Who takes the blame when construction projects get behind schedule or over budget? Is it the project manager? The front line worker? The subcontractor? The answer would be no to all three. The likely scapegoat when things goes wrong is usually Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS). And why is this true? It’s because too often the safety of the worker is sacrificed for the sake of speed and production.
Third-party environment, health, and safety (EHS) software is superior to internal software and manual programs in terms of both cost and effectiveness. That’s according to “State of the Industry: EHS Program Trends,” a recent report from KPA and EHS Today.
ISHN interviewed a score of EHS professionals to learn and share with you critical crisis practices that must be executed with careful thought and planning, and at the same time with urgency and speed. It’s an unprecedented challenge. Here are 12 ways pros are rising to the occasion.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) was recognized twice by both the APEX Awards and the Content Marketing Awards for the IH Heroes Outreach program and the I Am IH™ web series.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA®) will receive two APEX Awards for Publication Excellence from Communications Concepts, Inc. AIHA won a Grand Award in the Electronic Media category for the IH Heroes™ comic and a Certificate of Excellence for the IH Heroes™ series.
The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) will welcome Jennifer McNelly as its new executive director on Aug. 16. She was introduced to staff Monday at ASSP headquarters and will become the Society’s eighth executive director since ASSP was founded in 1911.
What are “The 7 Qualities of Outstanding Safety Professionals?” Josh Franklin, M.B.A., CSP, CET, and CeCe Weldon, M.B.A., CSP, ARM, will discuss their list on Wednesday during an educational session at Safety 2018.
The seven qualities are: Personal development, Balance, The average, C-suite perspective, The secret, Feedback, Giving back.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) announced the recipients of the 2018 AIHA Named Awards, which honor individuals who provide significant contributions to the industrial hygiene and occupational and environmental health and safety professions. The award recipients will be recognized on Wednesday during the Mark of Excellence Awards Breakfast at AIHce EXP.
Internal audits are a fact of life for many environment, health and safety professionals -- especially those working for large companies. I recently had a discussion with a long-time Phylmar client about internal safety audits. There is a lot of guidance and advice available on how to prepare for such audits and how to create corrective action plans to respond to audit findings.
On Demand Attend to learn the main challenges with traditional behavior-based-safety (BBS) approaches as well as ways you can re-design your company’s BBS program to build greater trust and cooperation.
Among the articles in the October 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we answer questions on dangerous dusts, discuss respiratory protection programs and the risks and benefits of smoke tubes, and learn how to get creative with training programs.