As a result of the increased fracking activity being carried out in the last decade, the next 10 to 20 years may see an increase in the onset rates of silicosis - a disease that has devastating consequences and is incurable. As you will read in this whitepaper, studies have shown that on many fracking sites, the current controls that are in place are ineffective, and silica exposure levels are dangerously high.

Of all of the occupational health issues facing organizations today, Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) is the most common. Despite its prevalence throughout many different industries, and the fact that it is completely preventable, the numbers of employees that are suffering from NIHL continues to grow every year.

Reporting and investigating incidents, injuries and property damage are central part of any safety management system. However, many organizations are reluctant to expand their reporting and investigation processes to encompass near misses, fearing that doing so will overwhelm safety teams and lead to inflated safety spending; all for something that did not result in an accident, injury or property damage.

The decision between building a new OH&S data management system internally, or purchasing one from a third-party vendor can be a difficult one. We have created this guide to detail some of the advantages of buying an integrated OH&S software solution.

This study from the Human Resources consultancy Watson Wyatt Worldwide reveals that clients realize striking cost savings from the implementation of Medgate solutions. Learn how Medgate can help your organization reap these same benefits.

As organizations move away from their old legacy systems to more dynamic ERP applications, they begin to face challenges with translating their traditional flat organizational structure to a hierarchical one. Preliminary difficulties and potentially higher configuration costs deter many project managers. However, the long term benefits can heavily outweigh the initial drawbacks. This whitepaper will discuss some of the benefits that can be achieved with a well-designed hierarchy at the core of an application.

As an OH&S professional in a corporate environment, the boardroom level of strategic mergers and spin-offs can add an additional level of complexity to an already demanding job, as the strategic decisions made at the upper levels can have a real impact on how you handle your data. When your company decides to diversify into smaller entities or, conversely, takes part in a merger, there are real challenges that you will be faced with OH&S data management. This whitepaper will help to educate you on these challenges.

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