We’re coming off a year that was defined by transformative and disruptive change. Now there is plenty more on the horizon with a new presidential administration taking office here in 2021.
What should environment, health, safety, and sustainability professionals expect as America welcomes new leadership in the White House? Will the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris lead to increased federal emphasis on environmental initiatives? It seems very likely.
In the first blog of the compliance assurance series, we talked about the importance of not overlooking the more routine environmental, health, and safety (EHS) compliance programs in the hectic time that we are living in. From this, you now know the importance of compliance and have some compliance tips to look back on. Now we want to go over a few stressors you should be aware of that could knock you off your compliance track this year.
The holiday season is typically accompanied by breaks from work, quality time spent with family, and (for many of us) chilly outdoor conditions. All of these factors combine to create ideal circumstances for cozying up to binge through some streamable content.
Sometimes an extra set of capable hands can make all the difference. Resources-as-a-Service (RaaS) is based on a simple concept: When businesses need some extra hands-on expertise, they’ll effectively “rent” select employees from an established firm to come and work on a temporary basis. This allows companies to sidestep the often-costly process of finding, screening, and recruiting new hires when their situation may call for a more temporary and/or specialized type of help.
ST. PAUL, Minn., December 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Antea Group USA has introduced a new service to their Health and Safety offerings called Resources-as-a-Service (RaaS). RaaS is Antea Group’s customizable staffing solution to temporary environmental, health, safety, and sustainability resourcing needs.
While most office-workers have been working from home for much of this year, there is a slow but growing trend towards opening office spaces for limited numbers of employees to gather and collaborate. Employers recognize the value of in-person meetings for building stronger teams and sparking innovation. Of course, going into the office during a pandemic is quite different. We now know that COVID-19 spreads through respiratory droplets and aerosols that are produced through talking and breathing.
Thanks to COVID-19 everyone in the company knows your name now. The pesky pandemic has catapulted the EHS function to the forefront of business operations – which is great (and might we say long overdue)! But, with this new visibility, comes opportunity. Here are some ways that EHS managers can help ensure they keep their seat at the proverbial table in a post-pandemic world.
Two decades ago, a tiny snowball started rolling. The sprawl of the American manufacturing industry was beginning to be lured to foreign shores in what would become one of the greatest waves of offshoring in modern history.
Now, supply chain dynamics are transforming again as global disruption sets in. What does this mean for EHS managers and their strategic planning as we move forward?
Fleet vehicles are powerful tools used to transport goods, skilled workers, and other assets to and from final destinations. Owning and operating a fleet likely means that third-party vendors are involved to ensure the fleet is refueled, washed, maintained, and serviced to operate safely and efficiently.
eLearning. Online training. Webinars. Distance learning. Web-based training. Microlearning. With new advances in technology, trainers today have a myriad of choices on how to deliver training. Those of us in the EHS profession know that many regulations applicable to our industries require some level of compliance training, but with all of these new delivery methods, how do we ensure that our employees not only meet the minimum regulatory requirements but also learn something applicable to their role?