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NEW QUALITY STRATEGIES: Turn your "Risk Management" into "Risk-Based Thinking"!

Raimund Laqua You might be wondering what is "Risk-Based Thinking"?
August 14, 2018 More
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Tortured History and Difficulties Implementing OSHA’s E-Recordkeeping Rule

Eric Conn President Barack Obama’s OSHA enacted the E-Recordkeeping Rule to require hundreds of thousands of employers to submit injury and illness data to be published in an online database, and the
August 14, 2018 More
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OSHA Announces Proposed Changes to its Controversial E-Recordkeeping Rule, Industry Comments Are Needed

Eric Conn After years of advocacy for change to (or to rescind) OSHA’s controversial Obama-era rule to 
August 13, 2018 More
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Inspections and Audits: The Differences Explained

Chris J Ward Both inspections and audits are critical to the successful implementation of ISO 45001 or any OHSMS.  These terms are in frequent use and it is necessary to understand their application to understa
August 12, 2018 More
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ISO 9001:2015 Links Improvement and Innovation 

Nicole Radziwill Documenting and managing processes, understanding roles and responsibilities, and change management have always been critical aspects of an ISO-compliant quality management system.
August 10, 2018 More
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3rd Most Common OSHA Violation: Scaffolding

Jennifer Chylinski In 2017 there were 3,288 scaffolding citations issued, keeping it at the number three spot. We've broken it down for you:
August 08, 2018 More
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What is Quality 4.0? 

Nicole Radziwill Imagine what it would be like to be “organizationally omniscient.” At any moment, you can access any information you can dream of about your organization, from wherever you happen to be sitting --
August 07, 2018 More
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UPDATE: San Antonio's Ozone Future

Tessa Powell In keeping with its deadline, the EPA recently announced its final decision regarding the NAAQS ground-level ozone designation for the San Antonio metro area, particularly Bexar County.  
August 03, 2018 More
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Managing Risk During Lean Improvements

Raimund Laqua LEAN approaches have been used across many industries for decades with great success.
August 02, 2018 More
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ISO 14001:2015 Aspects and Their Impact: Plant and Facilities Maintenance 

EHSQ Alliance Contributor Chapter 9 of The ISO 14001: 2015 Companion discusses managing typical environmental aspects and impacts of the standard.
August 01, 2018 More
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Risk-based Thinking – Quieting our Lizard Brain

Raimund Laqua Identifying risks and reacting to problems when they occur uses our "Lizard Brain," which is fast and needed for a fight-and-flight response to survive in the present and short term.
August 01, 2018 More
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Defining the Scope of a QMS

Nicole Radziwill The core of a quality management system (QMS) is its scope: What products and services does the QMS cover? What parts of the organization are under its jurisdiction?
July 31, 2018 More