Four Considerations to Achieve Health and Safety Compliance

Over a series of three blogs we are going to examine how to achieve health and safety process excellence. There are three main objectives that EHS professionals must fulfill to achieve their health and safety goals: maintain compliance, anticipate and manage hazards, and improve safety culture.

Safety Compliance

This first blog is going to focus on the building blocks that create the foundation for maintaining safety compliance and engaging in continuous improvement. Some keys to achieving this objective are automating reports and document control to ensure consistency between departments and locations, tracking employee training as well as audits and corrective actions and automating compliance with various federal, state or province or local regulations.

Creating the Right Solution

Technology can assist your organization in maintaining all those records and help you ensure that your facility complies with local regulations. In fact, technology has become an essential tool in achieving process excellence … Read more...

EHS This Week: Protecting Your Business From Severe Weather, Diesel Spill in St. Lawrence River 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:

  • Protecting Your Business From Severe Weather
  • California Enforces New Workplace Safety and Health Hazard Rules
  • Diesel Spill in St.Lawrence River
  • Nova Scotia Department Introduces New Bill to Protect OffShore Oil & Gas Workers

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.

  • Protecting Your Business From Severe Weather. Click here
  • California Legislative Information. Click here.
  • Water Advisory in Longueuil, Quebec. Click here
  • Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act. Click here

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Erin Brockovich investigates West Virginia chemical spill, OSHA’s top 10 cited standards, Ontario Safety Blitz, and more on EHS This Week.

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

  • Erin Brockovich investigates West Virginia chemical spill
  • OSHA’s top 10 cited standards
  • Ontario Safety Blitz, and more.

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!

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