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 …

Healthy Workplaces Summit 2015 — EU-OSHA

Source: Healthy Workplaces Summit 2015 – Managing workplace stress — EU-OSHA Healthy Workplaces Summit 2015 — EU-OSHA The 2015 Healthy Workplaces Summit brings together leading European experts and decision makers. They get together to exchange good practices and explore future strategies for managing Read More …

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 …

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 …

British Safety Council (@BritSafe): a strong and brave approach

My very last article in PrevenBlog -the corporate blog of the consultancy firm PrevenControl- is headed with a motto [1]: “When the world thinks it´s about legislation, we know it´s about people” This is one of the slogans that the British Read More …

The #nanomaterials´ path is like #asbestos´ way, even in the manners

There is moment in almost any discussion about nanotechnology and safety, in which arises the recurring comparison between nanomaterials and asbestos. It is not about a mere comparison from the point of view of materials science and engineering, of course, but 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 …

Three macro-preventive indicators of #OSH, my last article for CERPiE-UPC

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 “La #PRL en los próximos años según tres indicios macro-preventivos” (#OSH 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 …