Visualising #Blockchain applied to EHS&S* management

(*) EHS&S: Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability  Blockchain[1] is, according to experts, the most outstanding emerging technology since the creation of the Internet; one of the most recent technologies expected to lead a real disruption in our lifes, from directors Read More …

The #BSC60years book: an essential piece in #OSH history

The British Safety Council (est. 1957 by James Tye) is one of the world’s leading Health and Safety organisations (“British Safety Council,” n.d.) Thus, 2017 is the BSC 60th anniversary. A remarkable milestone that is being celebrated with a number of Read More …

Sustainability disruption, Scandinavian epicentre

Since its re-conceptualisation in the 1980´s, culminated with the Brundtland Report (Commission on Environment and Development, 1987) (“Our Common Future,” n.d.), sustainable development and, namely, organisations´ sustainability are concepts in steady, sound expansion worldwide. Featuring different approaches, peculiarities and qualitative and quantitative Read More …

Online research-purpose tools to improve your professional performance

In the thick of the overwhelming Internet´s development, I still believe that online education is one of its major achievements, for its disruptive and potential impact on key aspects in billions of people, either in the personal or professional sphere, Read More …

The ultimate evidence of good age management: “I want to retire in this company”

Source: THE ULTIMATE EVIDENCE OF GOOD AGE MANAGEMENT: “I WANT TO RETIRE IN THIS COMPANY” (Mairal, 2016) Many organisations develop actions to manage an ageing workforce: campaigns to tackle MSDs, health programs to improve well-being or addressing psychosocial risks. But just Read More …

Goodbye #EUManageStress,… Welcome @EU_OSHA´s #EUhealthyworkplaces for All Ages

Return to reality. The EU-OSHA summit held this week —3 and 4 November in Bilbao— has been extremely intense and interesting and strengthens one fact: the Agency´s campaigns make a real difference in the health and safety sector. This year´s Read More …

Conferences, summits, national days, theme weeks: an intense period in #OSH events

This week starts an extraordinary period of one and a half month, full of relevant worldwide events in the field of occupational safety and health. October and November gather —year after year— a number of renowned congresses, seminars, campaigns, etcetera, on OSH, Read More …

Three tangential aspects of the Volkswagen issue: sustainability reports, the EPA Agency and the value of values

If I´d have to describe briefly the Volkswagen´s manoeuvre regarding its Clean Air Act Violations, it may look like this: Lots of pages were already written on the Volkswagen´s case. One of the quickest and more accurate interpretation of the issue, Read More …

Do you like the life in the countryside? Good news for you

A recent article published by the European Environment Agency [1], based on studies about the current status, trends and prospects of the environment, unveils some amazing figures, at least for me. “Between now and 2050, using the UN’s median variant, the Read More …

@EU_OSHA´s #EUManageStress: Always on-call… hazards for all

“Being always on-call can generate unnecessary stress: see what happens to Napo. Whether still on holiday or getting back to work, remember to disconnect” EU-OSHA Source: EU-OSHA´s Youtube Channel

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 …