Did the Titanic Follow ISO 31000 Risk Management Guidelines?

ISO 31000 (Risk Management) and its supporting publications encompass an impressive and useful “to-do” list of risk management guidelines to create and protect the value of an organization. However, if an organization selectively pursues some of the ISO guidelines and ignore others, highly undesirable events and tragedies can occur. This is what happened with the Titanic.

The Importance of Ergonomics

People are the most important assets in the organisation and ergonomics is the science of making sure that people maximize their productivity through the use of equipment that is designed to match their mental and physical needs. Ergonomics applies to almost any...

Occupational Safety – Take a Break!

Jessica Jeppsson [1] from the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at North Carolina State University writes that the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health reported that 50% of all employees in office settings are often so engaged in...
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