COVID-19 Impact on Industrial Safety in Semiconductors and Electronics Industry

Posted by Prakash on April 23rd, 2021

COVID-19 Impact on Industrial Safety in Semiconductors and Electronics Industry

Industrial safety plays an important role in the procedures and policies implemented to ensure worker safety in different industries. The device is used to avoid various workplace hazards and, in many situations, to eliminate the cause of industrial accidents, thus protecting workers, the manufacturing environment and equipment and properties.

The industrial safety system for all unsafe installations, such as oil and gas installations and nuclear plants, is important. In case of a procedure that goes over the permissible control margins, they are used to protect individual, industrial plants and the environment.

The impact of COVID-19, the market is projected to have a significant impact on the current scenario; manufacturers are increasingly focusing on the value of industrial safety. However, due to lockdowns across countries, businesses are facing significant cash flow problems and are deferring new initiatives related to the introduction of industrial safety.

Simon Reeve, Chief Executive Officer of Technology and Innovation at Lloyd's Register, stressed the shift in perception of the risk industry during the COVID-19 crisis, adding, "Industry is very much used to handle tangible and physical safety threats. However, Coronavirus is invisible and cannot be identified at an early stage, which has added a whole new dimension to the field of occupational health.

Jim Kilpatrick, Global Supply Chain and Network Operations Chief for Deloitte Consulting, highlighted the value of moving towards digitalization and innovative approaches to building more robust supply chains. "Companies are creating digital copies of their supply chains and then digitally analyzing them through machine learning and artificial intelligence in order to optimize their supply chains and improve their productivity.

In times of major challenge and crisis such as COVID-19, Workplace Safety and Health (OSH) practitioners have a vital role to play in helping business leaders, employees and governments to protect their lives and manage OSH and well-being threats, business continuity and sustainability. They work in all markets, at all levels and with organizations of all sizes and forms across the globe.

The Coronavirus pandemic and the massive loss of life and human suffering is a public health problem that is testing the collective capacity of the world to respond. The protection of people is a high priority for public policy and decision makers. As part of this, conscientious workplaces are designed to protect the physical and mental health of workers, avoiding exposure to COVID-19, monitor and spread of the disease.

Composing the horrible and horrific human cost of the pandemic, its socio-economic aspects are widespread and deep concern. Unemployment is a problem, underemployment, lack of social support and poverty-- make workers feel at home in the informal economy forced to do hazardous work and threaten to expose themselves and others to COVID-19.


Industrial-products and chemical-products businesses are faced with sluggish demand, supply delays and possible plant closures, which have a drastic effect on retail and purchase costs. Finally, airlines and transport companies worldwide are severely affected by the significant drop in demand for freight and passenger transport, as well as by the cancellation of events.

When the business continuity plans take effect, continue to evaluate the effects on the supply chain and operations such as sync sourcing, production, distribution and delivery and repositioning inventory are constantly focused on the supplier risk programmers. Read more...

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