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Executive Brief - November 30, 2017 - Temp Workers File Lost-Time Claims Twice As Often, According T
NAEM Executive Brief November 30, 2017

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." - Winston S. Churchill (1874 – 1965), British statesman, army officer, and writer

Temp Workers File Lost-Time Claims Twice As Often, According To Study
The study of claimants found that temporary workers were less likely to receive training, had less control of their schedules, and were screened less frequently for applicable work experience. Read more
Safety and Health Magazine

New Eye Tracking Research Tackles Safety and Performance in Manufacturing
The results of a new eye-tracking study, designed to understand how visual concentration impacts worker safety and performance in a high-risk, dangerous job, revealed unique insights for reducing the risk of accidents, creating new efficiencies and improving how new hires are trained. Read more
EHS Today

Best Practices for Implementing an Intelligent Compliance Program: Part Two of a Three-Part Series
In the midst of organizational change, regardless of scale, consistent support at the top level is vital. It is just as important to have buy-in from those directly and indirectly affected. When implementing an EHSQ compliance program, all members of the organization, from upper to middle management to the frontline, have an important part in ensuring success. Read more...
Green Tie Blog - The following article was sponsored and authored by Verisk 3E and Intelex as part of a series. NAEM did not influence the editorial direction of this content, nor does it necessarily share the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed by the authors.

Conducting an Internal Compliance Audit
Most audits are conducted by regulatory agencies for compliance reasons. An internal compliance audit, by contrast, is done pre-emptively. This article outlines the benefits of conducting an internal compliance audit so that operations managers might avoid regulatory confrontations by heading off potential issues before they get serious, as well as find areas where the operation may be wasting money or time – all while also helping to foster good relations with the community. Read more
This article is a benefit of Civil & Environmental Consultants' sponsorship of the 2017 NAEM Forum.

EHS Data Validation: A Blend of Human and Software Excellence
Manual EHS data analysis and validation don't work anymore. Today, more data is needed than ever before, and human activity should not be wasted on low-level tasks. A top-quality EHS data validation system includes several key attributes, including validation rules and consistency checks that incorporate best judgment. This creates a perfect match of software capabilities and human intellect. Read more
This article is a benefit of Enablon's sponsorship of the 2017 NAEM Forum.

The World Produces More Than 3.5 Million Tons Of Garbage A Day, And That Figure Is Growing
On average, Americans throw away their own body weight in trash every month. Here is a look at how trash is handled in six metropolitan areas around the world, and the approaches taken to reduce the amount of trash that is landfilled and incinerated. Read more
The Washington Post

Disaster Relief and Holiday Giving: 5 Ways to Optimize Corporate and NGO Support
Traditionally, one-third of all charitable donations are made at the end of the year. With the holidays approaching after a string of massive natural disasters, here are five ways to help organizations continue an intentional strategy that engages customers and donors but is sensitive to donor fatigue. Read more
Sustainable Brands

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To Make the Most of an EHS & Sustainability Software Investment, Don’t Skimp on the Implementation

March 7, 2018

Software is a powerful tool for accelerating EHS & Sustainability performance, but even the best tool can fail if it’s not implemented well, according to a new NAEM report that was published today. At the heart of the findings in NAEM’s “Ready, Set, Implement: How to Successfully Deploy an EHS & Sustainability Software System” is that success—or failure— often comes down to how well the company mapped the system to its core processes, trained its users and sold the value to the organization.

NAEM to Showcase Solutions to Manage, Leverage and Master EHS&S Data

January 19, 2018

On March 5-7 NAEM will host its annual EHS&S Software and Data Management Conference to explore common data management challenges, showcase software solutions and identify opportunities to leverage analytics effectively. The annual conference will feature nine user demonstrations, interactive discussions, a full exhibit hall of the leading solution providers and an agenda designed to meet the needs of users at different stages of the journey.

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