In the information age every major regulation can be found at the click of a mouse. OSHA’s website has all of its regulations posted online, along with a tremendous library of information to help employees comply with the law. Yet with all of these available resources companies still fail to embrace safety as a key corporate priority.
Safety and health programs are as different as the number of companies that implement them. No matter how big or small your team or organization is, there are several universal steps that can be followed in order to develop a comprehensive safety program.
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The aerospace sector has become increasingly split between the military and the civilian sector and both face similar challenges with the pace of technological advancement.
But there are also significant opportunities. The cross-over of military technology into non-military uses is increasing and significant technological advances suggest exciting new solutions (such as importing cutting-edge graphics from the video games industry to enhance flight simulators).
Download and read this paper to find out the key strategies for success in a highly competitive aerospace sector of 2013 and beyond.[ Download the White paper ]
Download a free excerpt of over 25 pages from John Baldoni's The Leader's Pocket Guide: 101 Indispensable Tools, Tips, and Techniques for any Situation. The guide provides readers with concise, on-the-job expertise to inspire and direct them on their professional journey.
This excerpt contains best practices and tactical self-improvement tips on how to: Instill Purpose in Your People, Manage with the Door Open, Avoid Micromanaging Anything, Connect Authentically, plus a self-assessment on organization to find out how you stack up.[ Download the excerpt ]
This thought provoking White Paper, by Donald R. Wulfinghoff, deals with our energy future, an issue that—perhaps more immediately than any other—will determine whether our present civilization can survive this century. It looks at the major sectors of energy consumption: buildings, industry, and transportation, and summarizes where successful conservation has been achieved and where there is opportunity to exploit even greater energy savings. After reading this paper you will understand the advantages and disadvantages of conservation compared to alternative energy sources and the steps you need to successfully implement energy management in organizations of all types and scales.[ Download the White paper ]
Free E-Book: The Engineering Manager's Survival Guide
Newly promoted engineering managers rarely imagine the challenges that await them. Of course, development schedules are shorter, products are getting more complex and budgets are shrinking. The biggest challenges for engineering managers today aren't technical. However, these are simply constraints. Engineers are used to dealing with constraints. Strangely enough, the biggest challenges for engineering managers aren't technical They are managing personnel. They are managing executives. The nontechnical issues are often the stickiest.
White Paper: Opportunities for Refurbished Petroleum Refineries
Follow this real-time overview of profitable opportunities for U.S. petroleum refiners as Dr. James Latty shares why co-refining U.S. bio-crude oils has significant refining potential.
Materials Compliance for Green Product Development
An Aberdeen Paper- Materials compliance plays a critical role, alongside carbon emissions, and energy/ water consumption in today's Green product development. And being "Greener" provides another element of competitive differentiation for organizations allowing them to better address customer requirements and to promote product innovation from within. Read this report to find out how Best-in-Class companies are increasing their annual product revenue by 19% while decreasing product time-to-market by 13% by successfully leveraging compliance measures to enable Corporate Social Responsibility and achieve profitability.
Tech Clarity: Engineering Reference Information in a PLM Strategy
Manufacturers today compete on speed and innovation to drive product profitability and profitable growth. These companies have recently given a lot of attention to business process improvement, organizational design, and enabling software technology to improve engineering productivity. Little executive attention has been placed, however, on the importance of providing efficient access to engineering reference information. This market report from Tech-Clarity investigates the role of engineering reference within an overall PLM strategy.
An Aberdeen Paper - The need for innovation is gaining more prominence on the executive agenda. In fact, the development of more innovative products was reported as the top business goal for product development by participants in The 2008 Aberdeen Report. But, just how do organizations identify the most promising ideas and translate these ideas into successful products? This study answers that question by examining how leading companies empower their innovators with tools and strategies that allow them to leverage ideas and knowledge to develop a steady stream of new and profitable products.