Restrictions are lifting worldwide; curves are flattening, and organizations are slowly bringing employees back to work using a phased-in approach – even though the threat of COVID-19 still lingers. As the world reopens and organizations get back to business, compliance management and HSE in the workplace is more important than ever before.
The pandemic has fundamentally changed the way we've dealt with risk in the past, no matter your industry. Hard lessons have been learned and at a great expense to many. If you haven’t already, it’s time to reassess your business operations, address the known failures and identify gaps to prepare and plan for future risk.
The latest lockdown has proven that technology is at the forefront of our society, not only for business purposes but on a personal level, as well. It has helped many of us remain mentally healthy during a long period of isolation, as it's allowed us to connect and communicate with family and friends globally from our homes.
Many positives have come out of this unexpected crisis. Not only has this pandemic changed the way we’ll do business moving forward, but it’s allowed for:
This pandemic will inevitably bring continued uncertainty in business and at home for some time to come. If we remain aware, abide by our local regulations, follow health and safety protocols, and stay connected, we will get to the other side of this.
Employers must continue to inform and educate their employees, suppliers, and third parties to ensure workplace safety and risk management are at the forefront as business returns to a somewhat normal state.
Organizations need to track and closely monitor all employees from their health and well-being to their upcoming travel arrangements. The more proactively teams can anticipate risks and remediate them, the more sustainably their business can grow and navigate these uncharted waters.
As organizations prepare to welcome back their employees, clear and timely communication is more important than ever. With our Communications Solution, you can provide training with online orientations or send out bulletins on new information and updates to employees and suppliers in any location.
It is also important that organizations continue to provide safe and secure workplaces during this critical time. The Fit to Work feature in our Workforce Management Solution allows organizations to track whether an employee is working, on leave, on vacation, or working in office, at home or in the field. This feature is one way to utilize this solution. Not only is it reliable for tracking employees - you can use it to track all business assets - from vehicles and equipment to individual employee certifications.
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