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  • Safety Leadership Spotlight | Using Leading Indicators to Drive Organizational Safety Performance

    Safety Leadership Spotlight | Using Leading Indicators to Drive Organizational Safety Performance

    On January 18th, I sat down with EHSQ Community member, and Principal, Larry Coco, of ESH & Quality Consulting, to hear his thoughts on how leading indicators are transforming workplace safety in business. Over the last 30 years, Larry has ...

    Tamara Parris

  • Learnings from Safety Professionals: Worker Attention to Improve Safety and Operational Outcomes

    Learnings from Safety Professionals: Worker Attention to Improve Safety and Operational Outcomes

    In January, 2016, our EHSQ Community had a Mastermind sessions with Amanda Wang Valentine, Dr Gary Edwards and Tamara Parris to discuss how attention impacts our workers safety in the workplace. During our sessions we had two ...

    Tamara Parris

  • Learnings from Safety Professionals: Issues involved in the gathering of leading indicators

    Learnings from Safety Professionals: Issues involved in the gathering of leading indicators

    In December, 2016, our EHSQ Community had several Leading Indicator Mastermind sessions with Dr Vince Marchesani and Tamara Parris to discuss the use of leading indicators in our community members industrial workplaces. During our sessions we ...

  • Employee Health and Safety Involvement -  Communicating with your Workforce

    Employee Health and Safety Involvement - Communicating with your Workforce

    Part of a recognised management system such as HSG65 or ISO 18001 is the requirement that companies strive for ‘continual improvement’. On the face of it this seems like an unquestionable positive, but its pursuit is not without ...

    Victoria Hughes

  • Symptoms vs. Systems: are we taking safety too personally?

    Symptoms vs. Systems: are we taking safety too personally?

    In the US our fatality rate has been flat (total fatalities are actually up a bit the last couple of years) for a decade despite our incident rate’s steady decline to an all-time low.  In addition recent disasters such as the chemical ...

    Jim Loud

  • Enterprise Mobile Apps – Don’t Just Shrink the Screen

    Enterprise Mobile Apps – Don’t Just Shrink the Screen

    Do you have a smart phone? I do, and chances are you do as well. In fact, research from Mary Meeker shows that today there are over $2.5 billion smartphone users around the world. Much like the internet before it smart phones and the rising use of ...

    Jason Dea

  • Can EHS & Quality Live Happily Ever After?

    Can EHS & Quality Live Happily Ever After?

    We do something quite unique at Intelex. We service both the safety and the quality needs of many organizations. As such I get a window into two critical, but often separate parts of an organization. I’m lucky to have had hundreds of ...

    Andrew Joycey

  • The Right Chart for the Right Time

    The Right Chart for the Right Time

    One of the biggest challenges for all professionals, including those in EHSQ, is determining the best way to leverage data to support your decisions and ideas. Data is the driving force behind most business decisions today, and it’s imperative ...

    Meraj Imani

  • Health and Safety Program Performance, Engagement and Autonomy

    Health and Safety Program Performance, Engagement and Autonomy

    The national retail federation in the U.S. estimates that retail supports 1 out of every 4 jobs in the United States. Retail is incredibly important to the global economy. In fact, many if not all of us have probably been employed by the retail ...

    Jason Dea

  • Transforming Health & Safety

    Transforming Health & Safety

    What got us to where we are today will not get us to where we want to be tomorrow. Decades of awareness building, training, and record keeping on Occupational Health and Safety – spearheaded by private and public enterprises and prodded along ...

    Jason Dea

  • Suppliers Want You to Be Their Customer of Choice

    Suppliers Want You to Be Their Customer of Choice

    Is your company recognized by its suppliers as a Customer of Choice? What exactly does this distinction mean and why is it important? A Customer of Choice is a customer recognized by many of its suppliers as a preferred customer for a ...

    Peter-Elias Alouche

  • Intelex at NSC’s 2016 Congress & Expo

    Intelex at NSC’s 2016 Congress & Expo

    NSC’s 2016 Congress & Expo October 17th-19th, 2016 Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim, California NSC’s 2016 Congress & Expo is only a week away and Intelex is thrilled to attend. The Congress & Expo event is one of the ...

    Jeremy DeMello

  • How to Develop an Enterprise Mobile Strategy

    How to Develop an Enterprise Mobile Strategy

    Digital technologies have moved from the shadows of business operations to the center stage, where they now touch every corner of the business and play an important role in corporate strategy. This drastic shift has far-reaching ...

    Alison Grenkie

  • The Future of Safety at EHS Today’s Safety Leadership Conference

    The Future of Safety at EHS Today’s Safety Leadership Conference

    Here at Intelex we rely on EHS Today as an important source of industry news, as do many of our customers. It was no surprise that their conference covered some of the most cutting-edge trends in the Environmental, Health and Safety space. Intelex ...

    Jeremy DeMello

  • Curtailing Construction’s Fatal Four: Countering Caught-In Injury Incidents

    Curtailing Construction’s Fatal Four: Countering Caught-In Injury Incidents

    The “Fatal Four” of construction are falls, electrocutions, workers being caught in or between objects, and worker being struck by objects. In the United States, these hazards consistently account for over 50% of construction worker ...

    Jeremy DeMello

  • The Mobile Advantage: How Technology is Changing EHSQ Management

    The Mobile Advantage: How Technology is Changing EHSQ Management

    There was a time when handling a mobile device in the workplace was deliberately avoided – it may even have resulted in some stern words from your boss. Not too long ago the very idea of swiping a smartphone on the job, in the field, ...

    Alison Grenkie

  • 5 Reasons to Keep Suppliers & Buyers in the Loop

    5 Reasons to Keep Suppliers & Buyers in the Loop

    Organizations love to make design changes to their products on a regular basis. Any firm producing a product, be it the Tesla Model S or McDonald’s French fries, strives to introduce incremental improvements to add new features, reduce costs, ...

    Peter-Elias Alouche

  • Curtailing Construction’s Fatal Four: Shrinking Struck-By Injury Incidents

    Curtailing Construction’s Fatal Four: Shrinking Struck-By Injury Incidents

    The “Fatal Four” of construction are falls, electrocutions, workers being caught in or between objects, and worker being struck by objects. In the United States, these hazards consistently account for over 50% of construction worker ...

    Jeremy DeMello

  • The Legacy of Labor Day

    The Legacy of Labor Day

    In North America, the September long weekend has come to signal the end of summer and the chance for one last backyard barbecue before the fall. Its original significance is sometimes lost on us in the hustle and bustle of back-to-school ...

    Alison Grenkie

  • How to Evolve Safety from Protection to Prevention to Prediction

    How to Evolve Safety from Protection to Prevention to Prediction

    I’m in the market to buy a new car. My shopping experience thus far has led me to be absolutely amazed by how much has changed in the automobile landscape in just a few years. The vehicle I’m replacing is only 6 years old, but in terms ...

    Jason Dea