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How to Prepare for OSHA’s Renewed Site-Specific Targeting Program

Greg Enright The Site-Specific Targeting Enforcement Program allows OSHA to direct enforcement resources to those workplaces with the highest rates of injuries and illnesses. The U.S. Occupational Safety and...
April 23, 2019 More
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On Environment: Earth Day 2019

Jessica Sarnowski Earth Day challenges us to unite for a day dedicated to our planet. We interact with the planet by breathing air, and the particles it carries, into our lungs, dipping our toes into rivers awash with...
April 22, 2019 More
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Switzerland Publishes 2019 OEL And BEL Lists

EHSQ Alliance Affiliate Switzerland's occupational (MAKs) and biological exposure limits (BATs) for 2019 contain revisions, additions and deletions.  Written by the Regulatory Research Team, Verisk 3E, an EHSQ Alliance...
April 19, 2019 More
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Nonconformance vs. CAPA: Three Key Questions

Nicole Radziwill Consistency in using your organization’s quality management system will directly contribute to the accuracy of your metrics. Communicating the differences between nonconformances (NCRs) and...
April 18, 2019 More
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Implementing 5S+1 (6S) to Make Workplace Hazards Easier to See

EHSQ Alliance Affiliate Implementing 5S+1 (or 6S) makes hazards, danger and problems easy to see. It surfaces the proverbial alligators in your environment. By Bryan McWhorter  Imagine you’re swimming in a large pond in...
April 16, 2019 More
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Supporting Modern Browsers: Security Upgrades to the Intelex Platform are Coming

EHSQ Content Team Intelex is committed to building products that are easy to use, modern and secure. In this regard, Intelex announced last year in its platform policy available at https://community.intelex.com/...
April 16, 2019 More
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Codes, Guidelines and Executive Action Keys to Chemical Safety

Greg Enright The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board's actions in response to the Kleen Energy disaster are one example of the impact the organization has had on the development of safety codes...
April 15, 2019 More
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Bureau of Land Management Amends Methane and Waste Prevention Rule

Melanie Powers-Schanbacher, EHSQ Alliance Affiliate Industries in the Energy Sector are expected to comply with the 2018 final rule that revised, rescinded, or replaced requirements in the 2016 Methane and Waste Prevention Rule, rule issued by the...
April 12, 2019 More
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Reduce Waste Using the Lean Fishbone

Nicole Radziwill Learn about a new way to use Fishbone diagrams to identify the relationships between sources of waste and undesired effects. Ishikawa (Fishbone) diagrams typically are used by teams to brainstorm and...
April 11, 2019 More
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Delegates to Paris Summit Sign Commitment To ‘Put People into Sustainability’

Sandy Smith World-leading organizations such as L’Oreal, Nike and Google joined experts in the fields of human capital, sustainability and occupational safety and health in signing a commitment to position the...
April 10, 2019 More
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Pre-Entry Checklist for Working in Confined Spaces

Alexandr Grigoryev A situation which requires confined space entry could be encountered in a variety of industrial operations. However, working in these conditions could be extremely dangerous as there are many workers...
April 09, 2019 More
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10 Tips for Proofreading Your Investigation Report

EHSQ Alliance Affiliate Use these 10 tips and you’ll never submit a rough, unprofessional investigation report again. By Barbara Carr, Editorial Director and Instructor, TapRooT® Are you finished conducting your incident...
April 09, 2019 More