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 …

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 …

My 6-months experience of freelancer teleworking

Just two weeks ago, I reached the first six months since I established my professional activity under the broad concept of freelancer. My work focuses on business management in the fields of sustainability, environment, social responsibility and labour safety. Since this Read More …