ehs standards Articles

  • EHS, By the Numbers

    FOR DECADES, COMPANIES HAVE benchmarked their staffing levels against industry norms. Ratios such as employees per production volume represent the most basic measures of productivity and profits. There are specific EHS activities where ...


  • 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 ...

  • Does your company have corporate EHS standards?

    Please take our brief survey…. In the upcoming weeks, Enhesa will hold its next webinar to explore the topic of corporate standards and ensuring EHS compliance. In preparation of the webinar, Enhesa has crafted a brief survey to identify major trends and concerns surrounding this issue that EHS ...

  • Gavin Russell, Sales Engineer at TOMRA Sorting Recycling, is sharing key considerations on managing MRF upgrades

    Gavin Russell, Sales Engineer at TOMRA Sorting Recycling, analyses the rising volume of MRF upgrades, considers the rationale driving such decisions, and shares some ideas on how to manage a successful upgrade. Material quality issues Whilst material quality is a primary factor in any evaluation of an MRF’s performance, this can be influenced by a range of ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Does It Diminish the EH&S Role in JCAHO`S Environment of Care Standards

    EH&S employees are constantly being tugged in multiple directions. Inspections, training, fire drills, disaster drills, workplace complaints, meetings, emails, phone calls, new MSDS's, hazardous waste shipments and the accompanied documentation to maintain compliance with OSHA, EPA, fire regulations, and JCAHO accreditation ...


    By 3E Company

  • Enhesa webinar invitation! Going beyond corporate standards to ensure EHS compliance

    Do you believe your corporate standards are comprehensive enough to ensure EHS compliance globally?  Are your standards based primarily on the regulations from your home country?  Have you given your facilities the tools to know and be compliant with local regulations?   Are you prepared to pay the fines and penalties associated with transgressions of local country ...

  • EHS enforcement corner

    As EHS regulatory activity continues to grow, enforcement activity continues around the world. This month, Enhesa would like to first showcase the US OSHA’s top ten most frequently cited violations of the 2011 fiscal year. This report is a useful guidance to EHS Managers around the globe for reviewing hazard areas and preventing accidents or injuries as we turn into the new year. As seen ...

  • Leveraging Emerging Management System Standards to Create Improved EHS and Sustainability Performance

    Management systems can strengthen business advantage by providing better data accuracy and transparency, and provide increased opportunities for cost avoidance and cost savings, while also creating opportunities for improving profit margin. Management Systems Are Becoming More common in business as companies seek reputable ways co demonstrate responsibility to the international community. ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • 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

  • EHS Strategy & Management Quarterly

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  • Enhesa Article in EHS Today – Recent Developments in EHS in Saudi Arabia

    In 2012, Saudia Arabia acknowledged the need for a comprehensive framework for measuring and monitoring environmental challenges. As a result, the country has adopted a comprehensive list of standards and guidance, regulating an array of environmental challenges ranging from air pollution to wastewater management to transportation of chemicals. The regulations include measures to ensure an ...

  • EHS governance: Responding to crisis at Ashland

    When Ashland 'got religion' in 1988, it provoked serious and valuable reform to rebuild public confidence that improved performance and instilled a culture of environmental responsibility in the organization. THE BEGINNING January 2, 1988, is the day that some people say that Ashland 'got religion.' I will never forget the news flash on CNN that an oil spill had occurred on the Monongahela River ...


    By AHC Group

  • Enhesa MENA Expert, Sanaa Chakibi, explains Saudi Arabia’s Ambient Water Quality Standards on EHS Journal

    Saudi Arabia’s Standards on Ambient Water Quality seek to establish a framework to enable sustainable management of ambient water quality; protect the water supply and natural aquatic environment; and provide a basis for the restoration of waters used for recreational, agricultural, industrial, potable, and ecological ...

  • How the New Fair Labor Standards Act Regulations Can Impact EHS at Your Food & Beverage Company

    Nearly 80 years ago, the United States enacted the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to introduce the 40-hour work week, establish a minimum wage, guarantee overtime for specific jobs, and end oppressive child labor. Over the years various amendments--such as the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and the Age Discrimination Employment Act of 1967--have been added to further improve the life and work environment ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • RC-14001: Unified Solution to EH&S Challenges

    How can a business involved in chemicals or petroleum effectively protect its environment, community, workers, and customers? Until recently, a unified strategy for environmental, health, and safety (EH&S) issues was difficult to find or create. Businesses were generally forced to stitch together separate programs for environmental protection, safety, and outreach to neighbors and customers. ...


    By AECOM

  • Managing Global EHS Compliance case study

    Challenge: Facing the challenges of operating in an international regulatory environment, a global technology company was seeking a consultant to manage its EHS compliance program across 40 countries located throughout the United States, Europe, Latin America, Africa and Asia. Program objectives included ensuring compliance with local EHS regulations and internal management standards. ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • 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

  • Top EHS Consulting Considerations for the Automotive Segment

    Knowing when and how to use EHS consulting to supplement an EHS Team can be challenging, particularly in the automotive industry. Increased globalization, shrinking budgets, and a dynamic regulatory climate mean consistent challenges for manufacturers and suppliers alike. These challenges, however, also create opportunities. Here are some EHS consulting considerations for automotive ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • EHS today 2009 national safety survey results are in

    EHS Today Magazine’s 2009 National Safety Survey was recently conducted with nearly 1000 industry professionals taking part and providing some qualified insight on the topics of EHS programs, work environments, targeted injuries/illnesses, management support, job duties, OSHA performance and more. The results of the survey are discussed in a recent article entitled “National Safety Survey: Can We ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

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