There are different kinds of pollution — water, land, and air, for example — and it’s time that people on this planet start leveraging green technology and treating them as real issues. But those types of pollution often come from the work we do, and the environment itself is dangerous to workers.
Extreme weather can present a major challenge for companies that make worksite safety a top priority. Conditions like lightning, strong winds and flooding can make good safety practices much harder to follow.
Remote work is often not an option for those with hands-on and in-person work to do, such as many of those employed in the construction, manufacturing and energy industries. Employers and employees in these and other similarly-situated industries rapidly adapted
As long as there are on-the-job injuries, there is room for workplace safety to improve. While incidents have decreased over the years, there are still 2.8 million workplace injuries and illnesses a year.
Many companies are still refining how they’ll safely bring employees back to the office. Yet not every business can operate with a 100 percent remote workforce. For some, essential employees need to be onsite at all times. Ampirical is one of those businesses.
As President-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office, it’s worth asking what OSHA might look like under his administration, especially as compared to the last four years under President Donald Trump’s “regulation roll-back” agenda.
Succeeding in today’s fast moving world not only involves an organizationally sound business but also well thought out software or business applications. Out-of-the-box software solutions often offer too many features that many companies adhering to compliance regulations simply don’t need.
The Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) and the National Safety Council (NSC) have released the results of an expansive salary survey, analyzing responses from over 9,200 respondents to identify the typical salary and benefits of safety, health, and environmental (SH&E) professionals in an extensive report and online calculator.
Among the articles in the December 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we have advice for employers on COVID-compliant manufacturing facilities, delve deep into dropped object hazards and provide a detailed analysis on whistleblowers and ethics from one of our thought leadership columnists.