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Mining Contractor Compliance is Critical

The United States Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) enforces strict guidelines for mining companies to ensure worker safety.

Supply Chain Risk a Threat to Business

Supply chain management is key in order for a company to run smoothly and provide customers with the products they are seeking.

Are your Transportation Contractors Distracted?

Most U.S. states have laws prohibiting drivers from sending text messages while on the road. Most states and cities also prevent drivers from making phone calls because it constitutes distracted driving.

Removing Risk from your Supply Chain

Most companies work hard to reduce risk from their supply chains, as any problems related to the delivery of third-party services and products can slow down production, cause logistical headaches, and potentially hurt profits.

Risk Mitigation Requires Thorough Prequalification

Most companies work hard to reduce risk from their supply chains, as problems can slow down production, cause logistical headaches, and potentially hurt profits.

Risk Mitigation Essential to Preventing Accidents

Companies seeking to hire new contractors or suppliers may be eager to hire a partner and begin new projects, but they should not let their anticipation get in the way of proper risk mitigation strategies.

New SURE Carrier Feature

BROWZ’s newest product, SURE Carrier, has recently added a new feature that allows you to track crashes for motor carriers in your supply chain.

Contractor Compliance Challenges for CEOs

Companies of all sizes are looking for ways to expand into new countries with minimal investment and optimal levels of productivity. When entering international markets, companies must learn and implement new standards and regulations, as well as take ste…

Even Small Firms Need to Ensure OSHA Compliance

The Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has regulations that aim to protect workers employed at companies of all sizes. No matter how many workers a company has, it is important for it to work hard to ensure complian…

How to Strike the Best Deal with Contractors

It is difficult enough for corporations to spend valuable resources working to make the best deal with a handful of outside contractors and project vendors - it is entirely different to have to work out agreements and suitable contracts with hundreds or t…

Will I Need to do a Risk Assessment on Every Job?

With health and safety laws continually changing and improving, people should now be aware of the requirements of companies to eliminate risks to health and safety so far as is reasonably practicable.

How Mature is your Procurement Department?

Have you ever wondered how mature your procurement department really is? It may have only been set up recently or been up and running for several years. It’s not always true that the longest serving departments are the most mature.

Ashland Reduces Cost and Improves Safety with BROWZ

Ashland Inc. is a global leader in providing specialty chemical solutions to customers in a wide range of consumer and industrial markets. With over 10,000 employees and sites in 100 countries, workplace safety is a top concern.

5 Ways to Manage Supplier Risk

Obtaining greater visibility and control over your existing supply chain can be the most valuable effort you can make to your supplier risk mitigation. The use of online Software-as-a-Service systems that specifically focus on supplier management and cont…

EPA to assess chemicals

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released draft risk assessments for public comment. The assessments, which cover five chemicals commonly used in household products, will be reviewed to determine if they pose a threat to workers who…

Winter weather may require special attention to worker safety

In many areas, cold winter weather may prompt concerns about worker safety and what procedures a company must take to protect its employees from harm.

The Cost of Contractor Verification

The cost of operating without a contractor verification system could prove consequential to organizations making that decision, the costs of a contractor related fatality could far exceed the initial investment to implement a contractor management service…

Even small firms need to ensure OSHA compliance - Contractor Management Services Can Help

The Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has regulations that aim to protect workers employed at companies of all sizes.

International mining on the rise, increasing need for contractor screening

Mines across the world are expanding their operations by opening new locations and increasing production. The Vancouver Sun reported that a mining company in Australia plans to enhance its output by nearly one-fifth, and Mining.com revealed that Chinese c…

Keep contractor risk management in mind before signing contracts

In many discussions about the external risks posed to businesses, a lot of focus is directed to vendors in corporate supply chains. However, companies often do not think about the threats that their service providers and subcontractors can present. For in…

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