Insights on Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S), Operational Risk and Product Stewardship

May 23rd, 2017

Canadian GHS Gets a New Transition Timeline

Who: Canada Canadian Regulators have issued an extension of the deadlines for the application of Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System 2015. WHMIS 2015 outlines Canada’s implementation of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling for Chemicals, better known as GHS. Implication: Manufacturers and importers now have until June 1, 2018, to comply with the […]

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May 19th, 2017

Irfan Mamoojee

Sphera TV: Incident reporting in multiple languages

In this edition of Sphera Insights, Irfan Mamoojee, Rivo’s global solutions director, shows us how Rivo software allows users to report or translate incidents in 50 different languages. Once a report is translated, the incident reports are updated into the chosen language for the person reading the report, but, of course, the original language remains […]

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May 18th, 2017

Kevin Jurica

Canada’s Filling Up With Oil and Gas, Environmental Regulations

As the Toronto Star reported on April 21, 2017, Canada has pushed back its new methane gas regulations for the Oil and Gas industry by three years until 2023. Even so, a spokeswoman for Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change told the newspaper that the country would still be on pace to cut methane […]

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May 15th, 2017

Paul Marushka

Sphera’s Focus on Innovation

At Sphera, we take risk very seriously. This is why our mission, in large part, requires the monitoring, assessing, adopting and evolving of the critical technology trends that help keep companies in compliance with operational, product stewardship, environmental, health and safety requirements today—and tomorrow.

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May 14th, 2017

Irfan Mamoojee

Sphera TV: Access incident reports in 3 easy steps

In this edition of Sphera Insights, Irfan Mamoojee, Rivo’s global solutions director, shows us the three steps you can use to access your incident and near-miss information using Rivo software—from the initial first report of the incident to the information connected to the incident after the initial report to the final incident closure and management. […]

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May 10th, 2017

Irfan Mamoojee

Sphera TV: Dashboards in Rivo

In this edition of Sphera Insights, Irfan Mamoojee, Rivo’s global solutions director, shows how companies can use Rivo’s dashboard capabilities to zone in on the information that is relevant to you. Using a lasso tool, users can focus on the areas of the world that are of most interest to them by circling locations on […]

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May 9th, 2017

Craig Sivils

Announcing Sphera’s 2017 Operational Risk Benchmarking Study

Don’t risk missing this opportunity! In June 2017, Sphera will begin creating our second-annual Operational Risk Benchmarking study, and open enrollment starts now. This is the second year that Sphera will be conducting the study. Last year a dozen companies participated, and we’re looking to expand that roster of organizations for 2017. Customers that participate […]

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May 8th, 2017

Irfan Mamoojee

Sphera TV: Rivo’s mobile experience

In this edition of Sphera Insights, Irfan Mamoojee, Rivo’s global solutions director, explains the benefits of Rivo’s app. Having mobile technology available allows workers to be able to record their incidents, near-misses or conduct audits or field risk assessments quickly and efficiently. What’s great about the mobile software is it’s completely configurable to your organization’s […]

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May 8th, 2017

James Tehrani

Introducing Sphera Sustainability Day

Our world, our future, our responsibility to cultivate Sustainability. The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs predicts the world population will hit 10 billion by 2056, which is up 33 percent from our current population of 7.5 billion and a robust 257 percent from the 2.8 billion people who inhabited the earth in […]

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