Learnings from Safety Professionals: Old and New Views

Learnings from Safety Professionals

March, 2017, our EHSQ Community had a Mastermind session with Carsten Busch and Rosa Antonia Carrillo, hosted by Tamara Parris, to discuss the Modern and Traditional Safety Management styles, and the challenges EHS Professionals face with each.

During our sessions we had just over 142 community members share their views in our Members voice survey. During the session, we had several members voiced their challenges and insights learned through their own work experiences.

From our “Member’s Voice” discussion we learned 78% of our members use an Empowering Leadership style in their workplace for safety management, and 43% use the Taylorism /Traditional approach. Rosa shared she was not surprised because when working with Safety Professionals they understand empowerment is the only way to motivate people and get buy-in. Carsten shared that because he works in the Police Organization, the institution is hierarchical. Whereas, his department leader uses a Servant style with Read more...

DHL Supply Chain acknowledged for Excellence in User Adoption!


DHL Supply Chain is a division of Deutsche Post DHL and an affiliate of DHL Express.

As the leading global brand in the logistics industry, DHL Supply Chain provides contract logistics solutions along the entire supply chain for customers from a wide variety of sectors.

DHL Supply Chain is the largest contract logistics company in the world, operating in over 60 countries.

The User Adoption Award acknowledges a customer who has shown extraordinary levels of effectiveness in securing user adoption.

DHL Supply Chain uses Intelex at locations in over 60 countries and across 23 different languages. In 2016, DHL Supply Chain completed the implementation of three additional solutions to further expand their use of their Intelex integrated system, including Incident Management, Corrective and Preventative Actions, and Behavior Based Safety Solutions (BBS).

To ensure the highest level of user adoption across their vast workforce, DHL Supply Chain structured their Intelex … Read more...

And the Compliance Excellence award goes to . . . Toyota Motor Corporation!


Toyota Motor Corporation is a global automotive industry leader manufacturing vehicles in 27 countries or regions and marketing the company’s products in over 170 countries and regions. Founded in 1937 and headquartered in Toyota City, Japan, Toyota Motor Corporation employs over 330,000 people globally.

Compliance Excellence is awarded to a customer who has not only aligned with industry protocols, but has excelled at meeting EHS regulations.  To win this award, the organization must identify the efforts they take to exceed EHS compliance.

Toyota always takes a proactive approach to compliance.  Not only do they implement the right tools, technology, and programs to achieve and maintain EHS compliance, but consistently strive to go beyond merely meeting expectations to exceeding them.  They maximize the capabilities of their system to address inefficiencies found in the day to day activities of end users to aid in early detection, which results in fast and effective … Read more...

Schreiber Foods Recognized for Quality Excellence!


Schreiber Foods Incorporated is a dairy company which produces, and distributes natural cheese, processed cheese, cream cheese, yogurt. Founded in 1945, the company is employee-owned, and headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Quality Excellence is awarded to a customer who has become a leader in quality management through the use of their Intelex System.

Schreiber Foods Incorporated uses Intelex corporate-wide to manage their audits, as well as their nonconformances. This ensures that they are always prepared for their audits, and that there is regular and thorough attention to their practices and processes. With the ability to share their nonconformances across their entire organization, Schreiber Foods is able to identify, contain, and notify all other sites when nonconformances occur. The result is a consistently high degree of quality in their products and processes.… Read more...

Agnico Eagle honored with lifetime Program Maturity award!


Agnico Eagle is a senior Canadian gold mining company that has produced precious metals since 1957. Its eight mines are located in Canada, Finland and Mexico, with exploration and development activities in each of these countries as well as in the United States and Sweden.

The Intelex Program Maturity award recognizes a customer that has shown outstanding growth and maturity leveraging the Intelex system to realize business goals.

Agnico Eagle purchased the integrated EHS Management solution from Intelex in 2011, replacing their old Excel spreadsheets that had become inefficient. With Intelex’s centralized approach to training, incident management, inspections and other critical business activities, Agnico Eagle has streamlined communication across multiple divisions worldwide.

The Intelex system provided a centralized place for all of Agnico Eagle’s mine sites to enter EHS incidents, near misses, and hazards in a standardized and consistent format. Not only has this level of standardization across their business … Read more...

And the Winner of the Intelex Performance Excellence Award for Environmental Stewardship is…Cabot Oil & Gas!


Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the development, exploitation, and exploration of oil and gas properties exclusively in the United States. Founded in 1989, Cabot Oil & Gas has operations in Pennsylvania and Texas, with its headquarters located in Houston, Texas.

Environmental Stewardship is awarded to a customer who shows outstanding contributions and leadership in environmental management through the use of Intelex Software.

Cabot Oil & Gas has taken significant steps to become an industry leader in environmental stewardship and regulatory compliance. Using the centralized integrated Intelex system to manage their compliance to land, water, environmental, air, and waste regulations, the company is able to collaborate across the entire corporation to manage their regulatory needs. This approach has put Cabot Oil & Gas on the leading edge of the industry, as they look beyond mere environmental compliance, to reducing their environmental impact.… Read more...

Nexteer Automotive wins Supplier Management at this year’s Performance Excellence Awards!


Nexteer Automotive is a global leader in advanced steering and driveline systems. The company’s reach spans every region of the world, and includes 24 manufacturing plants, five regional engineering centers, eleven customer service center, and a system engineering center.

Supplier Management is awarded to a customer who has demonstrated exceptional product quality and customer satisfaction through the integration of their vender management software. To win this award, an organization must illustrate their company’s improvement since their implementation of Intelex.

Since 2014, Nexteer has used Intelex to automate their Supplier Management program for over 1,942 suppliers. Having enabled their suppliers to log in to the Intelex system and take an active role in Nexteer’s quality improvement processes, suppliers now use the Intelex system to collaborate with Nexteer on quality performance and future goals. For Nexteer this process is a requirement for any supplier looking to do business with the organization.… Read more...

IPT Global wins The Community Partner Award!


IPT Global provides the standard in pressure testing assurance. Their mission is to provide comprehensive assurance solutions and services for all aspects of pressure analysis and leak detection within the oil and gas industry.

The Community Partner Award recognizes a customer who has shown an exceptional contribution to the growth of fellow Intelex customers. To win this award, the organization must demonstrate the initiatives they have taken to enhance the Intelex-Exchange Community.

Since the implementation of Intelex, IPT system administrator(s) have contributed ~200 posts on the Intelex Community page in the form of questions, answers and ideas. System Administrator, Kellie Cardenas, started a community group for Houston Area System Administrators & Heavy Users. This group was designed to serve as a platform for Houston area users to communicate and share their experience with Intelex. The long term goal was to create a solid online/offline group of users to conduct local, … Read more...

And the award for Technology Innovation goes to . . . Hussmann!


Hussmann is a world-class manufacturer of quality display cases and refrigeration systems. Their mission is to positively impact the lives of consumers by transforming the future of food retailing. Since 1906, Hussmann has provided innovative products, services and solutions for preserving and merchandising fresh foods, and is recognized throughout the world as a leader in manufacturing, selling, installing, and servicing display equipment and refrigeration systems for customers.

Technology Innovation is awarded to a customer who has effectively integrated Intelex with other technologies. To win this award, the innovative organization must display their API integration and explain its efficiency.

Over the past year, Hussmann has utilized the oData connections available through V6 reporting to create dozens of dashboards available to their users. They utilized Microsoft Power BI, but also have reports in Excel that utilize the oData tool. These reports are consumed by employees daily and have saved Hussmann tremendous amounts … Read more...

SGS recognized for Health & Safety Performance!


SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. Recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity, SGS has more than 90,000 employees, and operates a network of over 2,000 offices and laboratories worldwide.

With services that include the inspection and verification of the quantity, weight and quality of traded goods, the testing of product quality and performance against various health, safety and regulatory standards, SGS helps organizations ensure their products, systems or services meet requirements of standards set by governments, standardization bodies and customers.

The Health & Safety Performance Award recognizes a customer that has shown outstanding contributions towards organizational health and safety through the usage and application of Intelex Software.

Since implementing Intelex in 2011, SGS has enjoyed a steady decline in the Total Recordable Incident Rate and Lost Time Incident Rate. Shifting to a proactive safety culture since implementing Intelex, SGS has also significantly … Read more...