Growth in population, industrialization and urbanization severely impacts the water resources. Many processes in industries make more use of water than their counterparts; eg. power generation, textiles and garments, beverages, car-wash businesses, construction, refueling areas etc.
The age of automation, AI technologies and other avenues are offering new job opportunities. The term ‘disruption’ has evolved in every field; and to weather such disruptions, it is implicit that men and women would need targeted support to be skilled, mobile and tech-savvy.
World Bank statistics state that between 1990 and 2016, the world lost 502,000 square miles of forest- an area larger than South Africa. Scientific journal, Nature says that since humans have begun the cutting of forests, 46% of the forests have depleted.
Health and safety which was largely limited to be an organizational pursuit has shifted its focus to people-centric technologies now. Whether it is incident management or maintenance of vendor-contractor-supplier data. The future role of data within environmental, occupational, health and safety will be defined under three distinct heads