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9 Tips for Preventing Harmful Lead Exposure

Posted by Mabely Wise on December 5, 2016

As you know, protecting employees from harmful exposures can be a daunting task, often more complex than preventing injuries, as employees frequently don't recognize or report issues until well after they materialize. Health and Safety professionals sometimes fall into a game of catch-up, trying to protect other workers from being affected by the same illness. Dangerous substances won't be noticed in time without proactive environment sampling and employee monitoring.

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Topics: Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health Management, OSHA

It's all in the numbers: Data-driven safety performance [Video]

Posted by ProcessMAP on December 2, 2016

Nowadays you can't escape data—but then again, why would you want to? Safety managers leverage data as a means to improve performance, and these efforts have helped prevent incidents and reduce claims costs.

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Topics: EHS, EHS Software, OSHA

Driving EHS performance with data-informed decisions

Posted by David Castella on November 14, 2016

You can never have too much data. Businesses now use troves of numbers and analytics to drive better workplace safety decisions.

Front and center in this transition from intangible to tangible insights is Environmental, Health and Safety software, which has become a vehicle for the transformation of employee safety.

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Topics: EHS, EHS Software, OSHA

From Silo to Synergy: New Frontiers in Risk and EHS Collaboration

Posted by Harold Gubnitsky on October 27, 2016
The world is going digital—yet many companies aren't when it comes to safety. While machines, methods and processes have evolved, risk and safety management has more or less stayed the same.
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Topics: EHS, Risk & Compliance

Does Safety Management Software Make Sense for Small Businesses?

Posted by Gregory Monzo on October 17, 2016

Small and medium-sized businesses are the foundation of employment in America, accounting for roughly 65 percent of all new jobs established since 1995, and half of all positions currently held in the country, or 120 million people, according to Forbes.

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Topics: Technology, EHS Software, Safety, Business Intelligence, Business Insights

2 safety tips to save workers' lives [Video]

Posted by ProcessMAP on October 14, 2016

Keeping workers safe on the job is easier said than done. But there are a few simple changes that can help make a big impact. For example, by developing a cleaner, more organized work environment, safety managers can help reduce injuries.

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Topics: EHS Software, Safety, Occupational Health Management, Business Insights

4 safety tips that save workers' lives

Posted by Jagan Garimella on October 11, 2016

As the seasons change, so do the dangers posed to workers. While the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has a number of regulations in place to curb the risks associated with many jobs, the truth is the agency is quite small.

There's just one OSHA officer for roughly every 60,000 workers, according to OSHA, which means safety managers carry the bulk of the responsibility in making sure employees and their work environment are safe.

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Topics: EHS, Incident Management System, Business Insights

Knowing is half the battle: How integrated training management can prevent safety accidents

Posted by Dave Rath on October 7, 2016
Keeping workers safe on the job requires a holistic approach, and without training management software, it's difficult to ensure that the right employees get the right training at the right time.

Keeping workers safe on the job requires a holistic approach, though it can be challenging. On any given day, a safety manager can be running from worksite to worksite ensuring employees aren't harmed, as well as creating and executing training programs.

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Topics: EHS, OSHA, Risk & Compliance, Training

Build a better workplace with a preventative safety culture [Video]

Posted by ProcessMAP on October 3, 2016

There were roughly three million non-fatal accidents and more than ten thousand severe injuries in 2014. In the safest workplace era we've ever lived in, these figures are far too high. A preventative safety culture can help organizations avoid workplace accidents before they arise.

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Topics: Environmental & Sustainability Performance

The 5 Elements of World-class Behavior Based Safety (BBS): Part 3 - Evaluating Progress Using BBS Data

Posted by Brian Stenson on September 30, 2016

This is the final post in a three-part series on Behavior Based Safety (BBS). In Part 1, I provided a high level overview of BBS programs and the five components that comprise a word-class program. Part 2 covers how to analyze observation data in order to identify critical at-risk behaviors, generate solutions, and change behavior. 

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Topics: EHS Software, Safety, Behavior Based Safety,