Infographic: Preventing avoidable workplace incidents in the automotive industry

Posted by Jagan Garimella on January 19, 2017

Every day, a mechanic should arrive at work focused on how he'll piece together an engine after repairing the flywheel rather than the dangers that come with the endeavor.

Mechanics and manufacturing employees are tasked with some of the most daunting repairs that stretch them to not only their limits mentally, but physically as well. With thousands of pounds of metal hanging above workers, sharp tools in use and repetitive motions a mainstay technique, it's clear more safety and precaution is needed to prevent some of the more foreseeable incidents.

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Topics: EHS, Safety, OSHA, Business Insights, Automotive, Safety Training

Customer Perspectives: Leadership Safety Observation & Messaging

Posted by Mike Hagenbarth on January 12, 2017

This is an article based on coaching I have performed for leaders at WestRock. It discusses the leader’s role in creating an injury free culture, where employees make the safe choice every time. It highlights the importance of regular safety observation and messaging and the necessary aspects of creating this culture.

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Topics: EHS, Safety

Staying safe in the automotive industry [Video]

Posted by ProcessMAP on January 12, 2017

Wrenches, jacks and moving parts—oh my! There are a lot of dangers associated with the work done in the automotive industry, and safety managers are tasked with helping workers avoid them all.

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Topics: EHS, EHS Software, Safety, Automotive

Organizations need to synergize their safety programs [Video]

Posted by ProcessMAP on December 19, 2016

Many organizations don't yet realize how their siloed risk and safety management programs hinder them, rather than letting them to get hyperspecific.

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Topics: EHS, EHS Software, Risk & Compliance, EHS Management System

5 Ways Safety Management Can Help Small Businesses Stay in Business

Posted by Harold Gubnitsky on December 15, 2016
There are so many things a small business owner must keep in mind as he or she tries to grow a company in its early stages. Legal paperwork, gaining a share of the customer market and finding employees that fit in perfectly are among them. 
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Topics: EHS, EHS Software, OSHA, EHS Management System

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

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

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