation tend to emphasise mechanistic approaches, whilst some of the causes may have been influenced by social psychological factors. In this guest blog, Robert Sams discusses the limitations of a rational system and the ways in which it could be improved.
The new OSHA recordkeeping rule is capitalizing on the power of transparency, but it has been and still is a controversial update. It’s correct to say that public scrutiny is sometimes the kick that companies need in order to improve, but will the benefits be worth the challenges? First of all, what is the new … Read More
Press Releases 31 Oct 2017 · Glasgow, UK November 2017 sees the launch of the second annual Incident Management Month by enterprise SharePoint EHS software providers Pro-Sapien. The campaign aims to highlight the importance of improving workplace safety by promoting a culture of thorough incident management and reporting.In the UK during 2015/2016, there were 621,000 … Read More