EHS management

In the construction industry, using EHS management software can improve health and safety while minimizing costs and environmental impact.

How can technology help construction companies with their EHS management system?

Construction is the leading industry with regards to its impact on nature and the environment. Over the past two decades, the construction industry itself has undergone many developments.1 The projects, materials used, machinery and tools, as well as the manner … Read More

THE APPLICATIONS OF GIS IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES

The Applications Of GIS In Environmental Health Sciences

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) is a multidisciplinary field that combines physical, environmental, and social methodologies to pinpoint impacts to public health and wellbeing. As we touched on in a previous blog, one of the relevant tools and technologies that … Read More

GIS | Business Intelligence

WHAT IS GIS AND HOW DOES IT APPLY TO BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE?

What is GIS? Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are a framework that enables spatial data to be created, edited, managed, processed, and stored. Spatial data refers to the location dimension of data and includes attribute information (the “about” information). The designation … Read More

Safety, Commonsense and Nonsense

Safety, Commonsense, and Nonsense

Nonsense “Safety is nothing more than using common sense! In the aftermath of accidents, 85% are found to have been preventable.” “According to safety professionals, 4 in 5 serious injuries are the result of workers not being sensible on the job and … Read More

Incident Investigations

Don’t Get Stuck in Hindsight Bias – Best Practices in Incident Investigations

“How could they have been so stupid?” “Why didn’t they show more common sense?” “They should have seen it coming.” “The cause was clearly human error.” “Why didn’t they just follow the procedures?” “This accident was clearly preventable.” Do these … Read More

Aligning Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Management Practices to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

Aligning Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Management Practices to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

Over the last ten years, the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0) reshaped the global business landscape. Once again, technological advancements redefined what was productive and, more importantly, what was possible. The latter not only pertains to production mechanisms but also … Read More