Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) became a profession around the mid-1900s, and has been the subject of satire and frustration ever since. OHS saves millions of lives, but as we see more and more workplace tasks automated, will health and safety ever die? Many things threaten Health and Safety – deregulation, public opinion, corporate greed … Read More
Are you ready for a connected working environment? Do you want to predict machine failures and prevent workplace injuries? Then the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is your answer. The industrial Internet of Things simply means all your workplace equipment – including PPE and machinery – is connected to the internet. Futhermore, the equipment’s data … Read More
In the midst of the hurricane season, countries must consider emergency preparedness and response. In time, the human mind begins to underestimate the likelihood of certain risks. Psychology may explain some of the reasons why natural disasters catch us off-guard.
The question whether AI’s development should continue rages on. Here we break down the future and the journey of AI since the turn of the century.
Chemicals that were previously thought safe are revealed to cause illnesses when it’s already too late. The current regulations cover exposure to dangerous substances that are already proven to cause severe diseases. What is companies’ responsibility in keeping their workers clear of exposure?
Air Emissions Control: The United State of Affairs 1 Year After Trump’s Paris Agreement Announcement
It has been a year since President Trump pulled out from the Paris Agreement. This blog post discusses whether this pullout was indicative of what industry wants, and how is the shock being absorbed by other polluting economies.
While a safety training program is often key in establishing a culture of health and safety at work, there are cases in which it may fail in living up to that very promise. This may happen if occupational safety is treated as just a compliance issue rather than a necessity for worker health and well-being. … Read More
The management of Occupational Health and Safety is very exposed to noncompliance due to the volume of personal data captured as part of its processes. Read more about the three places you forgot to check for personal data.
The aviation industry once was very dangerous. However, through learning and focus on safety, flying is now the safest form of travel.