Compared to 10-15 years ago, companies are safer. Whether it’s tighter regulations, more awareness, enhanced experience, technology improvements or other factors, companies are doing a better job keeping their employees safe at the workplace. However, that number has plateaued over the last couple of years—the total incident rate per 100 workers has not changed significantly since 2017.
The division is accepting comments on the draft standard through Sept. 7. Oregon OSHA is proposing a temporary rule that would combat the spread of coronavirus in all workplaces by requiring employers to implement risk-reducing measures. Those measures include social distancing, barriers, face coverings, cleanings, and information sharing.
Jurassic World: Dominion is poised to be the first major studio release to resume filming in the United Kingdom in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. But filming in the midst of a pandemic will not come cheap to Universal Pictures.
Risk management solution provides analysis for supply chain partners
June 3, 2020
Avetta, a provider of supply chain risk management, announced the company has been awarded a Gold Stevie® for Avetta Connect™: The Platform for Interconnecting Workers Across the Supply Chain. The company will be recognized at the 18th Annual American Business Awards® virtual awards ceremony on August 5. It’s the second consecutive year Avetta has been honored with a Gold Award.
The number one question on the mind of business leaders today is how to keep their employees safe. When you work for an agriculture company that is part of the world’s critical food infrastructure, that question becomes even more important. In addition to worrying about productivity, profitability and business continuity, you must also be cognizant of the impact that any disruption could have on the global food supply.
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As artificial intelligence (AI) systems begin to control safety-critical infrastructure across a growing number of industries, DNV GL has released a position paper on the responsible use of AI. The paper asserts that data-driven models alone may not be sufficient to ensure safety and calls for a combination of data and causal models to mitigate risk.
OSHA has several ways in which it interacts with companies in programs that address industry-specific hazards or that help enhance worker safety on specific projects.
The OSHA Strategic Partnership Program (OSPP) focuses on focus on improving safety and health in major corporations, government agencies, at large construction projects and private sector industries where OSHA has jurisdiction.