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Selling Safety, Regulatory Updates and Marijuana Usage: What You Read in April

April 29, 2022
A look at what stories you were reading in April.

Things are calming down—and ramping up.

We see that you’re looking at more business minded articles, such as about working hours, selling safety and team building. We hope this means that you’re getting your ducks in order to ask for bigger budgets and lead more training initiatives.

But we also know that you’re still focused on your other day-to-day responsibilities. You’re concerned about staying current on the latest OSHA guidance and other timely topics, including cannabis consumption and environmental initiatives. Whatever it is, we want to help. Drop us a line in the comments and let us know what you’re concerned about—and how EHS Today can help.

Here are some of the most popular stories from April.

Working 9-5 is a Thing of the Past

A new study shows people are working a “triple peak day.”

Read the story here.

The ROI of Safety: Making the Business Case for Safety and Health

Workplace safety is an issue that businesses can manage and control, if they have the right tools to measure the economic impact of occupational injuries and illnesses.

Read the story here.

The History of Earth Day and the Rise of the Modern Environmental Movement

A look at how a plan for a teach-in on college campuses sparked a global effort to protect Mother Nature.

View the slideshow here.

Regulatory Update: New OSHA Emphasis Program for Heat Hazards

OSHA will proactively initiate inspections in over 70 high-risk industries in indoor and outdoor work settings when the National Weather Service has issued a heat warning or advisory for a local area.

Read the story here.

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire – March 25, 2011

The deadly New York City fire transformed labor practices and laws at the local, state and national level.

See the photos here.

Regulatory Update: EEOC Gets Over 6,000 COVID Complaints

To avoid becoming targets, employers need to provide accommodations.

Read the story here.

How Effective is Your Safety Program?

Learn how to transform your safety culture from contentment to involvement.

Read more here.

A Cannabis Use Update on 4/20

This 4/20, a look at shifting attitudes among citizens lawmakers as well as the latest on marijuana and CBD usage.

Read the story here.

4 Reasons Why You Should Dig Out Your Emergency Response Plan

No matter the weather, keep your employees safe by planning for disaster.

Read the story here.

Building Effective Safety Teams

Focus on educating and training teams to ensure consistent inspection or audit findings, gain buy-in and maintain compliance.

Read more here.

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