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5 Ways to Jumpstart your Contractor Qualification Program

September 06, 2017 //

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.

CSR in Mining: 2 Issues Affecting Mining Companies Today

August 29, 2017 //

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is rapidly becoming a significant issue for all businesses, not merely those in the traditionally green or sustainable industries. Companies are finding it beneficial, and in some instances, necessary, to strengthen their corporate social responsibility efforts.

Conflict Minerals Effect on Corporate Social Responsibility

August 21, 2017 //

In recent years, “conflict minerals” have gained the attention of consumers, politicians, and major companies. With the passage of recent mandates, corporations will now need to publish information about conflict mineral use within their business.

Challenges of Subcontractor Compliance

August 10, 2017 //

If you manage a large population of subcontractors, BROWZ can help you manage the prequalification of your subcontractors while improving the efficiency of your business.

4 Important Factors to Consider When Choosing a Technology Solution

August 01, 2017 //

As companies become more sophisticated in their supply chain qualification and management activities, they’re quickly discovering limitations in the information systems they rely on to keep track of supplier information.

How to Improve Contractor Relationships

July 25, 2017 //

Many organizations have invested time and energy in contractor qualification programs, whether developed in-house or using external service providers, only to be disappointed by poor compliance levels or compromised contractor relationships.

How To Create An Environment of Compliance

July 10, 2017 //

It’s no secret that owners, operators, and companies own the responsibility for ensuring compliance of contractors at their worksite. It remains your responsibility as the owner/operator to ensure that every contractor working for you adheres to regulatory safety standards.

4 Reasons Companies Should Assess Supplier Financial Stability

June 28, 2017 //

All business-supplier partnerships present risk. However, risk levels vary with every company. While some contractors and suppliers may be critical to your operations and present a large amount of risk, others play a smaller role and present less of a threat to business continuity.

3 Elements of a Safety Management System Assessment

June 26, 2017 //

Every workplace in America can and should develop, implement, and maintain a safety and health program. Safety management system assessments make it easier for companies and employees to proactively manage safety and health.

6 Ways to Improve Ergonomics and Reduce Injuries in the Workplace

June 19, 2017 //

Proper ergonomics reduce the chance of injury in every business. How can companies successfully implement ergonomic solutions in their facilities as a way to address their workers' MSD (musculoskeltal disoreders) injury risks?