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Calculating the cost of work-related stress and psychosocial risks

by European Agency for Safety and Health at Work  (Nov. 16, 2015)

1. Introduction Work-related psychosocial risks and stress, together with their associated negative health and business outcomes affect a remarkable number of European workplaces (EU-OSHA, 2014a, 2014b). Significant changes affecting workplaces over the last several decades and resulting in new occupational safety and health (OSH) challenges ...

The evolution of EHS software systems: why integrated platforms are replacing point solutions

by Rivo Software Ltd.  (Oct. 29, 2015)

“No man is an island, entire of itself.” These famous words written by John Donne in 1624 ring completely true in the Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) software arena today.   The EHS business function is finally catching up with the rest of the enterprise in terms of adopting integrated software solutions that ...

Organizational Process Safety: Taking Process Safety to the Next Level

by Behavioral Science Technology, Inc. (BST)  (Nov. 25, 2015)

There are many models for process safety management that have evolved since the late 80s. Most companies involved in manufacture, storage, use, and transportation of highly hazardous chemicals have adopted one or more versions of these models, and yet we continue to see many serious and catastrophic incidents each year. This white paper ...

View From The Top - How Corporate Boards can Engage on Sustainability Performance

by Ceres  (Oct. 1, 2015)

Today’s corporations, faced with the extraordinary challenges of global climate change, water scarcity and workplace inequality, are at a crossroads. They can take proactive steps to adapt to pressing environmental and social issues – the two core categories of “sustainability” – or they can risk being left behind. ...

Safety at work: Safealign & Bapp Technology - Case Study

by Behavioral Science Technology, Inc. (BST)  (Nov. 1, 2015)

Leadership development at Montataire, France As a global leader in domestic paints, AkzoNobel manufactures and distributes a complete range of internal and external decorating products in France for both professionals and non-professionals alike. The company also manufactures and distributes building products, including paints used to treat wood, ...

Global Regulatory Update for October 2015

by Acta Group  (Nov. 2, 2015)

AUSTRALIA NICNAS Will Publish Reforms Implementation Plan Consultation Paper And Consultation Workshops: The October 6, 2015, issue of The NICNAS Bulletin includes an item on the National Industrial ...

Compliance on the Cutting Edge - Keep Your Company From Becoming an Expensive Lesson in Non-Compliance

by Convergepoint  (Nov. 20, 2015)

When your company is operating on the cutting edge of technology or seeking to establish a foothold in a new market created by modern technology, the mundane requirements of staying compliant to existing legislation can seem to be archaic and ...

Fumigants used for pesticidal purposes

by Acta Group  (Nov. 19, 2015)

Overview: Fumigants used for pesticidal purposes are registered and regulated under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). In 2009, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) completed a significant review of registered fumigant products as part of its reregistration program, pursuant to which EPA required expansive ...

DNV GL guidance on inspection planning of offshore structures will save operational costs

by DNV GL Energy  (Nov. 19, 2015)

The low oil price and a reduction in newbuilds have driven the integrity of existing assets up the agenda for the oil & gas industry. However, the cost of inspection programmes can be significant, adding to the operational costs. DNV GL has now launched a recommended practice (DNVGL-RP-C210) providing the first international guidance on how to ...

Oman EOR project ahead of schedule; EIB tenders in Namibia; Lighter steam system cuts CAPEX

by CSP Today - part of the FC Business Intelligence Ltd group  (Nov. 8, 2015)

Solar Thermal news you need to know. PDO, Glasspoint start to build Oman's giant Miraah plant Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) and GlassPoint Solar have broken ground on the 1 GW Miraah Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) project a month ahead of schedule, the companies said in a statement November 4. The solar thermal facility will produce steam at ...

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