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8 Enterprise Risk Management Hacks to Help You Make Better Business Decisions

by EHS Insight  (Apr. 8, 2016)

With enterprise risk management (ERM), business decisions are approached with regards to the risk they oppose. Opportunities are rated against their most likely outcome, and threats are mitigated based on their potential impact. ERM strategies can be applied to critical parts of your operations, or to the company as a whole. There are several ...

An EHS Checklist for Low-Risk Technology Facilities

by Antea Group - USA  (Apr. 4, 2016)

For environment, health and safety (EHS) managers at technology companies, identifying, assessing and prioritizing potential risks in a lower-risk environment - from offices to call centers - is part of the job. And when it comes to EHS programs, compliance is just the start. The following EHS checklist can serve as an assessment guide for EHS ...

What is Crisis Management Software?

by EHS Insight  (Apr. 5, 2016)

A crisis is not something a company wants to deal with on its own. Having crisis management software in place helps you, your department and company better manage and prevent environmental, health and safety (EHS) risks. With crisis management software, you can easily approach an issue from various angles, including EHS. Using this type of ...

Gas analysers support management of Swindon fire

by Quantitech Ltd  (Apr. 25, 2016)

The capability to convene a multi-agency Air Quality Cell (AQC) was established in England in 2009 following the Buncefield Oil Storage Depot incident. A review of this event identified the need to rapidly co-ordinate the acquisition, analysis and interpretation of air quality data in major incidents. Arrangements have been made in England to ...

Top EHS Consulting Considerations for the Automotive Segment

by Antea Group - USA  (Apr. 6, 2016)

Knowing when and how to use EHS consulting to supplement an EHS Team can be challenging, particularly in the automotive industry. Increased globalization, shrinking budgets, and a dynamic regulatory climate mean consistent challenges for manufacturers and suppliers alike. These challenges, however, also create opportunities. Here are some EHS ...

Understanding the potential class II – Division I Safety Hazards present when operating Vertical Cuttings Dryers

by Elgin Separation Solutions - Elgin Equipment Group (EEG)  (Apr. 2, 2016)

For decades, the industry standard for waste management dryers (a.k.a. vertical cuttings dryers) has relied on belt-driven sheaves. Though belt-driven systems are cost effective and relatively easy to implement, at a minimum they have represented a maintenance nuisance, at worst they represent a serious safety concern when ...

Castolin Ireland: Quality Coordinator explains the benefits of being ISO 14001 certified

by Castolin Eutectic  (Mar. 30, 2016)

Since end of February 2016, Castolin Ireland is ISO 14001 certified, a project managed by Maria Fuentes, Quality Coordinator in Dublin for the last five years holding a M.Sc. in Environmental Science. The new factory in Ireland was open in 2007 and manufactures welding electrodes, cored wires and coating powders used worldwide. Could you explain ...

Total Exhaust Biosafety Cabinet Upgrade at Research Facility Provides Significant Energy Savings

by The Baker Company  (Apr. 20, 2016)

When Harvard’s Biology Research Infrastructure (BRI) facility opened in 2006, they required four biological safety cabinets to provide primary containment during animal procedures. In the selection process, workspace containment and isolation requirements, operation modes for non-use periods and maintenance, building integration, and the ...

Water business in China through the eyes of an entrepreneur

by Aquatech Global Events  (Apr. 14, 2016)

‘China has grown at an incredible pace for 30-odd years, but at the cost of the environment,’ comments Dutch entrepreneur Gijs de Bruin. The government is of course aware of this and the risk it poses to future economic growth, and it is the reason for the heavy on-going investment in environmental actions, including the water sector. ...

The invisible fine dust

by Dr. Födisch Umweltmesstechnik AG  (Apr. 13, 2016)

Air is lifeblood. Daily we inhale approximately 15.000 liter. Still, the air contains invisible pollutants, which vary in its composition and concentration depending on the location. Especially the respirable particles with a diameter of less than 2.5 µm (PM 2.5) were considered to be particularly dangerous. According to a current study ...

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