On OSHA’s Top 10 list of the most frequently cited standards in fiscal year 2020, Hazard Communication (HazCom) took the no. 2 spot, as it has for the last eight years. Although the HazCom standard has numerous requirements, training violations are among the most common for employers.
So, what is data accuracy? Data accuracy is one of the “six dimensions” of data quality and it can be defined as the “degree to which the data correctly describes the ‘real world’ objects being described.” This definition makes it easy to see how poor data accuracy could greatly impact your ability to use your data effectively.
Designed to drive peak performance in the areas of health, safety, risk, environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) & operational excellence, the VelocityEHS Accelerate Platform is the starting point of an exciting journey that will change how EHS software delivers value to the organizations who adopt it.
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.