When did the word "Environmental" become #2 behind safety ahead of profit and common sense in Manufacturing???
I agree - everyone needs to do their part for the environment and large companies need a hand in finding the importance of being responsible since they tend to not do it on their own. My question revolves around the fact that I work as a Manufacturing Engineer and am finding it consistantly harder to improve any processes because everything has to be OK'd by Safety and Environmental people who know nothing about Manufacturing and Assembly Processes. Just want to hear peoples viewpoint on how this effects their lives too.
Asked By: JABAB - 5/23/2008
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
It is the business driver of profit that prompts the corporate need for safety and eco-friendly. Both items, to an extent, affects the cost of goods and services a business provides... More
Answered By: lc001 - 5/23/2008
Additional Answers (1)
The power to tax is the power to destroy. This is driven by big government or government by lawsuit. When you give a dollar to government, they have to spend it somewhere...and that somewhere is likely as not safety inspectors, environmental compliance officers, and a host of other inspectors enforcing regulations... More
Answered By: El Jefe - 5/23/2008
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
$21/hr Start, Avg Pay $72K/yr Check Our Map of the 1700 Openings.
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Free for Job Listers and Job Seekers!
Other Career Questions
Do most mechanical engineering jobs offer job security?
What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.