5 Best Practices to Accelerate Contractor Safety

Learn how to ensure your contractors share your commitment to safety. Contractors fill one of every five jobs in the United States and are expected to make up nearly half our workforce within the next decade. They bring with them varying degrees of occupational health...

Coronavirus: What EHS Professionals Need to Know

Media reports of a respiratory illness caused by a newly discovered coronavirus are pervasive and relentless. How concerned should employers be about infections at your workplace or jobsite? By the end of January, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

Fire Safety Isn’t One-Size-Fits-All

There’s a gap between at-home and workplace fire safety knowledge. While stop, drop, and roll! is an elementary school mantra and every homeowner has had to fan the fumes of a burnt pizza from the smoke detector, there’s a serious gap in employees’...

Boosting PPE Compliance in the Workplace

Each year, countless accidents, injuries, and fatalities occur as a result of missing personal protective equipment (PPE) or the failure to properly wear the provided PPE. PPE minimizes exposure to biological, chemical, physical, safety, and ergonomic hazards, and it...

10 OSHA Myths That Still Impact Attitudes Toward Safety

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sets and enforces safety standards for the workplace. It’s a simple job description but a huge undertaking. And given that negative attitudes toward the agency are pervasive among U.S. employers and workers,...