National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month. This observance raises awareness about the importance of preparing for emergencies and disaster that are unfortunately unpredictable. The theme for 2021 is “Prepare to protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting everyone you love.” The campaign features a different focus each week. Environmental Health & Safety Services wants to tell you…

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Worker Fatigue’s Effect on Worker Safety and Health

            We live in a society that thrives on long work hours and irregular shifts. Many Americans are expected to spend over 40 hours of their week at work, whether they are scheduled to work days, evenings, nights, weekends, or are on an on-call basis. Extended, irregular, and consecutive shifts are expected, often leading them…

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Staying Safe Over the Holiday Weekend

Many public gatherings are planning to resume this summer, after a year of cancellations and postponements, in celebration of Independence Day. As we enter a new era of gatherings and celebrations, here’s how you can keep yourself and others safe over the holiday weekend. Driving Safety It’s no surprise that holiday days and weekends are…

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Top 3 OSHA Violations of 2020

OSHA recently released their list of the top 10 violations of 2020. Although the order has changed, the 2020 violations report features the same 10 OSHA violations featured in the 2019 report. At EHS Management, health and safety are our top priorities. To help employers understand more about OSHA's requirements, we're breaking down the top…

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5 Ways to Stay Safe on the Farm

The agriculture industry ranks among America’s most dangerous industries. In fact, every day, nearly 100 agricultural workers suffer a lost-work-time injury. To ensure your farm and staff are protected year-round from these types of injuries and illnesses, we’ve compiled our top 5 farm safety tips. 1. Be Mindful of the Machinery and Vehicles Being Used…

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