Health and Safety: Personal Protective Equipment In today's dynamic work environments, safeguarding the health and well-being of employees is paramount. Central to achieving this goal is the effective implementation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) measures. As an indispensable component of any comprehensive safety policy, PPE serves as the frontline defence against occupational hazards, shielding workers from potential risks and ensuring their welfare on the job. Explore our comprehensive guide, crafted by our team of EHS…

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The importance of Lockout Tagout

The importance of Lockout Tagout Machinery and workplace equipment play a vital role in numerous industries, driving productivity and facilitating the production of goods. However, these powerful machines can pose potential risks to workers' safety during maintenance and repair activities. Simple shutdown procedures are often insufficient to prevent accidents, which is where Lockout-Tagout (LOTO) becomes a crucial aspect of workplace safety. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the significance of Lockout Tagout in safeguarding…

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workplace fire safety

Introduction to workplace fire safety Fire safety is a paramount concern in any workplace, as it directly affects the well-being of employees and the continuity of business operations. By adopting the right behaviors and procedures and taking responsibility for fire prevention, companies can ensure a safe working environment and avoid potential penalties for non-compliance with fire safety regulations. In this article, we will explore essential fire safety tips provided by our experienced EHS consultants to…

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Behaviour Based Safety - The Basic Principles GEMMA COLLINS DOYLE EHS Consultant EazySAFE Safety research over the last few decades has been consistent in showing that human error is the main contributing factor in most accidents in the workplace. Famous accidents like the Titanic and the Bhopal Gas Tragedy prove this when you review the investigation and the root cause. Knowing this, it would be remiss of any company not to include a Behaviour Based…

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Engaging Staff in EHS Engaging staff in the area of EHS is no mean feat, as I am sure any seasoned EHS Manager would tell you. It’s a tough challenge for sure and an area that you will need to keep coming back to and in some cases, reinvent the wheel. To be fair, it’s a big part of the role of an EHS Manager and if done well, can ensure that your company is…

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Driving safety: Prevent workplace accident

Driving safety: Prevent workplace accident Among work-related accidents, road accidents are generally the most serious. Driver safety is not only a concern for professional drivers, but also for all working people who use their cars to get to work. Road accidents can have both irreversible consequences for the worker and his or her family and can be detrimental to the company's business. It is therefore essential to assess these risks and implement actions to limit…

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Psychological Safety in the Workplace Psychological safety within organisations is when people feel comfortable being themselves and that they won’t be criticised for speaking their minds or sharing ideas. Our physical safety in the workplace is a vital element of an excellent working environment, but for people to truly reach their potential they also need to feel psychologically safe. When we feel psychologically safe in any environment we are able to be creative, take moderate…

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Promote safety practice in the workplace

Promote safety practice in the workplace Around the world, nearly 2/3 of accidents at work are linked to behavioural problems (violation of procedures, failure to comply with safety rules, errors, etc.). It is therefore logical to think that changing these behaviours will reduce the number of accidents. But how can we recognise them? How can we transform them so that our professional sphere becomes safer? And how can we deal with those who, aware of…

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How to avoid common health and safety issues in the workplace?

How to avoid common health and safety issues in the workplace? Work-related injuries and illnesses can have serious effects on the lives of workers and their families, as well as on their employers. According to the International Labour Organization, more than 370 million people are injured or become ill in work-related accidents every year. The institution estimates that the cost of working days lost due to health and safety issues amounts to almost 4 per…

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Winter Wellness for Employees GEMMA COLLINS EHS Consultant EazySAFE Well, it’s that time of the year again, where you may hear a chorus of sniffles and coughs as you walk through any workplace (and if you are like me, hold your breath and hope you don’t catch what they have!) As an employer, you want a happy, healthy workforce and I am pretty sure you don’t like getting those 9 am phone calls when one…

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