Europe already has a OSH strategy… really?

Last year around this date, the European Commission released the new and long-awaited OSH strategy. However, both the document itself and some surrounding circumstances raise some questions on the so-called “EU Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work 2014-2020”. Read More …

August 13, Earth Overshoot Day 2015

Yesterday, August 13, was the day in which the yearly humanity´s demand of natural resources, as of January 1, exceeds what the Earth can regenerate within the whole year (biocapacity). I.e., yesterday was the 2015´s Earth Overshoot Day. The Earth Overshoot Day -an initiative by Global Footprint Network– Read More …

#Communication as a design and production standard

My very last article in PrevenBlog -the corporate blog of the consultancy firm PrevenControl- is titled “La influencia de la comunicación en los productos y servicios de PRL” (The influence of communication in the OSH products and services) [1] and, in Read More …

A bipolar Europe, about to become a tear in rain?

The path that is following the European project, with Greece as the most recent main actor, is really disconcerting. I don´t refer to the reached situation analyzed from the politic nor economic point of view, since from long before most of political representatives Read More …

“It’s the sustainability, stupid”

“It’s the economy, stupid” is a slight variation of the phrase “The economy, stupid” which James Carville had coined as a campaign strategist of Bill Clinton’s successful 1992 presidential campaign against sitting president George H. W. Bush [1] If Bill Clinton tried (and could) to run again for Read More …

The #OSH road to the strategic management level

My very last article in PrevenBlog -the corporate blog of the consultancy firm PrevenControl- is titled “De la prevención sostenible a la prevención estratégica” (i.e., “From the sustainable prevention to the strategic prevention”) [1] and is all about the proximity Read More …

Case study: @ZonaZeroBTT Aínsa, MTB centre and values reserve

At first glance, Zona Zero, in the Sobrarbe region -at the heart of the Pyrenees-, may seem a good centre for practicing mountain-bike. And it does indeed: it´s all about one of the European top places for mountain biking. However, to Read More …

British Safety Council (@BritSafe): a strong and brave approach

My very last article in PrevenBlog -the corporate blog of the consultancy firm PrevenControl- is headed with a motto [1]: “When the world thinks it´s about legislation, we know it´s about people” This is one of the slogans that the British Read More …

Pope Francis touches the sky with his Laudato si´encyclical

Last Thursday 18 May was released in the City Vatican the encyclical letter Laudato si´ on the care of our common home, by the pope Francis. This pope´s statement may cause you a sort of confusion, surprise, leave you speechless. In Read More …

Communication as a strategic management tool within any organization

When we talk about communication from a professional point of view, we use to relate it automatically to that sort of skills that enable us to interact with other people such as the ability to perform a presentation to a Read More …

The #nanomaterials´ path is like #asbestos´ way, even in the manners

There is moment in almost any discussion about nanotechnology and safety, in which arises the recurring comparison between nanomaterials and asbestos. It is not about a mere comparison from the point of view of materials science and engineering, of course, but Read More …

Evidences of an #OSH in the strategic level of the organizations

In recent times -in a scale that may be measured even in months- the safety and health discipline is facing a pattern already posed in a number of fields in the organizations according to which, a new management model starts Read More …