Sept. 6, 2023 (PHOENIX) – YellowBird, an EHS and Risk Management platform that seamlessly connects skilled workers to safety and risk jobs,
In any organization, safety should be a top priority. The safety of employees and visitors is crucial to the success and well-being of a company.
Becoming an EHS professional is a great career move for many reasons but here are some of our favorites:
Demand Has Increased
With new regulations and compliance requirements,
PHOENIX (April 19, 2023) – YellowBird, a leading EHS and Risk Management technology platform, announced today the completion of its $5 million Seed round funding at an oversubscribed $6.25 million.
Expanding on the “Why,” YellowBird Founder Shares his Entrepreneurial Insights with DEI-Focused Community
Entrepreneurship is never easy, but for individuals born with disabilities, the road can be even tougher. Despite the challenges, many individuals with disabilities have achieved remarkable success in entrepreneurship,
Are your employees aware of the risks of asbestos to recognize the signs and symptoms of this silent, but harmful, toxin?
Because the logistics industry involves storing, transporting, and delivering goods of all sizes, safety concerns linger at every step. Warehouse personnel have to work with heavy machinery and equipment,
Falls continue to present a constant danger to general industry workers. According to the National Safety Council, more than 800 workers were killed in 2020 from falls in the workplace,
Cardiac arrest happens when the heart suddenly fails to function properly, potentially causing individuals to collapse and lose consciousness. According to OSHA estimates,
HazCom, also known as the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS, or HazCom), is a type of training protocol that will keep your business and vendors safe.
Unfortunately, preventable injuries in workplaces across the U.S. remain a very real reality. According to data compiled by the National Safety Council,
In their recent report, “Driving Toward Disaster,” the Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) projected that the rising cost of electricity, natural gas,
For many companies, the process of hiring an environmental health and safety (EHS) professional can be expensive. Therefore, these companies need to make sure that the person they hire for the job will positively impact their business.Applicants for an EHS professional job must polish their resumes well enough to be shortlisted for an interview.
Heat stress is one of the most dangerous workplace hazards and is a threat to anyone working in hot environments or is otherwise exposed to extreme heat.
To improve safety measures at your company, you may want to invest in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10-hour training for your workers.
In honor of Black History Month, an annual observance of Black and African Americans’ accomplishments through adversity, YellowBird is celebrating Black EHS Professionals from across the country.
Today, behind the scenes of every successful company there is an experienced and dedicated HR compliance team. In short, HR compliance ensures all individuals within a company adhere to the most current laws and regulations by establishing guidelines that align with external agencies like the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
When attending sporting events, concerts, and festivals, we often take safety for granted. We assume that no accidents or emergencies will arise and that everything will go smoothly.
A good place to lead off your HR compliance checklist is with hiring. Does your organization have in place detailed and transparent information about sourcing,
In an effort to improve workplace safety, Congress enacted the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, and the American workplace has been safer ever since.
A company’s environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) score describes its perceived performance on environmental, social, and governance topics to consumers.
The demand for environmental health and safety (EHS) jobs has been rising. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the EHS profession will grow by 7 percent per year between now and 2030.
Why Hire an EHS Consultant?
EHS (Environmental, Health and Safety) rules and regulations are designed to protect your workers and the public.
Communities across the globe continue to struggle with the challenges of climate change. Adverse events like hurricanes, wildfires, and floods are increasing in intensity and frequency,
Maintaining a safe work environment is critical to the success of any business. For companies in the manufacturing industry, it’s especially important to observe all relevant safety regulations to prevent injuries,
September is National Preparedness Month in the United States, an annual awareness campaign tasked with bringing attention and helping the public prepare for unexpected disasters and emergencies.
The oil and gas industry employs millions of workers who take on both desk and field positions. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics,
The standards and regulations that govern workplace safety are constantly changing. OSHA updates its literature every month to remain current with the many risks associated with industrial equipment,
Safe workplaces are good for employees and good for business. For insurance carriers and risk management professionals, better environmental health and safety (EHS) programs result in lower risk.In the U.S.,
In the past few years, the majority opinion on climate change has changed. There used to be skepticism as to whether climate change was a real,
An OSHA 30-hour training verifies that an individual has received education on workplace health and safety standards. In 1970, OSHA — or the Occupational Health and Safety Administration — was established to protect individuals from unsafe work conditions.
Recently, we had a vendor ask for a YellowBird Pro to come out to complete a workplace health and safety compliance audit,
In April, 2021, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration extended the comment period for new proposed updates to the 29 CFR 1910.1200 Hazard Communication standard.
April 22, 2021, marks the 51st year of Earth Day. It’s a day that has come to symbolize the environmental movement around the globe.
The Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) space is a natural fit for independent contractors. Instead of hiring EHS pros in-house, many companies outsource their needs to freelancers or external teams.
New initiatives on Capitol Hill are guaranteed to catapult regulatory issues to the forefront. With every new presidential administration, environmental regulations are expected to evolve.
The year 2021 brings big changes to workplace safety. Businesses are restructuring workforces as the pandemic made remote work more prevalent.