Right-Sizing Risk Management for SMEs and the OSH Professionals Who Work for Them

2017-11-14T18:18:41+00:00

  The rising influence of risk-based approaches and standards to developing and implementing a comprehensive risk management process is a critical paradigm shift in the occupational safety and health (OSH) profession.  The shift began some time ago as forward thinking OSH professionals began to notice trends in the injury data [...]

Right-Sizing Risk Management for SMEs and the OSH Professionals Who Work for Them 2017-11-14T18:18:41+00:00

5S + Safety Finds a New Home at an Old Refinery

2017-11-14T18:18:41+00:00

Safety professionals are frequently asked to do more with less. Lean operations are the new reality for many businesses. “5S + Safety” is applicable to all organization desiring high efficiency and waste reduction. Businesses that embrace 5S + Safety realize improved company image, increased employee morale, improved product quality and [...]

5S + Safety Finds a New Home at an Old Refinery 2017-11-14T18:18:41+00:00

Influencing Behaviors to Improve Employee Safety Performance

2017-11-14T18:18:41+00:00

Companies invest thousands of dollars and countless hours implementing programs designed to prevent employee injuries, yet they still continue to occur. They hire professionals and outside consultants to interview employees and inspect facilities, but hazards still exist. Leaders say that safety is just a matter of “common sense”. If so, [...]

Influencing Behaviors to Improve Employee Safety Performance 2017-11-14T18:18:41+00:00

OSHA’s Electronic Recordkeeping Rule

2017-11-14T18:18:43+00:00

On May 12, 2016, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) published its final rule modernizing injury and illness (I/I) data collection and requiring that many OSHA-regulated employers with 20 or more employees electronically submit their mandatory OSHA forms to the agency on an annual basis, effective July 1, 2017. [...]

OSHA’s Electronic Recordkeeping Rule 2017-11-14T18:18:43+00:00