Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: May 31, 2018
Why care about ergonomics? To start, every year, nearly 300,000 employees miss work due to musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). While there are no federal standards for ergonomics, OSHA has covered ergonomics in the workplace under the General Duty Clause, which requires employers to provide a work environment free from recognized hazards.
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Feb 08, 2018
Every day, 13 workers die on the job in the United States. Employers continue to lose billions of dollars on other serious, nonfatal injuries. With so much at stake, managing the risks posed by hazards in the workplace has never been more important. This new white paper from Skillsoft Compliance Solutions describes the problem and how safety professionals can work towards solving it.
In this free resource, you’ll learn:
• The most common cause of on-the-job injuries and illnesses
• The top 10 most frequently cited OSHA standards
• The importance of training as a building block of workplace safety
• How you can use safety training to your competitive advantage
This asset is made available for free courtesy of Skillsoft Compliance Solutions, a pioneer in the field of learning and talent management with a long history of innovation.
Whether from internal sources or through third-party relationships, corrupt business activities pose severe financial, operational and reputational risk. Proper due diligence needs to be a business strategy and not just a reaction against regulatory enforcement.
Our new market report, takes an in depth look at recent developments and offers insight into running a compliant and ethical global business. With primary research and articles written by industry experts, you’ll get answers to some of today’s most important questions like:
How are businesses navigating the risks posed by global supply chains?
Have compliance risks changed since the rise of anti-corruption purges?
How do you set the right tone for disclosing misconduct in the workplace?
How can I evaluate the integrity of third parties within the era of fake news?
Establishing a culture of integrity, ethics and respect is the number one priority for companies in 2017, according to a new report. In common with the 2015 report, getting an organisation's culture right is the main objective for compliance professionals in the year ahead, with 85 per cent of respondents saying it is one of their three main goals.
However despite this, only 32 per cent of firms indicated that they are planning to undertake a culture or ethics assessment in the next twelve months. In addition, workplace behaviour was rated as the lowest area of risk receiving attention by stakeholders (29 per cent).
Download the full report for additional stats on board level reporting, increasing compliance programme awareness and satisfaction with third party risk management.
This paper shares the 7 steps organisations need to take to ensure that they meet the requirements of standard-making bodies worldwide and to also establish a culture of ethics, integrity and compliance.
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Oct 03, 2014
To compete in today’s global marketplace, employees at every level of your organization need to understand the risks associated with a broad spectrum of compliance issues and feel empowered to make the right decisions — even when no one is watching. Sixty-two percent of organizations cite risk management and assessment as a top-three concern when asked about elements of success.
Many companies struggle to meet this challenge, but an effective compliance training program can foster a culture of workplace best-practices from the boardroom all the way to the shop floor.
Here are 10 questions that you may find useful to consider when planning or reviewing your code of conduct program.
Published By: DocuSign
Published Date: Apr 12, 2017
Staffing companies play a critical role in recruiting and onboarding talent to ensure that operations don’t skip a beat. In today’s competitive recruiting market, staffing companies need to invest in digital tools to hire and onboard the best professionals faster and more efficiently.
Download this brief to learn how DocuSign can help you:
• Attract and secure talent faster
• Improve security and compliance for everyone
• Reduce costs for the workplace
Stay up to date on arc flash compliance and start eliminating safety hazards in your workplace today. The Workplace Guide to Arc Flash Safety includes information and guidance on arc flash events, the NFPA 70E standard, risk assessments, arc flash labeling and workplace solutions.