Unsafe human behaviour happens daily. Lack of focus, human factors, blame culture … The list of reasons goes on. Above all, unsafe human behaviour is a safety risk. Get the infographic: Drugs in the Workplace Facts and Stats » Drugs in the workplace are increasingly behind unsafe behaviour. The US is in an opioid epidemic, … Read More
Buying new EHS software involves a massive – and time consuming – series of decisions. For example, should you deploy on-premise or cloud? Each have their advantages and disadvantages, all depending on your company’s requirements. The good news is that we’ve just published a guide to help you decide. It’s titled EHS Software: On-Premise vs. Cloud … Read More
If you’re anything like us, you enjoy the warm weather and light nights of summer. But for workers spending long days indoors or outdoors, summer weather becomes a risk. OSHA says: “Hot summer months pose special hazards for outdoor workers who must protect themselves against heat, sun exposure, and other hazards. Employers and employees should … Read More
It’s the end of another year, so let’s look at the EHS blog posts you loved in 2018.
Making sure people are safe at work is the core of the EHS professional’s responsibilities, but do you place your own health under the same importance? As workplace mental health is becoming more visible, let’s look at how you can promote your own mental well-being at work, as part of our Workplace Mental Health blog series.
Organizations should facilitate safety and safe behavior at work. Watch this video to find out how you can simplify safety reporting in the field.
What EHS should we learn from aviation safety? How has flying become the safest mode of transportation? New on the blog.
Chemicals that were previously thought safe are revealed to cause illnesses when it’s already too late. The current regulations cover exposure to dangerous substances that are already proven to cause severe diseases. What is companies’ responsibility in keeping their workers clear of exposure?
While a safety training program is often key in establishing a culture of health and safety at work, there are cases in which it may fail in living up to that very promise. This may happen if occupational safety is treated as just a compliance issue rather than a necessity for worker health and well-being. … Read More
In this guest post, Hugo Ribeiro, discusses and exemplifies the way us humans can/cannot adjust our focus, and how training our workers to adjust their focus could prevent incidents caused by the lack of situational awareness and our inability to extend our focus beyond our immediate task.