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  • Law on Green Growth & Energy Transition Introduces the Circular Economy and Planned Obsolence

    Law on Green Growth & Energy Transition Introduces the Circular Economy and Planned Obsolence

    On 18 July 2015, Law 2015-992 on green growth and energy transition was published in France. The energy transition Law is a groundbreaking piece of legislation that introduces the concepts of circular economy and planned obsolescence for the first ...

    Agathe Subileau

  • It's Official, Final, Completed and Published: The ISO 14001 2015 Version is Here

    It's Official, Final, Completed and Published: The ISO 14001 2015 Version is Here

    This past September the final standard of the ISO 14001 was adopted and published. This is likely to be around for at least the next 15 years. Companies that are certified to the old standard will have a three-year transition period to meet the ...

    Tjeerd Hendel-Blackford

  • Traveling to Work "is Work," EU Court Decides

    Traveling to Work "is Work," EU Court Decides

    For workers without a habitual work place, the journey between home and the first and last appointment of the day constitutes working time. This was decided by the European Court of Justice on 10 September 2015. The ruling applies only to people ...

    Han van Gellecum

  • GHS Around the World: Not Quite the Harmonized System it's Supposed to Be

    GHS Around the World: Not Quite the Harmonized System it's Supposed to Be

    You would be hard-pressed to walk into a workplace anywhere in the world and not observe diamond pictograms on containers and binders of safety data sheets (SDSs). Pictograms on labels and SDSs are just two components of the Globally Harmonized ...

    Jillian Bernstein

  • Second Enhesa-Bloomberg BNA Survey Confirms Trend Towards Increasing Use of Audits for Compliance Assurance Worldwide

    Second Enhesa-Bloomberg BNA Survey Confirms Trend Towards Increasing Use of Audits for Compliance Assurance Worldwide

    This past February, Bloomberg BNA and Enhesa launched their 2nd joint benchmarking survey of corporate environment, health and safety auditing departments, with a particular focus on global auditing practices. Drawing close to 500 respondents, this ...

    Paul Beatley, Director

  • Defeat Devices Could Cost Volkswagen $18 billion

    Defeat Devices Could Cost Volkswagen $18 billion

    Can you cheat compliance? Volkswagen AG, Audi AG, and Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) recently discovered that the answer is “no.”  On September 18, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Notice ...

    Ruth White, EHS Regulatory Consultant

  • Six Tips to Ensure Corporate Compliance in 2020

    Six Tips to Ensure Corporate Compliance in 2020

    Are you struggling with the never-ending stream of regulatory requirements and fighting to try to secure compliance?  Did your boss ask you to confirm that everything is compliant, be it in terms of environment, health and safety (EHS) or in ...

    Thierry Dumortier, EHS

  • Health & Safety in a Modernized Mining Environment

    Health & Safety in a Modernized Mining Environment

    Dr. Deonie Botha, Head of Research & Development at NOSA, explores new and emerging occupational safety and health risks and challenges as identified by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA)'s in their recent ...

    Dr. Deonie Botha, Head of Research & Development, NOSA

  • ISO 14001: 2015 Where Do Things Stand?

    ISO 14001: 2015 Where Do Things Stand?

    Environmental Management Systems (EMS) are increasingly used by organizations of all sizes to reduce environmental risk and improve performance. For many Enhesa clients EMS is part of an integrated or standalone system, which is a cornerstone for ...

    Tjeerd Hendel-Blackford

  • Does Your Corporate Injury Reporting Add Value?

    Does Your Corporate Injury Reporting Add Value?

    One of the oldest metrics used in the EHS field is corporate injury and accident reporting.  It is one of the few times when EHS data will often contribute directly to Corporate Annual Reports.  But is your reporting system state of the ...

    Thierry Dumortier, Director at Enhesa

  • Are you Avoiding, Setting, Undergoing or Enforcing the Product Rules?

    Are you Avoiding, Setting, Undergoing or Enforcing the Product Rules?

    The European Union is a leader in regulating products to make them more environmentally friendly. In this article, Paul Olagnier, Product Stewardship Manager, discusses “The Ecodesign Directive” (2009/125/EC). This ...

    Paul Olagnier, Product Stewardship Manager

  • Safety Spotlight: Driver Safety

    Safety Spotlight: Driver Safety

    According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics' most recent report, almost a quarter of Fatal Occupational Injuries were attributed to roadway incidents. This represented a 5% increase on the previous year. Road accidents are also ...

  • Just in time for the holidays!

    Just in time for the holidays!

    Find our November 2013 Enhesa Flash in your inbox today and light upon the most relevant EHS regulatory topics and trends before heading home for the holidays. Our partners and consultants have done a fantastic job drawing upon issues that are ...

  • What are attendees saying about our webinar on non-manufacturing compliance?

    What are attendees saying about our webinar on non-manufacturing compliance?

    Yesterday, we hosted our first session on the challenges to compliance around “low risk” environments. It was very well attended. About 150 EHS Managers from around the world tuned in! Here’s the buzz from viewers: Peter ...

  • Global EHS Regulatory Charts after Q3

    Global EHS Regulatory Charts after Q3

    Enhesa’s extensive ability to track EHS regulation in over 200 jurisdictions worldwide allows us to show you the “big picture” of what’s going on across the globe. Here’s where the world stands after the end of Q3 in ...

  • The Enhesa Flash hits your inbox today

    The Enhesa Flash hits your inbox today

    We have incredible content this month, thanks to our brilliant consultants and partners! Stay up-to-date on the most relevant EHS regulatory topics and trends this fall – print out the Flash, read it on your mobile, or flip through the pages ...

  • Communicating the Value of a Risk Reduction Culture – Free Live Webinar

    Communicating the Value of a Risk Reduction Culture – Free Live Webinar

    Join our next webinar! Live dates: 19 September at 9:00 AM EST (New York Time) 24 September at 11:00 EST (New York Time) You’re not just an EHS Manager; you’re a Risk Manager. Your role involves having a keen eye for ...

  • Significant Health & Safety Steps Forward in Iraq

    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 ...

  • Enhesa on NAEMorgTV: Increase in EHS regulation 2012 means heightened enforcement likely

    Enhesa on NAEMorgTV: Increase in EHS regulation 2012 means heightened enforcement likely

    Check out Enhesa Expert Rachel Degenhardt on the latest EHS regulatory trends! To view video click here “Do we expect to see [jurisdicitions] stop regulating? No… but after that big push of regulations we saw in 2012, we’re ...

  • Enhesa Flash global EHS & product compliance assurance

    Enhesa Flash global EHS & product compliance assurance

    For this 2013 summer edition of the Enhesa Flash, we delve into some of the health and safety requirements in place globally to protect human health during the hottest months of the year. A consistent trend in emerging econo-mies is the rapid ...