Safety is the number one priority for any manufacturing company and, as such, your equipment should be safe to use and produce a high-quality product. But even if you're already keeping an eye on the condition of your manufacturing equipment, that might not be enough to keep your workers safe.
In the earliest days of OHS, disputes of who was responsible for the payment of a workplace injury or illness was settled by litigation. Every US state eventually passed workers’ compensation insurance law to establish a no-fault system where responsibility for injury/illness payment nearly always falls upon the employer.
John McBride knows what executives are looking for when hiring EHS pros. He’s the director of national recruiting for Consentium Search LLC and was one of the first workshop speakers Monday afternoon, October 11 at the 2021 National Safety Congress & Expo in Orlando, Florida.
Safety leaders exemplify best practices in keeping workers safe
September 16, 2021
J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. on Thursday, September 16 announced the winners of the 2021 J. J. Keller Safety Professional of the Year (SPOTY) Awards, one of the most prestigious forms of recognition in the field of workplace safety. ISHN's chief editor Benita Mehta was a guest judge this year.
Anyone may call themselves an industrial hygienist and anyone may practice industrial hygiene. No license, certificate, formal education, or years of experience are required for someone to practice industrial hygiene in the United States. Whether IH is a profession, trade or practice is just semantics.
Morgan Bliss, a widely respected professor in the occupational safety and health field and member of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) for 11 years, is ASSP’s 2021 William E. Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator.
If the CIH and CSP are high-water marks for quality, what are the lowest quality OHS credentials? The constant flux of the unregulated OHS credential market along with hazy transparency and other issues e.g., no standard benchmark makes this an impossible question to answer.