These days with corporate compliance dictating that managers be more aware and more responsible for what is going on in the processing of data and information inside their companies, it is critical that they reduce risk by being able to track and review information going through the various business processes involved in their company’s different lines of business.
Recap: 4 Interesting Takeaways from the NAEM 2016 EHS & Sustainability Management Forum
As the old adage goes, all good things must come to an end. The 2016 NAEM EHS & Sustainability Management Forum officially wrapped up on Friday, Oct. 28 in Denver, Colorado, and it was a fantastic event. The 24th annual event drew hundreds of EHS and sustainability professionals and industry leaders to the Mile High City for three days of inspirational speakers, incredible learning sessions and great networking. For those of you who were unable to attend, we’ve compiled some of the top takeaways to...
First short-term noise monitoring system for airports launched
Airport Noise Monitoring On Demand increases flexibility for investigation, compliance or planned changes Brüel & Kjær today announced the release of Airport Noise Monitoring On Demand, a system that enables airports to temporarily - and cost-effectively - increase noise monitoring when needs arise. This system helps airports measure before and after operational changes, investigate complaints, show compliance and credibly communicate with the community. Airport Noise Monitoring On Demand works...
Erosion and Sediment Control: Navigating NPDES Regulations, the SWPPP, and Techniques for Compliance
Erosion and Sedimentation: Why Are They a Problem? The US Environmental Protection Agency lists sediment as the single most common pollutant in rivers, streams, lakes, and reservoirs. With all the potentially harmful chemicals and substances in the world, it seems odd to many people that sediment—dirt, essentially—is singled out as the major culprit. Yet these particles of sand, silt, and clay that are set loose by the process of erosion cause a great deal of damage and cost us a tremendous amount of...
5 Tips for Managing EHS Compliance Across Global Tech Company Operations
Environment, health and safety (EHS) professionals know their job isn’t simply achieving compliance, but rather sustaining compliance in an ever-changing regulatory environment. But staying on top of changing regulations and requirements is difficult at best. For tech companies with facilities around the world, the challenge to stay current on changing requirements can be incredibly complicated. From ambiguity to breaks in communication, it’s critical for companies to have the tools and protocols in...
Most Useful Mobile Apps for EHS Managers
Managing compliance is a full-time job and to do it well, EHS managers need to have the right tools. We’ve put together a list of apps that we like (and use ourselves) to make EHS management a little easier. We`ve broken them down into three categories: EHS-Specific Apps, General Business Apps, and Travel Apps (for those EHS managers who are on the road a lot visiting mulitple sites.) EHS Apps to Download Today Here were some favorites from our consultants: NIOSH Ladder Safety(check your angles and...