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EHS Hero

EHS Hero

Product Code: EHSHERO

EHS Hero is the go-to resource for safety and environmental professionals. Our fully customizable, cloud-based platform offers best-in-class tools, timesaving resources, federal and state regulatory analysis, and training assets available right at your fingertips.

EHS Hero

Best-in-Class tools powering today’s EHS teams.

EHS Hero® is the most comprehensive EHS compliance and management tool available on the market. Our fully customizable, cloud-based platform provides best-in-class tools built to make your job simpler and keep your organization compliant while saving time and money.

YOUR TRUSTED EHS RESOURCE  

Our goal is to meet all of your EHS needs in one place while increasing the effectiveness of your EHS program.  

  • 40+ years of experience  
  • In-house experts  
  • Heroic customer support 

A subscription to EHS Hero gives you on-demand access to: 

  • Chart Builder: Quickly find, compare, and contrast EHS laws and regulations at a federal and state level. 
  • SDS Search: Easily search through MSDSonline’s database of Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) on hazardous substances. Instantly search, gather, and share SDS documentation with your teams to appropriately manage, understand, and stay safe while handling hazardous materials.
  • Plan Builder: Save time and money preparing your EHS documents by creating custom plans with our preloaded templates. Browse our document library, edit and customize materials, apply custom formatting, and even save plans for future use.
  • Report a spill: Swiftly report spills using your state’s specific reporting policies while directly accessing the necessary phone numbers, websites, and metrics to remain compliant.
  • Safety Toolbox Trainer: Stay on top of safety training by streamlining your compliance obligations in-office or on the go. Utilize complete lesson plans with handouts and quizzes, along with the ability to schedule your OSHA safety meetings and manage your work-related notes all from one convenient program.

In addition to these powerful tools, you get:

  • Instructor-Led Trainings: Access customizable slide decks, audio presentations, toolbox talks, and safety meeting resources.
  • Timesaving Downloads: Browse thousands of ready-to-use downloads including checklists, forms, and posters.
  • EHS Hotline: Get thorough, personalized, plain-English answers to your most pressing questions.
  • Regulator Activity: Review recent regulatory activity and locate state and federal final and proposed rules.

These features are built into a customizable dashboard, perfect for the solo EHS professional, or for a robust EHS team.

Who is EHS Hero?

EHS Hero is powered by our team of environmental, health, and safety experts. Using their combined experience of 100+ years, out experts will answer you questions, develop resources and guidance, and make real-time updates as regulations change.

Laura J. Brody is a Senior Legal Editor for BLR's Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) publications, focusing on environmental topics such as air and stormwater permitting, as well as safety topics such as chemical hazards and electrical safety. Before joining BLR, Ms. Brody served as an Environmental Compliance Manager for a Johns Manville manufacturing facility in New Jersey, and previously as an Occupational Health & Safety Manager for the City of Philadelphia Department of Licenses and Inspections. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies from Ursinus College and a Master of Environmental Studies degree with a concentration in Environmental Health from the University of Pennsylvania. 

Elizabeth M. Dickinson, J.D., is a Senior Legal Editor for BLR’s Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) publications, focusing on environmental topics such as hazardous waste generators, hazmat transportation, and universal waste and safety topics that include emergency preparedness, silica, and HAZWOPER. Before joining BLR in 1994, Ms. Dickinson was an associate in the law firm Cummings & Lockwood and an attorney at Aetna Life and Casualty, both in Hartford, Connecticut. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in English and American Literature and Language from Harvard University and her Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from the University of Connecticut School of Law, where she was an Articles Editor of the Connecticut Law Review. Ms. Dickinson is licensed to practice law in Connecticut.

Areas of Expertise: Emergency Preparedness, Flammable Liquids, HAZWOPER, Combustible Dust, Silica (General Industry), Silica (Construction), Hazardous Waste Generators, RCRA, Universal Wastes, and Used Oil Management.

Timothy P. Fagan is the Managing Editor for BLR’s Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) publications, focusing primarily on air quality, chemical management, and hazard communication related topics. Mr. Fagan has covered EHS developments with BLR since 2000. Before joining BLR, he spent 5 years in environmental consulting and was responsible for air quality permitting and compliance for a broad range of industries in both the private and public sector. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Villanova University, a Master’s degree in environmental engineering from the Pennsylvania State University, and a graduate certificate in environmental health and safety from Central Connecticut State University.

Areas of Expertise: Hazard Communication, SDS, Process Safety Management, Air Contaminants, Ventilation, Air Permitting, Hazardous Air Pollutants, Risk Management, and Refrigerants/ODS.

Christopher A. Harp, CSP is a Senior Legal Editor and subject matter expert for BLR’s Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) content department, focusing on topics that include spill prevention, storage tanks, stormwater, safety culture, OSHA recordkeeping, industrial hygiene, and other industrial safety topics.   Before joining BLR in September 2020, Chris worked in industry for 10 years in various environmental, health, and safety roles in oil & gas, industrial services, and consulting. Chris has earned a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification through the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) and he is an Authorized OSHA Trainer for General Industry. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from West Virginia University. 

Amanda S. Lavelle is an Editor for BLR’s Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) publications, focusing on environmental topics such as audits, greenhouse gas (GHG) management, and inspections, as well as safety topics that include ergonomics, office safety, and wellness. Ms. Lavelle oversees news-related operations, including producing, editing, and updating news content for the Enviro.BLR.com, Safety.BLR.com, and EHS HERO websites. She also manages the content for the Environmental Compliance and Safety Works newsletters. Before joining BLR in February 2020, Ms. Lavelle was a technical writer at Edgewell Personal Care in Milford, Connecticut. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a specialization in Professional Writing and Technical Communication from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. 

Taylor A. Lewellyn, J.D., is the Senior Legal Editor for BLR’s Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Training products. Taylor coordinates the development and maintenance of all EHS training content for the BLR websites and other training products to help businesses comply with OSHA, EPA, and DOT rules. Taylor also covers safety topics such as bloodborne pathogens, fall protection, respiratory protection, noise, personal protective equipment (PPE), and slips and falls. Before joining BLR in 2017, Taylor clerked at Milford Superior Court in Connecticut and at MetLife Auto & Home in Warwick, Rhode Island. She also interned for the Environmental Advocacy Unit at the Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the College of William & Mary and her Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from Roger Williams University School of Law. She is a member of the Rhode Island Bar Association and is licensed to practice law in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts.

Areas of Expertise: Bloodborne Pathogens, Fall Protection (Construction), PPE – General, Respiratory Protection, Slips and Falls, Noise, and Personal Fall Protection Systems.

 

See how EHS Hero can save you time and improve efficiency:


Compliance Suite

Chart Builder: Our clear, side-by-side comparison charts tell you in one or two sentences what your policies and practices must contain to avoid unnecessary risk. 

EHS Hotline: Get thorough, plain-English answers to your most pressing questions from our subject matter experts and attorneys. 

Plan Builder: Create custom plans that meet the needs of your organization in minutes from our document library of preloaded templates that allow for easy customization 

Reg Activity: Easily sort through hundreds of regulations by state, category, topic, type, and date to find the information you need. 

Report a Spill: You’ll have everything you need at your fingertips to quickly and accurately report a spill in your workplace. 

SDS Search: Access SDSs from the MSDSonline database that’s housed in one convenient dashboard along with your other EHS Hero® tools. 

Time Saving Downloads: Access the latest policy, directive, interpretation, or guidance documents on topics ranging from construction and ladders to LOTO and recordkeeping. 

Training Materials: Updated with the latest compliance regulations, our training resources help train teams on topics such as fall protection, chemical eye safety, emergency action plans, and everything in between. 

Management Suite

Audit Management: Upload and store audits from the field, or easily create your own custom audits with this software’s unique capabilities. 

Confined Space Management: Protect workers, and reduce the possibility of accidents in hazardous environments not designed for human presence. 

Enforcement: Track enforcement activities companywide to avoid “willful fines” from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). 

Equipment: Manage and schedule equipment inventory, along with key equipment information and unique equipment tags. 

Health Screener: Screen employees for COVID using a series of questions provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Responses are stored for each employee or contractor within the application for future access. 

Incident Reporting and Investigation: Keep track of all common and custom incidents and fill state and federal forms automatically.  

JSA: Ensure employees always have updated job and task information with custom-built or existing safety procedure documents. 

LOTO: Protect employees from hazardous energy during equipment shutdowns and maintenance by providing custom LOTO procedures.  

Management of Change (MOC): Stay on top of MOC processes, and ensure changes are approved before being made. 

People Tool: Track management engagement with employees on safety topics. Assign violations to employees, and increase awareness of frequent offenders. 

Permit Management: Ensure employees are qualified for hot work and other hazardous conditions. 

Process Safety Management (PSM): Ensure compliance with OSHA’s PSM standards using the 14 elements of PSM within this interactive EHS software tool. 

Risk Assessment: Easily measure and track risk associated with different areas of your organization, and determine where improvements should be made. 

Safety Toolbox Trainer: Train from anywhere with our one-stop solution made for busy safety professionals who need to keep up with their management and compliance obligations on the go. 

SDS Management: Keep SDSs in one place where they’re easy to upload, update, and access. 

Training Management: Administer online or instructor-led training (ILT) on a scheduled basis, and quickly access comprehensive training reports.  

Virtual Assistant: An extra set of hands, the VA automates manual workflows through reminder notifications and auto task assignment.