The majority of injuries occur when workers are completing routine jobs. Find out how to tackle complacency in the workplace.
Top Winter Safety Tips 2019 for the Workplace
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.
Is Safety “a few tools short of a toolbox”?
Until safety shows some risk maturity and embraces fallibility, curiosity and diversity, it will always be “a few tools short of a toolbox”.
Emergency Preparedness: Avoiding the ‘Example Rule’
We don’t know when emergencies will occur, so it’s always good time to consider emergency preparedness. Unfortunately, humans get caught off-guard because of the Example Rule.
Risk Assessment Reviews As Leading Indicators
Risk Assessment (RA) helps managers understand where hazards are in the workplace. But what’s the process for Risk Assessment Review?
An Introduction To Industrial Hygiene
Since its inception in the 1940s, industrial hygiene has become mandatory. Consequently, all North American and the majority of Western employers implement an industrial hygiene – or if you’re in Europe – program. Unfortunately, as the industrial hygienist’s role falls under the EHS umbrella, we often overlook their unique responsibilities. So, what makes an industrial … Read More
Slips, Trips and Falls: Fall protection in slippery conditions
Slips, trips and falls account for 15% of all accidental deaths in the US. During the winter months, ice and snow conditions bring new hazards that require preventative measures to be put in place. Read more and find out what safety professionals can do to protect employees.
How to Prevent Cold Weather Hazards in the Workplace
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.
Injury Prevention And The Hierarchy Of Hazard Controls
In the real world, injuries happen. However, not all injuries are created equally. In other words, first aid injuries are not as serious as broken bones and broken bones are not as serious as a fatality. Injury incidents and fatalities are decreasing in almost every industry, but when an injury does happen, it is usually … Read More