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. We chatted with Bradford Holman, CSP, ASP, OHST, CHST, CSHO, SSH, LSP, CSM, COSS, CSD, ASC.

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. We chatted with Crystal D. Turner-Moffatt Ph.D. (can) MS CSP SMS ASP CHST, read on to learn more about “The Safety Diva.”

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

Unfortunately, accidents do happen from time to time due to a variety of factors. A lack of resources, a lack of adequate safety planning, and errors in plan implementation may lead to event tragedies.

Your HR Compliance Checklist In 2022

YellowBird is a two-sided marketplace that matches companies with EHS professionals who have specializations in a variety of areas including HR compliance. Join today, and quickly get matched with qualified professionals who can help position your organization for a safe and compliant 2022.

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. It’s essential to educate your employees on proper fire safety training so that you can ensure a safe and secure work environment for everyone.

Which OSHA Courses Do Your Employees Need

By implementing industrial standards and educating both employees and employers on proper safety practices, OSHA has been able to boost worker safety while helping businesses realize the full benefits of proper safety precautions. However, the diversity of safety protocols needed across American workplaces makes choosing the proper OSHA courses a daunting task.

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 issues can be materially important to a company’s stakeholders and compelling for other non-financial reasons.

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

Although the EHS job market looks promising, it is still competitive. With so many EHS graduates and professionals looking for jobs, businesses have the pick of the lottery, making it difficult for EHS professionals to score the jobs they want. Learn how you can find the right EHS job opportunities and land the best consulting gigs.

Why Your Business is Struggling to Find the Right EHS Consultant

The right EHS consultant will provide a detailed roadmap for you on how to meet the compliance regulations that apply to your business. With approximately 5,000 revisions to EHS requirements annually, they’ll also help you understand how best to stay informed about code changes, upcoming rulemaking, and industry best practices.

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

Environmental compliance includes laws and regulations that mitigate the negative impact of industrial activity on the natural world. By adhering to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) compliance policies like the Pollution Prevention Act or Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act, you can ensure that your company is doing its part to create a greener, more sustainable future for generations to come.

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, incidents, or other preventable disruptions.

How to Prepare Your Business for an Emergency

Your emergency preparedness plan must be specific to your business, but you don’t need to start from scratch. Organizations like OSHA and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have checklists and tips for how to respond to various events.

How an EHS Professional Improves Oil and Gas Safety

Oil and gas safety jobs are becoming more necessary as the industry continues to grow and new risks assert themselves. Oil and gas exploration and production processes can be dangerous and sometimes fatal, so there are several additional considerations that operators in these fields need to plan for to properly manage risk.

YellowBird: 2 Years In On Our Amazing Journey

YellowBird: 2 Years In On Our Amazing Journey 09/2/2021 by Michelle Tinsley It’s hard to believe YellowBird is now over …

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, chemicals, machinery, and potentially hazardous energy. Every month, OSHA publishes amendments to existing safety measures or introduces rule changes that constantly modify their compliance standards.

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. In the past year, the logistics and trucking industry has been more essential than ever, delivering medicine, groceries and other goods where they were needed.

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.

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, pressing issue. Now a consensus has emerged that it is a crisis with noticeable, tangible damage being done to our environment and quality of life.

What Will You Gain From an OSHA 30 Training?

Discover the benefits of completing an OSHA 30 training course for workplace safety. Learn about the curriculum, main takeaways, and how to avoid fraudulent courses to obtain your OSHA card.

What Should Your SPCC Plan Include?

Learn about the essential components of an SPCC plan to prevent oil spills and protect the environment. Understand the requirements set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and discover the different types of SPCC plans based on facility capacity and compliance regulations.

My Story, Kindness, and a Bottle of Water: Another Lefty’s Life Lesson

Raising money is hard, really hard. Even with a successful track record, an experienced team, and a great model, you are guaranteed to get MANY more no’s than yes’s. I’ve gotten better at the ‘pitch’ thanks to the kindness of the Angels and VC’s who have given their honest feedback like, “Wait are you a staffing company, a temp agency or contract labor force?” Which means I had obviously failed at my gig economy platform message. One person though, who I can’t even remember their name said something that has stuck with me for over a year.

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

Discover the differences between safety audits and safety inspections and explore the various types of safety audits available for your organization. Learn how YellowBird’s EHS professionals can help assess workplace safety and compliance to protect your employees and improve your bottom line.

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

Learn about OSHA’s proposed updates to the Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200) aimed at increasing worker protection and reducing injuries. Discover key changes including improvements in chemical labeling, Safety Data Sheet information, and alignment with other federal agencies and Canada.

How Earth Day Has Impacted Environmental Consulting

Discover the influence of Earth Day on environmental consulting and EHS practices. Explore how Earth Day initiatives have shaped environmental legislation and continue to drive sustainability efforts in businesses worldwide.

OSHA Top 10 Most Cited Safety Violations 2020

Discover the top 10 most cited safety violations by OSHA in 2020, including fall protection, hazard communication, and respiratory protection. Explore the details of each violation, industries affected, and recommendations for ensuring workplace safety.

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

Are you considering becoming an EHS consultant or starting your own small business in the environmental health and safety industry? Explore these 9 crucial steps to lay the foundation for success, from crafting a business plan to navigating legal considerations and leveraging platforms like YellowBird for growth.

9 Environmental Consulting Predictions & Implications for 2021

Discover the key environmental consulting predictions for 2021, including EPA reforms, emerging regulatory trends, and the impact of remote work on GHG inventories. Stay informed and prepare your business for the evolving landscape.

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

Learn how to navigate the complexities of workplace safety in 2021 with these 5 essential considerations for crafting your OSHA safety plan.

Michael Zalle on Locally Grown Podcast

CEO Michael Zalle shares his journey from selling computers to founding YellowBird on the Locally Grown podcast. Gain insights into entrepreneurship, the tech industry, and the importance of safety planning for businesses.

How to Prepare for an OSHA Audit

Prepare your workforce for OSHA audits with expert insights and practical tips. From understanding inspection triggers to establishing an OSHA toolkit, empower your team to navigate audits seamlessly with YellowBird’s comprehensive guide.

The Changing Face of EHS: The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion in EHS Workforces

Explore the transformative journey of the EHS industry towards diversity and inclusion. Uncover the vital statistics, benefits, and actionable steps to foster a more inclusive and diverse EHS workforce with YellowBird.

6 Safety Trends We’re Watching in 2021

6 Safety Trends We’re Watching in 2021 01/08/2021 Contemplating bringing a Safety Consultant on site but not sure where to …

One Year In On Our YellowBird Journey!

Join us as we reflect on our incredible journey with YellowBird over the past year. From our humble beginnings to our remarkable achievements, discover the milestones that have shaped our mission to revolutionize safety in the workplace.

Michael Zalle on the Construction Management Podcast

Discover how YellowBird CEO Michael Zalle is revolutionizing safety in the construction industry. Learn about the platform’s on-demand safety solutions and its impact on reshaping safety culture.

How to Keep Employees Engaged in Safety Training

Discover effective strategies to keep your employees engaged during safety training sessions. From interactive activities to incorporating company culture, learn how to make safety training sessions more impactful.

Michael Zalle on the Jay Allen Show

Listen to Michael Zalle’s insightful interview on the Jay Allen Show, where he shares valuable EHS insights and discusses occupational safety in today’s workplace.

Top 10 EHS Needs in Manufacturing

Discover the top 10 EHS needs in the manufacturing industry and learn how YellowBird’s Professionals On-Demand can assist. From machine guarding assessments to emergency response planning, enhance safety in your manufacturing workplace today!

Top 10 EHS Needs in Oil & Gas

Discover the top 10 EHS needs in the Oil & Gas industry and how YellowBird’s Professionals On Demand can help address them. From compliance assessments to hazardous materials management, learn how to enhance safety in your workplace.

Safety Culture: What Is It and How Do You Foster a Positive One?

Learn about safety culture and how to foster a positive one in your workplace with YellowBird’s strategies. From setting goals to employee recognition, discover key tactics to promote safety and improve morale.

Top 10 EHS Needs in Construction

Discover the top 10 EHS (Environment, Health, and Safety) needs in construction and how YellowBird’s Professionals On Demand can help address them. From compliance assessment to fall protection programs, explore key safety priorities for construction sites.

Why You Should Have a Return to Work Plan in Place Before Reopening the Office

Discover why having a return to work plan in place before reopening the office is crucial for employee confidence and workplace safety. Learn how YellowBird’s Return to Work protocol and available grants can help businesses prepare for a safe return amid COVID-19.

Celebrating June, the National Safety Month

Explore the significance of National Safety Month and its focus on promoting safety in various aspects of life. From mental health to driving safety, discover how raising awareness can prevent injuries and save lives.

Certifications: How They Make EHS Pros More Effective

Discover how certifications enhance the effectiveness of EHS professionals. From ASP/CSP to Industrial Hygienist certifications, learn how these credentials boost credibility and open doors in the EHS community.

10 Easy Ways to Make a Positive Sustainable Impact

Discover our top 10 favorite ways to practice sustainability and make eco-friendly choices this Earth Day. From reusable water bottles to carpooling, these simple tips can make a big difference for our planet.

The Origins of YellowBird (Part 2)

Explore the journey of YellowBird EHS staffing marketplace as it takes flight. Learn about the importance of feedback culture, insights into EHS professionals, and the unique user experience driving growth.