Planning for New Risk Management Training Challenges in 2021 (and a Few That Never Went Away)
Economic recession, broken supply chains, and the COVID-19 pandemic have made it difficult, if not impossible, for businesses to rely on what’s worked for them in the past to manage supply chain risk. To help ensure business continuity and growth, training professionals are scrambling to adjust safety and risk management strategies, conducting programs remotely and restructuring in-person sessions to adhere to new guidelines.
Oil & Gas
Five Common Myths About Hydrogen Sulfide Safety
Are your workers and business protected against the potential dangers of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) exposure? It may surprise you that subjection to the toxic “sour” gas remains one of the leading causes of workplace gas inhalation deaths, and OSHA recently cited a Texas employer after H2S exposure in a confined space resulted in a fatality.
Five Best Practices to Accelerate Contractor Safety
Contractors fill one of every five jobs in the United States and are expected to make up nearly half our workforce within the next decade. They bring with them varying degrees of occupational health and safety knowledge, training and experience, making it difficult for organizations to manage workplace safety.
Oil & Gas
Ensure Your Workers’ Safety Readiness with a Mandated Safety Orientation
Pipeline operators are charged with ensuring safe day-to-day operations in potentially hazardous work environments, yet it’s often unclear what occupational health and safety knowledge their third-party contractors bring to job sites. Uncertainty of contractors’ general safety training and how well it aligns with their expected job duties makes it difficult for operators to mitigate risks associated with inadequate or improper safety training among contractors.