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  • High Performing Health and Safety Programs Rely on EHS Software

    By: Toby Graham
    October 12, 2021
    High Performing Health and Safety Programs Rely on EHS Software
    Upgrading systems or investing in new technology requires a system-wide change that typically starts with the question, “What’s the return on investment?” Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) program managers, along with those involved in the day-to-day operations of safety programs, are helping us answer that question, and will lead their organizations to improve their health and safety programs.
  • The Power of a Centralized ESG Management System to Streamline Company Acquisitions

    By: Lindsay Brill
    October 11, 2021
    The Power of a Centralized ESG Management System to Streamline Company Acquisitions
    Mergers and acquisitions are a common practice in today’s increasingly global world. While deals are getting bigger, piquing the interest of more companies to follow suit, the reality of mergers and acquisitions for leaders and their employees involved in the undertaking can be a challenging one filled with on-going changes and uncertainties.
  • On-Site & Remote: A flexible approach to ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 certification

    By: Bill Barnes
    October 8, 2021
    NAEM Blog: Onsite and Remote: A flexible approach to ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 certification
    When NA Höganäs decided to pursue significant growth objectives in North America, certification to ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 helped demonstrate a commitment to increasingly important safety and environmental considerations. Here, we speak with David Johnson – EHS Manager at NA Höganäs – about the role that a blended on-site and remote approach to auditing played in helping NA Höganäs meet its business-critical certification plans during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • EHS and Its Value to Management

    By: Langdon Dement
    October 5, 2021
    EHS and its Value to Management
    Workplace health and safety is essential in creating effective businesses that are productive, provide quality at all levels, and empower employees to be engaged, no matter the situation. That being said, not all organizations are at a place of “internal comfort” when it comes to health and safety.
  • Natural Processes Can Provide a Tailwind For Contaminant Remediation

    By: Julio A. Zimbron
    September 29, 2021
    Experiencing contaminant remediation fatigue? Natural processes could give you a tailwind
    Natural contaminant degradation processes fueled by microbial activity have become a potent tool for environmental managers looking for socially responsible remediation strategies.
  • How Management of Change Brings EHS and Operations Together

    By: Jean-Grégoire Manoukian
    September 28, 2021
    How Management of Change Brings EHS and Operations Together
    There are probably many instances out there where EHS and Operations are not working together as much as they should. Similarly, there are many examples of how a platform like Enablon helps to create greater opportunities for both departments to work together in order to improve safety and productivity. This post focuses on Management of Change as an example.
  • Safety in a Lightning Fast, Ever-Changing Environment

    By: Langdon Dement
    August 16, 2021
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    As health and safety professionals, we are constantly on the move trying to determine various ways to keep the workplace, and our workers, healthy and safe every day. We strive to uncover new ideas for employee engagement, easier ways to streamline and implement processes, spend more time out in the workplace, and ultimately add overall value, while still performing our "must do's" for the job. With that in mind, how do we truly make positive improvements in the workplace? More importantly, how do we implement these improvements for our employees?
  • Safety and Inclusion: The Enlightened Alliance

    By: Heather Ingraham, CHMM
    August 5, 2021
    Safety and Inclusion
    This year for National Safety Month, CF Industries explored safety through a broader lens. In the past, CF’s focus has been on physical safety – for example, are you in the line of fire, are you protected from rotating equipment, are chemicals kept in the pipe. That approach helped us achieve many safety records along the way.
  • Organizations Must Prepare for Regulatory Change

    By: Laura Andrew
    July 29, 2021
    NAEM Blog Organizations Must Prepare For Regulatory Change
    Environment, health, and safety (EHS) managers know that theirs is a profession of constant change. EHS is founded on a cycle of continuous improvement, and moving beyond compliance is a perpetual goal towards which to strive. However, EHS professionals should expect a greater than usual level of change in the coming months and years—and it’s imperative to be prepared.
  • ISO 45001: Stay Ahead Of The Curve - Six Strategic Considerations For Health & Safety

    By: James Pomeroy
    April 1, 2021
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    LR Health, Safety, Environment and Security Director offers six suggestions for the strategic agenda of health and safety professionals, including: Taking a new view to safety, a holistic view: people and process safety risk, appropriate critical risk controls, first principles for third parties, the return to the workplace, and ISO 45001 as a strategic asset.
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