Top OSHA Fails 2019 From the Reddit Safety Community

Top OSHA Fails 2019 From the Reddit Safety Community

By Holly CallenderBlog

Since you all loved our last Reddit OSHA fails blog, we decided to do it all over again. Let me present the top OSHA fails of 2019, thanks to the Reddit safety community. Top OSHA Fails of 2019 1) “You’re welcome.” u/mattshup via Reddit 2) “Only entrance to my current job site.” u/kaskiaski via Reddit … Read More

November 2019 EHS News Roundup

November 2019 EHS News Roundup

By Holly CallenderBlog

OSHA embraces leading indicators … workplace eye care aids early detection for diabetes … humorous workplace safety video Top Story: “OSHA Embraces Leading Indicators” Hello – Holly Callender with the EHS news you may have missed this month. In the future, employers will need to deal with federal safety law compliance from an entirely new … Read More

Why Near Miss Reporting is Important

Why Near Miss Reporting is Important

By Holly CallenderBlog

Let’s face it: companies excelling in safety have embedded near miss reporting into their safety culture. In other words, near miss reporting is crucial for a safe workplace. However, it is difficult encouraging staff to report near misses; for example, slips or trips are often seen as embarrassing – even funny – by employees. Other … Read More

October 2019 EHS News Roundup

October 2019 EHS News Roundup

By Holly CallenderBlog

Deaths on Amazon’s warehouse floor … avoid Halloween hazards … how to increase near miss reporting by 370% Top Story: “Go back to work”: outcry over deaths on Amazon’s warehouse floor Hello – Holly Callender with the EHS news you may have missed this month. In September, Billy Foister, a 48-year-old Amazon warehouse worker, died … Read More

September 2019 EHS News Roundup

September 2019 EHS News Roundup

By Holly CallenderBlog

Fall Protection tops OSHA’s frequently cited violations  … safety intervention less effective for low-wage workers … marijuana breathalyzers coming to workplaces Top Story: Fall Protection again tops OSHA’s ‘Top 10’ list of most frequently cited violations Hello – Holly Callender with the EHS news you may have missed this month. For the ninth consecutive year, … Read More

The Top 11 Health and Safety Influencers of 2019

The Top 11 Health and Safety Influencers of 2019

By Holly CallenderBlog

Do health and safety influencers exist? Well, you might associate the word ‘influencer’ with famous pop stars on Instagram, or with those who have made their millions by creating YouTube videos. However, the definition of ‘influencer’ is “an individual who has the power to affect purchase decisions of others because of his/her authority, knowledge, position … Read More

August 2019 EHS News Roundup

August 2019 EHS News Roundup

By Holly CallenderBlog

Injured workers more likely to die from opioid overdose … OSHA findings show increases in fatality investigation … and the biggest trends in PPE Top Story: Injured workers more likely to die from suicide or opioid overdose Hello – Holly Callender with the EHS news you may have missed this month. Drug overdoses and suicides … Read More

July 2019 EHS News Roundup

July 2019 EHS News Roundup

By Holly CallenderBlog

Welcome to our July EHS news roundup! Top story: Deaths from asbestos exposure has reached its highest level in the UK, and the HSE expects this trend to continue for the rest of this decade. In other news: preventing risks with workplace culture, raising awareness of UV protection, overworked Amazon employees, and finally, OSHA’s drones … Read More