environment health and safety management Articles

  • Canarina DISPER software · air · environment health and safety management · algorithms 13

      Canarina DISPER software · air · environment health and safety management   All Conditions - Distance Less Than Distance to Final Rise. Where gradual rise is to be estimated for unstable, neutral, or stable conditions, if the distance downwind from source to receptor, x, is less than the distance ...

  • Guidelines for the selection of consultants advising SMEs on integrated quality, environment, health and safety management systems

    Introduction The aim of this CWA is to provide a guide for professional integrated management system consultants, as well as internal personnel acting as an integrated management system manager. Organisations managed under the ISO 9000 principles, are required by legislation to satisfy environmental and health and safety systems requirements as well. Although standards ...


    By Promis Service Sarl

  • Seven Creative Ways to Convey the Value of Environment, Health and Safety to Tech Execs

    More than one environment, health, and safety (EHS) manager – when frustrated about their tech companies' wavering focus on EHS – has warned executives that they might go to jail for insufficient attention to regulations. This "stick" approach may be needed on occasion, but today the strategic and creative "carrot" approaches to garnering full-company commitment to safe and ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Cost justification strategies for an EMIS implementation: Part One

    PART ONE: USING THE NET PRESENT VALUE AS PART OF A BUSINESS CASE Even in a booming economy, justifying the budget required to implement an organization wide Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Management Information System (EMIS) can be a complicated task. Convincing senior management of the value of a system implementation becomes a case of dollars and cents. Budgets have been frozen ...


    By VelocityEHS

  • A journey through time

    A long, long time ago, BC (Before Computers), in galaxies far away (Houston), I worked as an environmental specialist in industry. Later, I began my second career at an environment, health, and safety (EH&S) management consulting company. In the mid- 1980s, someone “discovered” the personal computer (PC). The only people lucky enough to have PCs were the company bookkeeper, the chief financial ...


    By Lexicon Systems, LLC

  • The BP oil spill and the adherence to reductionist principles: moving toward a precautionary tomorrow

    The ability to successfully extract fossil fuels and mitigate the potential for social, economic, ecological and health–related impacts is of great importance. In April of 2010, the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill occurred in the Gulf of Mexico with 11 known fatalities. The disaster left the USA pressed to find a solution to solve the community health and safety issues associated with the offshore ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Canarina DISPER software · air · environmental management · algorithms 12

      Canarina DISPER software · air · environmental management   Stable - Buoyancy Rise. For situations where DT exceeds (DT)c as determined above, buoyancy is assumed to dominate. The distance xf is determined by ...

  • Going Online to Manage Global EH&S Affairs

    Untitled Document Over the past few years, Web-enabled environment, health, and ...

  • The development of corporate responsibility practices in Chinese petroleum enterprises

    There is a close relationship between health, safety and environment management system (HSE–MS) and corporate social responsibility (CSR). On the one hand, health, safety and environment are three major concerns of CSR. On the other hand, the establishment and implementation of HSE–MS is an important approach for enterprises to fulfil their social responsibilities. Chinese petroleum enterprises ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • 5 Statistics That Should Guide Your EHS Strategy

    If you work in environment, health and safety (EHS) or risk management, your role in creating a safe, healthy and comfortable work environment goes beyond checking compliance boxes. You’re also motivated by the people your EHS programs are meant to protect. Employee engagement is a vital component of an EHS program’s success, and engagement starts with EHS managers. EHS managers need ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Build vs. Buy: Ten Lessons Your CIO Should Share About Enterprise EHS & Crisis Management Software

    Build vs. buy software decisions often pit business and operations against the Chief Information Officer and the Information Technology (IT) department. Individual agendas and stakeholder needs compete for attention. Users present complex, almost undecipherable requirements, and the project team must deliver a user-friendly solution on time and within budget. If you and your CIO have a good ...


    By Lexicon Systems, LLC

  • B&A GROUP ACHIEVES SMAS SAFETY ACCREDITATION FOR FOURTH YEAR RUNNING

    As testament to our ongoing commitment to health and safety, Bristol & Avon Transport & Recycling has been awarded a SMAS Worksafe scheme certificate for the fourth year running. The accreditation shows we are serious about H&S and have systems in place to ensure that any work we are engaged in is, so far as reasonably practical, carried ...


    By Bristol & Avon Group

  • Health and safety pay survey 2007

    The love of money may be the root of all evil, but in a market economy health and safety professionals cannot be blamed for taking a healthy interest in what price their services command.To help satisfy that natural curiosity, HSW has teamed up for a second year with recruitment specialists Principal People to present a snapshot of salaries for health and safety jobs.In September, Principal ...


    By LexisNexis

  • 8 Steps for Conducting an EHS Culture Assessment

    Environment, health and safety (EHS) managers spend a significant amount of time developing, implementing, auditing and managing their EHS programs—all while training employees, monitoring and measuring performance, and reporting on progress. But despite their best efforts, many EHS managers still find their programs fail to drive best-in-class performance. Why? In our experience, the lack ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • From OHSAS 18001 to ISO 45001: How the Coming OHS Management System Standard Will Impact Your Business

    Sometimes it seems as if major changes in the world of environment, health and safety (EHS) management are few and far between. One change we can count on is ISO 45001, the international occupational health and safety (OHS) management systems standard expected to be issued final in October 2016. Whether your organization already has an OHS management system or not, the advent of ISO 45001 will ...


    By Rivo, a Sphera Company

  • Are you Ready for ISO 9001:2015?

    Three years in the making, the latest and greatest revision to the Quality Management Systems standard was published on September 23, 2015 as ISO 9001:2015.  It felt like Christmas morning waiting to get the new standard – well almost.  I’ve already purchased my copy from ASQ  for $173 ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • User Adoption of EHS Software: Best Practices from the Mining Industry

    On Friday, June 17, Intelex had the pleasure of hosting senior leaders, program managers and consulting partners at its first ever Mining Thought Leadership session. Attendees came to our downtown Toronto offices from as far away as Utah and northern Quebec to share their ideas, best practices, and insights on the use of technology in their industry. Specifically, they were there to discuss EHS ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • To integrate, or not to integrate...

    While environment, health, safety (EHS) and quality management issues are often handled by individual management systems, the guiding principles behind each of these areas share a common link — W. Edwards Deming. The American quality guru is most commonly associated with the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) cycle, an iterative problem-solving process used to resolve quality issues and improve ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Sustainable compliance

    Regulatory compliance encompasses complex, often interrelated issues. During my 25-year career in environment, health, and safety (EH&S), organizations have typically assigned compliance management to technical experts, lawyers, and public relations people, encouraging these extremely capable specialists to operate in isolation, rather than taking a holistic view of how regulation affects ...


    By Lexicon Systems, LLC

  • Conflict Minerals Reporting Yields As Many Questions As Answers

    While it’s too soon to know exactly how companies will respond to the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) new conflict minerals reporting requirement, experts say this first year was an eye-opening lesson in just how challenging it is to track down quality data across a global supply chain. “When you look at it from a process standpoint, it’s not a very complicated ...


    By Verisk 3E

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