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Improving the Quality of Sustainability Reports

Nicole Radziwill Does your organization report sustainability outcomes via the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)? If so, these 5 tips from auditors will help you improve the quality of your reports. The Global...
January 16, 2020 More
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EPA: Existing Owners of Upstream Oil and Natural Gas Facilities Can Perform Self-Audits to Return to Compliance

Sandy Smith EPA offers a new temporary program in an effort to improve compliance, environmental outcomes. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has temporarily expanded its voluntary self-audit and...
January 13, 2020 More
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How the Elliott Review Can Help You Protect Your Food Supply Chain

Graham Freeman Is your lamb curry actually lamb? High profile examples of food adulteration represent only a sample of the kind of food fraud that takes place on a regular basis. Most people have heard about the EU...
January 10, 2020 More
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IIoT for Quality and Supply Chain

Nicole Radziwill Where should you place internet-connected IIoT sensors and controllers, and what information should they provide? Discover one researcher’s recommendations. The power of the Industrial Internet of...
January 09, 2020 More
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EPA and Justice Department Reach $245 Million Agreement with NCR Corp. for Cleanup at Superfund Site in Michigan

Sandy Smith The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Department of Justice, the Kalamazoo River Natural Resource Trustee Council, Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE)...
January 07, 2020 More
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Being a Safe Employer Pays Off in Ontario

Graham Freeman Ontario announces program to reward excellence in occupational health and safety. The government of Ontario has announced that it will provide $140 million in WSIB (Workplace Safety and Insurance...
January 06, 2020 More
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Occupational Fatalities in 2018 Up 2 Percent: Workplace Overdoses, Suicides on the Rise

Sandy Smith The most recent Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries Report, released by The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS), shows the rate of fatal work injuries increased by 2 percent in 2018 – the fourth such...
January 03, 2020 More
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Why We Manage for the Environment

Nicole Radziwill As the 2020s begin, how will you go beyond compliance to demonstrate the spirit of EHSQ? The planet is depending on you. As we enter the 2020s, the evidence for climate change is expanding, the world...
January 02, 2020 More
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Tis the Season to Be Jolly and Catch Up on Your EHSQ Reading List

Sandy Smith The holidays are a time to catch up with family and friends, to relax and refresh, to celebrate our blessings, to eat good food, to open presents, and to enjoy some quiet time. It’s also a great time...
December 31, 2019 More
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The Intelex Quality Top 10 for 2019

Nicole Radziwill It’s the end of the year, and time to celebrate the Top 10 most popular or insightful blog posts, reports, or webinars we’ve brought to you in 2019 on quality-related topics! We picked these results...
December 27, 2019 More
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Cybersecurity and the IIoT: Protect Against Disasters

Nicole Radziwill Does your disaster response planning include cybersecurity? Find out why it’s becoming critical for EHSQ. Over the past decade, cyberattacks have increased in frequency and sophistication. Today,...
December 19, 2019 More
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Alberta Finalizes its Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) System

EHSQ Alliance Affiliate Alberta’s third industrial GHG pricing program in three years takes effect January 1, 2020. By Steven Andersen, Managing Director of Frostbyte Consulting, an EHSQ Alliance Affiliate.  The government...
December 17, 2019 More
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IIoT and Safety 4.0 Are Driving Positive Change in the Workplace

Sandy Smith Through the use of the many tools provided as part of IIoT, smart practitioners have more time to create effective EHSQ strategies. Safety management systems, like other performance-based systems...
December 10, 2019 More
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KPIs vs. Metrics: Use Them Wisely

Nicole Radziwill Do you find KPIs and metrics overwhelming? Apply this quick insight from psychology research to drive more value in your business. Although Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and metrics are distinct...
December 09, 2019 More
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Significant Increase in OSHA Inspections in 2019

Sandy Smith OSHA inspections and compliance assistance engagements increased significantly in FY2019. Federal OSHA conducted 33,401 inspections - more inspections than the previous three years - addressing...
December 06, 2019 More