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Executive Brief - November 2, 2017 - Pruitt Bars Some Scientists From Advising E.P.A.
NAEM Executive Brief November 2, 2017

“There is no shame in not knowing; the shame lies in not finding out.” - Russian Proverb

Pruitt Bars Some Scientists From Advising E.P.A.
Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, stripped a half-dozen scientists and academics of advisory positions and issued new rules barring anyone who receives E.P.A. grant money from serving on panels that counsel the agency on scientific decisions. The move will effectively bar a large number of academic researchers, many of them experts in fields ranging from toxicology to epidemiology, from advising the E.P.A. on scientific matters, since the agency is one of the largest funders of environmental research. Read more
The New York Times

Are Safety Slogans Effective?
Safety slogans are easy to come by, and they make managers feel good.  However, have we uncovered any credible data that links safety slogans to incident reduction? Read more
EHS Today

It's Time for a Fresh Look at Multi-Tenancy EHS Software
Software as a Service (SaaS) applications, also known as cloud solutions, have been evolving to meet today's EHS challenges. Still, many EHS professionals have outdated perceptions about cloud solutions, and may not realize the direct ways modern software can streamline compliance and improve EHS management. It's a good time to take a fresh look at the applications and strengths of SaaS solutions. Read more
This article is a benefit of VelocityEHS's sponsorship of the 2017 NAEM Forum.

The TSCA Inventory Notification (Active-Inactive) Rule
In 1978, the EPA, under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), called for the submission of lists of chemical substances manufactured or processed, used in commerce. The first comprehensive list of about 62,000 chemicals was published in 1979 and since that time, about 22,000 substances have been added to this list, called the TSCA Inventory. The EPA has set out to strengthen the management of this list with the TSCA Inventory (Active-Inactive) Rule. Find out what's happening and what you can expect moving forward. Read more
This article is a benefit of SiteHawk's sponsorship of the 2017 NAEM Forum.

The Root of All Evil: The Singular Root Cause

However you slice it, every incident has multiple causes. And however tempting it may be, none of those end at "human error". Well, not if you truly want to shift things for the better. Read more
Natalia Olive

The 5 Stages of Change
The idea that just thinking about what you want to change is an actual stage of change is so rational and obvious after the fact, but in the midst of contemplating change most people feel stuck. Breaking that cycle starts with a deeper understanding of what the process of change actually looks like. Read more
Thrive Global

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