Violence and harassment at the workplace are complex phenomena associated with significant economic, social and human costs. Employers worldwide are increasingly aware of emerging requirements designed to protect worker safety and discourage behavior
The holiday season is upon us. The smell of pine trees, the soft glow of lights on houses, and the biting cold air that promises snowfall in the very near future.
Global companies operating in developing countries greatly contribute to the respective countries’ economies. However, the processes that make companies successful may have unintended public and environmental health effects. In this respect, most
When you think of the entertainment industry, you envision a talented ensemble cast and an intriguing storyline that you can relay to friends and family. If you watch a movie with stunts, you may be in awe of the actors and actresses—and you may
South Africa has developed into something of a bellwether for environmental health and safety (EHS) regulation on the African continent. For that reason, the recent adoptions of a “carbon tax” and a ban on Persistent Organic Pollutants should serve
Growing up in a household with a big time New York Giants fan, I spent quite a few Sundays watching American football. Succeeding in football, like most sports, requires strategy, the utilization of the right teammate at the right time and, of course,
Investment in solar energy in Queensland remains attractive, with a controversial solar rule provision, governing projects 100kW and over, now omitted from the Electrical Safety Regulation 2013 (the Regulation). The provision—which would have made
Plastic waste and litter are considered some of the most urgent problems faced by humanity and ecosystems.
Climate change as a threat for health and safety at work
Global temperatures are rising and the frequency of extreme weather events is increasing. It is suggested that climate change will have an impact on all occupational health risks except risks
As the public grows more aware of the potential health impacts on their health that pesticides could have, some politicians they might have a role to play to speed up the legislative process. On May 18, 2019, the mayor of Langouët, France passed an