How to Keep Remote Workers Safe  

The global COVID-19 pandemic changed many things, including the nature of the location of work. Many employees have remained either 100% remote or a hybrid of working in the office and at home.

Canary in a Coal Mine podcast

Canary in a Coal Mine, a Groundbreaking Podcast by YellowBird,  Explores Safety and Risk Industry 

Sept. 6, 2023 (PHOENIX) – YellowBird, an EHS and Risk Management platform that seamlessly connects skilled workers to safety and risk jobs,

How HR Can Best Communicate Safety to Employees 

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.

Safety is the Smart Career Move: Why Becoming an EHS Professional is Satisfying and Smart

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,

The Benefits of Attending EHS Conferences

Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) or Risk Management conferences can be a worthwhile investment for both organizations passionate about safety and EHS Professionals.

YellowBird Raises over $6M in Seed Round

EHS and Risk Management Platform YellowBird Raises $6.25M in Oversubscribed Seed Round

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.

Why We Invest in Insuring the YellowBird Pros  

While the YellowBird Pros help keep your company as safe as possible, insurance is our backup for when things take an unexpected turn.

Michael Zalle: Entrepreneur in Residence for 2gether International

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,

EHS Trends to watch in 2023

13 EHS Trends in 2023 

Safety is an essential aspect of any organization, and it is crucial to ensure that employees are always protected from harm.

Are You Keeping Your Employees Safe From Asbestos?

Are your employees aware of the risks of asbestos to recognize the signs and symptoms of this silent, but harmful, toxin?

9 Tips on Self-Care for EHS Professionals


What is it and why is everyone talking about it? To put it simply, it’s learning to meet your needs first before helping others,

How Safety Drives Logistics Industry Trends

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,

Common Mistakes Seen in Safety Audits

Safety audits play a critical role in helping companies maintain safe work environments. They ensure employee safety, help boost productivity and efficiency,

How General Industry Can Improve Fall Protection Overnight

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,

Why Employees Should Have CPR and AED Certification

Cardiac arrest happens when the heart suddenly fails to function properly, potentially causing individuals to collapse and lose consciousness. According to OSHA estimates,

How HazCom Training Will Keep Your Business and Vendors Safe

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.

Do You Understand Lockout Tagout?

Unfortunately, preventable injuries in workplaces across the U.S. remain a very real reality. According to data compiled by the National Safety Council,

How Energy Prices Are Creating Industrial Manufacturing Safety Concerns

In their recent report, “Driving Toward Disaster,” the Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) projected that the rising cost of electricity, natural gas,

What Should & Shouldn’t Be Included on Your EHS Professional Resume

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.

How to Handle Heat Stress Prevention & Training: Spotting Heat Stress Symptoms and More

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.

What Businesses Need to Know About OSHA Violations & Increased Fines in 2022

Whether you’re a business owner, a compliance officer, or a manager, it’s a safe bet that workplace safety is one of your top concerns.

How OSHA 10 Makes Your Company and Employees Safer

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.

Black History Month Spotlight: Bradford Holman

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.

Black History Month Spotlight: Crystal D. Turner-Moffatt, The Safety Diva™

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.

The Important Role of HR Compliance in Safety

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).

How Safety Consultant Services Can Help Prevent Event Tragedies

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.

Your HR Compliance Checklist In 2022

Hiring Process

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,

Stop Overlooking Fire Safety Training

Among the many disruptions that can impact your business, a fire is by far one of the most dangerous and potentially devastating.

Which OSHA Courses Do Your Employees Need

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.

What is the Environmental, Social, and Governance Criteria? (And How Would Your Business Score?)

A company’s environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) score describes its perceived performance on environmental, social, and governance topics to consumers.

The 6 Keys to Finding the Best EHS Jobs as a Consultant

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 Your Business is Struggling to Find the Right EHS Consultant

Why Hire an EHS Consultant?

EHS (Environmental, Health and Safety) rules and regulations are designed to protect your workers and the public.

What is Environmental Compliance and Why Your Company Needs to Take it Seriously

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,

Safety Consultant Services That Make the Manufacturing Industry More Efficient and Mistake Free

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,

How to Prepare Your Business for an Emergency

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.

How an EHS Professional Improves Oil and Gas Safety

The oil and gas industry employs millions of workers who take on both desk and field positions. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics,

Understanding Lockout Tagout

Unfortunately, preventable injuries in workplaces across the U.S. remain a very real reality. According to data compiled by the National Safety Council,

Your 2021 Guide to OSHA Compliance

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,

Top 10 EHS Needs in Logistics and Trucking

June 28 is the 3rd annual National Logistics Day, a day to recognize the services and professionals within the logistics transportation field.

How Does Better Safety Culture Reduce Insurance & Workers’ Comp Risk?

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.,

How a Sustainability Consultant Will Help Your Company Save Money and Scarce Resources

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,

What Will You Gain From an OSHA 30 Training?

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.

What Should Your SPCC Plan Include?

Thousands of oil spills occur within the U.S. every year, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of Response and Restoration.

3 Types of Safety Audits & How They Differ from Safety Inspections

Recently, we had a vendor ask for a YellowBird Pro to come out to complete a workplace health and safety compliance audit,

Compliance Corner: OSHA’s Proposed Changes to the Hazard Communication Standard

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.

How Earth Day Has Impacted Environmental Consulting

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.

OSHA Top 10 Most Cited Safety Violations 2020

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released its preliminary data for the 2020 Most Cited Violations for the fiscal year of October 1,

Want to Be an EHS Consultant? 9 Steps to Build an EHS Solo or Small Business

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.

9 Environmental Consulting Predictions & Implications for 2021

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.

How to Build Your OSHA Safety Plan for 2021: 5 Considerations

The year 2021 brings big changes to workplace safety. Businesses are restructuring workforces as the pandemic made remote work more prevalent.