Organizations today are under ever-increasing pressure to perform faster and smarter, keep up with the pace of technology, ensure compliance with government regulations, and protect the safety of their workers.
No matter their specific needs, organizations have goals above and beyond daily business tasks. However, certain challenges are preventing organizations from achieving these goals—such as injuries, illnesses and environmental releases.
Environmental, Health, Safety & Sustainability software helps organizations reduce risk, ensure compliance and improve business performance. When engaging in daily activities in the workforce it is crucial to follow best practice capabilities to manage corporate and operational level programs.
One of the nation’s pioneer online universities, Columbia Southern University provides an alternative to the traditional university experience for working adults by offering flexible, affordable and trusted online degree programs and certificates.
It is often said that the U.S. and the U.K. are two nations divided by a common language. For example, Americans name the people who investigate occupational exposure and control methods industrial hygienists, whereas we Brits use occupational hygienists. But where noise is concerned, we definitely have agreement on the causal relationship between exposure and hearing loss, which has been observed anecdotally for centuries.
A light knock on your office door as a piece of paper appears underneath. The person vanishes. The form is a self-confession to a mistake, omission, or other safety incident. Without leaving your desk, you are getting a truer picture of the plant’s safety culture. Imagine these “under the door” voluntary confessions arriving every day. Wouldn’t life be great? Keep that thought...
Every year, millions of American are hurt in the workplace and most of it requires medical attention. Accidents at workplace can always happen due to a momentary lapse of judgment, a slip in the office floor, or prolonged sitting or standing that leads to other health issues.
We live in an era of dramatic, improbable events that adversely affect the economy, the environment, the fate of household name companies and people’s welfare and health. Or at least they seem improbable until they hurl themselves violently upon us from the shadows of our agreeable ignorance.
Running and gunning are exciting, catching Pokémon’s is fun. But sometimes we just want to take fragrant tobacco pipe, and play a detective game. Solving mysteries might not make adrenalin start flowing the same way as while being drawing enemy’s torpedo bombers online, but it can provide an intriguing mystery and prove to be a real brain teaser.
Asbestos is a long, thin, fibrous mineral made of up of microscopic crystals. There are six different types that are split up into two different groups: serpentine or amphibole. Serpentine asbestos is classified by its layered structure and curly fibers. One particular type of serpentine asbestos – chrysotile – is most commonly found in building materials throughout the United States.