construction ehs Articles

  • EHS & EMIS

    L3.1  | Chemical Security: Sustainable Utilities through a Secure Power Grid Jeff Simmerman |  Lieutenant Commander USCG (ret), ERM On Christmas Day 2009, a young radicalized Detroit-bound passenger on a Northwest (NW) Flight 253 attempted to become a bomber aboard that flight with a liquid explosive. This liquid ...

  • Enhesa Flash global EHS & product compliance assurance

    For this 2013 summer edition of the Enhesa Flash, we delve into some of the health and safety requirements in place globally to protect human health during the hottest months of the year. A consistent trend in emerging econo-mies is the rapid development of industrial and housing projects, even in very arid landscapes. In just over a decade, cities like Dubai have been raised from desert. The ...

  • EHS Jobs Roundup: 9/28 - 10/2

    EHS Specialist  Lear Corporation - Rochester Hills, MI The EHS Specialist will work closely with the HR manager to achieve a “Safety First” ...


    By EHS Insight

  • Cost Justification of EH&S Information Systems

    Background While there has been significant progress in developing accounting methods that integrate environmental considerations into the decision making process, conventional accounting practices generally lean toward the near side of complexity. Many organizations do not include the cost of activities such as EH&S monitoring as cost to production, but rather tend to bury these costs into ...


    By Quantum Compliance

  • New Year's Resolutions for Your EHS Team

    A new year often brings with it new challenges and new goals. Coming back to work from our holidays with a fresh perspective, many of us get a surge of motivation in the month of January to do better ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Keystone rejection likely to drive state EHS pipeline regulation

    On 18 January 2012, President Obama rejected the proposed plans for the Keystone XL oil pipeline, a project which has drawn much debate throughout the United States and Canada.  Although the debate concerning the Keystone XL hinged largely on political divides, the denial of the project will likely drive state regulation of environmental, health, and safety issues concerning pipelines.  ...

  • How 7 Different Industries Benefit from EHS & Sustainability Consulting

    When it comes to designing, implementing and managing EHS and sustainability programs, each industry faces unique requirements, challenges and opportunities. There’s no one-size-fits-all approach, and many companies find they lack the resources or expertise to create programs that meet compliance and add business value. If this is what you’re experiencing as you work to implement or ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • CHINA UPDATE - a regular briefing on major EHS regulatory developments in China

    Untitled Document CHINA UPDATE provides a regular briefing on major EHS regulatory developments in China for clients of ENVIRON (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. In This ...


    By ENVIRON

  • Cheniere energy achieves immediate and ongoing efficiencies with robust, integrated EH&S compliance solution

    In 1996, Cheniere Energy Inc. was primarily an exploration and production (E&P) company with fewer than 10 employees. Five years later, its leadership team changed directions, remaking the company as a Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) import terminal organization. Today, Cheniere has over 200 employees providing customers – such as Chevron and Total – with terminal services that include international ...


    By IHS

  • Sustainable construction in Colombia - an eclectic approach to European and U.S. regulatory tendencies

    The Ministry of Environment, Housing and Development (MAVD) has approved a proposal to award the Colombian Environmental Label (Sello Ambiental Colombiano - SAC) for sustainable construction. The initiative is innovative amongst Latin American countries, as the existing regulatory instruments provide for energy efficiency in buildings, in products and in processes, but do not regulate ...

  • Mathematical modelling of sediment chemicophysical parameters in a coastal lagoon to estimate high density seagrass meadow (Ruppia cirrhosa) distribution

    In spring 2003, the pH, redox potential (Eh), grain-size (G), Total Nitrogen (TN), Total Phosphorus (TP) and Total Organic Carbon (TOC) were measured in superficial sediment samples from 83 sampling stations equally and randomly distributed inside the Orbetello lagoon. Localisation of the seagrass meadows (Ruppia cirrhosa) and the estimation of biomasses were carried out at the same time. A ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • What `The Three Stooges` Teach Us About Safety

    If you grew up watching the Three Stooges, chances are you're familiar with their physical humor – over exaggerated and slapstick comedy. In almost every episode, Moe, Larry, and Curly (Stooges) played the roles of blue-collar laborers. From construction and plumbing to painting and welding, the Stooges did it all. Of course things never went as planned for the ...


    By EHS Insight

  • Golf course to the rescue

    When ARCO was confronted with a costly mining waste cleanup, EH&S officers at the company proposed building a golf course, saving at least $15 million in shareholder dollars. There are examples that can be used to clearly illustrate the savings of tens of millions of taxpayer or corporate dollars by the efforts of small groups of EH&S leaders who reject conventional wisdom. One such ...


    By AHC Group

  • Environmental Health & Safety Liability Assessment Systems

    An excerpt from the book, "Information Technology Solutions for EHS Professionals," by Thomas J. Morahan, Vice President of EHS Technology at InteGreyted, International ...


  • Managing Environmental Impacts can Create a Significant Burden for Mines

    Published in Mining: People and the Environment April 2011 Mining operations have potentially significant environmental impacts throughout their lifecycle from exploration, construction, operation and closure. Companies seek to manage these impacts driven by the need to comply with their own permits, to manage risk and corporate reputation and to save cost. Part of the process involves the ...


    By EHS Data Ltd.

  • Innovative flow control technology supports Australia’s programme for clean LNG

    Sector: Oil & Gas Category: Electric Actuators, Fluid Power Actuators, Control Networks, Services Products: CVA, IQ3 Standard, Skilmatic, EH, GO, CP, GP, HART Rotork flow control products have been selected for applications throughout the giant Queensland coal seam gas-to-LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) projects in Australia. To date, ...


    By Rotork

  • Case Study - Brett Aggregates adopt MP5 for sustainability

    The Brett Group (http://www.brett.co.uk/) was established in the UK in 1909. Since that time Brett has evolved into a successful, established construction and building materials group - one of the largest independents in the UK. The business is structured into a number of divisions each being aligned with a product set – aggregates, concrete, construction, granite products, ...


    By EHS Data Ltd.

  • Sensitive environments - Enhesa’s regulatory registers assure protection

    Oil and gas exploration and production are perhaps the most closely scrutinized activities of all when it comes to protecting the environment, and even more so when it comes to sensitive, or even protected environments. Indeed, a company’s very permission to operate will be contingent at the very least on meeting both the spirit and the letter of the law governing the protection of such ...

  • Asbestos Management in the Middle East

    Asbestos management in the Middle East - August 2014. Discussing some of the negative aspects of Asbestos management in the region, and providing solutions as to what can be done to reduce exposure from this 'silent killer'. The article was originally published in the publication Construction Week, and is a follow up to a previous Asbestos management artcle written five years earlier in June 2009 ...

  • J.M. Huber Corporation Relies on 3E Company to Author Compliant Multiple-language MSDSs

    Background J.M. Huber Corporation is a diversified, multinational supplier of engineered materials, natural resources and technology-based services to customers spanning many industries, from paper and energy to plastics and construction. One of the largest family-owned companies in America, Huber is built on a tradition of strong customer relationships, high ethical ...


    By 3E Company

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