Compared to 10-15 years ago, companies are safer. Whether it’s tighter regulations, more awareness, enhanced experience, technology improvements or other factors, companies are doing a better job keeping their employees safe at the workplace. However, that number has plateaued over the last couple of years—the total incident rate per 100 workers has not changed significantly since 2017.
EHS 4.0 is upon us. Many companies are leveraging technology to facilitate, organize and grow their Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) programs. The influx of technology and EHS information management systems have made it more convenient than ever before for companies to collect and store EHS related data. However, it is one thing to collect data, but it is quite another to use data to make positive change.
Alcumus eCompliance, the number one mobile safety software solution in North America, officially accomplished its corporate mission to eliminate 1 million workplace injuries and incidents by the end of 2020. The team of safety nerds are humbled to announce they have exceeded the 1 million injuries & incidents prevented as of November totalling: 1,062,938.
Using Berg's new virtual, expert guided service, called GUIDED COMPLIANCE, small manufacturers learn how to build and manage their own customized environmental, health & safety program to achieve OSHA, EPA & state environmental regulatory compliance & reduce related risks at a fraction of the cost of traditional methods.
VelocityEHS announced the launch of a new global chemical & OEL database as part of a major enhancement to its Industrial Hygiene (IH) software solution. The database makes it easier to track and manage workplace stressors and occupational exposure limits (OELs) across virtually all locations and regulatory jurisdictions.
As employees return to work, many employers may find they have fallen behind on workplace EHS training. Others find they need to modify training in light of social distancing guidelines that restrict large gatherings of workers with in-person classroom sessions or on-site consultants.
Among the articles in the March 2021 issue of ISHN magazine, we discuss fall prevention in regards to the musculoskeletal system, look into building a culture of safety, learn about NFPA 652 compliance and consider advancements in materials manufacturing.