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ISO 14001:2015 Update: Final Version Issued

by SGS  (Sep. 15, 2015)

In September 2015, the standard ISO 14001:2015, Environmental Management Systems – Requirements with guidance for use, was published. This is the final stage in the ISO 14001 revision process. This new version replaces ISO 14001:2004. However, there is a three year transition period. New in ISO 14001 Environmental Management System ...

Instrumented Safety: The right balance

by Behavioral Science Technology, Inc. (BST)  (Sep. 4, 2015)

The different functional safety guides and standards such as IEC61508/511, which impose formal schemes for the safety instrumented functions (SIF), have brought significant safety gains to the process industry over the last 30 years. Still, we can observe a drift in the application of those standards, which often leads to increased costs, loss of ...

Incident Management Made Simple

by EHS Insight  (Aug. 13, 2015)

No matter how many safety meetings you hold or how many safety policies your company strives to implement, accidents and injuries are bound to happen eventually. In some cases, these ...

Case study : One of the world’s largest auto manufacturers deploys software to streamline utility bill management

by EnerNOC, Inc.  (Aug. 6, 2015)

The Customer General Motors, commonly known as GM, is a multi-national corporation that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services. For 77 consecutive years, from 1931 to 2007, the Company led the global vehicle sales market, and today, General Motors remains one of the world’s ...

Case study - Arby`s energy management and food safety

by Powerhouse Dynamics  (Jul. 30, 2015)

Challenge: Get energy costs under control Locations: ≈900 company-owned restaurants Scope: HVAC control & management, food safety monitoring Time to deploy: Five months Results: 7.6% aggregate energy savings reported by Arby’s In 2012 Arby’s, a leading global quick-service restaurant company, decided to deploy remotely ...

Case study - At Bertucci`s, SiteSage pays for itself in under 1 year

by Powerhouse Dynamics  (Jul. 30, 2015)

Challenge: Get energy costs under control Locations: 3-store Pilot, followed by 10 more locations; planned rollout at all 89 locations Scope: HVAC control & management, equipment performance monitoring & diagnostics, food safety monitoring Results: 12% electricity use reduction, 8% gas use reduction, 11 month payback In 2013, ...

Policies and Procedures Management – Enjoying Your Next Audit

by Convergepoint  (Jul. 29, 2015)

If you were to look up the term ‘necessary evil’ in a dictionary, there should probably be a picture of an auditor included somewhere in the definition. Everyone can appreciate the valuable work that auditors do in keeping organizations in compliance, but nobody wants to see them show up in their department, especially if that arrival ...

5 Ways Your EHS Spreadsheet is Costing You Money

by Intelex Technologies Inc.  (Jul. 14, 2015)

If your organization is like many, you may still be using a complex set of spreadsheets, emails and macros to manage your health and safety program. After all, that’s how you’ve been managing your EHS program for years, and for years that home grown solution has been “good enough.” But sometimes good enough is not really ...

Understanding New Food Labeling Regulations: White Paper

by Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc  (Jul. 1, 2015)

A new white paper from METTLER TOLEDO examines the impact of the recent BRC Food Safety Issue 7 changes on global legislation standards and regulations in respect of the statutory information displayed on packaging and labels. As food production continues to grow as a global enterprise, global food manufacturers must increasingly strive to ...

Trends in dual water systems

by IWA Publishing  (Jun. 26, 2015)

Concerns about aging infrastructure, pressure on water supplies, and increasingly stringent wastewater discharge regulations have led water providers to consider new and innovative approaches. One such approach involves the distribution of reclaimed water through a dual distribution system in which the piping is separated into two separate and ...

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