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How a Shift to SIF Rates Upgraded One Organization’s Workplace Safety Program

How a Shift to SIF Rates Upgraded One Organization’s Workplace Safety Program

Fierce competition and an ever-rising number of stringent and complex environmental, health and safety (EHS) regulations, means ensuring a safe workplace is becoming increasingly challenging.  Hence the critical importance of an effective workplace safety program. While every organization is leveraging its safety program to varying degrees of success, the reality is some are more successful than others.Read more

Skillsoft Certitude: Capturing the Pulse of Your Organization

Skillsoft Certitude: Capturing the Pulse of Your Organization

Between corporate policies, employee manuals, standard operating procedures and more, employees face a constant barrage of documents and materials designed to inform and set company expectations. While this onslaught of materials poses a challenge to the employee, for organizations, it presents a serious dilemma.Read more

Is Brexit the New GDPR? Preparing for Brexit and Data Privacy Concerns

No one can forget the whirlwind of panic in the run-up to the GDPR deadline. Watching the world’s largest organisations scrambling to ensure their data and processes complied was fascinating. However, what about compliance standards now? In the first half of 2019, there were reports of over 4,056 data security incidents.Read more

Latest News Regarding State Harassment Training Requirements

California recently enacted Senate Bill 778 which extends the deadline for employers to provide anti-harassment training for non-supervisory employees from January 1, 2020, to January 1, 2021 Important Update to Harassment Training Requirements in California

In response to the significant confusion about the timing of California’s expanded sexual harassment training requirements in Senate Bill 1343, the state recently enacted Senate Bill 778Read more

Is Your Driver Safety Training Program Missing the Human Touch?

Is Your Driver Training Program Missing the Human Touch?

Fleet managers and safety managers have more information and tools to identify driver risk than ever before. Thanks to advanced analytic tools, managers can identify driving risks quickly and with incredible accuracy. However, finding practical ways to mitigate those risks is still very much a human problem.Read more

Is Your Organisation Prepared for a Compliance Audit?

Is Your Organisation Prepared for a Compliance Audit?

Despite the near-constant barrage of reports about the risks of non-compliance or the latest GDPR breaches and fines, the data tells us that UK companies are struggling to achieve complete compliance. A 2018 Baker McKenzie survey of over 500 companies found that 52% of large UK corporates have unresolved compliance issues yet to be discovered by a regulator.Read more

Is Your Organisation Prepared for a Flood or a Fire?

Firefighter extinguishing a fire

We all watched in horror and disbelief as smoke billowed from a burning Notre-Dame. It was a stark reminder of the vulnerability of buildings, even those that have withstood countless attacks and bombings. It is also a reminder to all that nothing is permanent, and although the French firefighters managed to save the main bell towers and outer walls of the cathedral, this is not always the case.Read more

Top Tips for Working Safely with Industrial Robots

 

Top Tips for Working Safely with Industrial Robots

The rapid advancements in technology have introduced many types of physical robotic systems in the workplace. Industrial robots now paint, weld, push, pull, lift and assemble products, while collaborative robots, since they have one or more mechanical arms, provide workers with an extra set of hands.Read more