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Hot work safety tips

Hot work safety tips

Hot work safety tipsSECTIONS Before performing hot work activities After completing hot work activitiesBlog » 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 the...

Chemical safety & compliance

Environmental risk factors in chemical production

Environmental risk factors in chemical production

Environmental risk factors in chemical productionSECTIONS Common causes of environmental risks Controlling environmental risk factors through preventive and corrective actionBlog » 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 Subscribe to the Frontline blogBlog » Safety precautions when working with...

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? Components of a Chemical Hygiene Plan Safety controls to reduce exposure Standard operating procedures (SOP) Pre-approval activities Ensure fume hoods and other protective equipment...

Overview: PSM of Highly Hazardous Chemicals

Overview: PSM of Highly Hazardous Chemicals

Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous ChemicalsTopics covered What are highly hazardous chemicals and processes? Why is the management of highly hazardous chemicals a priority? What is a process hazard analysis? Who should perform process hazard analyses? How...

Chemical Hazards in the Workplace

Chemical Hazards in the Workplace

Overview of Chemical Hazards in the WorkplaceTopics covered An Introduction to Chemical Hazards in the Workplace What is a chemical hazard? Common hazardous chemicals in the workplace Regulations on chemical exposure limits How can I find information about chemicals I...

EHS & HSE

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 professional should 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...

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...

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...

Food & Beverage
The 7 key principles of HACCP

The 7 key principles of HACCP

The 7 key principles of HACCP Conducting a hazard analysisIdentifying critical control pointsEstablishing critical limitsMonitoring CCPImplementing corrective actionsVerification Documentation Blog » The 7 key principles of HACCP HACCP is a proactive methodology that...

Applying corrective action to food safety compliance

Applying corrective action to food safety compliance

Applying corrective action to food safety complianceSECTIONS 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 Mannagement
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,...

Oil and Gas

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

Navigating OSHA contractor safety requirements

Navigating OSHA contractor safety requirements

Navigating OSHA contractor safety requirementsSECTIONS Safety guidelines for contractors Common citations to avoid Fulfilling contractor safety requirements Contractor oversightBlog » 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 SECTIONS OSHA electrical standards How do I make sure my business meets electrical safety standards? NFPA certification Learn moreBlog » How to ensure OSHA electrical safety compliance Meet OSHA’s electrical safety...

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...

Industrial fire safety checklists and compliance tips

Industrial fire safety checklists and compliance tips

Industrial fire safety checklists and compliance tipsTopics covered Fire prevention checklists Fire extinguishing and alarm systems Emergency action plans Blog » Industrial fire safety checklists and compliance tips Fire safety compliance involves developing a...

The definitive guide: ladder inspection toolbox talk

The definitive guide: ladder inspection toolbox talk

The Definitive Guide: Ladder Inspection Toolbox Talk Topics 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 Industry Topics 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...

OSHA inspection: what to expect and how to prepare

OSHA inspection: what to expect and how to prepare

OSHA Inspection: What to Expect and How to Prepare Topics covered OSHA Inspection: What to Expect and How to Prepare OSHA Inspection Triggers On-site Inspection Process Items to Prepare to show OSHA Blog » OSHA Inspection: What to Expect and How to Prepare OSHA...

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...

Process safety management
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...

PSM mechanical integrity checklist

PSM mechanical integrity checklist

Process safety management mechanical integrity checklistTopics covered PSM mechanical integrity overview PSM mechanical integrity checklist Blog » Process safety management mechanical integrity checklistPSM mechanical integrity overview Companies have to establish and...

Podcast
OHSA’s recordkeeping rules and a “Star” employer

OHSA’s recordkeeping rules and a “Star” employer

Topics covered OSHA's recordkeeping rules A "Star" employer Podcast » OSHA's recordkeeping rules and a “Star” employer 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....

Safety 2022, the Texas drought, and workplace fires

Safety 2022, the Texas drought, and workplace fires

Topics covered Registrations are open for Safety 2022 The Texas drought Multiple workplace fires in the last weeks Podcast » Safety 2022, the Texas drought, and workplace fires What’s going on in EHS this week? Find out with Safety at the Frontline!Tune in on Mondays...

Ladder safety, training and gas prices

Ladder safety, training and gas prices

Topics covered Ladder Safety Month Susan Hardwood Training Grant Record-breaking gas prices Podcast » Ladder safety, training and gas prices 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...

Stars, pollution and the future of work

Stars, pollution and the future of work

Topics covered OSHA certifies "star" Pollution in Nebraska The future of work Podcast » Stars, Pollution and the Future of Work 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...

Crisis Management, OSHA proposed rule and 300A Form

Crisis Management, OSHA proposed rule and 300A Form

Topics covered Crisis management in numbers OSHA proposes new rule 300A Forms Podcast » Crisis Management, OSHA proposed rule and 300A Form 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...

Safety at the Frontline #2

Safety at the Frontline #2

Topics covered OSHA Inspects Fatal Injust at Crest Hill Department of Labor urges Safety and Health Programs Covid-19 Mandate Update Podcast » Safety at the Frontline #2What’s going on in EHS this week? Find out with Safety at the Frontline! Tune in on Mondays to get...

Safety at the Frontline #1

Safety at the Frontline #1

Topics covered NACOSH Heat Injury and Illness Meeting Fertilizer Plant Fire Longest Lightning Bolt Podcast » Safety at the Frontline #1What’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...

Manufacturing
EHS program tips for the cannabis industry

EHS program tips for the cannabis industry

EHS program tips for the cannabis 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...

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...

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”? What are the benefits of performing risk assessments in a manufacturing setting? How can risk assessment be incorporated into an existing safety program? How can I create...

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...

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 SafetyWhat triggers Management of...

Workplace safety

Hot work safety tips

Hot work safety tips

Hot work safety tipsSECTIONS Before performing hot work activities After completing hot work activitiesBlog » 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 the...

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 awarenessBlog » Electrical Safety Month: Arc Flash Awareness The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to electrical safety...

50 warehouse safety tips for your team

50 warehouse safety tips for your team

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

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 training Topics 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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