The end of a year is a time for companies to reflect, review and, inevitably, make business-orientated resolutions for the next 12 months. Irrespective of the size of an organization, the roadmap for 2018 will have been planned, with the expectation being that stated goals will not only be achieved before the end of 2018, but also contribute to a healthy bottom line.
Businesses embarking on environmental health and safety improvement activities sometimes balk at the notion of implementing new backend tools, such as compliance auditing software, that catalyze EHS growth. Installation can require considerable time and corporate resources. In the end, EHS stakeholders are reluctant to commit to these expenditures in fear of implementing solutions that generate paltry return on investment. However, powerful, well-tested compliance auditing solutions like the one we produce at ProcessMAP can reliably deliver optimal ROI, ultimately paying for themselves not long after the implementation process has concluded. How?
Wednesday marks the start of NAEM EHS & Sustainability Management Forum, the largest annual gathering for EHS and sustainability decision-makers. Celebrating its 25th year, NAEM's annual conference promises best-practice sharing around strategic environmental, health and safety programs. With more than 650 attendees from 275 companies spanning various industries, and 20 peer-led sessions, we’re excited to collaborate on ideas and network with industry professionals!
As you may know, the retail industry is vulnerable to employee and consumer injuries.
Slips and falls, musculoskeletal disorders and other commonplace injuries can plague both sides of the aisle—and cost companies a pretty penny. It's time to stop shelling out for avoidable accidents and take action to reduce the cost of safety claims moving forward.
Emotion no longer drives decision-making - big data does. Analytics have become inescapable in the modern workplace. According to IBM, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created each day.
There's now a number attached to nearly everything - from operational efficiency down to how an employee dresses for his job. Businesses that foster a culture of statistical analysis are 2.2 times more likely to outperform their competitors, IBM reported. Is your company ready to take the next step?
June is National Safety Month - what is your company doing to keep its workers safe? The National Safety Council works with organizations around the U.S. to raise awareness for the mitigation of preventable deaths.
In an increasingly digital world, employee safety is becoming easier to maintain - with the right tools.
Fatal work injuries involving contractors accounted for 12 percent or 542 of the 4,693 fatal work injuries reported in 2011 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Recently, there have been numerous fatalities involving temporary workers their first day on the job. Davis, a 20 year old contract worker at Bacardi Bottling plant was crushed by a palletizer machine as he was not trained on the lock-out and tag-out procedure.