A strong safety culture means that employees take responsibility and ownership of their safety and the safety of their fellow employees. Technology is another part of the EHS tool kit. Technological innovation has an over-arching influence on EHS departments in all industries and in all regions. Embracing technology as an enabler of safer environments is an important part of establishing a strong safety culture.
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EHS is fundamental to corporate strategy, not an optional extra. The EHS function in business depends on its leaders embracing technology and building strategies that consider people, processes, technology and data.
The EHS department is changing. It is expanding to encompass sustainability and social management, in an increasingly complex regulatory landscape. Paul Marketos looks at the future of the EHS department and the role leadership has to play in driving safer, more sustainable business.
This article looks at a study conducted by independent analyst firm Verdantix, that examines the budgets and priorities of senior EHS professionals across the globe. The study highlights the need to face new risks with better technology in the increasingly digital landscape of the Forth Industrial Revolution.
In the sea of worn out safety tips such as “be aware of your surroundings”, “take regular breaks” and “stay sober”, you cannot be blamed for thinking of workplace safety as a checklist of rules and regulations. Workplace safety is much more than that – and as an intrinsic part of the success of your business – should be built into the foundation of your organization.
Successful risk management needs less hindsight and more foresight. Robin Bolton and Paul de Kock discuss how leading indicators act as early warning systems.