The Road to HSE Operational Excellence

Most of us are keenly aware of all the legislation regarding regulations, rules, codes and standards for HSE matters in industry.  (And, in case you have forgotten check out our recent blog posts!)  These legislative initiatives are important and we couldn’t operate successfully without them.The Problem with PeopleThe challenge in any organization, particularly with HSE […]

Why Are Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Laws and Regulations Ineffective?

In the last blog posts I presented data that indicated HSE laws and regulations are ineffective in many Asian countries.The obvious question is why?Many factors have been cited as causes for ineffective HSE legislation, including:Problems with Laws and RegulationsInsufficient Penalty for Non-ComplianceLack of EnforcementLimited Economic WealthLack of Education and TrainingCorruptionWe will explore each of these […]

Legislation or Prosperity – What Drives HSE Performance in Asia?

In the last several blog posts I have presented an overview of national and international occupational health and safety (OHS) and environmental laws and regulations that affect companies operating in Asia.I noted that there was no significant correlation between the complexity or maturity of a country’s national HSE legislative regime and improvements to either worker […]