The three most important events on safety and health in the world

Last month of November ended a special cycle for occupational safety and health practitioners, namely for Europeans: over the course of the last year, three major world´s events on safety and health were celebrated: the EU-OSHA´s Healthy Workplaces Summit, on Read More …

Uralita and its main secret agent, asbestos

Uralita is a multinational company of building materials. Insulation products, gypsum, pipes and roof tiles are today its main products [1]. The origins of Uralita begins in the early XX century when, in 1907 it stablished as one of the first Read More …

The companies must tell a story

Many experts on Internet marketing and communication say that a good way to create or improve your personal brand on the net consist of telling your experiences, using your very personal style. That is, “to tell your own story” with the objective Read More …

The long-life communication turned into strategy

My last post in the site PI&ORP (Polytechnic University of Catalonia) is titled “Gestión de la PRL: del informe a la comunicación” (OSH management: from the reporting to the communication) and is all about how the new global relationships that Read More …

New tools for the safety and health management (and other areas of organizations)

This week starts a course titled “solving complex problems”, by the Delft University of Technology, on the edX platform. So, this is a course under the MooC method, a satisfactory experience already treated in previous posts. The course Solving Complex Problems addresses complex Read More …

Technical post: impacts analysis applied to safety and health management: identification, prioritization and review

Definition of impact Going again to the GRI sustainability reporting guidelines [1], the term “impacts” of an organization refers to: “[…] significant economic, environmental and social impacts that are: positive, negative, actual, potential, direct, indirect, short term, long term, intended, unintended” Read More …

Technical post: actor analysis applied to safety and health management: identify and prioritize stakeholders

In the latest time, I drafted several post regarding the connection between social responsibility, sustainability strategies and safety and health management within organizations. Be they in this blog or in the posts drafted in the site Prevención Integral, I referred to that Read More …

A revolution in occupational safety and health, my last post on Prevención Integral

My last post on 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 “Sostenibilidad, responsabilidad, seguridad” and is all about the disruptive character of the Read More …

The position of the occupational safety and health within organizations´ sustainability strategy

As time goes by and I observe certain occurrences, I get more and more convinced that among all the possible environments throughout the organizations, the sustainability strategies are becoming the ideal habitat for occupational safety and health. I am not the only one who thinks Read More …

Sustainability reporting, goodbye conspiracies

Apple, that great manufacturer company of amazing devices aiming to improve the world… According to a trustable source that I can not now unveil, during 2013 were evidenced at least the following breaches in the facilities of the Apple´s suppliers all Read More …

The unceasing professional specialization

Fortunately, work does´t uses to be as the Battle of Thermopilae or anything like that. This doesn´t prevent the story of Leonidas´and his 300 Spartans may be used many times as an example of effort and determination when difficulties come and, Read More …

This week, ORP2014 congress in Zaragoza: a flagged appointment within occupational safety and health

Next May 21, 22 and 23rd -that is, between the day after tomorrow and Friday- will be celebrated the ORP2014 congress, in the Palacio de Congresos de Zaragoza (venue EXPO), under the slogan ”Prevention in the XXI century business: a key Read More …