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The Top EHS Stories From August 2020

Did you miss August's top EHS stories?

We've assembled a list of 10 articles for you from EHS and global news outlets, industry leaders, and technology experts.

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The 10 stories that made our list include flammable chemical storage mistakes to avoid, a worker lawsuit against OSHA, a simple way to strengthen your risk assessment process, and more.

How EHS Software Can Help Reduce Costs [Perillon]

EHS software can pay for itself in under a year, and keep saving you money long after that.

Three Mistakes to Avoid When Storing Flammable Chemicals [OH&S]

The devastating explosion in Beirut earlier this month underscores the importance of proper flammable chemical storage.

Faces of EHS: Martin Anderson on Keeping EHS Lean and Enjoying the Challenges [EHS Daily Advisor]

How one EHS manager uses lean manufacturing techniques to solve his organization’s challenges.

Need to Train Quickly? Try AR/VR [EHS Today]

With limited opportunities for in-person training due to the pandemic, virtual reality offers a way for employees to practice their skills.

Common Findings in Health and Safety Compliance Audits [Trinity Consultants]

A look at some of the most frequent non-compliance issues identified during OSHA audits.

Stakeholder Capitalism: Not If But When [GreenBiz]

New research suggests that decision makers should be focused on how to accelerate the shift.

Thousands Allowed to Bypass Environmental Rules in Pandemic [Associated Press]

A two-month review by the Associated Press found that over 3,000 waivers were granted for less environmental monitoring.

Report: $3.4 Trillion to be Invested Globally in Renewable Energy by 2030 [Environment + Energy Leader]

The report, released by market research firm Frost & Sullivan, projects that 54.1% of installed capacity will be renewable and 39.7% will be a combination of solar and wind by 2030.

Worker Lawsuit Against OSHA Puts Added Focus on Workplace Safety Amid Pandemic [Risk & Insurance]

The lawsuit alleges that the agency fell short in its response to worker complaints related to COVID-19.

What If: Small Words That Have Big Potential [ASSP]

Applying ‘what-if’ analysis to your risk assessment process can help uncover hazards that lead to injuries and illnesses.

Is there another great article we didn't include? Let us know in the comments below!

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