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  • Audit your new EHS software system

    JUST ABOUT EVERY BUSINESS, from small to large, uses some type of software to automate nvironmental,health and safety (EHS) processes. Most organizations focus on implementation and do not spend enough time planning, developing evaluation criteria and success metrics, or performing a quality check after implementing new EHS software. A post-implementation audit (PIA) is a thorough evaluation ...


    By Lexicon Systems, LLC

  • The Role of EHS Software

    Environmental, health and safety (EHS) software plays a key role in most industries today. In short, it is the goal of putting a strong safety program in place within the company. This offers a number of benefits for the organization including minimizing risks associated with environmental regulations, reducing the company's environmental impact, and improving workplace safety for employees. ...


    By EHS Insight

  • Exploring EHS software solutions

    When making a large strategic investment in any information management software package, it is important to consider the big picture. While it may be just your department that has an immediate need for data management software, an enterprise-wide solution that spans multiple divisions, departments and other groups will uncover cost saving trends through data mining and analyses. If you have to ...


    By Knorr Associates Inc.

  • EHS Software with No Tricks, Just Treats

    Switching over to another environmental, health and safety (EHS) software provider doesn’t have to be scary. The process shouldn’t involve any ghouls or goblins. In fact, it should be straightforward for both you and your team. In this Halloween themed post, we’ll layout a few points you’ll want to consider when shopping for new EHS software. ...


    By EHS Insight

  • OHS Compliance Auditing: Tap into software solutions

    The advantages of using software solutions for EHS auditing are many.  Software solutions such as Conformance Check Inc.’s EHS Auditor increase audit efficiency and effectiveness by integrating the US federal and state requirements at the planning stage, then accumulating audit results for analysis and reporting. In short, since EHS Auditor comes pre-loaded with audit protocols ...


  • 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 ...

  • Audit Management Software: Become a Compliance Superhero

    Audit management software has revolutionized the environmental, health and safety industry, empowering safety professionals, like you, to spend less time with documentation efforts. Adopting an audit software will demonstrate to your organization that your top priority is ensuring key business goals such as sustainability, ethics, and compliance remain intact every day. ...


    By EHS Insight

  • Gallery: 4 Signs You Should Invest in EHS Software

    These challenges may be preventing you from making better environmental, health and safety decisions. ...


    By EHS Insight

  • How to Answer Your IT Department’s Questions about Your EHS Software Project

    If you’re thinking of purchasing EHS or quality management software, you’re likely already sold on the many benefits an automated system can provide – simplified compliance, reduced risk, and easier tracking and reporting are just a few that stand out. But while you’re getting excited about all of these benefits, your IT department may not yet be on board with your vision. ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • What Keeps EHS Pros Up At Night?

    Environmental, health and safety (EHS) professionals often take on the responsibility of ensuring an entire company is operating at the optimum safety for its workers. This can mean a whole lot of paperwork and stress as part of the daily routine. ...


    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

  • Beyond Incident Rates: Use the Power of Leading Indicators to Improve EHS Performance

    What if you were driving somewhere, and could only see backwards in the rear-view mirror? Sounds scary, but this is pretty much how traditional Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) metrics like incident and injury rates have been used for decades to manage performance. Such lagging indicators measure what occurred in the past. They give you a good view of where you’ve been, but not where ...


    By Rivo Software Ltd.

  • Fortune 500 Manufacturer Tailors Audits to Fit Each Site and Achieve Enterprise-wide Consistency

    Company 'raises the bar' with system that enables auditors to focus on individual site requirements in quest for continual improvement. Background in Brief You’ll find many of the company’s products on just about every airplane in production*. And you’ll find a dauntingly wide range of environmental, health and safety audit requirements across the company’s roughly 100 ...


    By Dakota Software

  • Enterprise Products Partners Launches Enterprise Tool for a Proactive ASPECT on EHS Regulatory Compliance

    Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is a large publicly-traded energy partnership, headquartered in Houston, TX. As a leading North American provider of midstream energy services, it maintains more than 50,000 miles of pipeline across the United States that transport natural gas, natural gas liquids, crude oil, refined products, liquefied petroleum gases and petrochemicals to producers and ...


    By IHS

  • Reynolds packaging unwraps global EHS system: deploys in only 90 days, delivers immediate value

    In April 2008, Reynolds Packaging Group – manufacturers and marketers of leading consumer products such as Reynolds Wrap Aluminum Foil, Plastic Wrap, Oven Bags, Wax Paper and more – was sold by Alcoa to New Zealand's Rank Group. As the company geared up to do business under new ownership, its Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) team faced an urgent challenge. They needed to quickly transition ...


    By IHS

  • Sandridge energy discovers major risk, time and cost reductions with flexible EH&S compliance solution

    SandRidge Energy, a publicly-traded oil and natural gas company operating in the western United States, has been extraordinarily successful in its various exploration, development and production activities. As a result, Stuart Wittenbach, Director of EH&S for SandRidge Energy, needed to track and verify regulatory compliance tasks for more than 3,000 oil and gas leases AND manage all training ...


    By IHS

  • Alcoa Makes Sustainability Integral to Business Strategy, Uses EHS Information to Drive Operational Excellence

    Alcoa is one of the world’s leading producers of primary aluminum and fabricated aluminum. For several decades, Alcoa has also been widely recognized for its leadership in addressing a broad spectrum of sustainability issues. As its website says, "At Alcoa, sustainability is defined as using our values to build financial success, environmental excellence, and social responsibility in ...


    By IHS

  • Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA Enhances Management System Audits and Risk Assessments for Integration with Incident Reporting

    A decade ago, Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA (TPRI) established itself as a global leader in risk management. The Houston-based company deployed market-leading environmental, health and safety (EHS) incident management and reporting software – IHS IMPACT ERM – at all 17 Total Petrochemicals facilities worldwide to drive operational excellence and ensure compliance with ...


    By IHS

  • Duke Energy’s e-TRAC system achieves strategic EHS compliance and safety incident management goals

    Duke Energy, which is poised to become the largest utility in the United States1, is widely recognized as a leader in addressing a broad array of environmental, health and safety (EHS) compliance and sustainability challenges. One major step in delivering on the company’s strategic vision for EHS management excellence began in 2007 when Duke Energy identified four objectives as key to its ...


    By IHS

  • Eglin air force base achieves goal of 100% compliance with EHS regulations for hazardous materials management

    For personnel at Eglin Air Force Base, working with hazardous materials is all part of the job. Yet, thanks to the base’s highly successful Hazardous Materials Program (HMP), it is a job that is done safely every day and in full compliance with a host of government and military regulations. Eglin, an operating unit of the Air Force Materiel Command, is home to the 96th Air Base Wing and the ...


    By IHS

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