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UK: Worker Crushed by a Shovel Loader, Two Companies Fined Total of £700,000

Sandy Smith Two companies have been fined £700,000 after a worker suffered fatal crush injuries when he was struck by a shovel loader.
March 04, 2019 More
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Communicating in Crisis: The Role of the EHS Practitioner

Scott Gaddis It’s a safe assumption that you will face a situation at some point, either manmade or natural, in which the need for effective crisis communication is likely.        
March 01, 2019 More
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Quizzes, Simple Steps, New Rules and Directives: A Roundup of the Latest Articles from our EHSQ Alliance Affiliates

Sandy Smith Intelex has partnered with a number of thought leaders to provide EHSQ professionals with advice, insight and best practices related to Environment, Health & Safety and Quality.
February 28, 2019 More
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Root Cause Analysis (RCA): Central to Continuous Improvement

Nicole Radziwill Root Cause Analysis is part of an ecosystem of tools and techniques that can help organizations harness the value from their EHSQ integrated management systems.  
February 28, 2019 More
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EU Updates Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive

EHSQ Alliance Affiliate EU member states have until 20 February 2021 to comply with amendments to Directive 2004/37/EC on the protection of workers from the risks related to exposure to carcinogens or mutagens
February 27, 2019 More
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Worker Fatigue Costs U.S. Economy More than $400 Billion Annually

Sandy Smith Fatigue not only hurts employees’ wellbeing and safety, but it also carries a significant price tag. Fatigue costs the U.S. economy more than $400 billion annually.
February 26, 2019 More
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Alberta Carbon Pricing - Competitiveness Protection Measures for Industry

EHSQ Alliance Affiliate In this briefing note, Frostbyte Consulting examines the competitiveness protection measures provided to larger emitting industrial facilities under Alberta's greenhouse gas (GHG) regul
February 22, 2019 More
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Managing and Tracking Refrigerants Leaks – New Rules!

Melanie Powers-Schanbacher, EHSQ Alliance Affiliate New rules for tracking refrigerant leaks came into effect on Jan. 1. Here’s what you need to know.
February 21, 2019 More
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The Links Between Quality and Wellness

Nicole Radziwill Quality Management Systems aren’t just for the manufacturing plant. They can be used to promote health and wellness.
February 20, 2019 More
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Shark Infested Safety: SAFER by decision

andrew sharman At a dinner party last night, the conversation turned to work. When asked what I did for a living, I replied ‘I work in safety.’ My inquisitor responded promptly with ‘Ah, I see.
February 19, 2019 More
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Irwin & Colton Safety Byte: Paul Greeves

EHSQ Alliance Affiliate In this Safety Byte, Irwin & Colton's Mike Colton meets with Paul Greeves, MBE and Managing Director of media and entertainment specialist 1st Option Safety.  1st Option Safety Grou
February 19, 2019 More
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What Makes a Safety Moment Successful?

EHSQ Alliance Affiliate When you can, make personal stories part of your safety moment. They help workers retain the information and identify with the issue. By Art Maat
February 18, 2019 More
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4 Simple Precautions To Keep Your Team Safe This Winter

EHSQ Alliance Affiliate Winter can be hazardous. Here are 4 measures to help ensure that your team gets home safely at the end of the day.
February 15, 2019 More