11 Ways to Jumpstart your Contractor Qualification Program [Infographic]
Has your organization invested time and energy into contractor qualification programs only to be disappointed by poor compliance levels or compromised contractor relationships? Perhaps you’re in the process of developing a program right now and want to make sure you’re on the right track. The use of contractors can be both a great opportunity and a challenge. Contractors and suppliers bring specialization of skills and equipment. However, they can also bring risk to the companies that employ them. Identifying risk and protecting your company brand are key considerations when managing your supply chain. How do you manage the complexities and risk of a supply chain?
Top 10 Reasons Why Supplier Qualification Fails [Infographic]
Are you struggling to prequalify your supply chain? Is it difficult to identify different risks and put a solid plan in place? How does brand protection influence your company standards, practices, and shareholders? Every business or operation needs to identify critical risk and put a plan in place to control and mitigate that risk. Pre-qualifying a supply chain can be the first step. Risk can be mitigated within a company through implementing a supplier qualification process.
Are You Assessing Your Contractor’s Capability? - If Not, Why Not?
When employing contractors, you generally expect to get the job done right, on-time and at a competitive price, but this is not always to reality.
Inspection Results Impact Mining Industry
Earlier in January, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration issued 176 citations, eight orders, and one safeguard to thirteen coal mines and three metal and nonmetal mines. The monthly inspections were conducted as a result of past compliance history beginning in April 2010, and one inspection in particular, gives greater insight to the importance of mining safety and addressing concerns for future inspections.
Black carbon a new sustainability concern
A new study of black carbon revealed that pollution such as soot has a significant impact on the environment, and there are some who believe it contributes to climate change.
Creating Confidence With Supply Chain Management
Companies should be proactive and assess the financial stability of their partners in advance. Implementing a supplier management program can minimize financial risk and can increase business confidence with each new project.
Ohio employer cited for OSHA violations
Cleveland Granite & Marble was recently cited by the Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for 21 health violations, including three willful citations.
Risk mitigation essential to preventing accidents, compliance issues
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.
Record-breaking year could lead to increased sustainability regulations
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently released data indicating that 2012 was the warmest year on record for the contiguous United States, and came in second for years with severe weather.
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 develop them, consumers who purchase them, and/or the environment when they are manufactured and disposed.
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- Top 10 Reasons Why Supplier Qualification Fails [Infographic]
- Record-breaking year could lead to increased sustainability regulations
- Are You Assessing Your Contractor’s Capability? - If Not, Why Not?
- 11 Ways to Jumpstart your Contractor Qualification Program [Infographic]
- Inspection Results Impact Mining Industry
- Risk mitigation essential to preventing accidents, compliance issues
- Ohio employer cited for OSHA violations
- Expired patents could result in generic drug manufacturing growth