Government policy would penalize oil companies and contractors alike
The Interior Department's Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement recently issued an interim policy document warning that operators and contractors about offshore exploration, development and production projects can be penalized if they fail to comply with regulations.
Oracle settlement shows importance of foreign risk management
The Oracle corporation recently agreed to pay a $2 million fine to settle allegations that one of its subsidiaries violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
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 thousands of subcontractors.
How can technology aid in vendor governance?
More small and medium-sized enterprises are specializing in niche areas, which has driven up the practices of offshoring and outsourcing and increased the need for vendor governance.
INFOGRAPHIC - Driving Down Distraction
View the National Safety Council's infographic to see statistics on how driving distracted is a workplace danger, how it can increase employer liability, and how you can improve company policies.
MSHA toughens some regulations
The Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) recently announced it will strengthen rules that encourage safety in hazardous mines.
OSHA announces annual inspection plan
The Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently released its new inspection plan under the Site-Specific Targeting 2012 (SST) program, effective for 2013.
Still no time frame for coal ash regulation
The Environmental Protection Agency recently developed a new rule to limit the amount of coal ash emitted from power plants, yet the regulation still has not been fully implemented by the organization. The EPA first announced that it would seek to regulate coal ash more than two years ago, but the finalized rules have still not been put into place.
Top 10 OSHA Violations for 2013
The Safety and Health Magazine, a publication of the National Safety Council, released an infographic showing the top 10 OSHA violations for 2013.
FDA proposes new safety standards
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently proposed two new safety rules that would mark the most extensive changes in food safety standards in 70 years.
- supply chain management
- risk mitigation
- contractor pre qualification
- contractor management
- corporate social responsibility
- Supplier Management
- safety statistics
- compliance management
- risk management
- contractor safety
- safety compliance
- supply chain management
- Technology is Necessary to Prequalify Suppliers and Contractors
- How to Use BROWZ ID Cards at your Worksite [Infographic]
- Vendor management challenges
- Is your contractor program strengthening relationships?
- Top 10 Reasons Why Supplier Qualification Fails [Infographic]
- Behind the Scenes Work Required to Hire Reliable Suppliers
- How To Create An Environment of Compliance
- Reasons Why Leading Organizations Outsource Contractor Prequalification and Management [Infographic]
- Getting It Right: Solving Challenges of Contractor Qualification and Management
- 5 Ways to Manage Supplier Risk