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Road Construction Season is Here
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Road Construction Season is Here

You may have already noticed that your state’s department of transportation has been dispatching construction crews to your local roads...  More →

Related Topics: Road Construction , Construction

Roadside Worker Safety
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Roadside Worker Safety

Workers on roadway construction sites are exposed to low visibility, severe weather, and traffic from the road and heavy construction...  More →

Safety Comes in Many Colors
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Safety Comes in Many Colors

You might not think of a construction site as a bright and colorful place, but the orange and yellow safety...  More →

Related Topics: Safety , Construction

Traveling for Labor Day? Expect to Have Company!
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Traveling for Labor Day? Expect to Have Company!

Attention all road warriors: a little patience will go a long week this upcoming Labor Day Weekend. According to AAA...  More →

Related Topics: Travel , transportation

Get Ready for Road Work Season
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Get Ready for Road Work Season

Now that winter has released its grip across the U.S., it’s time for seasonal road repair projects to begin. Let’s...  More →

Related Topics: road work , Construction

Keeping It Safe in Manufacturing
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Keeping It Safe in Manufacturing

The construction industry is usually top of mind when it comes to accidents in the workplace, but the equipment and...  More →

Related Topics: manufacturing

State of Safety Report Grades States on Preventable Deaths and Accidents
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State of Safety Report Grades States on Preventable Deaths and Accidents

In late June, the National Safety Council published its annual report that reviews and ranks the efforts states make in...  More →

Related Topics: Safety , Study

Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way
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Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way

Lead, follow, or get out of the way. That was the motto of my grade school police patrol training camp...  More →

Related Topics: awareness , Buy in , Compliance , hr , OSHA , roi , safety management , safety pro , safety training

15 Tips for Saving Money on Workers’ Compensation
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15 Tips for Saving Money on Workers’ Compensation

#1. Start Writing Your Safety Program If you don’t have a safety program, or have thought about starting one but...  More →

Related Topics: auditing , hazard communication , online safety training , Recordkeeping , Safety , workers comp

Substance Abuse in the Workplace: What Employers Need to Know
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Substance Abuse in the Workplace: What Employers Need to Know

Problems stemming from employees with substance abuse disorder cost American businesses billions of dollars a year. Substance abuse problems in...  More →

Related Topics: Substance , Drug

Improving Temp Worker Safety
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Improving Temp Worker Safety

A Growing Industry The temporary employment sector is a massive economic engine, but, as it continues to grow, safety professionals...  More →

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National Safety Month: Workplace Fatalities and Injuries
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National Safety Month: Workplace Fatalities and Injuries

June is National Safety Month: a time for organizations to place a renewed focus on safety. For many workplaces, this...  More →

Related Topics: National Safety Month , Workplace Fatalities , Workplace Injuries

The Incidental Safety Professional
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The Incidental Safety Professional

“What do you do for a living?” Safety... Safety Professional... Safety Engineer... Environmental Health & Safety…Chief Safety Officer... “Huh?” Wouldn’t...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance , Construction , hr , review , OSHA , job , safety pro

HSI February Newsletter
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HSI February Newsletter

Your monthly digest of EHS, Compliance, and Professional Development resources & news for you and your business, with something for everyone....  More →

Related Topics: road rage , newsletter , OSHA , higher education , higher , university , utilities , ewt , Heat stress

Safety 101: When Safety Needs Explaining
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Safety 101: When Safety Needs Explaining

Barrett: Welcome to today's EHS Daily Advisor webcast, Safety 101: When Safety Needs Explaining. It does need explaining. People tell...  More →

Ripple Effect: Exploring Serious Occupational Injuries and Fatalities for Positive Change
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Ripple Effect: Exploring Serious Occupational Injuries and Fatalities for Positive Change

Barrett:All right. Welcome to our webcast, Ripple Effect, Exploring Occupational Fatalities for Positive Change. First, thanks for being here. This...  More →

OSHA’s Required Training Frequencies
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OSHA’s Required Training Frequencies

OSHA Required Training for Most Workplaces EMERGENCY RESPONSE OSHA REQUIRED: YES OSHA REGULATION: 1917; 1910.35 – 1019.38; 1926.159 This is...  More →

Related Topics: accident , awareness , OSHA , Training , safety training

Lessons from a Life in Safety: #10
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Lessons from a Life in Safety: #10

Be a story collector! Safety professionals at any career stage accumulate stories quickly, whether humorous, horrific, or, just human—keep collecting...  More →

Related Topics: accident , Construction , Driving , hr , lessons from a life in safety , OSHA , safety pro , Safety Professional

Hazard Construction - Improved Safety Training
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Hazard Construction - Improved Safety Training

Hazard Construction is one of San Diego's largest general engineering contracting firms, with more than 150 employees across multiple work...  More →

How Three Construction Companies Use Technology to Improve Safety
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How Three Construction Companies Use Technology to Improve Safety

Managing safety remains a huge and vital task in the construction industry. It’s a job that involves heavy record-keeping and...  More →

OSHA Sets Rules on Reporting, but What About Reporting Near Misses?
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OSHA Sets Rules on Reporting, but What About Reporting Near Misses?

Near misses are events that could have resulted in worker injury or illness, or damaged property, but for some reason...  More →

Related Topics: OSHA , Incident Reporting , reporting

Complete Mechanical Services Dramatically Improves TRIR with EHS Solution and Safety Training
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Complete Mechanical Services Dramatically Improves TRIR with EHS Solution and Safety Training

“Being able to demonstrate your safety record to a customer is invaluable. We would not even be considered for some...  More →

How To Put On A Fall Protection Harness The Right Way
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How To Put On A Fall Protection Harness The Right Way

In the construction industry, working at heights is a standard part of the job. But with increased height also comes...  More →

Related Topics: Construction , Falls , fall arrest , PPE , OSHA

HSI July Newsletter
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HSI July Newsletter

Your monthly digest of EHS, Compliance, and Professional Development resources & news for you and your business, with something for everyone....  More →

Related Topics: newsletter , safety pro , Safety , Health , health and safety , safety training

HSI Acquires Vivid Learning Systems
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HSI Acquires Vivid Learning Systems

HSI is proud to welcome Vivid Learning Systems, one of the nation's fastest-growing providers of online safety training, to our...  More →

Related Topics: Acquisition , Acquire , Vivid , safety training , safetyt , Training

Health & Safety Program Templates
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Health & Safety Program Templates

Looking for written Health & Safety Program Templates? Do you know what written health and safety programs and policies you...  More →

HSI April Newsletter
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HSI April Newsletter

Your monthly digest of EHS, Compliance, and Professional Development resources & news for you and your business, with something for everyone....  More →

Related Topics: newsletter , safety pro , Safety , Health , health and safety , safety training , sexual harassment , california , Regulations

Safety Blog Series: Part 1 | You’ve Got the Job. Now What?
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Safety Blog Series: Part 1 | You’ve Got the Job. Now What?

Congratulations! You've got the safety job. Now what? Have you recently acquired the role of "safety person" at your company...  More →

Related Topics: basics , safety pro , hr , Compliance , OSHA , osha standards , job , Training

What’s the difference between an unqualified and a qualified electric worker?
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What’s the difference between an unqualified and a qualified electric worker?

OSHA and the NFPA have specific definitions for a qualified electric worker – basically, someone who is trained and knowledgeable...  More →

Related Topics: qualified electrical worker , Electrical Safety , NFPA 70E , NFPA , OSHA

Why Training Is One of the Essential Elements of EHS
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Why Training Is One of the Essential Elements of EHS

"It's common sense." You may have heard this phrase used to explain why employee training isn't necessary. Unfortunately, you don't...  More →

Related Topics: health and safety , safety training , learning management system , safety manager , Safety , Workplace Safety

Safety Training Tips for Home and Work
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Safety Training Tips for Home and Work

One of the things I love about what I do is knowing that the training HSI provides not only helps...  More →

Related Topics: safety training , home

HSI July Newsletter
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HSI July Newsletter

Your monthly digest of EHS, Compliance, and Professional Development resources & news for you and your business, with something for everyone....  More →

Related Topics: News , newsletter , safety pro , safety tips , safety blog , blog , Workplace Safety , health and safety

What To Expect When You're Inspected
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What To Expect When You're Inspected

Barrett Pryce: (00:04)All right, let's kick it off. Welcome to today's EHS Daily Advisor webcast, what to expect when you're...  More →

How to Get an Entry-Level Job with No Experience
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How to Get an Entry-Level Job with No Experience

I know it is so frustrating, we’ve all been there. No one really teaches you how to land that first...  More →

Related Topics: Soft Skills

Safety FM Podcast: Episode 28 - Jill James
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Safety FM Podcast: Episode 28 - Jill James

Our very own Jill James was a special guest recently on, the Safety FM Podcast, where they talk about safety...  More →

Related Topics: Podcast , Safety

How to Avoid Safety Recordkeeping Errors and Citations
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How to Avoid Safety Recordkeeping Errors and Citations

Failure to maintain current and error-free workplace records can end up costing you loads of money in OSHA violations. Employers...  More →

Related Topics: accident , audits , Compliance , Construction , exposure , lms , PPE , citations , OSHA , OSHA RECORDKEEPING , Recordkeeping , injury , illness , osha compliance

Bringing the Safety World Together With ISO 45001
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Bringing the Safety World Together With ISO 45001

In March 2018, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published ISO 45001: Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems – Requirements...  More →

Related Topics: Safety , iso 45001 , international standards , occupational health and safety , Compliance , safety training , compliance training

Answers From The Expert
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Answers From The Expert

Q Who is this? A My name is Jill. I work for HSI Learning Systems as Chief Safety Officer. We...  More →

Related Topics: ask the cso , ask the expert , PPE , Falls , Safety , OSHA , hr , job , safety pro

Why Is Management Buy-in Essential for Workplace Health and Safety?
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Why Is Management Buy-in Essential for Workplace Health and Safety?

For many of the world's leading organizations, health and safety is a core value that shapes every business decision. For...  More →

Related Topics: manager , safety manager , Workplace Safety , workplace health , health and safety , Safety

Deadly Falls and Construction Work
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Deadly Falls and Construction Work

Most employees in the EHS realm know that falls are among the most serious of workplace accidents. A new database...  More →

Related Topics: Falls

Protect Your Office Workers With Good Ergonomics
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Protect Your Office Workers With Good Ergonomics

While working all day at a computer doesn’t expose employees to the types of serious hazards found on a construction...  More →

Related Topics: Ergonomics

Stand-down for Fall Prevention
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Stand-down for Fall Prevention

While preventing falls where workers use ladders and lifts to carry out their job duties is a year-round task for...  More →

Related Topics: Falls , Fall proctection , fall prevention

Lessons from a Life in Safety: #6
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Lessons from a Life in Safety: #6

Be a Business Language Learner About 2 years ago, a CEO named Trevor asked to meet with me. Trevor is...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance , Construction , hr , job , safety pro , osha standards

How to Investigate a Workplace Accident
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How to Investigate a Workplace Accident

You don't have to play the blame game. This is, unfortunately, a true tragedy, taken from the files of the...  More →

Related Topics: accident , fall arrest systems , fall protection , Safety

How Do I Become an Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer?
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How Do I Become an Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer?

We had a customer ask if our OSHA 30 Hour Courses can be used as part of the requirements to...  More →

Related Topics: OSHA , OSHA 10 , OSHA 30

Health & Safety Institute Acquires Vivid Learning Systems
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Health & Safety Institute Acquires Vivid Learning Systems

The leader in workplace safety, compliance and emergency training has acquired one of the leading sources for safety training online...  More →

Related Topics: Acquisition

Q & A: Two Hands on a Ladder? 1910.21 - 1910.30—Walking Working Surfaces
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Q & A: Two Hands on a Ladder? 1910.21 - 1910.30—Walking Working Surfaces

Question: “Can you work on a ladder that is above the height required for fall protection? If yes, can you...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance , Construction , fall arrest , fall protection , Safety , OSHA

Comment Period for OSHA's Proposed Rule for Crane Operator Certifications
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Comment Period for OSHA's Proposed Rule for Crane Operator Certifications

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is accepting comments until June 20, 2018, for their proposed ruling regarding...  More →

Related Topics: OSHA , Crane , Crane Operator , Certifications

Cold Weather Considerations –  Looking Ahead to the Highlights
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Cold Weather Considerations – Looking Ahead to the Highlights

This week the final ballot results were announced for the three standards being revised to enhance cold weather preparedness. All...  More →

Related Topics: cold weather considerations , Standard Authorization Request

Sales Manager-In-Training: Are You Made For The Next Step?
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Sales Manager-In-Training: Are You Made For The Next Step?

So, you are thinking about your future in sales and possibly becoming a sales manager. You have years of selling...  More →

Related Topics: Sales

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