Monthly Archives: June 2012

Are Radical Changes Required to Implement An Effective Safety Culture?

I recently read an article entitled The CEO of Anglo American on Getting Serious About Safety featured in the Harvard Business Review about tough decisions Cynthia Carroll made to begin shifting the culture of her company.  The article was thought provoking and … Continue reading

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What is the Pulse of Your EHS Program?

The pulse of an Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Program is the measurement of how quickly it responds to the changes in regulatory requirements, new processes and equipment, or modifications to existing processes and equipment. Does your organization’s EHS Program … Continue reading

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The ABCs of EHS Compliance–Part One

As an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Professional and Consultant, I am often asked to describe the responsibilities or functions of this profession.  Prior to answering this question let’s begin with a review of some general definitions. The term environment … Continue reading

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Dollars and Sense: The Value of Environmental, Health & Safety Compliance

Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) compliance is often perceived as non-value added legal requirements; however there is data that supports the exact opposite.  The Environmental Protection Agency’s  (EPA’s) most recent annual report indicates that regulatory non-compliances in Fiscal Year (FY) … Continue reading

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