The flood of new chemical risk information won’t stop
December 5, 2013
To maintain pace with best practices, you need to get your workplace chemical management program well beyond OSHA compliance within approximately the next 24 months. Read More
So many people contribute to safety it’s hard to quantify it
November 4, 2013
When we visualize data in the NIOSH funded report, crunch numbers, and acquire additional data, who OS&H pros are just doesn't add up.
How to update your managers on GHS
October 2, 2013
Here are 10 pointers to consider when communicating to management.Read More
The EHS field is not fully defined in scope and function
August 1, 2013
If you hold the CSP, OHST or CHST, the BCSP will allow you to fast-track to obtain a CET.
Safeway suspended an employee who stopped an assault
July 9, 2013
In May, 2012 Safeway meat counter employee, Ryan Young, stopped a man from assaulting a pregnant store customer.
The Department of Homeland Security developed a website that provides all necessary training materials to deal with an active shooter
June 7, 2013
Where and when the next mass shooting event will occur cannot be known, but thinking it can’t be your workplace is naïve.
New laws could create EHS practice opportunities
May 9, 2013
Is an EHS pro also a healthcare provider? The question is relevant because existing and proposed federal and state laws make special provisions for healthcare providers.
It’s a new world for your worksite chemical management
April 2, 2013
Driven primarily by GHS (Global Harmonization System for chemical management), managing workplace chemicals is undergoing profound global change.Read More
Canada’s new standard can be a model
March 7, 2013
This past January 2013, Canada became the first country in the world to issue a standard on Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace.
February 1, 2013
In 1991, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in UAW v Johnson Controls that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, as amended by the 1978 Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), forbids sex-specific fetal-protection policies.