New OSHA Regulations Highlight Importance of Proactive Workplace Safety Management

If you’re like many EHS professionals, you’re already stretched pretty thin.

Adding to the challenge is that 2021 has gotten off to a rapid start when it comes to EHS regulatory updates and enforcement priorities. Whether it’s OSHA’s proposed updates the HazCom Standard or the Biden Administration’s Executive Order (EO) on COVID safety and revised OSHA COVID-19 guidance, the flurry of new regulatory activity is a stark reminder of how important it is for EHS professionals to be focused,  proactive and agile when it comes to workplace safety management.

This is especially true for businesses in the manufacturing,  food & beverage  and pharmaceuticals industries,  as well as other high risk industries which OSHA continues to zero-in on with its recent Site-Specific Targeting (SST) program, electronic injury & illness reporting requirements, and other targeted enforcement initiatives.

Read our full VelocityEHS Blog article for a recap some of the most important regulatory developments from just the first couple months of 2021 and learn strategies you can implement to make sure you’re staying on top of regulations, including technology tools that can help you simplify and automate many of your safety management tasks.

Read our full article on the VelocityEHS Blog