The New View is fundamentally the application of systems thinking to workplace health and safety. It considers safety an emergent property of the system. So what does that jargon mean? Instead of focusing on an individual thing, the organization steps back and takes a broader view.
Identifying hazards in the workplace, determining the degree of risk they represent, and taking appropriate action is a fundamental component of any safety management system. While simple to say, it can be more difficult in practice than we might expect.
Ontario’s Ministry of Labour is moving forward with a plan to prevent injuries and improve workplace health and safety, by passing new regulations and implementing the province’s first integrated safety strategy.
Leadership summit discusses combining health protection (safety) with health promotion (well-being)
August 29, 2014
Underwriters Laboratories (UL), in collaboration with the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University and the Center for Catastrophic Risk Management at the University of California, Berkeley, sponsored a two-day Leadership Roundtable on June 20-21, 2014 in Nashville, Tenn.
Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS) announced that three of its locations in Canada have received Certificates of Recognition (COR) under the Canadian Federation of Construction Safety Associations (CFCSA) and the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (ISHA).