• The Path to Net Zero

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    The recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report (AR6)1 could not have been clearer. Human activity has warmed our planet and to manage global warming, we must limit cumulative carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to at least net zero, while cutting other greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. To keep global warming to 1.5°C as targeted by the Paris Agreement and to reduce the destructive impacts of climate change, global GHG emissions need to reach net zero by 2050. Without action, weather and climate extremes will become more frequent and intense in every region across the globe.
  • ISO 45001: Protecting Your People

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    Occupational health and safety management systems have traditionally focused on physical safety rather than broader health and well-being. With both the impact and costs of employee mental health building as a result of the pandemic, organizations are now recognizing that OH&S is no longer just about managing physical risk, it must address the often hidden challenges that mental health and well-being brings to the changing world of work.
  • 7 Steps to Develop and Implement an ESG Strategy

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    The time has passed for organizations to take a passive approach to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) planning. Now more than ever, investors, employees, and customers are shining a bright light on companies’ ESG strategies, practices, and performance when deciding where and with whom to partner with or invest in.
  • 5 Best Practices for a Successful Safety Observations Program

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    You may already have a program in place to capture near misses and incidents in your organization. But what about observations of at-risk or unsafe conditions or behaviors? Data on observations can help to identify hazards, risks, and behaviors that need to change. If your company does not have a program where workers can capture and report observations, there are five best practices to help you get started.
  • High Performing Health and Safety Programs Rely on EHS Software

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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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

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    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

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    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

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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.
  • How We Integrated Safety With Office 365

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    IT integration is the top concern for EHS software buyers. And, in a time when business is more reliant on IT than ever, disparate systems can be an even bigger problem for EHS teams. However, it’s a challenge the Safety department at one New Jersey utilities company has been able to solve. Read their story here.
  • ISO 45001: Your Questions Answered

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    Get answers to some of the most common questions about ISO 45001, including: preparing for ISO 45001, understanding the standard and terminology, addressing health and safety during a pandemic, mental health and well being, and integrated management systems.
  • Managing Workplace Risk with Gensuite’s Pandemic Risk Management Module

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    Rob Somers, Senior Director, Global Environment Health & Safety, shares how the Perrigo Company is currently leveraging the Gensuite Pandemic Risk Management module to effectively and efficiently manage Covid-19 in the workplace across their enterprise.
  • Best of 2020 in EHS & Sustainability

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    Check out the top 2020 NAEM resources accessed by our EHS&S community.
  • 4 Keys to a Solid Safety Audit and Inspection Program

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    When was the last time you took a long, honest look at your environment, health, and safety program? If it’s been a while, or you can’t remember—or if you’ve never conducted a safety inspection or audit before—it’s time to get to work.
  • The Power of a Handwritten Note

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    Never forget the power of a handwritten note. They build relationships. We all need to feel valued, and handwritten notes show thoughtfulness and appreciation.

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