Safety for live events is a complicated topic. With an infinite number of challenges faced, it’s one of the most fascinating sectors as a safety professional.
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.
“Wait, what?! Respirators are supposed to protect my workers!” Yep, but they can also hurt your workers. It’s not as simple as pulling a respirator off the shelf at The Home Depot,
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,
Workplace safety is of paramount importance for both employers and employees. With the advancement of technology, artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged as a powerful tool to help mitigate workplace safety risks that may not be apparent to humans.
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,
It’s YellowBird’s THIRD birthday. And that’s hard to believe, for so many reasons. I filed incorporation papers in July 2019 with the idea of changing the way EHS consultants and safety experts market themselves and how companies source those knowledge holders.
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,