10 Steps to Take Your Safety Management System from Good to Great

Taking your EHS management system from good to great requires more than just buying a tool or paying lip service to the idea of safety. It requires a strong safety culture that integrates people, processes, and tools so that every worker is connected not only to the technology, but to their peers. Connected workers = safer workers, and that means connecting the organization as a whole to the core value of safety. 

In the new Intelex checklist 10 Steps to Take Your Safety Management System from Good to Great, EHS expert Scott Gaddis, Vice President and Global Practice Leader—Safety and Health at Intelex Technologies Inc., shows you the fundamental principles you need to build upon to make sure your EHS management system can keep your workers safe, provide business value, and provide a positive impact for your bottom line. When it comes down to it, every organization is built out of … Read more...

The Ultimate ISO 45001 Checklist

Demonstrating performance of environment, health, and safety (EHS) initiatives is a challenge. There are the obvious legal compliance and established safety policy obligations, but to truly optimize an EHS management program, there also must be a management-led culture of a commitment to safety, inclusive and open communication among employees, and demonstrated continuous improvement of risk management. The purpose of ISO 45001, the Occupational Health and Safety Management Standard published by the International Standards Organization (ISO), seeks to provide employers of all sizes worldwide a tool that will enable them to proactively identify and manage EHS risks and specifically evaluate the performance of EHS programs.

Although ISO 45001 is an effective way of enhancing EHS performance, it can be a cumbersome task to fulfill its requirements. This checklist will audit your conformance with the evaluation components in section 9 of the standard. Even if you are not seeking official ISO 45001 … Read more...

Evaluating EHS and Quality management software vendors: 10 essential questions you need to ask

In a flooded market of software vendors, finding the right fit for your needs can be a challenging. If you are seeking a solution to address EHS, quality, or general business performance needs, finding the best product for your business is critical and can lead to significant impacts on your bottom line. As a result, it is imperative to ask the right questions, both about the prospective vendor and the products they offer.

Some questions will be relevant the day you roll out your software, and some will be relevant months or years down the line. But asking the right questions today can save you money, time and headaches in the future.

1.       Is the software able to generate automated emails and notifications from all parts of the system – not just core modules?

As your company gets more familiar with your software solution, your desire to automate more processes … Read more...