The performance of any measuring device will change over time and must be regularly verified. A new checklist explains how to set up a performance verification plan for weighing equipment that is GMP-compliant and cost-efficient.
Ask Enhesa Vol. 4 - China Special
Featuring contributions from Elaine Ye, Siyang Song, Taotao Yue and Chia-Chen (Evelyn) Chuang You asked and we answered! Enhesa’s team of multilingual regulatory analysts are committed to providing quality insight and analysis around the latest EHS news and developments via our Enhesa Flash, webinar series, and blog posts. In response, our team often receives a variety of questions regarding the broad realm of the EHS topics we cover. To meet this demand, we are pleased to announce “Ask Enhesa&rdquo...
Enhesa Enforcement Corner - Issue 4
Input from Deirdre Perquy, Kengo Okuda, TaoTao Yue, Siyang Song, Jinxin Sui, Riccardo Zorgno, Jade Kennedy, Tjeerd Hendel-BlackfordEnhesa keeps an eye on key regulatory enforcement actions around the globe. Here are just some examples of the many enforcement cases around the world in October and November 2017... Netherlands 1. A company director was sentenced to 12 months prison, with six months, under conditions, for violating environmental laws. In addition, the company in question received a EUR 40,000 (USD...
4 Tips for Improving Employee Safety with Industrial Hygiene
Industrial hygiene prepares organizations for a number of environmental stressors—chemical, physical and biological—that may impair the well-being of employees or community members. Having good industrial hygiene practices plays an important role in improving employee safety and developing an organization-wide safety culture. Here are 4 tips for leveraging Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) management tools to improve employee safety through industrial hygiene. 1. Use Risk Tools to Gather and...
Understanding 4-20mA Communications
Imagine this: You’ve got your meter with 4-20mA output setup. Confidently, you flip the switch, turning it on, and then it happens: the readings are off. You’re not getting the output you need. Frustrated, you tinker with it, and still nothing. Now, you’re out of your depth. You need to get this thing working so you can get your application up and running. What are you going to do? Who are you going to call to get help? Why is this even happening? Hopefully, this situation has not happened to...
4 Types of Contaminants in Water
The EPA says that there are 4 type of water contaminants: physical, chemical, radiological, and biological. Its definition includes anything that is not an actual water molecule. That means that naturally occurring things like sediment and water weeds are considered contaminants along with things like oil and uranium. Chances are good that the type of contaminants your company needs to keep out of the water system aren’t naturally occurring. Since water is the most important element on Earth (life wouldn&rsq...