As a developing country where female foeticide is a huge challenge faced by our population dynamics, social inclusion in employment for both educated and unskilled women remains a constant struggle. Semi-skilled services sector employs a large number of female workers. Long strenuous working hours with poor facilities.
13 October 2018
The process for selection of contractors examines contractor’s demonstrated ability to work safely, how effectively the contractor’s safety program is being implemented and how safety competency assessment is being carried out to comply. Selection of contractors calls for thorough and effective review of contract safety specifications.
11 October 2018
Trainers can reinvigorate interest of diverse workforce via an engagement based training program. The threshold of delivery can be made more suited as per the audience response and interest. While performance trainers for EHS need to be accustomed to site challenges, another key to getting purchase with the workmen is not to teach them ‘how to do their jobs’.
10 October 2018
EHS compliance is often afflicted by such constraints. In human terms, time and monetary feasibility rule the day and more often than not, safety can occupy the passenger seat. The driver in this analogy is engineering and manufacturing technology, however safety should always be the navigator.
06 October 2018
Technology adoption rate and usage are driven by inherent behaviours and biases that limit its potential. Simply, mandating usage of a technology or software tool doesn’t understand or eliminate these biases or behavioural hurdles. A well thought and researched user-journey towards nudging them into exploring a “better tool” has to be conceived and delivered.
27 September 2018
Managing hazardous materials is a challenging task for any manufacturing or a construction organization since controlling these products is highly regulated and involves greater liabilities throughout their lifecycle till they are part of the inventory of the facility. A greater care is required in storage, handling, use and disposition of these products.