Keeping workers safe is a top priority in the electrical industry. This white paper details the key changes to the 2018 edition of NFPA 70E, and how a daily wear personal protective equipment (PPE) program can help you achieve a high level of protection while staying compliant.
Most companies have data that can be used to prioritize and analyze employees, processes or workspaces at elevated risk. But currently, most organizations must first compile and export their data from multiple EHSQ and HCM platforms and then analyze it outside of these applications.
COVE: The Center of Visual Expertise is pleased to announce its first open Visual Literacy Workshop for 2018! Typically focused on individual company implementations, this workshop will provide individuals and small teams the opportunity to learn how Visual Literacy can make a difference in safety and operational performance.
According to the National Safety Council, occupational injuries occur every seven seconds in the United States. Stringent regulation for the health and well-being of employees has led to advancements in processes, safety procedures, and first aid protocols to treat the injured.
Five years after a catastrophic ammonium nitrate explosion in West, Texas killed 15 persons, destroyed much of the city, and launched reforms in the way the federal government oversees the safety of the nation’s chemical facilities, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt last week told us that he cares more about the concerns of the chemical industry than he does about the millions of Americans living in the shadow of hazardous chemical facilities.
The IRSST has just made available a free online tool for analysing and managing the risks associated with work in confined spaces. The tool, called CLOSE, is intended for use by people already qualified for confined space risk management, including prevention officers, supervisors, clients, principal contractors, designer-integrators and rescuers.
Yesterday’s risk management practices are no longer adequate to deal with today’s threats and they need to evolve. This reasoning drove ISO to revise risk management standard 31000:2009 to 31000:2018.2
There’s an increasing rate of change in the weather right now. From hurricanes to earthquakes to tropical storms, they are all a force of direct urgency with consequences on both commercial and social aspects.
HOP is a risk-based operating philosophy which recognizes that error is part of the human condition and that organizational processes and systems greatly influence employee actions and the likelihood of success.
Addressing safety and health issues in the workplace saves employers money and adds value to their businesses. According to the National Safety Council's Injury Facts 2017 Edition, estimates place the total costs associated with work-related deaths and injuries at $142.5 billion in 2015.
Among the articles in the December 2019 issue of ISHN Magazine, we have expert insight on selecting the right respirator, a link to the 2020 Buyers’ & Resource Guide, 10 safety mistakes that can land you in a courtroom, and much more.