Understanding the Impact of the IRA’s Methane Emissions Reduction Program

Emissions Reduction

As climate change continues to pose a significant threat to our planet, reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions has become a top priority for governments worldwide. The United States is no exception. The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) is a significant new piece of legislation that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote clean […]

Occupational Safety & Health (OSH) in Europe: Challenges and Opportunities 

Occupational Health

An interview with one of Europe’s most respected occupational health professionals, Dr. Steffen Hitzeroth.  “Good OSH is good for business.”  That’s from the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA), the continent’s top resource for information on occupational safety and health. To put it another way, the agency notes, neglecting OSH will cost […]

Occupational Hygiene and Respiratory Illness: Clearing the Air

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Leveraging occupational hygiene best practices to reduce the risk of respiratory illness.  A look at the numbers tells the story. According to a 2021 report by the World Health Organization and the International Labour Organization, of the 1.9 million worker fatalities that occur annually across the world, close to 40 percent can be attributed to […]

How to Make Your Risk Management Process More Employee-Centric 

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Drive better workplace safety with risk assessments that include individual factors.  When it comes to improving workplace safety, many organizations struggle with their approach to risk management. They conduct their risk assessments and check all the boxes required for EHS compliance, but they rarely make the process relevant to employees—the very people risk management is […]

How Digital Platforms are Helping Boost Employee Engagement in Health and Wellness

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Organizations globally are increasingly investing in workplace health and wellness programs. It’s no mystery why. The post-COVID-19 labor market has given workers far more bargaining power than in years past, creating intense competition amongst employers to attract top talent and to keep the talent they already have.  Interestingly, access to health and wellness services is […]

Why Your Industrial Hygiene Program Needs a Digital Update 

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With our collective attention still fixed on the COVID-19 pandemic at the end of 2021, you may have missed a sobering report released late last year by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Labor Organization (ILO) on the extent of occupational illness and disease in workplaces around the globe.  The study, entitled “Global […]

Why Stronger Employee Engagement is Needed for Safety

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More and more, businesses are shifting their safety strategy toward a focus on safety culture – the truths, ideas, and beliefs that all members of an organization share toward workplace risk, injuries, and prevention. And while consensus has been growing for over 40 years that strong safety cultures beget sustainable safety performance, companies continue to […]