compliance requirement Articles

  • How Assent Compliance Helps Prevent Human Trafficking in Supply Chains [VIDEO]

    With the release of the U.S. Department of State’s Responsible Sourcing Tool, companies now have a framework they can use to comply with the Federal Acquisition Regulation’s (FAR’s) rule to combat trafficking in persons. However, companies still need help implementing this framework and executing their compliance program. Assent Compliance’s Anti-Human Trafficking Module ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • Lead in Construction

    This informational booklet provides a general overview of a particular topic related to OSHA standards. It does not alter or determine compliance responsibilities in OSHA standards or the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. Because interpretations and enforcement policy may change over time, you should consult current OSHA administrative interpretations and decisions by the Occupational ...

  • Corporate governance reporting practices: an exploratory case study of Asia

    In view of CG compliance requirements and reporting standards, as envisaged by the recent provisions of the SEBI's 'Clause 49' of the Listing Agreement, this case study analyses the CG reporting practices of RIL in India. We have primarily used secondary sources of information, both from the report on CG and the annual report of RIL for the financial year 2006-2007. In this exploratory case study ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Enterprise risk management: a long-term solution for compliance, governance and sustained growth in shareholder value

    Untitled Document In recent years, shareholders, pension holders, investors and society at large have suffered enormous loss as a result ...


    By BSI

  • Internet a valuable resource

    New Innovations in MSDS Management For MSDS compliance, like many other tasks that involve information management, the Internet is considered by some to be the 'killer app.' However, acquiring and maintaining MSDSs via the Internet is no small job. Can your company actually use the Internet to better manage its MSDS needs? When used properly, the Internet can be a cost effective and ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • How technology will lead sustainability strategy in 2011

    New research predicts technology for sustainability as the fastest growing segment within sustainability services in 2011. While becoming less visible in the political arena and the press, sustainability is simultaneously becoming more embedded in the policies and practices of large and small companies. Although, 2010 was not a good year in terms of technology for sustainability, sustainability ...


    By Vital Energi

  • Managing compliant MSDSs and labels

    Chemical regulatory compliance is growing in complexity as product sourcing and formulations proliferate and organizations expand into new markets on a global scale. Staying current with the requirements of international regulatory initiatives such as the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) and the Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • New environmental management technology meets demanding needs of E&P clients

    Exploration & Production companies are constantly pushing the envelope in terms of performance, because increased performance has a direct translation into increased revenue. E&P companies are under tremendous pressure to produce, both to meet growing demand as well as to take advantage of market prices. At the same time companies are also under increasing pressure to meet the ...


    By VisionMonitor Software, LLC

  • How Tech Companies Can Overcome 5 Global EHS Compliance Challenges

    Tech companies big and small are expanding globally. From increasing sales to decreasing costs to filling a market need, there are a myriad of reasons why tech companies go global. Environment, health and safety (EHS) compliance requirements in new countries are often unforeseen obstacles to a tech company's expansion plans, especially when there are limited EHS ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • European Union RoHS Directive: Understanding Exemptions - White Paper

    Exemptions play a significant role in complying with the European Union’s Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive. In order to meet their requirements, companies must understand how exemptions work within the directive and how to apply them to their own programs. Assent Compliance’s materials compliance Subject Matter Expert, Valerie Kuntz, takes an in-depth look at ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • `Refinery MACT II Compliance - Are We There Yet,` presented at the 2004 NPRA Environmental Conference

    Introduction Refinery MACTII. 40 CFR Part 63 Subpart UUU, was published in Federal Register on April 12. 2002 by the U.S. Knvironmental Protection Agency (KPA). This rule, as a subpart of the National Kmission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NKSHAP), controls hazardous air pollutants from catalytic cracking units (CCU), catalytic reforming unit (CRU), sulfur recovery units ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • The Value of Public Perception:Transforming Environmental Efforts From Compliance Driven to Risk Management

    Even though companies have become very familiar with environmental regulations and have quickly evolved their sustainability reporting practices to meet requirements, they often fail to account for the role and importance of environmental impact to the value of their business and cost to operations. Companies also rarely consider the impact that an environmental mishap may have on ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • Recent Judicial Decisions on TMDL Implementations: What Every Discharger Should Know

    The Clean Water Act requires that wastewater discharges achieve instream water quality objectives that are “necessary to protect public health and the environment.” See, Leather Industries of America v. EPA 40 F. 3d 392 (D.C. Cir 1994). Such water quality objectives may be expressed as either numeric or narrative standards. For TMDL purposes, the implementation of numeric standards should be ...

  • Preventing loss and protecting profits - Managing security & loss prevention

    Introduction Organisations attempting to combat shrinkage face an increasing barrage of challenges. Shoplifting continues to be a major problem for retail and data security is now pervasive across every industry. The increasing presence of cybercriminals and cyber terrorists pose a much greater threat, and a single hacker sitting in his bedroom can cause far more loss than any ...


    By Rivo, a Sphera Company

  • Supply Chain Information Management: Why Content Is King…

    Supply chain compliance can be turned into a competitive advantage, say Kami Blake and Kirsten Wallerstedt of 3E Company Data is playing an increasingly important role in today’s supply chain product compliance initiatives but, given its complexity, many questions surround its use and optimisation. Organisations often question the scope of their data – or conversely, ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • Alcoa`s flagship facility automates task management to simplify ISO 14001 compliance

    In 2007, Alcoa Inc. – the world's leading aluminum manufacturer – selected ESS' Essential Suite software to serve as its unified platform for EH&S sustainability management throughout the company's global operations. That decision was based in part on the company's 2006 success using one module, Essential Air, to save over US$100,000 on Title V compliance at its Tennessee Operations Location, ...


    By IHS Markit

  • Breaking the code, rev 1 - compliance requirements for California title 24-2013 for Cooling Towers, Closed Circuit Coolers and Evaporative Condensers

    The California Energy Commission released the final version of Title 24-2013 last Fall, and early this year changed the effective date of the standard from January 1, 2014 to July 1, 2014. Equipment selected for the State of California will need to meet the new Title 24, Part 6 requirements beginning July 1, 2014. Relevant requirements include: Increased efficiency requirements for Open, Axial ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • Monetary authority of Singapore risk management practices guidelines – Internal Controls: Overview and summary of requirements

    Abstract: The Monetary Authority of Singapore’s Risk Management Practices Guidelines dealing with internal controls makes it clear that a financial institution’s Board and senior management must establish processes, policies and procedures ensure its compliance with regulatory requirements. These policies and processes should also make sure that the institution’s ...


    By ComplianceOnline

  • Grievances and complaints - An overview of the CMS, Joint Commission, DNV and OCR Standards Hospitals should know about

    Abstract: No hospital wants to receive a statement of deficiencies and plan of correction from the regulatory bodies. Non-compliance with the grievance requirements is the third most problematic area that invites investigation. What if a CMS surveyor shows up at your hospital unannounced? Is your hospital compliant with the all the grievance requirements by CMS, OCR, and the complaint ...


    By ComplianceOnline

  • Project Caeol - Case Study

    Objective: The wind energy sector has traditionally had a strong preventive culture with regard to occupational risks, and for this reason and with a view to continuous improvement, this project was undertaken to establish a general management system for the coordination of business activities in the sector, which would allow companies to accelerate compliance with this legal ...

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