The popularity for the EHS mobile apps have started gaining momentum in the recent years. The driving factors behind the skyrocketing demand is undoubtedly the requisition of features like real-time updates, easy data entry, and better insights on risk and incident management. Being the pioneers of cloud-based integrated EHS Management Software providers, ProcessMap geared up to join the “mobile first” bandwagon in the EHS industry.
There shouldn't be any guessing about whether an accident will occur on any given day. With a sound strategy and enterprise hazard analysis softwarebacking an organization's decisions, companies can keep their workers safe.
While workplace injury rates have improved in recent years, many businesses are still struggling to protect their employees. Approximately 2.9 million American workers sustained injuries or contracted illnesses on the job in 2016, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. In short, there is room for improvement. Firms looking to close the gap should consider embracing incidentmanagement strategies and tools.
Workplace safety lapses continue to occur despite the development of preventive engineering solutions. Employers reported 2.9 million nonfatal worker injuries and illnessesin 2016, according to data from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. More shockingly, more than 5,100 employeesdiedonthe clockover the same 12-month span. While both of these figures constitute historical lows, room for significant improvement exists. Environmental health and safety stakeholders can catalyze progress and see further reductions in worker injury and fatality rates by putting into place formalizedincidentmanagementstrategies and the tools that support them.
In October, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration released the list of the 10 most common safety citations issued in 2017. Fall protection once again topped the list, accounting for approximately 6,072 violations.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has amended its workplace injury reporting requirements numerous times since Congress passed the Occupational Safety and Health Act in 1970. In May 2016, the organization once again revised these regulations, releasing the "Final Rule to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses," which required enterprises to keep electronic records detailing all worker injuries sustained on-site and submit this data for public consumption. The new rule, which carried an implementation date of Jan. 1, 2017 and a record submission start date of July 1, 2017, was designed to promote transparency and arm environmental health and safety researchers with the insights they needed to develop actionable, data-backed strategies for reducing worker injuries and fatalities.
Organizations across numerous industries are taking steps to improve workplace safety. In their respective quests to protect employees, many are embracing incident management software. How do these platforms help businesses bolster safety and improve operations?
Businesses that are able to turn the EHS corner often lean on internal champions who harness resources inside and outside the organization to overhaul safety management practices.
Organizations across numerous industries have been actively working to improve workplace safety in recent years. These efforts are paying off.
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.
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.
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