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 …

To understand the information and communication technologies, a key objective

My last article in the “Healthy Workplaces” site of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) is titled Project Safety culture from school”, closing the loop [1] and shows, in the one hand, the overall reach of the project Read More …

The best reward, their smile

Last Friday 23 January, I delivered the first presentation within the project “Safety culture from school”, to a primary education class in the “Antonio Beltrán Martínez” school, in the city of Zaragoza. At right, a group photo with all the Read More …

Project: “safety culture from school”

Aragon Valley, in collaboration with the European Agency for Health and Safety at Work (EU-OSHA), presents the project “safety culture from school”. The initiative belongs to the collaboration established between this blog and the EU-OSHA Agency during the current European Read More …

United Kingdom: the threshold of safety culture; this is well known even in the tales

My latest post in the PI&ORP site (Polytechnic University of Catalonia) is titled “Un siglo de cultura preventiva” (One century of safety culture) and is all about a well established concept for decades: safety culture. The post at PI&ORP is Read More …

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 …

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 …

OSHwiki, the platform of shared knowledge on occupational safety and health

“OSHwiki is the first web platform which allows users to create, collaborate and share knowledge on occupational safety and health (OSH) in all languages. It’s a new way to network online with the OSH community, aiming to support government, industry and 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 …

Safety inspection to a singular construction site

One of my hobbies in my spare time is to build a scale model railway (N scale, 1:160). Railroads, locomotives, freight and passengers wagons, elements of the railway infrastructure,… but also to create a landscape combining handcraft works and assembly kits of specific elements Read More …