You may have heard it before, but what's the real idea behind behavior-based safety—and is it right for your business?
Small and medium-sized businesses are the foundation of employment in America, accounting for roughly 65 percent of all new jobs established since 1995, and half of all positions currently held in the country, or 120 million people, according to Forbes.
Most employers don't allow workers to use cellphones on the job - but that could be changing in some circles.
Companies still taking notes with pen and paper will have to switch things up on January first, 2017. This is when the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is requiring all businesses to electronically submit their injury reports.
Did you know that musculoskeletal disorders are among the most frequently reported causes of injuries that result in lost or restricted work time? In the automotive industry, a high amount of repetitive tasks and musculoskeletal injuries present the perfect stage for incorporating automation techniques.
Accidents resulting in injuries have become all too common in the automotive industry. With the rise in popularity of machinery and automation, it's time to take a step back and look at how leveraging it all can create a safer workplace.
Recently, I came across an article which mentions BIG DATA 1.0 was all about storing volumes of independent silos of data to provide competitive advantage to business. Organizations would toy with Data Mining architecture to generate meaningful content. There is much hype and hoopla surrounding the analysis of independent silos of data, but is it worth the effort? The deluge of data is difficult to store, capture and visualize. A proliferation of diverse datasets- from historical data to recordable data and from safety records to sustainability data is even difficult to manage.