Tag: Workplace Safety

How audio analytics can play a crucial role in workplace safety

Disputes can break out in any corner of the workplace. In fact, many of us will be accustomed to a lot of shouting and...

EU to update workplace safety rules

The European Commission is considering to update its worker safety rules for workplaces, now that the pandemic has changed the very way of working....

Amazon’s working conditions under scrutiny yet again

Recent reports reveal that the injury rates at Amazon’s warehouses in the US are way above the industry average—three times more. The American multinational...

Singapore to halve workplace fatality rate by 2028: Is India even...

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced that the country is targeting a 50 per cent reduction in workplace fatality rate, to under 1.0, in a decade.

Workplace injuries may be averted through a smartphone app

Scientists are apparently developing a new smartphone app that can help reduce the risk of injuries in employees whose work requires repetitive motions.

Better safe than sorry

World Safety Day was observed on April 28, followed by the UN Global Safety Week scheduled from May 4–10. Organisations across the nation used this as an opportunity to review their organisational safety measures and reinforce among their employees and business associates the need to be safe and well.

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

50,000 employees subscribe to Capgemini’s ESOP

At least 50,000 employees from the 29 participating countries subscribed to Capgemini’s ninth annual employee stock ownership plan or ESOP. With an employee subscription...

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Will Air India hire 100 foreign pilots for Boeing 777 fleet?

Air India (AI) is reported to be looking out for 100 pilots for its Boeing 777 fleet of wide-body planes. The carrier is open...

HP to cut at least 4,000 jobs in 3 years

In an attempt to cut annual costs by about $1.4 billion, Hewlett-Packard, the computer-manufacturing company, is planning to let go about 4,000 to 6,000...

With no space for precautionary quarantine, Foxconn freezes hiring

Foxconn, the supplier of Apple iPhones, has reportedly imposed a hiring pause. Why? Because it is facing shortage of space to quarantine workers at...

DCM Shriram Group beefs up its HR leadership team

DCM Shriram Group has new faces in its leadership rank. While Hameed Jung has joined as group head – learning & development, DCM Shriram,...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...