There is no doubt that accidental fires are dangerous and need to be put out immediately. However, not all of them can be extinguished the same way. Depending on the fuel of the fire, it can be classified into one of five categories. The category indicates the type of extinguisher that's effective against that specific fire type. Once you learn about all the fire types and how to put them out, you will be able to act faster in case of an emergency.
With so much heavy machinery and dangerous tools being used, working on a construction site can be one of the most dangerous jobs to do. Maintaining the safety of your construction workers is imperative for not just their sakes but for the sake of the job as well. A shortage of workers can mean time lost completing a job as well as lots of money in workers' compensation. By following the following suggestions, you can help to ensure a better working environment in the construction industry.
Let’s be honest: Most workers don’t exactly see safety training as the most fun part of their jobs. They may understand its importance — particularly if they’ve faced hazards themselves — but it’s rare for an EHS professional to speak to a room full of fired-up, enthusiastic trainees.
Influencing safety culture can be time consuming and difficult, but a good safety culture is worth it!
In this blog I give a few tips you can start using to influence your safety culture for the better.
If you are a business owner looking for ways to take your organization to the next level then don’t sleep on EHS management software.
Below are 5 reasons that successful business owners are using EHS management software to level up.
Given delayed retirements, longer life spans and a growing labor pool, the multigenerational workplace is fast becoming the norm. Comprising roughly 35% of the workforce, Millennials have maintained the highest representation since 2016, with Gen Xers, Baby Boomers and Generation Z following at 33%, 25% and 5%, respectively.
A solid Process Safety Management (PSM) program is a must for any company that is handling, using, storing, moving, or manufacturing highly hazardous chemicals (HHCs) onsite. PSM programs are meant to prevent the mishandling or release of these HHCs by managing the integrity of the operating systems and processes surrounding them. They are built on design principles, engineering, and operating practices.