Workplace Safety CSR News

Look into the Future of Operational Practices


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, operations managers are considering how to update operational practices while maintaining output. Facilities are grappling with issues such as reduced headcount, increased safety measures, and physical distancing. How can they implement these measures without compromising throughput and profitability?

Vinyl Industry's Health, Safety, and Environmental Award Recognition

Recognizing 36 facilities with 52 awards for outstanding health, safety, and environmental performance.
Press Release

November 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Vinyl Institute (VI), the U.S. trade association representing manufacturers of vinyl resin, vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), additives, and modifiers, announced recipients of its annual health, safety and environmental awards, which are given to companies in the vinyl industry for safeguarding workers and protecting the environment at manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. This year, VI recognized 36 facilities with 52 awards for outstanding performance.

IWBI to Offer COVID-19 Training for Organizations and Professionals Across the Globe

Across the Globe IWBI is pleased to announce it is offering evidence-based education on COVID-19 to businesses and individuals that will be free through the end of the year
Press Release

NEW YORK, November 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is pleased to announce it is offering evidence-based education on COVID-19 to business leaders and their teams as they are preparing to get back to business. Through interactive, self-guided lessons, the training course offered by IWBI provides actionable strategies and expert recommendations to promote health and safety in and out of the workplace.

Arrow Electronics Helps Launch Sanitizing Robot to Support Fight Against Coronavirus

Press Release

CENTENNIAL, Colo., November 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ –  Arrow Electronics is helping launch a new IoT Smart robot designed to more effectively sanitize surfaces and spaces to help protect against the spread of the novel coronavirus and other pathogens. 

The technology was initially conceived for the hotel market. But applications to protect shared environments such as classrooms, hospitals, public transit, and commercial office buildings are generating momentum as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

United Airlines Launches World's First Free Transatlantic COVID-19 Testing Pilot

Free testing guarantees all customers over 2 years old and crew on board have tested negative before departure
Press Release

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- United Airlines recently announced the world's first free transatlantic COVID-19 testing pilot program for customers. From November 16 through December 11, the airline will offer rapid tests to every passenger over 2 years old and crew members on board select flights from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to London Heathrow (LHR), free of charge. Anyone who does not wish to be tested will be placed on another flight, guaranteeing everyone on board other than children under two will have tested negative before departure.

Combatting COVID-19, Forging the New Normal


As a company that prides ourselves on supporting sanitary environments and healthy living, the LIXIL Group was quick to establish a global team to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic and put various countermeasures in place to protect our customers, employees, and local communities. We are also pursuing initiatives that encourage the ongoing transformation in working styles, digitalization, product development, and globalization in order to help shape our new normal post-COVID world.

Developing SATO Tap as a New Solution

Keeping The Lights On: How NRG's CEO Mauricio Gutierrez Manages A Workforce Split Between The Field And Their Homes

by Jim Ludema and Amber Johnson

The guiding principal from the outset was very clear. In order to fulfill our purpose and the social contract with our customers, we needed to protect the safety of our workers. If we could do that, we could continue providing this vital resource to the community as a whole.

JetBlue and Northwell Direct Partner to Provide Long-Term Health Solutions to COVID-19

Press Release

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., November 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Northwell Direct and JetBlue, New York’s Hometown Airline, (NASDAQ: JBLU) today announced that they are partnering to provide the airline with a comprehensive set of COVID-19 services and programs to support its crewmembers (employees) across JetBlue’s operation and add a clinical layer to the airline’s 

American Heart Association Recognizes Fifth Third Bank With Gold for Workplace Health Achievement

Scientific, evidenced-based instrument rates and recognizes workplace health programs and workforce heart health
Press Release

CINCINNATI, November 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The results of the American Heart Association 2020 Workplace Health Achievement Index were announced and Fifth Third Bank achieved national gold recognition for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace. Fifth Third is one of 776 organizations that completed the Index assessment this year, evaluating the time period of July 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020.


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