Many organizations find themselves in a recurring cycle of a game of proverbial whack-a-mole in trying to constantly identify and mitigate unsafe conditions and behaviors while both consistently reappear.
Last month, the European Commission published a report aimed at assessing the framework agreement on harassment and violence at work adopted in 2007 by the European social partners. The document reports wide disparities between countries with regard to the implementation of the agreement and its real impact at company level.
On Monday morning, the NSC presented the 2016 Robert W. Campbell Award to USG Corporation. Campbell Award winners are a group of organizations that have successfully integrated EHS management with business operations.
The Campbell Institute released a white paper called “Workplace Wellbeing: Bridging Safety and Health” at the NSC Congress Monday.
The paper details how a culture of health and safety relies not only on a strong safety program, but one that focuses on worker wellbeing.
Findings show how CEOs can encourage a company-wide commitment to safety that prevents injuries
October 10, 2016
New research published in the Journal of Applied Psychology shows how CEOs can play a more effective role in developing an organizational safety climate in their organizations that actually reduces injuries.
Hollywood spent $110 million on this film, which isn’t unusual for a disaster pic. But this film, directed by Peter Berg (“Friday Night Lights,” “Lone Survivor”) and starring Mark Wahlberg, is different. The disaster, a spectacular exercise in film-making involving literally hundreds of special effects and digital artists, is secondary in the plot to the muddy, nuts-and-bolts work of a very dangerous blue collar environment.
As OSH professionals, we talk about incident rates, reportable injuries and illnesses, workers’ compensation losses, experience modifier rates, regulatory compliance standards and similar metrics. Our language is clear in our professional circles, yet it is often confusing to business managers and executives. Their language is finance (or dollars, for short).
SOG Group, pioneers of Deal With It cultural safety training programme, have signed an agreement with a leading American occupational safety company to deliver Deal With It courses to businesses in the United States.