In the Oil & Gas industry, it’s far easier to explain the importance of workplace safety than it is to ensure that safety. You need to protect your workers and the public throughout the entire lifecycle of your project, while complying with the relevant... more
One of the most critical components of your business is ensuring the safety of your employees. This isn’t just a requirement from a compliance perspective, it also ensures you aren’t exposed to undue risk and that your corporate performance is maximized.... more
Every day, greater emphasis is being placed on sustainable business practices and organizations bear the burden of implementing and reporting on various sustainability initiatives across their companies. The challenge with sustainability reporting is... more
Despite all of the tools at our disposal, many companies are still struggling to find the best way to manage their Environment, Health and Safety and Quality data and processes. Siloed data, reactive programs, inadequate follow-up, poor visibility and... more
Managing incidents and investigations can be a time consuming, manual task. Particularly if you are relying on paper-based systems or inefficient spreadsheets that make collating and sharing information among business units cumbersome and prone to error.... more
If you work in the Oil and Gas industry, the time to ensure that you are API Q2 compliant is quickly running out. Any service organization wishing to continue working with major oil producers must comply with the new standard. With the first API Q2 audits... more
History is littered with examples of industrial accidents caused by the inability to effectively manage and mitigate the potential negative impacts of change. It is essential that each proposed change is meticulously tracked and controlled to ensure risks... more
The classic approach to safety management typically involves documenting recordable incidents, lost time and – whenever they should occur – fatalities. But while this inherently flawed approach works for basic regulatory reporting, it does nothing to... more
Environment, health and safety (EHS) legislative and regulatory requirements across the U.S. are constantly shifting and evolving. But with an enormous amount of laws, regulations and rulemakings in progress at any given time, it's hard to separate the... more
Businesses are increasingly trying to cultivate sustainable supply chains, and many are realizing that making environmental considerations a cornerstone of supply chain management can actually boost overall profit margins. However, companies that want... more
Technology has enabled 21st century business to gain insight into organizational performance in a way never before imagined and this increased visibility has carried big benefits. But increasingly we're asking whether robust access to data is actually... more
Ensuring you get the best EHS software solution for your organization means providing a Request for Proposals (RFP) that clearly communicates your company's key priorities, needs and objectives. But building an RFP can be an exhausting, labour-intensive... more
Food Safety is a growing priority for food and beverage companies across the U.S. and around the world, with recent sweeping food safety legislation and increasing public concern over foodborne illness and contamination. Supply chain traceability has... more
It’s been two years and one presidential election since the sweeping Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law and while it has been slow to materialize, it is gaining momentum. Though questions still abound on the future of the legislation... more
Airline safety is changing. Between demographic shifts in airline leadership, evolving safety regulations, and an increasing role of technology in airline quality and safety management, old ways are growing irrelevant and to stay competitive, airlines... more
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has been clear about one thing for the past two years: a comprehensive injury and illness prevention program (I2P2, as it is called) will be rolled out soon, and it will radically change the... more
Ensuring incident forms are accurate and completed on time is a challenging process for any business. Yet, in order to avoid fines, reduce the chance of costly lawsuits, and stabilize insurance premiums – not to mention proactively mitigate the occurrence... more
Acknowledging the need for an effective training strategy is only the first step you need to take to ensure your organization is ready for the myriad of challenges that will be part of keeping your workforce properly trained, highly productive, and happy.... more
Maintaining quality products and services along with a high level of customer satisfaction is critical for maximizing profit in today’s global economic climate. However, quality management is often a target for budget cuts and personnel changes as profit... more
Staying on top of regulatory requirements for companies with global operations can be a daunting task. Add to this the need to ensure all of your EHS permits are up to date and accurate in every country or region where you operate and the task gets even... more
Deloitte’s recent report on the Top 10 Trends in Mining highlighted some of the biggest pains faced by mining companies today. From substantial costs of doing business, to labour pains, to a web of incomprehensible legislative hurdles it’s getting harder... more
Achieving success and sustained compliance in oil and gas means having visibility of key performance indicators, essential measures that enable businesses to respond to changing circumstances. However, organizations too often rely on ‘lagging’ performance... more
Quality Management and ISO standards have become a ubiquitous part of contemporary business. You don’t have to travel very far to see an ISO 9001-certified sign, but for some the very meaning of ‘quality’ has become elusive.
”9001: A Quality Odyssey”... more
The act of reporting an incident is just the first step in the entire incident lifecycle. How you manage the following steps will have a very significant impact on your business.
Life After the Incident: Claims, Cases, Lost Time and the Hidden Cost of... more
Increasingly, ISO 14001 has become the go-to environmental management standard for cities, state governments, and public sector organizations of every size and shape. With today’s emphasis on sustainability and environmental responsibility, it’s incumbent... more
Safety is undeniably an essential priority for mine operators. This was well articulated by Joseph Main, Director for Mine Safety and Health Administration, in a recent Leadership Lessons profile for a book called “Making a Difference: Leading in Government”... more
The landscape of food safety in America is changing. While the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has yet to define the exact requirements of the landmark Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) signed into law last year, what’s clear is food and beverage... more
Companies of any size and scope can benefit from streamlining energy management and optimizing energy consumption. To achieve this, many organizations are turning to ISO 50001, a voluntary international standard developed by ISO (International Organization... more
In today’s economy, an effective training and development program isn’t just a nice-to-have – it’s an essential part of doing business and staying competitive. However, organizations often have difficulty developing and retaining skilled employees and... more
Quality management and the international quality standard ISO 9001 are frequently associated with industries such as manufacturing. But increasingly, service-based organizations like municipalities have been learning the value of streamlined quality management.... more
Moving from an ad hoc approach to quality management to a streamlined, proactive quality management system (QMS) can be daunting for organizations of any size. Further, achieving buy-in for ISO 9001 implementation from senior management can be a challenging... more
Many organizations struggle with the best way to effectively manage their safety incidents. All too often incidents are managed through the use of spreadsheets or paper-based approaches that are a drain on time and provide questionable accuracy.
Going paperless has become a growing trend within organizations around the world as emphasis on environmental stewardship and corporate social responsibility has reached an all-time high. In this FREE 30-minute webinar, Gina Macilwraith, EHS Director... more
Does your organization hold formal, classroom-style compliance training? Or, maybe you prefer the increasingly popular bottom-up approach, which features the flexibility of self-lead learning.
Watch this FREE 30 minute on-demand webinar and you will... more
Sponsored by Intelex, this webcast, recorded March 30, 2010 highlights how Best-in-Class organizations are successfully managing environment, health and safety programs from a people, processes, and technology perspective.
It focuses on the role software... more
Spend too much time scheduling, assigning and monitoring training requirements?Running into frustrations with your Excel based training system?Need a more efficient way of managing your organization's training program?Let Intelex Senior Product Specialist... more
Let Intelex Senior Product Specialist Daniel Marcus take you through an informative and hands on demonstration of the Intelex Document Control software module and its capabilities.
Managing critical corporate documents effectively can have a huge impact... more
Is your organization in the process of evaluating or purchasing an Environmental, Health & Safety or Quality management software system? If so, a key process you must consider is how will it be implemented across your organization. As it is always best... more
Having a formalized system in place to track and evaluate the performance of your suppliers and vendors is essential to the smooth operation and profit of your organization. Taking a strategic approach to this process can yield significant improvements... more
Purchasing EHS management software is a considerable investment for any organization – which means the right steps should be taken to ensure the best fit solution is chosen. In this free webinar, Intelex solution expert Daniel Marcus provides a comprehensive... more