health safety and environment Articles

  • 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

  • Risk recognition keeps industry safely wrapped up against the cold

    Risktec Solutions Limited is bringing its consultancy expertise to bear in some of the planet's harshest environments. The company has won contracts providing HSE (Health, Safety and the Environment) Cases in two areas of the world ' Sakhalin, off the east coast of Russia, and Kazakstan's sector of the Caspian Sea ' where plummeting winter temperatures spell a potential hazard to both employee ...


    By Risktec Solutions

  • 4 Ways Tech Wearables will Impact EHS Management

    If some self-proclaimed tech prophets are correct, in a couple of years you’d be reading an article like this on some form of wearable technology. These prognostications are a little strong, and while the hype over wearable tech may be vast, it would be folly to underestimate its potential. At LNS Research, we’ve seen many demonstrations on how ...


    By LNS Research

  • Principles for regulating nanotech

    On June 9, 2011, the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) announced that the White House Emerging Technologies Interagency Policy Coordination Committee (ETIPC) has developed a set of principles specific to the regulation and oversight of applications of nanotechnology. The principles are intended to guide the development and implementation of policies, as described in the title "U.S. ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Enterprise risk management, the new imperative

    Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) is a new, strategic imperative that is gaining momentum. Leaner operating models and global sourcing have made companies stand up and take notice: managing risk is important! And Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) risk is no exception. According to AMR Research, nearly half of surveyed companies plan to increase spending on Operational Risk Management ...


    By Lexicon Systems, LLC

  • Lynn L. Bergeson Co-authors ACS Book “Nanotechnology: Delivering on the Promise”

    Bergeson & Campbell P.C. (B&C®) Managing Partner Lynn L. Bergeson contributed a chapter to the recently published book Nanotechnology: Delivering on the Promise, a two-volume American Chemical Society (ACS) symposium report that discusses advances in nanotechnology and the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • How EHS Can Become A Strategic Partner to Business

    At a recent Customer Advisory Board meeting, a common theme amongst the EH&S professionals in the room was: “how can your company help us deliver more strategic value to our organization?”  Long relegated to the list of necessary evils for doing business, health and safety initiatives along with their sister, environmental, have struggled with lack of budgets, lack of ...


    By SiteHawk

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Dangerous Environments: Watching out for your personal safety, health, and environment

    As I write this, two environmental colleagues are on opposite sides of the globe, both in what amount to war zones. They have armed bodyguards. Months back, one had to evacuate a hotel, stepping over broken glass and blood, after a terrorist attack blew out the front of the lobby. The other slept with sandbags in the room staked on the wall facing outside. A female colleague of his was murdered ...

  • Public-private partnerships: a proven relationship for managing solid waste

    Throughout the United States, municipal and county governments have realized the benefits of creating public-private partnerships to manage solid waste. The primary influences behind a municipality move toward privatization in the U.S. are the: Pursuit of cost savings, given the pressures to not increase taxes Ability to access new technologies while ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • 3 Tips to Make Your Technology Workplace Safer

    Learn more about how to eliminate environment, health, and safety risks that impact your people, your brand, and your customers so you can focus on growing your business. Click on the image to view in SlideShare or download the full infographic ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • To integrate, or not to integrate... Part 3

    For a company over-anxious to reconcile EHS and Quality processes and data, some complications may emerge. For example, some integrated management opponents argue that strict adherence to one specific set of standards can be sacrificed in the name of integration. That is, in defining a broad-base of widely applicable standards to enforce across all EHS and Quality domains, some details are ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Process oriented integrated quality management internet services for SMEs PROMIS

    Abstract. Small and Medium Enterprises urgently need tailored business services to support them in overcoming the challenging requirements to operate effectively and safely their ongoing business. The driving force is the need to conform fully to the complex legal and social requirements in the fields of Environment, Health, Safety and Quality (EHS-Q) and to reduce the work overload of the key ...


    By Promis Service Sarl

  • Chemical Reporting and 2016 requirements

    The EPA views the laws as a major victory for chemical safety, public health and the environment. The EPA altered the CBI certification statement for 2016 CDR submission, to be consistent with the new laws requirements. In addition the EPA is updating the guidance, instructions, and informational documents to be consistent with the new language. Manufactures and importers are required to give the ...


    By Logical Technology, Inc.

  • EHS on the Rise in Africa: A Closer Look at the increasing regulation of EHS across Africa

    Enhesa‘s March 2011 webinar explored recent developments and future trends of environment, health & safety (EHS) requirements in Africa.  As the economic potential of Africa becomes more attractive, multinational companies have correspondingly increased investments throughout the region. Enhesa Experts found that this growing presence of large companies coincides with a ...

  • NJDEP issuing remedial priority scores for contaminated sites

    Very shortly, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) will be issuing letters to responsible parties containing a draft Remedial Priority Score (RPS) for their particular site. It is unclear how the rankings will be used, but the RPS system has been described as a tool to sort sites out for further discussion. The ...

  • Significant Health & Safety Steps Forward in Iraq

    Enhesa Expert Sanaa Chakibi was just published in HSME Magazine for her research into some significant changes in Iraq. There have been a number of substantial developments in environment, health and safety legislation in the region which will impact on a variety of industries. Here, Sanaa discusses emerging health and safety ...

  • Veolia environmental services case study

    Driving process efficiency for Veolia Veolia Environmental Services is the UK’s leading waste management company. They provide a range of key services to over a third of the UK population through approximately 130 Local Authorities across the UK. With almost 12,500 employees operating in a network of sites across the UK, Veolia Environmental Services is committed to the highest ...


    By Rivo, a Sphera Company

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