Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Basics of Stormwater Permitting

One of the areas I recently investigated for an industrial client was the need for a stormwater permit or a No Exposure Certificate so I thought this would be a good topic of which to give an overview.   Stormwater … Continue reading

Posted in EHS Compliance | Comments Off on The Basics of Stormwater Permitting

Using Strategic Thinking

There is lots of buzz about “strategy” from strategic planning to strategic objectives but having a strategic though pattern can assist an EHS professional in ensuring effectiveness.      Strategic thinking was the title of one of the sessions I … Continue reading

Posted in EHS Leadership, EHS Management, Safety Culture | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Using Strategic Thinking

NFPA Standards Incorporated by Reference

Did you know the following 36 National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) standards and any revisions thereafter are incorporated by reference  into the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) regulations per 29 CFR 1910.6?  This means that an OSHA audit can yield findings … Continue reading

Posted in EHS Compliance | Tagged , , | Comments Off on NFPA Standards Incorporated by Reference

Visual Communications & Spill Containment Strategies and Techniques

By Guest Blogger:  Jack Rubinger From Portland to Pittsburgh, from the Arctic to the Adriatic, industrial chemical spills are common. Spill response teams need to act fast when these events occur, with the appropriate cleanup and communications supplies on hand. Industry … Continue reading

Posted in Hazardous Materials Management | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Visual Communications & Spill Containment Strategies and Techniques

Feedback: A Key to a Great EHS Program

Last week I had the privilege of attending the American Society of Safety Engineers Leadership Symposium “Safety is about Leadership.”  I had the opportunity to meet leaders in the industries of Organizational Development and Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Management.  … Continue reading

Posted in EHS Management Techniques | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Feedback: A Key to a Great EHS Program