Environmental Management Systems Articles

  • Vaclav Havel Airport Prague Case Study

    "The Scarecrow BIRD Tab system is very effective and easy to use. Airport operational staff can operate with the BIRD Tab system professionally after several weeks of experience " -Jan Kadlec , Head of Airfield Operations Václav Havel Airport Prague is the main international airport of Prague, the capital of Czech Republic It serves around 15 ...


    By Scarecrow Group Limited.

  • Christchurch Airport Case Study.

    "Effectiveness while using distress calls is great. It is easy to use. Until recently we have had limited training however the latest training just received has given a greater insight on how to make updates and changes to make it more site specific"- Ian FaulknerManager of Fire and Airfield Operations ...


    By Scarecrow Group Limited.

  • Georgia Power saves time and money while assuring compliance - Case Study

    The Enviance System, available on demand from any location with Internet access, is used by 90 transmission and distribution centers Georgia Power, the largest of Southern Company’s five electric utilities, has been providing ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • Substance compliance for sustainability

    Turning requirements into opportunities. Answers for industry. Substance compliance helps manufacturers develop products that comply with government mandated environmental regulations. Companies that leverage compliance as an integral element in their lifecycle processes (as opposed to treating compliance only as an event) gain competitive advantage by getting their products ...


    By thinkstep

  • Parts of a Flume

    In water management operations across the world, the most popular measurement tool is a flume. However, while these tools are commonly used, many people don’t understand the many crucial parts of this complicated device. To get the most out of the flumes in your water management system, it’s important to understand all of the different flume parts and how they work. ...


    By TRACOM Inc.

  • ISO 50001: the route to successful energy and carbon management

    ISO 50001 isn't one of those certificates that you work hard to gain and then quietly forget; it's the backbone of successful day-to-day energy and carbon management. The international energy management standard draws on global best practice from more than 50 countries. Evidence shows that ISO50001 accredited organisations ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Predictive Analytics Will Be Critical to Beating the Driver Shortage

    The number of people working in the U.S. trucking industry hit an all-time high in December: 1.47 million, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. That’s impressive — and great for the industry — but in no way does it eliminate the intense, industry-wide concern about and focus on the enormous projected need for more drivers every year through at least 2030.  ...


    By Omnitracs, LLC

  • How to make top-down and bottom-up sustainability converge

    Fits and starts are all too common in the sustainability world. One year you have budget for initiatives; the next you don’t. Management hails cost savings on individual projects, but they miss the big picture and fail to link progress across departmental boundaries. Bottom-up progress and top-down directives pass each other like proverbial ships in the night. But it doesn’t have to ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • 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 mobile devices is a technology trend that is influencing many facets of our lives ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • 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 conversations with our clients on the value and challenges of their safety and quality programs and in those discussions often hear some common themes. ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Mosul battle brings environmental damage, with serious impacts on health, prospects of recovery

    Civilians in Northern Iraq are falling victim to additional suffering - including near suffocation and respiratory illnesses - due to what appears to be a scorched-earth policy employed by retreating ISIL militants following the launch of a major military offensive to retake the city of Mosul. Nineteen oil wells have been set ablaze by armed groups near Al Qayyarah, located south-east of Mosul, ...

  • What will RainCatcher be exhibiting at RWM 2016?

    RWM is coming up soon: 13-15th September, 2016 — what will RainCatcher be exhibiting at the event? Why not ...

  • BBA Pumps introduces a new concept for high pressure high head and mining pumps

    BBA Pumps has made great strides in recent years in the development of clean and super silent mobile pump sets. This is driven in part by the stringent US EPA and European emissions legislations, whereby diesel-powered equipment in Europe must comply with the Stage V / Tier 4 requirement from 2019. Other continents, in which environmentally sustainable solutions were traditionally of lower ...


    By BBA Pumps North America

  • Designing out Risks in Road Safety

    Reviewing UK Legislation and Road Features  Road safety is a serious business; currently, in the UK alone a third of all annual road traffic accidents account for 1000 fatalities. Imagine that? One-thousand lives lost in preventable accidents, while including injury of all severities the Department for Transport reported a staggering 194,477 casualties in 2014. It goes ...


    By SHEilds Ltd

  • Preliminary Steps for Creating an Effective Safety Management System

    The following steps are RECOMMENDED, BEFORE developing / writing a Safety Management System for almost any industry or business in the world. Fully understand the organizations documented strategies, objectives, and goals. Identify one experienced / competent Subject Matter Expert (SME’S) within each discipline of the ...

  • The 3 Most Influential Topics of ASSE’s Safety 2016

    Last week, Intelex had the pleasure of attending the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Safety 2016 Conference. Recognized as one of the must-attend safety events, this year’s ASSE conference brought over 600 exhibitors and more than 4,000 occupational health and safety (OHS) professionals to Atlanta, Georgia to discuss emerging topics and trends relating to safety ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Career Benefits of an IOSH Managing Safely Qualification

    The career benefits of achieving an IOSH Managing Safely Qualification are most relevant to first line management and appointed safety representatives, helping learners to develop a balanced perspective of safety & health issues and an understanding related control systems. The course syllabus and training material introduces first line management team members into what an occupational health ...


    By SHEilds Ltd

  • 5 Errors That May be Impacting Your GFSI Compliance

    What is GFSI? The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is a global initiative for the continuous improvement of food safety management systems. The initiative’s goal is to ensure confidence in the delivery of safe food to consumers around the world. The initiative was launched in 2000 following a number of food safety crises that severely diminished consumers’ ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • How Transit Agencies Can Implement the FTA’s Safety Management System

    In a recent blog post, we highlighted key aspects relating to the Public Transportation Safety Program. ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • NextEra Environmental Compliance - Case Study

    Learn how NextEra (formerly FPL) uses mobility to manage their Environmental Compliance from the field.  Ian Cohen from NextEra discusses their use of regAction and how it has helped them maintain compliance.  NextEra is currently utilizing programs from regAction to track and manage their Audits, Incidents and Compliance related initiatives.  There is also a mobile component that ...


    By regAction

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