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Best practices for onboarding

Best practices for onboarding

Best practices for onboardingTopics covered List of best practices Keep onboarding records Blog » Best practices for onboardingWhen you hire new employees, the first few weeks are critical for retention. A positive experience during onboarding makes workers feel more...

7 signs your workers need a safety refresher

7 signs your workers need a safety refresher

7 signs your workers need a safety refresherTopics covered Emergency preparedness Recurring process incidents Unorganized workstations PPE issues Indifference to hazards Repeat incidents Damaged equipment Blog » 7 signs your workers need a safety refresher It’s easy...

Chemical safety & compliance

Quick guide to flammable liquid storage

Quick guide to flammable liquid storage

Quick guide to flammable liquid storageTopics covered Examples of flammable liquids OSHA’s flammable liquid guidelines Best practices for flammable liquid storage Blog » Quick guide to flammable liquid storage There are multiple OSHA regulations concerning fire hazard...

A brief overview of chemical safety assessments

A brief overview of chemical safety assessments

A brief overview of chemical safety assessmentsTopics covered How does the EPA regulate toxic chemicals? What is a chemical safety assessment? What does a chemical safety assessment include? Blog » A brief overview of chemical safety assessments Between 2011 and 2016...

Tips for reading NFPA labels

Tips for reading NFPA labels

Tips for reading NFPA labelsTopics covered Red Section | Flammability Blue Section | Health Hazard Yellow Section | Instability White Section | Special Precautions Blog » Tips for reading NFPA labels Although OSHA revised its HazCom standard to correspond with GHS,...

Environmental risk factors in chemical production

Environmental risk factors in chemical production

Environmental risk factors in chemical productionTopics covered Common causes of environmental risks Controlling environmental risk factors through preventive and corrective action Blog » Environmental risk factors in chemical production In 2020, exposure to harmful...

6 Steps to bolstering your HazCom training program

6 Steps to bolstering your HazCom training program

Six steps to bolstering your HazCom training programTopics covered HazCom training requirements 6 Steps to bolstering your HazCom training program Additional considerations Blog » Six steps to bolstering your HazCom training program HazCom training requirements The...

Regulatory compliance in the chemical industry

Regulatory compliance in the chemical industry

Introduction to regulatory compliance in the chemical industryTopics covered TSCA: Overview OSHA: Hazard communication standard EPCRA: Tier I and II reports Chemical management How do EHS and compliance departments get their data? Blog » Introduction to regulatory...

Safety precautions when working with chemicals

Safety precautions when working with chemicals

Safety precautions when working with chemicalsTopics covered Working with chemicals: safety considerations Know the regulations Rules for handling chemicals safely Additional resources Blog » Safety precautions when working with chemicals There are workers across...

Best practices for chemical safety in agriculture

Best practices for chemical safety in agriculture

Best practices for chemical safety in agricultureTopics covered Agriculture chemical safety Common agriculture chemicals Hazard communication Pesticides: training, storage, and handling Appropriate storage and handling techniques Blog » Chemical safety in agriculture...

Components of a chemical hygiene plan

Components of a chemical hygiene plan

Components of a chemical hygiene planTopics covered What is a Chemical Hygiene Plan? Standard operating procedures (SOP) Pre-approval activities Annual reviews and updates Blog » Components of a Chemical Hygiene PlanWhat is a Chemical Hygiene Plan? A Chemical Hygiene...

Chemical hazards in the workplace

Chemical hazards in the workplace

Overview of chemical hazards in the workplaceTopics covered What is a chemical hazard? Common hazardous chemicals Regulations on chemical exposure limits How can I find information about chemicals I may be exposed to at work? Will my employer train me on the chemicals...

Contractor management
Best practices for managing contractors

Best practices for managing contractors

Best practices for managing contractorsTopics covered Onboarding and training Cost management Blog » Best practices for managing contractors In matters of health and safety, managing third-party contractors as efficiently as your own employees is crucial. But the...

Continuous Improvement
Gap analysis of EHS metrics

Gap analysis of EHS metrics

Gap analysis of EHS metricsTopics covered Basics of completing a gap analysis Example of an analysis Blog » Gap analysis of EHS metrics In high-risk industries, the cost of a safety incident can be disastrous for the financial health of a company. And so, the...

How a Gemba walk can transform your operation

How a Gemba walk can transform your operation

How a Gemba walk can transform your operationTopics covered Understanding the process Identifying opportunities Encouraging collaboration Documenting your Gemba walk Blog » How a Gemba walk can transform your operation Like most lean manufacturing principles, a Gemba...

Using Andon systems for continuous improvement 

Using Andon systems for continuous improvement 

Using Andon systems for continuous improvementTopics covered Implementing an Andon system Andon cords Andon lights Andon boards Analyzing data from your Andon system Blog » Using Andon systems for continuous improvement The Japanese term “Andon” (アンドン) means “light”...

How to use a red tag in 5S 

How to use a red tag in 5S 

How to use a red tag in 5STopics covered Creating a 5S location for red-tagged equipment Tracking each red tag for 5S adherence Learning from red tags Blog » How to use red tags in 5S Red tags are important safety tools that protect workers from dangerous equipment....

EHS & HSE

Workplace first aid supply list 

Workplace first aid supply list 

Workplace first aid supply listTopics covered Supply list Easy inventory checklist Blog » Workplace first aid supply list Effective incident management requires no small amount of preparation. A major component of your readiness strategy should be creating a stockpile...

How to manage environmental compliance in EHS

How to manage environmental compliance in EHS

How to manage environmental compliance in EHSTopics covered Developing an environmental management system Permit requirements Recordkeeping Awareness & training Blog » How to manage environmental compliance in EHS Environmental compliance is the process of...

10 safety events EHS professionals should attend

10 safety events EHS professionals should attend

10 events every EHS professionalshould attendTopics covered 10 Safety Events to Attend ASSP SafetyFocus 2022 EHS+ESG TECH22 The Future of EHS Safety in Action OPEX22 EHS Seminar & Industry Trade Show CSHEMA WOMENLEAD22 Safety Leadership Conference EHS &...

DOT: FMCSA compliance and regulations overview

DOT: FMCSA compliance and regulations overview

DOT: FMCSA complianceand regulations overviewTopics covered What Is the DOT and the FMCSA? Safety compliance for motor carriers Reviews and audits Requirements for new motor carriers Safe operation of CMVs Hazardous materials: Safety permits and transport Blog » DOT...

Arc flash risk assessment: minimize risk

Arc flash risk assessment: minimize risk

Arc flash risk assessmentTopics covered Understanding what an “arc flash” is The severity of an arc flash injury Approach/protection boundaries Safety around electrical hazards Other precautions to take Blog » Arc flash risk assessment Understanding what an “arc...

6 best EHS certifications for EHS professionals

6 best EHS certifications for EHS professionals

6 best EHS certifications for EHS professionalsTopics covered 1. Certified Safety Professional (CSP) 2. Associate Safety Professional (ASP) 3. Occupational Hygiene and Safety Technician (OHST) 4. Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) 5. Certified Industrial...

Environmental Safety
Stormwater best management practices (BMPs)

Stormwater best management practices (BMPs)

Stormwater best management practices (BMPs)Topics covered Point vs nonpoint sources of pollution The role of best management practices Structural BMPs Nonstructural BMPs Implementing a stormwater BMP Blog » Stormwater best management practices (BMPs)When it comes to...

Environmental safety topic ideas

Environmental safety topic ideas

Environmental safety topic ideasTopics covered Environmental safety categories Gas Chemicals Air quality Trash and recycling Natural disaster preparedness Biological waste Wastewater Blog » Environmental safety topic ideas The term “environmental safety” can refer to...

Environmental compliance audit checklist

Environmental compliance audit checklist

Environmental compliance audit checklistTopics covered How are environmental regulations enforced? Compliance audits Blog » Environmental compliance audit checklist Facilities must follow applicable local, state, and federal standards and regulations regarding...

Food & Beverage
Essentials of FSMA 204 (food traceability rule)

Essentials of FSMA 204 (food traceability rule)

Essentials of FSMA 204 (food traceability rule)Topics covered History of food traceability laws Food traceability under FSMA rule 204 Getting ready for FSMA 204 compliance Blog » Essentials of FSMA 204 (food traceability rule) FSMA 204, the latest food traceability...

BRC food safety compliance

BRC food safety compliance

BRC food safety complianceTopics covered British Retail Consortium (BRC) Compliance and certification requirements Helpful food safety resources Blog » BRC food safety compliance In general, the primary goal of a trade association is to advance the position of its...

ATP testing in food manufacturing

ATP testing in food manufacturing

ATP testing in food manufacturingTopics covered What is ATP testing? Benefits of ATP testing Blog » ATP testing in food manufacturing Food recalls and foodborne illnesses are serious concerns for food manufacturers. For instance, the grappling baby formula shortage...

FDA temperature mapping guidelines

FDA temperature mapping guidelines

FDA temperature mapping guidelinesTopics covered Temperature mapping process Benefits of temperature mapping FDA guidelines Blog » FDA temperature mapping guidelines The CDC estimates that more than 48 million people contract a foodborne illness each year. So, it’s no...

The 7 key principles of HACCP

The 7 key principles of HACCP

The 7 key principles of HACCP Conducting a hazard analysis Identifying critical control points Establishing critical limits Monitoring CCP Implementing corrective actions Verification Documentation Blog » The 7 key principles of HACCP HACCP is a proactive methodology...

Applying corrective action to food safety compliance

Applying corrective action to food safety compliance

Applying corrective action to food safetyTopics covered The purpose of corrective action in food safety Examples of food safety corrective actions Corrective and preventive action (CAPA) plans Documenting corrective actions Tracking corrective action food safety...

Food safety management systems [with infographics]

Food safety management systems [with infographics]

All about food safety management systems [with infographics]Topics covered What is a food safety management system? Hazard analysis critical control point (HACCP) Costs of a food safety management system Benefits of an FSMS ISO 22000 Blog » All about food safety...

Events
Incident Management
Risk assessment categories to consider

Risk assessment categories to consider

Risk assessment categories to considerTopics covered Signs of a poor safety culture Key aspects of an effective safety culture Ideas to improve safety culture in the workplace Blog » Risk assessment categories to consider There are many opinions on the best way to...

Risk assessment versus risk management

Risk assessment versus risk management

Risk assessment versus risk managementTopics covered Risk assessment Risk management Blog » Risk assessment versus risk management Evaluating workplace risks can prevent major incidents, but only if you proactively implement control measures. And it all comes down to...

Guide to safety incident reporting

Guide to safety incident reporting

Guide to safety incident reportingTopics covered OSHA incident reporting guidelines What is considered an incident? Timeline for incident reporting Writing incident reports Tracking action items Blog » Guide to safety incident reporting Over the past 50 years,...

Improve incident management process

Improve incident management process

Improve incident management process with these four stepsTopics covered 1. Stay proactive 2. Communicate procedures with employees 3. Don’t delay medical attention 4. Investigate incidents immediately Blog » Improve incident management process with these four steps...

Oil and Gas

The hazards of excavation in oil and gas

The hazards of excavation in oil and gas

The hazards of excavation in oil and gasTopics covered Potential hazards of excavation Best practices for avoiding excavation incidents Blog » The hazards of excavation in oil and gas Working in the oil and gas industry comes with its fair share of challenges. As if...

Safety toolbox talk topics for oil and gas

Safety toolbox talk topics for oil and gas

Safety toolbox talk topics for oil and gasTopics covered Overview Struck-by/caught-in/caught-between High-pressure lines and equipment Explosions, fires, electrical and other hazardous energy, and confined spaces Falls Ergonomic hazards Machine hazards Planning and...

Health and safety in the oil and gas industry

Health and safety in the oil and gas industry

Health and safety in the oil and gas industryTopics covered Overview of health and safety in the oil and gas industry Importance of safety management to protect health and safety The future of health and safety in the oil and gas industry Blog » Health and safety in...

Hydrogen sulfide in the oil and gas industry

Hydrogen sulfide in the oil and gas industry

Hydrogen sulfide in the oil and gas industryTopics covered Hydrogen sulfide formation Responsibility of companies and employees Sources of hydrogen sulfide Exposure to hydrogen sulfide Safety processes to combat the risk of hydrogen sulfide Blog » Hydrogen sulfide in...

Safety precautions for working on pipelines

Safety precautions for working on pipelines

Safety precautions for working on pipelines: API recommended practice 1173Topics covered API recommended practice 1173 overview Blog »Safety precautions for working on pipelines: API recommended practice 1173There are a variety of aspects to pipeline safety and...

OSHA

Radiation safety levels according to OSHA 

Radiation safety levels according to OSHA 

Radiation safety levels according to OSHA Topics covered Radiation safety levels Protection against radiation Health effects of radiation exposure Blog » Radiation safety levels according to OSHA Radiation is a natural part of our environment. Our bodies are...

Top 10 OSHA Violations of 2022

Top 10 OSHA Violations of 2022

Top 10 OSHA violations of 2022Topics covered 1. Fall Protection – General Requirements 2. Hazard Communication 3. Respiratory Protection 4. Ladders & 5. Scaffolding 6. Lockout/Tagout 7. Powered Industrial Trucks 8. Fall Protection – Training Requirements 9. PPE – Eye...

What to expect during an OSHA inspection and how to prepare

What to expect during an OSHA inspection and how to prepare

What to expect during an OSHA inspection and how to prepareTopics covered Reasons for OSHA inspections On-site inspection process Documentation to prepare Blog » What to expect during an OSHA inspection and how to prepare OSHA inspectors are well-trained and...

OSHA safety training requirements

OSHA safety training requirements

OSHA safety training requirementsTopics covered OSHA safety training requirements OSHA safety training documentation Blog » OSHA safety training requirementsOSHA requires all employers to train workers on safety and health issues that arise in the work environment....

The four levels of personal protective equipment

The four levels of personal protective equipment

The four levels of personal protective equipmentTopics covered What are the different levels of protection? When should you modify your PPE requirements? Blog » The four levels of personal protective equipment Personal protective equipment is the last level of...

Noise exposure limits according to OSHA

Noise exposure limits according to OSHA

Noise exposure limits according to OSHATopics covered OSHA’s noise exposure limit Noise exposure controls Blog » Noise exposure limits according to OSHA Excessive exposure to noise in the workplace can lead to serious health effects like hearing impairment, hearing...

OSHA 1910.212 standard for machine guarding

OSHA 1910.212 standard for machine guarding

OSHA 1910.212 standard for machine guardingTopics covered Machine guarding general requirements Point of operation Different types of machine guarding Blog » OSHA 1910.212 standard for machine guarding Machines revolutionized the way we do business. With their help,...

What are the requirements for safety data sheets?

What are the requirements for safety data sheets?

What are the requirements for safety data sheets?Topics covered Mandatory SDS requirements Identification Hazard identification Composition and information on ingredients First-aid measures Fire-fighting measures Accidental release measures Handling and storage...

OSHA requirements for guardrails

OSHA requirements for guardrails

OSHA requirements for guardrailsTopics covered The basics of OSHA guardrail compliance Guardrail measurements Guardrail materials Guardrails around holes Ensuring compliance Blog » OSHA requirements for guardrails Before purchasing any guardrail systems for your...

Pressure vessel regulations and requirements

Pressure vessel regulations and requirements

Pressure vessel regulations and requirements Topics covered Use cases of pressure vessels Pressure vessel hazards and awareness Regulations regarding pressure vessel safety Blog » Pressure vessel regulations and requirements Pressure vessels are commonly used in...

Navigating OSHA contractor safety requirements

Navigating OSHA contractor safety requirements

Navigating OSHA contractor safety requirementsTopics covered Safety guidelines for contractors Common citations to avoid Fulfilling contractor safety requirements Contractor oversight Blog » Navigating OSHA contractor safety requirements It can be difficult to ensure...

How to ensure OSHA electrical safety compliance

How to ensure OSHA electrical safety compliance

How to ensure OSHA electrical safety compliance Topics covered OSHA electrical standards How do I make sure my business meets electrical safety standards? NFPA certification Learn more Blog » How to ensure OSHA electrical safety compliance Meet OSHA’s electrical...

OSHA standards for PPE

OSHA standards for PPE

OSHA standards for PPETopics covered Types of PPE Identifying hazards General PPE requirements Eye and face protection Respiratory protection Head protection Foot protection Ear protection Hand protection Body protection Blog » OSHA standards for PPE Personal...

OSHA crane standard and inspection requirements 

OSHA crane standard and inspection requirements 

OSHA crane standard and inspection requirementsTopics covered OSHA crane standard 1926 OSHA crane inspection requirements Crane safety considerations Blog » OSHA crane standard and inspection requirementsOSHA crane standard 1926 Modern crane safety practices stem from...

The 5 largest OSHA fines in history

The 5 largest OSHA fines in history

The 5 largest OSHA fines in historyTopics covered Top 5 OSHA fines in history #5 Kleen Energy Natural Gas Explosion #4 Imperial Sugar Company Explosion #3 IMC Fertilizer/Angus Chemical Fertilizer Plant Blast #2 BP America Refinery Explosion #1 BP Gulf of Mexico Oil...

OSHA recordkeeping forms and examples

OSHA recordkeeping forms and examples

OSHA recordkeeping forms and best practicesTopics covered History of OSHA compliance The importance of OSHA recordkeeping OSHA recordkeeping criteria Filling out OSHA forms Form 300 Form 300A Form 301 Blog » OSHA recordkeeping forms and examplesIn 1971, the US...

OSHA ladder requirements: safety checklists

OSHA ladder requirements: safety checklists

OSHA ladder requirements:Safety checklistsTopics covered General requirements of all ladders General requirements of portable ladders General requirements of fixed ladders Blog » OSHA ladder requirements: Safety checklists According to the Bureau of Labor Statistic's...

The definitive guide: ladder inspection toolbox talk

The definitive guide: ladder inspection toolbox talk

The Definitive Guide: Ladder Inspection Toolbox TalkTopics covered Why conducting ladder inspections is important General Inspection Parameters Weight Requirements and Testing Spacing and Measurements (SOP) Procedures for Removing Ladders from Service Blog » Ladder...

Permit-required confined space requirements

Permit-required confined space requirements

Permit-required confined space requirements under general industryTopics covered Overview: confined space General requirements Written program Permit for entry Alternative to a full permit entry Training Blog » Permit-required confined space requirements under general...

Competent person requirements in OSHA

Competent person requirements in OSHA

Competent person requirements in the OSHA general industry standardsTopics covered Competent VS Qualified Standard and Documents Requiring a Competent Person OSHA General Industry Regulations requiring a Competent Person Blog » Competent person requirements in the...

Operations Management
Equipment inventory management

Equipment inventory management

Equipment inventory managementTopics covered Benefits of having an equipment inventory How to create an equipment catalog Blog » Equipment inventory management When it comes to managing product inventory, most businesses have an organized system. So, why don’t all...

Upgrade your forklift maintenance system

Upgrade your forklift maintenance system

Upgrade your forklift maintenance systemTopics covered Organizing forklift equipment Evaluating operators’ forklift maintenance habits Documenting maintenance and inspections Blog » Upgrade your forklift maintenance system In 2017, there were 9,050 nonfatal injuries...

Stairway safety tips

Stairway safety tips

Stairway safety tipsTopics covered Signs of a poor safety culture Key aspects of an effective safety culture Ideas to improve safety culture in the workplace Blog » Stairway safety tips The most common type of staircase injury is a fall. The Bureau of Labor Statistics...

Requirements for fire extinguisher inspections

Requirements for fire extinguisher inspections

Requirements for fire extinguisher inspectionsTopics covered General inspection requirements Hydrostatic inspection requirements Storage and accessibility Blog » Requirements for fire extinguisher inspections Although the total number of warehouse fire incidents has...

Adopting a clean as you go policy

Adopting a clean as you go policy

Adopting a clean as you go policyAdopting a clean as you go policyTopics covered What is a clean as you go policy? Why should I teach the clean as you go approach? How do I adopt a clean as you go policy at my site? Blog » Adopting a clean as you go policy There were...

50 warehouse safety tips for your team

50 warehouse safety tips for your team

50 warehouse safety tips for your team Topics covered Safety tips for warehouse workers Safety tips for warehouse leaders Blog » 50 warehouse safety tips for your teamSince 2012, the total number of warehouse workers has increased by more than 250%. And with larger...

Process safety management
Updating control documents for PSM compliance

Updating control documents for PSM compliance

Updating control documents for PSM complianceTopics covered The domino effect of process change The importance of control documents Routine review of documents for PSM Blog » Updating control documents for PSM compliance One of the most important aspects of OSHA’s...

A brief overview: PSM mechanical integrity

A brief overview: PSM mechanical integrity

A brief overview: PSM mechanical integrityTopics covered PSM mechanical integrity best practices Equipment that qualifies Blog » A brief overview: PSM mechanical integrityOSHA’s process safety management (PSM) standard ensures that companies are responsible for how...

Lockout tagout safety procedures

Lockout tagout safety procedures

Lockout tagout safety proceduresTopics covered Defining lockout tagout OSHA lockout tagout requirements Enforcing lockout tagout for injury prevention Blog » Lockout tagout safety procedures Controlling and containing hazardous energy is a critical part of workplace...

Process safety management training checklist

Process safety management training checklist

Process safety management training checklistTopics covered PSM training checklist Training frequency & documentation Blog » Process safety management training checklistPSM training checklist Implementation of an effective training program is one of the most...

Podcast
Georgia explosion, BLS report, EEA on climate change

Georgia explosion, BLS report, EEA on climate change

Topics covered Explosion in Georgia BLS report on injuries and illnesses EEA on climate impact Podcast » Georgie explosion, BLS report, EEA on climate change What’s going on in EHS this week? Find out with Safety at the Frontline!Tune in on Mondays to get the latest...

Sam Goodman, The Hop Nerd | Safety at the Frontline

Sam Goodman, The Hop Nerd | Safety at the Frontline

Topics covered Special Guest: Sam Goodman Podcast » Sam Goodman, The HOP Nerd | Safety at the Frontline What’s going on in EHS this week? Find out with Safety at the Frontline! Tune in on Mondays to get the latest safety news with Frontline’s podcast. We’re covering...

PPE stats, the NJ citation, and safe companies

PPE stats, the NJ citation, and safe companies

Topics covered Safety professionals struggle with PPE NJ contractors cited for working too close to power lines Example companies for safety Podcast » PPE stats, the NJ citation, and safe companies What’s going on in EHS this week? Find out with Safety at the...

Marijuana law, FSIS proposal & Washington refineries

Marijuana law, FSIS proposal & Washington refineries

Topics covered California marjuana law FSIS on Salmonella Washington refineries Podcast » Marijuana law, FSIS proposal & Washington refineries What’s going on in EHS this week? Find out with Safety at the Frontline!Tune in on Mondays to get the latest safety news with...

BP explosion, PSM standard & warehouse injuries

BP explosion, PSM standard & warehouse injuries

Topics covered Explosion in BP oil refinery Changes to the PSM standard Warehouse injuries Podcast » BP explosion, PSM standard changes, and warehouse injuries What’s going on in EHS this week? Find out with Safety at the Frontline!Tune in on Mondays to get the latest...

MSD Pledge, Ag Centers, and handwashing stats

MSD Pledge, Ag Centers, and handwashing stats

Topics covered More companies sign the MSD Pledge NIOSH funds 11 Ag Centers Handwashing declined since Covid-19 Podcast » MSD Pledge, Ag Centers, and handwashing stats What’s going on in EHS this week? Find out with Safety at the Frontline!Tune in on Mondays to get...

Suicide Prevention Month, FL citation & construction

Suicide Prevention Month, FL citation & construction

Topics covered Suicide Prevention Month Florida contractor cited OSHA’s Construction Safety and Health Committee to meet mid-September Podcast » Suicide Prevention Month, FL citation and the Construction Committee What’s going on in EHS this week? Find out with Safety...

Safety at the Frontline | Saki Anderson, Slice

Safety at the Frontline | Saki Anderson, Slice

Topics covered Saki Anderson Podcast » Safety at the Frontline | Saki Anderson, Slice What’s going on in EHS this week? Find out with Safety at the Frontline!Tune in on Mondays to get the latest safety news with Frontline’s podcast. We’re covering the top EHS news and...

Monkeypox, methane emissions, “Star” recognition

Monkeypox, methane emissions, “Star” recognition

Topics covered Monkeypox now a global health emergency Methane emissions observed in Permian Basin OSHA renews Start-Level recognition for Veolia Podcast » Monkeypox, methane emissions, “Star” recognition What’s going on in EHS this week? Find out with Safety at the...

HazCom update, heat waves, and the CSB resignation

HazCom update, heat waves, and the CSB resignation

Topics covered OSHA to update HazCom standard Heat waves and climate change CSB CEO resigns Podcast » HazCom update, heat waves, and the CSB resignation What’s going on in EHS this week? Find out with Safety at the Frontline!Tune in on Mondays to get the latest safety...

Forklift Safety Day, silica hazards, and Covid-19

Forklift Safety Day, silica hazards, and Covid-19

Topics covered National Forklift Safety Day MSHA's silica hazard initiative OSHA's Covid-19 measures Podcast » Forklift Safety Day, silica hazards, and Covid-19 What’s going on in EHS this week? Find out with Safety at the Frontline!Tune in on Mondays to get the...

Manufacturing
Factory safety rules that you need to enforce

Factory safety rules that you need to enforce

Factory safety rules that you need to enforceTopics covered Common industrial safety hazards General factory safety rules to implement Blog » Factory safety rules that you need to enforce In 1898’s Great Britain, there were 12,386 non-fatal scalds, burns, and hand...

EHS program tips for the cannabis industry

EHS program tips for the cannabis industry

EHS program tips for thecannabis industryTopics covered Ensure documentation of all processes Provide safety training Conduct self inspections and audits Be OSHA ready Convert your regulatory compliance paperwork to digital Blog » EHS program tips for the cannabis...

Industrial hygiene analysis: evaluation method

Industrial hygiene analysis: evaluation method

Industrial hygiene analysis: evaluation methodTopics covered Technical equipment: On-site measurements Personal sampling for air contaminants Surface contaminants, skin exposure, biological monitoring, and other analyses Noise Blog » Industrial hygiene analysis:...

Safety training for manufacturing employees

Safety training for manufacturing employees

Safety training for manufacturing employeesTopics covered Basic training Intermediate training Advanced training Blog » Safety training for manufacturing employees Training is a crucial part of any industrial health and safety program. All incoming employees working...

Introduction to industrial hygiene monitoring

Introduction to industrial hygiene monitoring

Introduction to industrial hygiene monitoringTopics covered What is industrial hygiene monitoring? Why does industrial hygiene monitoring exist? Why perform a worksite analysis? Which industrial hygiene guidelines apply to my facility and where can I find them? How do...

Corrective and preventative action plan

Corrective and preventative action plan

Corrective and preventative action plan exampleTopics covered Corrective and preventative action plan CAPA plan example CAPA implementation CAPA program evaluation Conclusion Blog » Corrective and preventative action plan example Corrective and preventative action...

Cannabis manufacturing compliance tips

Cannabis manufacturing compliance tips

Cannabis manufacturing compliance tipsTopics covered Chemical hazards Hazard communication State health and safety regulations Recordkeeping Good manufacturing practices Waste management Blog » Cannabis manufacturing compliance tips Compliance within the cannabis...

Manufacturing risk assessment template

Manufacturing risk assessment template

Risk assessment template and examples for manufacturing Topics covered What is risk assessment? Benefits of performing manufacturing risk assessment Incorporating risk assessment into a safety program Creating a risk assessment template Blog » Risk assessment template...

Best safety practices in manufacturing

Best safety practices in manufacturing

Best safety practices in manufacturingTopics covered An Overview of Best Safety Practices in Manufacturing Management Leadership Worker Participation Hazard Identification and Assessment Hazard Prevention and Control Education and Training Program Evaluation and...

Industrial workplace safety tips for 2021

Industrial workplace safety tips for 2021

Industrial workplace safety tips for 2021Topics covered COVID-19 Training Worker engagement Safety-focused culture Wearing safety gear Proper use of equipment and tools Report safety hazards Communicating with workers Blog »Industrial workplace safety tips for...

MOC

Quick overview: process hazard analysis steps

Quick overview: process hazard analysis steps

Process hazard analysis stepsTopics covered Process hazard analysis overview The incident report Blog » Process hazard analysis stepsProcess hazard analysis overview Process hazard analysis is a thorough, orderly, systematic approach for identifying, evaluating, and...

Pre-startup safety review (PSSR) requirements

Pre-startup safety review (PSSR) requirements

Pre-startup safety review (PSSR) requirements Topics covered What is a PSSR? What is considered a startup? What is included in a PSSR? OSHA PSSR requirements Blog » Pre-startup safety review (PSSR) requirementsOSHA’s process safety management (PSM) standard is...

Best practices for management of change procedures

Best practices for management of change procedures

Best practices for management of change proceduresTopics covered What is management of change? When is a MOC necessary? MOC items to consider MOC best practices Blog » Best practices for management of change procedures What is management of change? The process safety...

Guidelines for management of change for process safety

Guidelines for management of change for process safety

Guidelines for management of change for process safetyTopics covered What triggers Management of Change (MOC) procedures? MOC process flow chart Implementing PSM MOC procedures Blog » Guidelines for management of change for process safety What triggers Management of...

Workplace safety

7 signs your workers need a safety refresher

7 signs your workers need a safety refresher

7 signs your workers need a safety refresherTopics covered Emergency preparedness Recurring process incidents Unorganized workstations PPE issues Indifference to hazards Repeat incidents Damaged equipment Blog » 7 signs your workers need a safety refresher It’s easy...

What does a safe work environment look like?

What does a safe work environment look like?

What does a safe work environment look like?Topics covered Elements of a safe work environment Open communication Site cleanliness Enforcement of safety policies Putting it all together Blog » What does a safe work environment look like? A 2020 survey of 2,000 workers...

20 workplace hand safety tips

20 workplace hand safety tips

20 workplace hand safety tipsTopics covered Clothing and hygiene Behaviors Tools and equipment Blog » 20 workplace hand safety tips According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 102,350 nonfatal workplace hand injuries in 2020. That equated to 8.7% of all...

Hot work safety tips

Hot work safety tips

Hot work safety tipsTopics covered Before performing hot work activities After completing hot work activities Blog » Hot work safety tips There were nearly 5,000 hot work-related structure fires between 2014 and 2018 in the US. Many of these incidents happened because...

Electrical safety month: Arc flash awareness

Electrical safety month: Arc flash awareness

Electrical safety month: Arc flash awarenessSECTIONS Dangers of an arc flash Arc flash awareness Blog » Electrical Safety Month: Arc Flash Awareness The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to electrical safety...

30 spring safety tips for the workplace 

30 spring safety tips for the workplace 

30 spring safety tips for the workplaceTopics covered Spring safety tips for employees Spring safety tips for employers Blog » 30 spring safety tips for the workplace While the dangers of winter weather fade away, spring offers a whole new set of hazards to look out...

Behavior-based safety principles

Behavior-based safety principles

Behavior-based safety principlesTopics covered What is behavior-based safety? How do we define unsafe behavior? How is behavior-based safety implemented? Listen Observe Give Feedback Blog » Behavior-based safety principles Can you recall a time when someone asked you...

10 best free videos for safety training

10 best free videos for safety training

10 best free videos for safety trainingTopics covered Charlie Morecraft USCBS FallTech Ally Safe WorkSafeBC US DoL Oregon OSHA Consult DSS+ SafetyVideos.com DuPont Nomex Bonus: RKI Instruments Blog » 10 best free videos for safety training  In almost all EHS related...

Workplace fire safety tips

Workplace fire safety tips

Workplace fire safety tipsTopics covered Fire stats Workplace fire safety tips Identify the risks Evaluate and reduce risks Prepare an emergency plan and provide training Blog » Workplace fire safety tips Last week, we prepared a blog post on the biggest OSHA fines in...

Trip hazards in the workplace

Trip hazards in the workplace

Trip hazards in the workplaceTopics covered Common trip hazards Best practices for eliminating trip hazards Clean regularly and thoroughly Address bad behaviors Manage the workspace layout Track action items Blog » Trip hazards in the workplace Although they are...

How to keep your safety meetings fun

How to keep your safety meetings fun

How to keep your safety meetings funTopics covered How to keep safety meeting fun Get everyone involved Incorporate Humor Keep it short and sweet Blog » How to keep your safety meetings fun Safety in the workplace isn’t just about following certain rules and...

How to assess risks in your workplace

How to assess risks in your workplace

How to assess risks in your workplaceTopics covered Importance of Job Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment in the Workplace Job Hazard Analysis JHA Preparation Conducting the JHA and Defining the JHA Process Risk Assessment Composite Risk Management Process Steps Blog...

Workplace accident investigation techniques

Workplace accident investigation techniques

Workplace accident investigation techniquesTopics covered Why investigate? What needs to be investigated and who should be conducting the investigation? When should an employer investigate an accident? What should be investigated? How does an employer conduct the...

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