4 Ways that EHS Can Help Redefine the Role of IT

Aaron Levie, CEO of Box.net has said that “Enterprise software used to be about making existing work more efficient. Now the opportunity for software is to transform the work itself”

While business transformation led by technology is impacting all of us, there is no department feeling this more than the Information Technology (IT) department.
For most organizations, IT has always acted as the steward for all of the technology that supports business processes. But the nature of that stewardship is evolving. As our collective reliance on technology and the strategic value of that technology both increase, so has the impact that IT departments – and the budgets they carry – can have on an organization.

This evolution is not just leading to bigger technology budgets for tools and systems, but for forward-thinking organizations it is also causing executives to rethink the role of IT altogether. After all, IT is leading … Read more...

Webinar – Stress-Free OSHA Reporting: Essential Tools to Drive Down Incident Rates

If your company is one of those who is required to keep OSHA’s Injury and Illness log, you’re likely feeling the pain of having to pull together the OSHA 300A Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses that is required to be posted on February 1st. Particularly given the fact that the list of severe work-related injuries that must be reported went under some changes recently and there were several formerly exempt industries that now are required to report.

Many people are managing these reports using spreadsheets and paper, which can be onerous and time consuming. There is a better way! Leveraging technology to streamline the process and get visibility into your injury and illness rates can make a world of difference when it comes to reporting time.

Watch this webinar and you will learn:

  • The challenges and consequences of conventional safety incident reporting.
  • How to strategically streamline safety incident reporting
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Webinar: Maximizing Productivity with an Optimized Occupational Health Program

Whether you are a small company or a large enterprise, maintaining a healthy workforce with an efficient Occupational Health program leads to increased productivity, decreased absenteeism and fewer occupational injuries and illnesses.

Learn how to leverage technology to realize the productivity gains of maintaining a healthy workforce. Utilizing a comprehensive health management system not only enables you to manage employee health records, and implement health and wellness programs, it also helps ensure compliance with industry specific medical surveillance requirements.

Susan Tommy brings over 8 years of experience to the table working with clinicians and healthcare executives to develop and effectively implement health information systems. In this free webinar, Susan provides an overview of best practices and tools that will optimize your Occupational Health activities and maximize workforce productivity.

Watch this webinar and you will learn:

  • Occupational Health best practices including key trends and business considerations
  • How to manage OSHA compliance
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Webinar: How to Manage Inspections and Optimize your Business with Mobile Technology

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.

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Webinar: Sustainability Reporting – Best Practices and the GRI G4 Update

Building sustainable operations is an area of increased focus for organizations globally. While there are many reasons for this increased attention, it is measuring, recording and attempting to reduce the negative impact on the environment, society and the economy that are key. Whether an organization is looking to be proactive, gain a competitive advantage or is responding to the demands and expectations of regulators, financiers or other stakeholders it is necessary to have an understanding of sustainability reporting.

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Guidelines set out best practices for reporting on sustainability in a global marketplace. In the most recent update to the guidelines, GRI G4, there is increased importance placed on the reporting process and creating highly relevant, credible and user-friendly reports in order to communicate your sustainability performance to your key stakeholders.

Intelex’s Sustainability Performance Indicators (SPI) application empowers organizations to report on sustainability in an … Read more...

Webinar: How to Write a Results-Driven EHS Software RFP

Ensuring you get the best EHS software solution for your organization means providing a Request for Proposals (RFP) that clearly communicates your company’s key priorities, needs and objectives. But building an RFP can be an exhausting, labour-intensive process that, executed incorrectly, can lead to misguided proposals and out-of-synch solutions.

This free 30-minute webinar provides the tactics and tips for writing an effective RFP that will get you the best responses from your potential EHS software vendors. Whether you’re new to creating an EHS software RFP or have a few such documents under your belt this webinar will help you ensure your RFP is always on point.

Key topics covered include:

  • How to structure the document to ensure optimal communication between your organization and respondents.
  • Ensuring you and your prospective vendor are ‘speaking the same language’ when it comes to environment, health and safety management system requirements.
  • Building a document that
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Webinar: Achieving Operational Excellence with 8D Problem Solving

Being able to respond effectively to nonconformances and product defects is crucial to success in any quality assurance role. Addressing and eliminating the underlying root cause of a problem can prevent recurring issues, however, more often than not, quality professionals find themselves trapped in reactive, inefficient processes. In order to implement proactive quality management processes, quality professionals across all industries are turning to an approach that many in the automotive and manufacturing sectors have been using successfully for some time: the Eight Disciplines (8D) Problem Solving process.

The 8D Problem Solving process is now one of the most effective and widely used problem solving processes by quality professionals, and Intelex’s new solution for nonconformances and product defects incorporates this proven approach to continuous improvement. In this webinar, Achieving Operational Excellence with the Eight Disciplines (8D) Problem Solving Process, you will learn how you can integrate the 8D Problem Solving approach … Read more...

Webinar: Get Food Safety Modernization Act Ready

Deadlines for compliance with the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) are less than a year away and if you’re in the food and beverage industry, you’d better start preparing your organization now!

As a food and beverage organization, you are required to understand the new regulations and remain compliant. In order to be ready for these deadlines, implementing a prevention-based food safety system requires your immediate attention. Regulation non-compliance can seriously impact your business, leaving you facing fines, plant closures or even worse, a reputation damaging recall to manage.

As such, we encourage you to watch this webinar for a review of the proposed FSMA legislation and what you can do to be prepared. In this FREE 30-minute webinar, Intelex Food Safety Solution Specialist, Jeremy Mawson, explains the FSMA regulations, how to implement and streamline a FSMA-ready food safety plan and how to ensure proactive compliance for your business … Read more...

Webinar: Cultivating a Culture of Mine Safety

Safety is undeniably an essential priority for mine operators. This was well articulated by Joseph Main, Director for Mine Safety and Health Administration, in a Leadership Lessons profile for a book called “Making a Difference: Leading in Government” where he discussed the three most important lessons in developing a safety-focused work culture.

Revisit and explore these ideas in this free 30-minute webinar that discusses Joseph Main’s key lessons, how they relate to the mining industry, and how every organization can benefit from his teachings.

Key topics covered include:

  • Ending the Cycle of Intensity and Complacency in Safety Management
  • The three critical lessons involved in enhancing mine safety.
  • Essential tools to ensure sustained, comprehensive compliance with Federal Safety regulations.
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Webinar: Software Implementation Strategies for Success

Is your organization in the process of evaluating or purchasing an Environmental, Health & Safety or Quality management software system? If so, a key process you must consider is how will it be implemented across your organization. As it is always best practice to have an implementation plan, this free webinar outline’s a proven software implementation model for success in any organization.

Purchasing new software is a significant investment and having a smooth implementation is critical to minimizing the impact that it will have on your organizational processes. Even if the actual purchase is 6+ months away, strategically approaching your implementation will ensure you get organizational buy-in, high levels of user adoption and experience a healthy ROI.

This webinar is facilitated by Intelex’s Jason Fitzpatrick who has over 10 years experience working with organizations who have purchased new software systems. Watch this webinar and ensure your implementation is a complete … Read more...