US Safety News

employer receives jail-time for workplace related death

Jail sentence for employer over workplace death

January 2019: Employers are being warned of “significantly increasing” penalties for health and safety failures after an employer was given a jail sentence over a fatal workplace accident.   This is a significant case for employers as well as employees. Typically jail sentences for breaches of workplace health and safety (WHS) rules had been suspended, but […]

How Important is “Near Miss” Reporting?

Employee participation in any near-miss program is vital, however it can be challenging to get workers to conform to change especially when it can be time consuming or seem unnecessary. All workers regardless of their role have a long list of tasks to complete on a daily/weekly basis, how can you make near-miss reporting quick […]

Incident / Injury management

Incident Management Software – How to Minimize Business Interruption & Risks

A successful EHS management system should appear to work like a well-oiled machine. In reality, this seamless set of complementary processes includes several distinct elements: hazard prevention, auditing, incident reporting, risk management, training, just to name a few. This post will focus specifically on the role of incident management, the steps involved in this process, […]

workplace health safety

Which hazards are on OSHA’s 10 most-cited safety violations list?

“Some things will never change.” When you hear this quote, usually it means bad news. Can’t teach an old dog new tricks, is another similar saying. Unfortunately, in the case of 8 of the 10 of the entries on OSHA’s 2018 top 10 Most Frequently Cited Violations list across all industries were on last year’s […]

how technology is used within safety drones

How Technology is Changing EHS Software

Which of the technologies have been making the largest impact on EHS management? Smart devices are becoming a bigger part of our everyday lives. Fitness trackers and voice assistants are pretty mainstream and having a completely “connected” home is just on the horizon, thanks to internet-enabled appliances and remote security monitoring. One of the typical […]

Workplace Safety OSHA

Are you putting your company at risk from EHS non-compliance?

At what cost, are you putting your company at risk? When it comes to dealing with non-compliance in Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) management, one of the first things on most people’s minds are the financial damages. Of course, the prospect of losing money serves as a good deterrent for non-compliance. However, pursuing EHS compliance […]

The Burning Question: How to Successfully Deploy an Online EHS Software System

So you’d like to implement an online EHS (Environmental, Health & Safety) software system, and there could be many good reasons for that; perhaps you’re looking for better oversight and improved tracking, OSHA compliance, increasing productivity through automation, or creating a safer and more fulfilling workplace for all employees. No matter the reasons, actually going […]

ASSP-Logo

Highlights of ASSP Safety 2018

Highlights of ASSP Safety 2018 That’s a wrap! The ASSP Safety 2018 Expo has finished for this year and what can we say, it was a great event. The many who attended have walked away with the latest trends and knowledge in the occupational, safety and health industry space. If you were unable to attend, […]

Donesafe_Blog

What Is The Difference Between Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning?

Whether you are comfortable with the reality of it or not, AI or Artificial Intelligence is here and here to stay. Already we have self-driving cars coming onto the market, a headset that reads our minds with 80% accuracy, and electronic billboards that use facial recognition to profile us, and show targeted advertisements. If you […]

ISO 45001: A hassle or a blessing?

On September the 3rd, 2017, Donesafe attended the opening ceremony at the XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work in Singapore. We heard that “The global economic impact of the failure to adequately invest in occupational safety and health is roughly equal to the total GDP of the poorest 130 countries in the world.” […]

here