New Year’s Resolutions for Your EHS Team

A new year often brings with it new challenges and new goals. Coming back to work from our holidays with a fresh perspective, many of us get a surge of motivation in the month of January to do better than before. But with the first month of 2016 behind us now, some of that enthusiasm may be starting to fade.

So how can we sustain that positive energy (and take advantage of it!) in order to set ourselves and our EHS teams up for success this year? Many of us make New Year’s Resolutions for our personal lives, so why not New Year’s Resolutions for work!

Let’s take the time now to consider how these three suggested EHS goals might be able to help you improve upon past performance, boost your team’s reputation within the company, and lead to better environmental, health and safety outcomes for everyone you work with.… Read more...

Pipelines, New Governments and the Psychology of Risk

On this week’s edition of EHS This Week we’ve got the week’s top stories in
environment, health and safety news:

  • Rethinking the context of risk and influencers
  • Tightened regulations for Canadian pipelines

Remember to write us with your suggestions, questions and comments. Also, if you are an industry expert and ever want to take part in the program, we’d love to have you. Until next week, enjoy the program!

EHS This Week Resources

For more information on the stories and resources mentioned in this week’s podcast, check out the links below.

  • Learn more about tightening pipeline regulations. Click here

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Weight Loss, Safety and Behavioral Modeling

Throw out your scale and stop weighing yourself. It’s not about the numbers it’s about a lifestyle change.

For any of us who have tried to lose a few pounds we’ve been given some version of that advice. It’s good advice as well. One of the main challenges that people face when trying to lose weight is being distracted (and frustrated) by the numbers. The numbers on a scale can be frustrating, but more importantly they can be a huge distraction from the real objectives that you may have.

Ultimately losing 10 pounds is not a problem statement. Losing 10 pounds, or lowering your blood pressure and any number of health benefits that people want to achieve are a result of a much bigger objective. That is a permanent lifestyle change, or change in behavior.

It makes sense as well. If you step back from a view of health focused … Read more...

Consumer Electronics, Burritos, Supply Chain Visibility and More…

On this week’s edition of EHS This Week we’ve got the week’s top stories in
environment, health and safety news:

  • Supply chain issues at Apple and Samsung
  • A novel solutions proposed by Chipotle

Remember to write us with your suggestions, questions and comments. Also, if you are an industry expert and ever want to take part in the program, we’d love to have you. Until next week, enjoy the program!

EHS This Week Resources

For more information on the stories and resources mentioned in this week’s podcast, check out the links below.

  • Learn more about the electronics supply chain issues. Click here
  • Read more about Chipotle’s response to food safety issues. Click here

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Making Sense of an Analyst Quadrant


Earlier this month, Verdantix published their 2016 Green Quadrant for EH&S Software. In the study, Intelex was recognized as a leader in this quickly growing and evolving market, reaffirming our mission to help our global clients build a safer and more sustainable world. We are proud to have received recognition as the vendor with the most complete set of capabilities amongst our peers.

Verdantix leverages their vast knowledge of the market as an industry leader when compiling reports like this.  As such, the report provides a wealth of information to inform buyers with a high-level view of the market.  So, we thought we would break it down for environmental, health and safety, and quality professionals who are evaluating EHS solutions and trying to make sense of where this market is headed.

The report is quite telling and will be a highly valuable tool for a prospective buyer of an Read more...

The Future of the Technology and Compliance Landscape

Bar none, the biggest change we are seeing in the world right now is the accelerating degree of connectivity we all have as consumers. In fact, research shows that this connectivity has grown past a trend and is now our new normal.

The growth curve of internet adoption is staggering. The analyst, Mary Meeker, compiled some fascinating metrics in her 2015 internet trends report. In the study we see that from a user base standpoint, the internet has growth from a mere 35 Million users in 1995 to a staggering 2.8 Billion users in less than 20 years.

The nature by which those billions of users are accessing the internet has also undergone a change.

Mobile phone adoption and smart phone adoption in particular have not only continued to fuel internet usage but also drastically changed how easily consumers can get online. For developing nations, mobile phones provide a Read more...