For those who don’t know, EHS stands for environmental, health, and safety. EHS operations are something that practically any business can benefit from having. While some businesses might try having these operations in-house, we have found that outsourcing is typically the way to go. Here are some reasons your EHS operations should be outsourced.
They Will Make Sure You Are Compliant at All Levels
There is a large number of regulations that has to be kept in consideration, whether it’s regulations at the state, local, or federal level. Keeping up with all of these regulations, as well as when they change, can be a challenge.
If you outsource your EHS operations, that burden will no longer be on your shoulders. There will be experts working with you who know all of the regulations that must be followed, so you don’t face non-compliance in the future. If you are currently not in compliance, they can figure out the best solution to get you compliant, and they can help you stay compliant moving forward.
Greater Efficiency and Cost Savings
While it’s definitely possible to have an EHS department in-house, it will cost your business quite a bit of money. You need to train your own staff and have all of the necessary equipment. This might not be the best approach if you’re not getting enough value from your department. When the costs outweigh the perks, outsourcing EHS operations is the better option.
This way, you’ll still be able to have a well-trained team helping you out, but without the need to invest in all of the training and materials yourself. By saving money in this manner, you can allocate the saved funds towards other matters that will help your business grow.
You’ll Have a Safer Work Environment
By the laws of OSHA, all employers must provide people with a safe work environment. If your business is going to be as safe as it can be, then you can’t afford to make any mistakes. Sadly, safety can be compromised rather easily if your business has no EHS staff. While the temptation to save money by not investing in EHS operations exists, you can’t put the safety of your staff in jeopardy.
By investing in EHS operations, your provider will put safety policies into place that will protect all of your staff. By putting forth the extra dollar now, you avoid extra costs later.
Get EHS Operations From AEG Environmental
We strive to keep your facility and the environment safe at all times. We’ll also ensure your facility remains compliant thanks to the 20 years of experience we have in the field. If you ever need our services, contact us here and we’ll be more than happy to help you.