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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 - 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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Collecting Data from the Field? Follow this Formula for Success!

by Intelex Technologies Inc.  (Jun. 25, 2015)

A drill operator at an oil rig is looking tired and “out of it.” He’s yawning, his movements are slow, and he doesn’t appear to be paying much attention to detail. Immediately, the supervisor relieves the drill operator of his duties and reassigns the task. He quickly enters the work observation in his iPad. His device has ...

The Secret to Streamlined Safety Compliance

by Intelex Technologies Inc.  (Jun. 23, 2015)

Let’s face it, the world as we know it is changing. For the most part that’s a very good thing. As health and safety professionals one way that we see these changes is in increasing regulatory pressures. For example, as of January 2015, OSHA has increased pressure on U.S.-based businesses regarding reporting of workplace incidents. ...

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