Workplace Safety CSR News

Building Health and Wellness Into Healthcare Buildings

by Nicole Munoz; (Original Publication by Laboratory Equipment)
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by Nicole Muñoz, SCS Global Services

Since the medical care system first embraced health and wellness as a core business paradigm, hospitals, healthcare workers and patients alike have reaped the benefits. Healthcare workers have fewer sick days, reduced medical expenses and greater workplace satisfaction, leading to increased employee retention. 

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Flowserve Publishes 2017 Sustainability Report “Living Our Purpose and Values”

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Flowserve Corporation, a leading provider of fluid motion and control products and services, released its 2017 Sustainability Report today. 

Flowserve has a longstanding history of recognizing the importance of sustainable development and the need to balance economic, social and environmental considerations as part of its business activities. The company has won more than 1,700 National Safety Council awards for safety performance and is currently ranked no. 19 overall (and no. 4 in the Industrial category) on Barron’s List of “100 Most Sustainable Companies in the U.S.”

Partners In Preservation: Main Streets Awards $2 Million in Preservation Grants to Sites Reflecting America’s Diverse History

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October 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Today, American Express, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Main Street America announced the winners of the 2018 Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign. The 11 winning historic sites will receive a total of $1.6 million in grants to fund their respective preservation projects.

Air-Bending at Borden: Compressed Air

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In this second of three-part series we dig deeper into how ‘going electric’ at Porcupine Gold Mine’s Borden site has had a positive impact on ventilation requirements and mine air heating. Taking an electric approach to mining has triggered some rethinking – eliminating the need for compressed air networks underground and provoking changes to the emergency response strategy.

Practitioner Spotlight--Don Riggs

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Antea Group shines the spotlight on Don Riggs, its industrial safety consultant based in the Lakewood, Denver office. Don participates in many sports, loves traveling, and his work. He recollects his hands-on experience in cleaning up the Exxon Valdez oil spill.

Read Don’s thoughts on what it takes to succeed in the industrial safety field.

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Infographic: 5 Things You Need to Know About the New GRI Occupational Health and Safety Standard

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To provide healthy and safe working conditions, organizations need a robust management approach that drives the prevention of physical and mental harm and the promotion of workers’ health. In addition to benefiting workers, it is also good business. First, a healthy workforce is more productive and engaged. Second, promoting a healthy work environment helps to attract – and hold on to – talented workers. 

Caterpillar Provides Cleaner Air Underground

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Underground hard rock mining companies continue to go deeper in search of more raw materials and higher-grade ore. Working at such depths leads to air quality concerns due to equipment emissions, which today are primarily powered by diesel.

Click here to learn about how Caterpillar leveraged our investments and deep expertise in energy storage and electric drive technology to design and assemble the R1300 Battery Electric Load-Haul Dump, a fully battery-powered machine.

Updated GRI OH&S Standard Calls for More Comprehensive, Worker-centric Reporting

Companies now better equipped to report on both harm prevention and health promotion
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AMSTERDAM,  October, 4 2018 /3BL Media/ - Healthy and safe working conditions are recognized as a human right – yet it is estimated that close to 2.8 million people die from work-related injuries and illnesses every year, according to the International Labour Organization. A lack of robust occupational health and safety (OH&S) management can put the lives of workers and their families at risk and can limit countries’ potential for sustainable development.

Sharpening Skills at the Mine Rescue Summit

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At Goldcorp, we’re proud to have highly trained Mine Rescue and Surface Emergency Response Teams at our mining operations, ready for any emergency that might arise. Thankfully, these rarely occur; but at the same time, how can response teams stay at the top of their game if they’re hardly ever activated?

Talking Safety and Health with Peter Calnan, Vice President, Safety and Health

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Safety and health are at the forefront of everything we do as a company. From the minute details of daily operations, to the grand scale of our global organization, we are constantly thinking about safety, how it impacts our people, how it impacts the mining industry internationally, and how we can do safety better. We spoke with our own Peter Calnan, VP of Safety and Health, to talk about our safety and health successes, and how innovation is helping make our mines the safest they can be.

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