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avetta-resilient-supply-chain

16

Aug

5 Steps for Building a Resilient Supply Chain

Author: Rene Garcia

Despite your best efforts, no supply chain goes without a disruption. Your preventative actions now will determine your supply chain resiliency going forward.

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Hidden-Danger-of-Near-Compliance

08

Aug

The Hidden Danger of “Near Compliance”

Author: Rene Garcia

The hidden danger of "near compliance" is often overlooked in supply chain management, and if left unresolved can significantly increase risk.

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Understanding-Bad-Safety-Habits

02

Aug

Understanding Bad Safety Habits and How to Correct Them

Author: Rene Garcia

It’s easy for workers to develop bad habits and become "normalized", meaning that they no longer regard an action as dangerous. But bad habits can be corrected...

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Supply-Chain-Continuity-in-a-Natural-Disaster

25

Jul

Preparing for Supply Chain Continuity in a Natural Disaster

Author: Rene Garcia

While you may take steps to manage risk within your supply chain, there are some events that are uncontrollable. So how do you mitigate the disruption of a natural disaster?

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Protecting-Employees-from-Equipment-Heat-Stress

19

Jul

Protecting Employees from Equipment Heat Stress

Author: Rene Garcia

Construction sites are always hazardous work spaces, but when the temperature rises equipment can become stressed, safety hazards are magnified, and risk increases.

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Project Managing Supply Chain Risk

12

Jul

Project Managing Supply Chain Risk

Author: Rene Garcia

Smart project management can help avoid common pitfalls on the path to a low-risk supply chain.

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Summer-Safety

26

Jun

Is Your Supply Chain Summer-Safe?

Author: Danny Shields

According to OSHA, 2,630 workers suffered from heat illness and 18 died from heat stroke and related causes on the job in 2014 alone.

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Healthcare

15

Jun

Healthcare’s Move Toward Sustainability

Author: Rene Garcia

The healthcare industry is expanding, and with this expansion comes more and more pressure for companies to follow sustainable practices.

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AI-Future-of-Workplace-Safety

08

Jun

Is Artificial Intelligence the Future of Workplace Safety?

Author: Rene Garcia

In most workplace environments, the human factor is the most dangerous one. But what if less burden was placed on humans and shifted to an artificial intelligence?

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national-safety-month-2017

05

Jun

5 Principles of a “World-Class” EHS Supply Chain

Author: Joel Mitchell

June 2017 is National Safety Month! Is your supply chain world-class in EHS?

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workplace-normalization

31

May

Workplace Normalization and 5 Ways to Fight It

Author: Rene Garcia

Normalization happens when workers repeatedly engage in risky behavior and do not suffer a bad outcome. Here are 5 great ways to fight it...

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2024-olympics-sustainability

18

May

Sustainability and the 2024 Summer Olympics

Author: Rene Garcia

Sustainability is being thrust into the public spotlight as Paris and Los Angeles compete to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. Supply chains companies should take note.

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Leading-vs-Lagging-Indicators

10

May

Leading vs. Lagging Indicators: Why Not Track Both?

Author: Rene Garcia

In the health and safety community, a lively discussion continues around the value of leading and lagging indicators.

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FUSE-2017-Recap

03

May

FUSE2017 Highlights & Review

Author: Rene Garcia

FUSE2017 was the opportunity for customers from around the world to network, learn best practices and help improve the Avetta platform through co-innovation.

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Avetta-Year-In-Review-Blog

19

Apr

A Successful Year in Review

Author: Rene Garcia

In our first year as Avetta we’ve worked hard to expand our network, enhance our platform, and make a number of quality improvements to the user experience.

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DowJones-Sustainability-Indexes

11

Apr

Credibility with the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Author: Rene Garcia

The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) can give an idea of the sustainability practices of the companies included on the list.

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Supply-Chain-Mismanagement

05

Apr

The Lasting Effects of Supply Chain Mismanagement

Author: Rene Garcia

Any organization that is focused on sustainability in its supply chain knows that protecting the workforce is a key pillar of that practice.

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Supply-Chain-Resiliency

29

Mar

Building Supply Chain Resiliency

Author: Rene Garcia

Risk is inherently a part of all supply chains but there are steps you can take to mitigate that risk and build resiliency.

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Methods-Matter-in-SCM

24

Mar

Methods Matter in Supply Chain Risk Management

Author: Rene Garcia

Costly disruptions in the supply chain can affect any organization at any time, and these incidents can cause irreparable damage to the brand.

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champion-sustainability-blog

16

Mar

Championing Sustainability from the Highest Positions

Author: Rene Garcia

Sustainability in business has to start at the top. CEOs and leaders need to embrace the value of sustainability to their organization.

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