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Everything You Need To Know About OSHA's New Health and Safety Guidelines

Posted by Gregory Monzo on February 22, 2017

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently released best practice guidelines for health and safety management in the construction industryits first such update in nearly 30 years.

While the announcement doesn't contain any changes in legislation, it does provide important and useful insights safety managers can absorb and disseminate throughout their workplaces.

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Topics: EHS Software, Safety, OSHA, Business Insights, Construction, health and safety management

Restaurant Industry Special of the Day: Employee Safety

Posted by Dave Rath on February 14, 2017

Restaurant employees know the industry's stance on safety all too well. Frantic peak times where patrons never seem to stop entering the establishment may often mean protocol is tossed to the wayside, but it's time that changes.

Fostering a culture of safety among your employees not only facilitates a healthier and more engaged workforce, but the financial returns can be significant as well.

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Topics: EHS Software, OSHA, Ergonomics, Business Insights, Food & Beverage

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

The 2016 Top 10 OSHA Citations and Proactive Prevention

Posted by Gregory Monzo on January 17, 2017

Another year, another opportunity for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to inform business owners and safety managers alike of what regulations companies are violating the most.

The annual top 10 OSHA citations list has increasingly become a valuable tool in assessing workplace hazards and, when paired with a proactive approach to employee safety, can facilitate a much safer work environment.

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Topics: Incident Management System, EHS Software, Safety, OSHA, Business Insights

Behavior-based Safety and Your Organization

Posted by Dave Rath on January 3, 2017

There are various ways companies can approach health and safety in the workplace, but some work out better for certain organizations.

Safety managers must understand the intricacies in each strategy and map out how effective they would be in their particular workplaces.

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Topics: EHS Software, OSHA, BBS, Behavior Based Safety,, Business Insights

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

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

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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