Overview of the year 2014 in #sustainability, #CSR, #environment and #OSH based on the blog

This blog is about occupational safety and corporate environment and, for the own development of these disciplines, also extends its scope to sustainability and social responsibility of the organizations. For me, the blog is basically a way of learning and 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 …

The professional specialization in occupational safety and health in the coming years

This week, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) published a study identifying the “potential topics for EU-OSHA’s next large-scale foresight study” [1]. In practice, the study gathers the emerging trends and areas of future concern in OSH during the Read More …

An enterprise emerged thanks to the blog

In this post, I will tell you about an initiative in which I am quite focussed on. It is all about the establishment of my own consulting enterprise. I will also explain you one special feature: the enterprise is a direct consequence Read More …

The age of the sustainable prevention

This week is being held the XX Congress on Safety and Health at Work. This is one of the most important worldwide events on labour risk prevention. It is organized, every three years, by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Read More …

A collaboration of mutual benefit (win-win)

Days ago, Ailsa Brown contacted me on behalf on the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) to chat about the collaboration established between the Agency and this blog. From that conversation among other ones hold with some 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 …

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 …

Aragon Valley Classic: The time when sanitary engineering recommended the asbestos

It doesn´t matter how much histories recur, it continues being surprising how brilliant and welcomed innovations in the beginning, become over time into something insignificant or even dangerous and forbidden. Asbestos is a clear example of it. As well, an Read More …

Occupational Safety and Health in 2014

One of the most expected predictions in one of my professional fields -risk prevention- for 2013 failed: last year the new European Strategy on Safety and Health at Work was not renewed. This drove to a deep criticism to relevant authorities, Read More …

Do we exchange our jobs for one day?

Days ago, a workmate brought a comment on one of my professional activities, occupational safety and health: “the think is that, your work has a lot to do with common sense“. It didn´t surprised me too much since I have Read More …

Aragon Valley´s Classics: The hellish construction of the Brooklyn Bridge

Aragon Valley´s Classics are a series of post on specific events of the past, related to the topics of this blog, seen from the point of view of present times. It is based on material I collect from several sources, Read More …