HSI July Newsletter
Your monthly digest of EHS, Compliance, and Professional Development resources & news for you and your business, with something for everyone.
EHS Risk Management in the Construction Industry
The construction industry ranked second to last (21 of 22) in a list of most to least digitized industries. Most industries are more mature in terms of not only adopting data-driven EHS systems but also in having deeply connected EHS ecosystems embedded across all aspects of their business operations. Read this white paper by Focus Networks to find out how you can improve EHS processes across your company.
Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA)
PWFA went into effect on June 27th, expanding protections for pregnant workers. To learn more about the act and resources for employers and employees regarding accommodations and rights, click below.
OSHA Heat Standard Feedback
OSHA is offering an opportunity for small businesses to provide feedback on the impact of this new standard. This potential standard addresses Heat Injury and Illness Prevention in Outdoor and Indoor Work Settings. To learn more, provide feedback, and learn how to help workers in the height of summer, click below.
HSI at Industry Events!
If you are attending industry events, be sure to visit HSI in the expo. We would love to meet you in person!
- HSI has been a preferred vendor for the YMCA since 2011, and we’ll be exhibiting at the 2023 General Assembly of YMCAs from July 20-23 in Atlanta, Georgia.
- HSI is a Gold Sponsor for the 23rd World Congress on Safety and Health at Work, which will be hosted in Sydney, Australia from November 27-30.
Significant Safety Course Updates
Students will learn important safety concepts through interactive frames and complete practice exercises at the end of each of the three sections. These courses are in both English and Spanish with a newly released overview version for refresher training.
This course teaches you how to recognize chlorine hazards in the workplace and limit your risk of hazardous exposure using appropriate safety precautions and controls. Released in both English and Spanish.
Recent releases include topics of Innovation, Emotional Intelligence and Personal Development, including how to be more open-minded and positive. A new four-part series on innovation and creativity might just change how you work!
Closing the Skills Gap and Building a Foundation for Long-Term Success With Training
The skills gap leaves well-paying jobs open and employers scrambling. Build a foundation for long-term success by thinking creatively about how to hire workers and reduce income inequality.
AVERT Readiness Assessment
Acts of violence can happen anywhere at any time. Take the three-minute HSI Readiness Assessment survey to better understand the strengths and weaknesses of your emergency safety plan.
Guess the Movie Quote Answer
Thanks for playing along!
Quote: “Excuse me. I believe you have my stapler.”
Answer: Office Space (1999) Character: Milton Waddams played by Stephen Root