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Aus-Modern-Slavery

24

May

Australia’s Proposed Modern Slavery Act

Author: Rene Garcia

Australia appears ready to take a stand against child labor, forced labor, and human trafficking with its proposed Modern Slavery Act.

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iso-45001

15

May

ISO 45001: What You Need to Know

Author: Rene Garcia

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) recently published their new standard for occupational health and safety (OH&S).

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sustainability-code-of-conduct

15

May

Enforcing Sustainability with a Code of Conduct

Author: Rene Garcia

How do know that suppliers are upholding your company values? One solution could be to adopt a sustainability Code of Conduct.

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OSHA-Beryllium

04

Apr

Complying with the New OSHA Beryllium Rule

Author: Rene Garcia

OSHA has delayed enforcement of the new rule until 5-11-2018. So, it's not too late to ensure your supply chain is in compliance!

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GDPR-EU

26

Mar

Supply Chain Compliance with GDPR

Author: Rene Garcia

The European Union is taking steps to protect the data of individuals and businesses by enacting tough new laws. How might this impact supply chains?

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Blockchain-SupplyChains

15

Mar

How Blockchain is Changing the Supply Chain Landscape

Author: Rene Garcia

Amid the hype of Blockchain Technology and its role in supporting crytpo currencies, many are starting to recognize that it could also have very practical implications for supply chains.

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Supplier-Performance-Reviews

28

Feb

Make Smarter Sourcing Decisions with Supplier Reviews

Author: Rene Garcia

With reputation and revenue on the line, supplier reviews ensure better adherence to agreed upon scope, budget, and time frames.

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supply-chain-risk-manager

15

Feb

Why you need a Supply Chain Risk Manager

Author: Rene Garcia

As an organization grows, so does their risk profile. A supply chain risk manager can work to reduce risks with a smart mitigation plan.

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supply-chain-sustainability-2018

08

Feb

Supply Chain Sustainability Predictions for 2018

Author: Rene Garcia

Driven by widespread media attenton, sustainability in supply chains has been growing in the public consciousness for several years.

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Supply-Chain-Digital-Process

31

Jan

3 Benefits of Digitizing Supply Chain Processes

Author: Rene Garcia

For a long time digital processes have been applied to core business functions such as sales and marketing. But what about Supply Chain Management?

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Drones-In-Construction

25

Jan

Using Drones to Improve Worker Safety

Author: Rene Garcia

They may look like toys for hobbyists but drones are also being employed for many practical business reasons in a variety of industries.

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Seasonal-Workers-SupplyChain

15

Nov

Maintaining Workplace Safety with Seasonal Workers

Author: Rene Garcia

Seasonal workers are a challenge for any organization that needs temporary employees to meet the predictable spike in demand every year.

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business-case-for-sutainability

08

Nov

Making the Business Case for Supply Chain Sustainability

Author: Rene Garcia

The UN Global Compact offers clear direction for organizations adopting sustainability in their supply chains: Make the business case.

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Adult Learning Principles for Safety Training

25

Oct

Better Safety Training Through Adult Learning Principles

Author: Rene Garcia

By understanding adult learning principles, safety professionals can significantly improve the effectiveness of their training programs.

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OSHA-ITA-Deadline-Extension

18

Oct

OSHA ITA Deadline Extended

Author: Rene Garcia

The OSHA Injury Tracking Application (ITA) was launched on August 1, 2017. It was designed to allow employers to submit their 300A forms electronically.

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supplier-employee-qualification

12

Oct

The Importance of Qualifying Individual Contracted Workers

Author: Rene Garcia

Prequalifying suppliers is critical for managing risk, but it is most often conducted at the company level. So what about the individual employees?

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supply-chain-sustainability

04

Oct

5 Key Steps for Supply Chain Sustainability

Author: Rene Garcia

How can you ensure that your supply chain is satisfying the demands of stakeholders to focus on environment, social, and governance standards?

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supplier-safety-culture

19

Sep

Improving Safety Culture Ignites Business Growth for Suppliers

Author: Rene Garcia

Companies of all sizes should take health, safety, and environmental regulations seriously if they want to remain competitive and attract more business.

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PG&E-Sustainability

13

Sep

Transparent Sustainability Reporting & Accountability

Author: Rene Garcia

Sustainability is quickly becoming the new watchword for any organization that wants to attract business partners, investors, and customers.

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Hurricane-Relief-PPE

06

Sep

Hurricane Relief: How to Protect Yourself During Recovery Efforts

Author: Joel Mitchell

With the destruction left behind by Hurricane Harvey—we turn our thoughts toward recovery—and best practices for PPE.

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