Many companies are paralyzed after a disaster, not because they are unable to operate but, instead, are missing the plan to coordinate, recover, and restart service delivery to their customers. As EHS Today explains, disasters aren't limited to tornadoes, fires, and hurricanes. You need a plan for how to react quickly and effectively to handle … Continue reading Can your business operate after a disaster?
Once again, our friends at Safety & Health Magazine have some tips on how to get started. Source: http://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/19020-six-tips-for-starting-a-safety-committee
Answer: it's actually a trick question; OSHA doesn't specify. Luckily, the folks at Safety & Health Magazine have compiled some best practices to ensure you have the supplies you need. Source: http://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/19019-first-aid-requirements
There is a lot to unpack in this article, but the bottom line is clear: if your employees don't feel safe — or worse: are getting hurt (and thus not safe) — the repercussions can extend well beyond your mod rate (experience modification rate, or EMR) and other "close-in" indicators. It demonstrates why spending time (and … Continue reading Amazon shows how safety fails can far-reaching negative effects
Even in non-industrial environments, noise levels can exceed prescribed limits. Don't forget to make this a part of your total worker wellness program. Source: http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/noisehearingconservation/evaluation.html and https://www.osha.gov/laws-regs/regulations/standardnumber/1910/1910.95 (29 CFR §1910.95)