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September 18th, 2017

James Tehrani

Things to Do in Brussels Before, During and After inspire 2017

Brussels is the unofficial “capital” of Europe, and it is a city that is no stranger to risks, making it a perfect location for us to show off our risk-mitigation solutions at inspire EMEA, which takes place Nov. 7-9 at the beautiful Radisson Blu Royal Hotel. You Go, Hugo To get a sense of the […]

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August 30th, 2017

Brazil Transport Updates

Who: Brazil Implication: The Brazilian ANTT resolution 5232, which has been effective since Dec. 16, 2016, was originally slated to become mandatory on July 16, 2017, at the end of the transition period. The resolution covers the land transportation of dangerous goods. However, Brazil has just extended the end of the transition period to Dec. 16, […]

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August 29th, 2017

Kimberly Bull

LCID Methodology: Where the Rubber Meets the Road

The REACH registration process is in the final stages of its aim to improve the communication of information on the safe use of chemical substances in the supply chain. With the 2018 Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals registration deadline for low-volume chemicals less than a year away, registrants are busy with the preparation […]

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August 24th, 2017

James Tehrani

Things to Do in Austin Before, During and After inspire 2017

We’re only a couple of months away from inspire North America, which takes place in the Lone Star State Oct. 22-25. And we just can’t wait. It’s all happening in Austin, Texas, because, well, Austin is a very happenin’ place! Four decades after the late, great Stevie Ray Vaughan (whose Austin-based statue you see pictured […]

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August 17th, 2017

Narenderpal Marwaha

Personalities & PHAs

6 Personality Types We’ve Witnessed During Hazard Studies …and how to deal with them. The world is made up of different personalities from extreme extroverts to indecisive introverts and everything in between, and people react to situations differently. It’s what makes us unique. When you go to a risk assessment facilitation meeting (be it a […]

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August 15th, 2017

PHA-Pro Infographic

Adopting a Holistic Approach to Effective Process Safety Management

Is your Process Safety Management (PSM) program up to date? One of the most technical elements of a PSM—a Process Hazard Analysis—requires engineers and maintenance leaders to analyze the consequences of various safety failures. Sphera’s PHA-Pro solution helps organizations conduct their risk studies easily and thoroughly, resulting in a more responsive and efficient business process. […]

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August 15th, 2017

James Tehrani

OSHA’s New Incident Recordkeeping Rules Are Coming; Are You Ready?

Here’s one for the record books. With OSHA’s upcoming recordkeeping rules set to go into effect later this year, Sphera and EHS Daily Advisor surveyed more than 400 Environmental Health & Safety leaders to learn more about how prepared they think they are for the upcoming electronic incident and illness tracking requirements. Encouragingly, 4 out […]

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August 8th, 2017

Jeff Ladner

Sphera TV: The rise of environmental accounting

In this edition of “Insights,” Jeff Ladner, Sphera’s vice president of environmental performance solutions, discusses the challenges Sphera customers face in terms of environmental accounting, including the growing interest in environmental and social governance disclosures in terms of accountability and the evolving and more stringent regulatory landscape. The principal challenge is collecting and processing immense […]

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August 8th, 2017

Compliance Alerts, Product Stewardship

Revised UN GHS Rules Go Into Effect

Who: The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, or UNECE, published the 7th revision to the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, or GHS, in July. Implication: This revision contains new and revised provisions for classifying and labeling chemical substances and guidance for preparing Safety Data […]

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