Networking for maximum process reliability: Digital transformation - the changing world of work

15.10.2018

In scientific research and industrial production alike, the requirements of each individual in terms of performance, efficiency and costs are constantly increasing.

The situation is exacerbated by the fact that specialist employees now have to spend an average of 20-40% of their working time directly on non-specialist activities and meeting extensive documentation obligations.

Legal requirements - directives and regulations

Regulations such as the German Industrial Safety Regulations (BetrSichV) impose an obligation on operators to systematically guarantee occupational safety and to document their activities in compliance with national legislation and directives. Examples in Germany include a risk assessment in compliance with the Technical Rules for Hazardous Substances TRGS 400.

Knowledge management in times of demographic change

Factors such as demographic change and the resulting gaps in knowledge management call for more stable and reliable processes to ensure sustainable occupational safety.

Time as a resource - a value luxury good

Practical example: Simply the task of disposing of solvent wastes promptly and safely prevents an optimum work process and, in practice, takes up valuable time.

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