Risk Management

News & Articles

  • Responders Need More Data on CFATS Facilities' Inventories: GAO

    Thirteen of the 15 Local Emergency Planning Committees, consisting of first responders and covering 373 CFATS high-risk facilities, told GAO they did not have access to CFATS data in the secure IP Gateway. By encouraging wider use of the gateway, DHS would have greater assurance that responders have information about high-risk facilities and the chemicals they have on site, the audit report says.

  • OSHA's Safe + Sound Week Begins Today

    The nationwide event is part of the campaign of the same name, which aims to "raise awareness and understanding of the value of safety and health programs that include management leadership, worker participation, and a systematic approach to finding and fixing hazards in workplaces," according to OSHA.

  • Illinois Law Requires Background Checks of Ride Share Drivers

    "People who use ride-sharing services as a method of transportation deserve to know who's driving the car they're getting into," said State Sen. Daniel Biss, who sponsored the bill that has now become law in the state.

  • OSHA Sends Message to Texas Pipe-Laying Company

    The inspection was conducted in February 2018 after OSHA personnel saw employees working in an unprotected trench; OSHA cited the company for serious and willful violations.

  • SoCal Gas Announces $119.5 Million Gas Leak Settlement

    The parties had submitted a tentative consent decree to the Los Angeles County Superior Court on Aug. 8 to settle the litigation over the Aliso Canyon natural gas leak. At least 109,000 metric tons of methane emissions were released during the leak at the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility, according to CARB.

  • Hawaii DOT Suspending Most Closures When Schools Reopen

    In an effort to help "Beat the School Jam," HDOT announced it will suspend construction-related road closures on major state highways during Aug. 20-24 between the hours of 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. to alleviate congestion and help people transition into the new school year.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • "10 Years in the Industry" NATE #ClimberConversation Video

    NATE's latest #ClimberConversation video highlights a tower worker's decade of service in the wireless infrastructure industry, and his views on the importance of training to work safely in the field. The #ClimberConversation video is a companion series to the association's popular #ClimberConnection campaign and is a vital component of NATE's workforce development outreach to promote the profession and attract new workers into the industry. The video, entitled "10 Years in the Industry," includes testimonial footage of a company safety director emphasizing the importance of training and discussing how much he has enjoyed his career working in such a dynamic industry.

  • Honeywell Industrial Cyber Security Center of Excellence, Middle East

    The center of excellence shown in this 2018 video is located in Dubai and is a demonstration of Honeywell’s commitment to addressing the industrial cyber security needs of customers in the Middle East region. The state-of-the-art facility will strengthen regional industrial cyber security preparedness by providing a safe environment to test process control network vulnerabilities and training customers through real-time attack simulations.

  • Magid Safety Matters Express - January 2017

    Are thicker gloves always safer? Watch leather duke it out with machine knit in this month's fast and fun video to find out! While you're there, review some important safety resolutions you should make today and teach your workers how to walk like a penguin on slippery ice. This month's Safety Matters Express might just have it all!