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 …

Big Data… Making better data-driven decisions!

Source: Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University. Big Data… Making better data-driven decisions!1 October 20, 2016 by Dr Stephen McLaughlin. ‘Big data’ is a term that’s been in common usage for nearly 10 years, yet we still talk about it as though Read More …

Good #OSH is good for business — EU OSHA

Source: Good OSH is good for business — EU OSHA In tough economic times, it’s important to remember that poor workplace safety and health costs money. What’s more, case studies show that good OSH management in a business is linked to improved Read More …

OSHA Cuts Number of Inspections, Changes Strategy

Source: OSHA Cuts Number of Inspections, Changes Strategy The agency will focus less on the number of inspections it completes and more on completing complex inspections. Assistant Secretary of Labor David Michaels announced Tuesday that OSHA will change its strategy Read More …

European Commission statement on air pollutant car emissions

Source: Press release – European Commission statement on air pollutant car emissions Brussels, 24 September 2015 European Commission calls for full disclosure, zero tolerance and strict compliance with EU rules on pollutant emissions In the wake of revelations that car manufacturer 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 …

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 …

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 …

Political organizations and strategic analysis

In any great organization, the decisions taken are the result of complex analysis processes, experience-based learning and the application of a dose of intuition that the skilled people are supposed to meet. This same principle should be applied in the case of Read More …

The economic dimension of sustainability

There is a widespread tendency to connect sustainable development and sustainability with the impact of certain systems or activities on the environment in its respective sphere of influence. When you make a search of images in Google under the term “sustainability”, Read More …

Materiality and economy, two approaches for safety and health management within organizations

Weeks ago, I had the privilege of writing an article in the May edition of Safety Management, the magazine of the British Safety Council, one of the worldwide leader and most long-established organizations in the field of safety and health. To open the Read More …

The characteristics of a real leader and why the leaders coming from the field of #OSH are so scarce

My last post in Prevención Integral -the site by the Specific Research Centre for the Improvement and Innovation at Companies (CERpIE) of the Technical University of Catalunya- is entitled “El director de #PRL: líder de líderes” [1] (“The OSH director: Read More …