Workers’ Memorial Day: Every Worker Deserves to Make it Home Safe Every Day
Workers Memorial Day

Workers’ Memorial Day: Every Worker Deserves to Make it Home Safe Every Day

EHS Management invites you to join us in commemorating and remembering those who lost their lives while on the job on Workers’ Memorial Day. In 2017, 5,147 workers were killed on the job in the United States - on average, more than 99 a week or more than 14 deaths every day, according to the…

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Workplace Safety: Where is your Focus?

In today’s modern workplace, most safety professionals have a limited amount of time and resources. We tend to prioritize things that seem urgent and important and end up neglecting the things that are important, but not urgent. These things include developing and modifying strategy, preparation, planning, clarifying guidelines, and defining expectations. When we focus on…

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Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP)

Stormwater runoff is the result of rain or snowmelt flowing over any exposed surface, such as equipment, roofs, roads, and pastures. This overflow can pick up debris such as: chemicals, fertilizers, fecal bacteria, pollutants, and other hazardous materials. To prevent contaminated stormwater from flowing directly into nearby bodies of water, a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan…

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Lockout/Tagout: Alternative Protective Measures

If you’re in the safety industry, there’s no doubt you’ve heard of Lockout/Tagout. Developed in the early 1980s, this standard has drastically decreased the number of injuries and deaths from general industry to agricultural workplaces.  Although several changes and improvements to how we apply OSHA 1910.147 have been made over the years, the standard itself…

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3 Things you need to know about the OSHA reinterpretations

Recently, OSHA has set out to “clarify” its position on several topics and issues. Mostly these topics include reporting on unsafe conditions, which can affect both you and your employees in a profound way should reporting become an issue. In order to be responsive to these changes, it’s important to understand the reinterpretations and how…

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