This month our members Carsten Busch and Rosa Antonia Carrillo will engage in an open discussion about the shift from Traditional to Modern safety management styles, and challenges EHS Professional face trying to work within both. We invite you to join our Environmental, Health and Safety, and Quality professional community, and share your knowledge with other members.
Happy New Year to everyone! I wanted to step back and take a moment to thank all our members who have helped grow our new EHSQ Professional Community over 2016. We now have just over 13,500 members. There have been many great contributions, online member events and discussions. In this edition we wanted to share a few great online events and resources from the end of 2016, and wish everyone the best for 2017. We invite you to join the discussion and share your knowledge with other members.
Learn how to effectively manage inspections, enabling you to mitigate operational risk, proactively manage your safety program and build a true safety culture for your organization.
Add to that, an update on Intelex EverSync, and you will learn how to leverage mobile technology to manage your inspections, complete with notifications, corrective and preventive action and task management capabilities on the go and even work off-line.
This FREE 30-minute webinar, will cover the following topics:
- Seamlessly managing and scheduling inspections.
- Integrating all inspection types into a flexible one-stop solution.
- Leveraging technology to proactively assign responsibilities and notifications.
- Delivering results, findings and corrective actions quickly and efficiently.
- Ensuring ISO compliance.
- Driving overall efficiencies to your inspections with mobile technology.
Watch a preview below or click here to watch the full webinar.
Earlier this week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the first set of rules under the landmark Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), legislation signed earlier this year which gives the FDA sweeping powers to prevent food safety disasters.
The two new rules, which take effect July 3, are pretty logical preventive measures that, in all fairness, probably should have been implemented a long time ago. The new rules are as follows:
- Order on Administration Detention of Food: The first new rule gives the FDA the authority to hold food products that may be contaminated or mislabeled. Before now, the administration only had the right to detain food when it had sufficient evidence it was mislabeled or contaminated, thereby presenting a threat to humans or animals. Now if the FDA even suspects contamination or mislabeling, it can detain the product.
- Rule on Imported Food: Organizations importing food now have