Compliance Management Articles

  • Spotlight On the Enhesa Team: Linda Perry

    Enhesa is a multi-national, multi-cultural company that helps global companies be aware of and stay in compliance with environmental, health, and safety laws. Enhesa is able to provide our services thanks to our in-house team – based across our three corporate offices. In this regular feature, you will be able to meet and get to know some of the Enhesa Team, the people that make our ...

  • NMS Laboratories Chooses Qualtrax

    National Medical Services, popularly known as NMS, has chosen Qualtrax as its Quality and Compliance Management Solution. NMS is a world leader in laboratory testing and services, offering testing across many different disciplines and fields. Qualtrax is proud to help them maintain ABFT, ASCLD/LAB International ISO/IEC 17025, CAP ISO 15189, CAP-LAP, and ...


    By Qualtrax Inc

  • Understanding the UK Labour Standards Assurance System [eBook]

    The Labour Standards Assurance System (LSAS) is designed to reduce the incidence of labor standards abuses in the medical supply industry. Companies who supply to, or will supply to, National Health Service (NHS) Supply Chain must ensure the use of fair labor in their supply chain. The LSAS was developed by NHS Supply Chain, the Department of Health and other industry ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • Policy Management – The Cost of Non-Compliance Series: The Cost of Penalties for Manual Lifecycle Management

    In our previous post, we discussed the cost of resources related to the manual management of policies and procedures in this SlideShare. In part two of our “Cost of Non-Compliance” series, ...


    By Convergepoint

  • Compliance on the Cutting Edge - Keep Your Company From Becoming an Expensive Lesson in Non-Compliance

    When your company is operating on the cutting edge of technology or seeking to establish a foothold in a new market created by modern technology, the mundane requirements of staying compliant to existing legislation can seem to be archaic and ...


    By Convergepoint

  • Safety at work: Safealign & Bapp Technology - Case Study

    Leadership development at Montataire, France As a global leader in domestic paints, AkzoNobel manufactures and distributes a complete range of internal and external decorating products in France for both professionals and non-professionals alike. The company also manufactures and distributes building products, including paints used to treat wood, primary materials such as additives, ...

  • What You Should Know from DHSS’s Latest Resource: “Practical Guidance for Healthcare Governing Boards on Compliance Oversight”

    In April 2015, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHSS) released a new “educational resource” to provide guidance to the governing boards of healthcare organizations to help them meet their compliance plan oversight obligations. Entitled, “ ...


    By Convergepoint

  • Increasing Environmental Commitment in Supply Chain Performance Management

    In 2015, China reinforced its environmental policies and laws, strengthening air and water pollution controls. Trend toward Environmental Commitment Almost immediately, polluters found themselves subject to litigation, for example, a group of chemical companies subjected to compensation demands for about US$26 million (1). China is supporting victims of ...


    By SGS

  • Policies and Procedures Management – Enjoying Your Next Audit

    If you were to look up the term ‘necessary evil’ in a dictionary, there should probably be a picture of an auditor included somewhere in the definition. Everyone can appreciate the valuable work that auditors do in keeping organizations in compliance, but nobody wants to see them show up in their department, especially if that arrival is unannounced. Surprise inspections or spot ...


    By Convergepoint

  • Policy Management – DCSCA – Drug Supply Chain Integrity

    When the Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA) was signed by President Obama on November 27, 2013, advocates hoped that the confusing patchwork of State laws governing drug pedigree and tracing would finally be replaced by a comprehensive solution for the ‘3T’s’ (Transaction History, Transaction Statement, and Transaction Information) of the increasingly complex pharmaceutical ...


    By Convergepoint

  • Enhancing Your Role as a Standards Professional: Part 3: Maximizing the Value of Your Participation in Standards Development

    A mindmap can help standards professionals communicate the complex connections of standards development, business benefits and the details of both: here’s what to consider. It is difficult to overestimate the importance of standards to competitiveness. A lack of standardization can keep products and services from working effectively with other ...


    By ASTM International

  • Legal Compliance Responsibility Ultimately Rests with your Board

    Companies have growing compliance requirements with a clear responsibility for respecting laws and regulations that go all the way to the top of the organization. Since our blog posts typically concern ways to meet compliance requirements, we thought it would be interesting to explain why those with decision-making powers need to understand and meet the obligations ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Hot Source: Supply Chain Risk Management, EU Food Labelling Regulations, Live Cockroach Traps and More

    Supply chain management remains at the top of the Hot Source agenda Some of the key findings of SGS’s global industry survey on “Supply Chain Risk Management: How vulnerable is your supply chain”, completed by industries in 48 different countries, have been included in this issue. A full account of our survey results will be included in a new white paper, ...


    By SGS

  • A multi–agent approach for dynamic production and distribution scheduling

    In an age when enterprises are increasingly dependent on their suppliers and customers, individual companies should broaden their scope in order to include other organisations participating in the same value chain. Consequently, different parties of the chain ought to exchange information to make sound decisions in order to cut down global costs or improve customer service. This paper proposes a ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Overview of supply chain risk management and the current issues of closed-loop supply chain in China

    The research on supply chain management has focused on such issues as supplier selection and negotiation, logistics and network design, inventory planning, etc. However, recent food safety incidences in China not only hurt consumers’ confidence, but also caused significant economic loss to the players throughout the food supply chain. Therefore, how to effectively measure and mitigate supply ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • If a tree falls in the supply chain

    Forests provide habitat for over half of the world’s terrestrial plant and animal species, mitigate climate change by sequestering carbon, and contribute the livelihoods of more than 1 billion people around the world. But they’re rapidly disappearing: 13 million acres of forests have been leveled each year over the past decade, largely due to the global demand for beef, palm oil, ...


    By Ensia

  • Managing multiple business requirements with one solution

    Challenge: A European transportation company engaged the services of Antea Group to help manage thousands of permits and associated requirements along their extensive network of railways. The client desired a single database to facilitate the organization, visibility, assignments and tracking of compliance and compliance related activities. Antea Group proposed iEHS as the tool to ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • BAM Nuttall - BS 11000 - Case Study

     joined-up approach “BS 11000 isn’t a silver bullet but a tool to help improve the way in which we do business. It will help improve the bottom line and it will help us retain staff. Conflict tends to drive people away but BS 11000 can help us avoid that conflict.”  David Anderson, BAM Nuttall.  The benefits of working ...


    By LRQA Limited

  • Special Report: Achieving Safety Excellence

    For airline operators, airports and ground support organizations around the world, complete, sustained compliance with standards and regulations related to safety and quality is of paramount importance. Yet ensuring ongoing conformance to all key requirements can be a challenge for many aviation and aerospace organizations, especially those that manage compliance through disparate, manual and ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Locating suppliers in peace and disaster time with uncertain demand and traffic

    In emergency supply chain for disaster relief, as a commercial entity, to guarantee the quality of service, the supplier needs to satisfy the uncertain demand for its customers in peace time, and cope with the uncertain demand and traffic in disaster time. To coordinate the deployment problems of the suppliers in peace and disaster time, a two–stage stochastic location model is proposed to cope ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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