We are all aware of the pandemic’s impact on our lives—social distancing, protective masks, and so on—but are you as aware of the impact on the supply chain? With slower global production and increasing costs causing disruptions for companies up and down the supply chain, making sure your contractors and suppliers are safe is now […]
Are you ready for the demographic, economic, and technological realities of the future of work? Benefits and challenges involving work, the workforce, and the workplace are coming, and now is the time to prepare.
As states reopen and lift stay-at-home or shelter-in-place orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are building checklists of all the new policies and processes they need to have in place.
Government researchers and private-sector developers deliver technological advancements all the time. Some could significantly transform the safety function—like in-vehicle monitoring systems that could improve driving performance by identifying risky driving behaviors and reducing the number of motor vehicle crashes. Wearable sensors that could alert construction workers of nearby vehicles and equipment, potentially eliminating struck-by hazards. […]
To address emerging workplace safety and health issues, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has launched a “Future of Work” initiative, according to Director John Howard, MD.
You may have heard of the powerful changes EHS management software is bringing to all kinds of organizations. You may have heard how it’s saved lives and money while reducing insurance premiums, but some things that don’t get the attention they deserve are process automation, workforce engagement, and freedom from disparate data sources, to name […]
Wearables are a hot topic in workplace safety, but there is some skepticism among EHS professionals. To get a first-hand look at a solution that is making waves in the market today, the EHS Daily Advisor talked with Timothy A. Risser, co-founder of the Opal System brand of wearables.