Risk Management


News & Articles

  • The Dangers of Consumer Fireworks

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission received 11 reports of nonoccupational fireworks-related deaths during 2015 and the highest number of injuries, 11,900, treated in U.S. hospital emergency departments in the past 16 years. Most injuries occur around the Fourth of July holiday.

  • NSC Report: No State Receives an "A" for Safety

    The report says no state goes far enough to protect its residents from preventable deaths.

  • OSHA Electronic Recordkeeping Explained at ASSE 2017

    Gary Lopez, CSP, held a session to help explain why OSHA made changes to its final rule regarding recordkeeping.

  • BCSP Presents Top 2017 Awards

    Brad Giles, principal of Bradley Giles and Associates, received the BCSP Lifetime Achievement Award in Denver and thanked many people who had supported him throughout his more than 40 years in EHS management roles.

  • FAA Seeking to Identify and Track Drones in Flight

    Eventually, the recommendations the new Aviation Rulemaking Committee produces could help to pave the way for drone flights over people and beyond visual line of sight, FAA reported.

  • Cal/OSHA Fines Explosives Manufacturer $293,235

    Cal/OSHA this week cited explosives manufacturer Pacific Scientific Energetic Materials Company for multiple serious and willful accident-related workplace safety violations, after the agency's investigation of an explosion in Hollister, Calif., that seriously hurt a worker.


Webinars

  • Using Safety Metrics to Improve Safety

    In today's information world, health safety and environmental professional are continually confronted with the challenge to gather, review, and act wisely based on various types of data. By using simple, easy to use, software to generate safety metrics safety professions can spend less time on collecting, gathering and performing data calculations and more time on using that data to improve safety performance.

  • Are Injuries Your Money Pit?

    In this presentation we will explore the challenges present when these three departments do not work in concert with one another. It is not unusual for "turf issues" to emerge over time, which ultimately erodes the effectiveness and success of each department and the expedient recovery of the injured employee.

  • Building a Business Continuity Plan for Your Workplace

    An essential part of your overall workplace emergency plan, business continuity planning is a process that supports managing the response to impacts on your business from potential risks.


Whitepapers

  • Still trying to... Get The Lead Out

    The most critical steps toward lead hazard abatement are contaminant identification and removal. Researchers from CDC/NIOSH have developed two simple and reliable technologies to achieve these steps easily and without the need for extensive training.


Videos

  • CORESafety Module 14: Incident Reporting & Investigation

    This 2017 National Mining Association video is about CORESafety Module 15. Do you want to prevent future occurrences of a particular mining incident? Then it’s critical to investigate what happened in a timely manner and promptly report the details as accurately and with as much integrity as possible. Start by understanding the two safety and health incident categories that are dictated by laws and regulations, and require different types of reporting: Incidents reportable to regulatory authorities and incidents that are non-reportable to regulatory authorities.

  • NATE #ClimberConnection Video on ANSI/ASSE A10.48 Standard

    The National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE) recently released a safety video highlighting the new ANSI/ASSE A10.48 Standard. The 2017 video is the first to debut as part of Volume 2 of the NATE Climber Connection series. The A10.48 Standard – Criteria for Safety Practices with the Construction, Demolition, Modification and Maintenance of Communications Structures has been described as a game changer for the industry because it has the distinction of being the first comprehensive standard encompassing the entire tower construction, service, and maintenance industry. The Climber Connection Volume 2 video includes an overview of the A10.48 Standard and includes practical information on gin poles and rigging class guidelines for the industry to follow in accordance with the standard. The video also includes epic aerial views and footage of hard working tower crews in action at a communications tower site. Spread the word using #ClimberConnection!

  • Farm Shop Safety: Improving Your Odds

    Learn from this 2017 SAIF Corporation video about seven common problem areas around the shop and what you can do to improve safety for you and your employees. Find more safety and health resources at http://saif.com/safetyandhealth.html.


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