E-book: Preparing for Stronger Refrigerant Regulations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s expanded refrigerant regulations that take effect in 2018 and 2019 will affect virtually every commercial and governmental operation in the United States. The new requirements for documentation, record-keeping and reporting will affect facility owners and managers, environmental managers, contractors and certified technicians. In this eBook, we discuss the changes and […]

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What to Expect When You are Inspected: Regulatory Background

A lot of individuals are afraid of being inspected, leading them to wonder, “Why did they pick me? Why are they at my facility? Will I be fined or penalized?” There are typically a lot more questions than answers in EHS managers’ minds during inspections. Inspection concerns are understandable. This is part one of a […]

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Doing Business in EU in the Next 5 Years… A Product Compliance Perspective: Brief

As the final significant EU REACH registration deadline looms on the horizon in 2018, it is an appropriate time to take stock of some of the important as well as new emerging requirements for doing business in the European Union from a product compliance perspective. In order to better understand a company’s many obligations within […]

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Sphera earns top position in latest Verdantix research on Chemical and Hazardous Waste Management solutions

This report contains an extract of the Verdantix analysis of the chemical and hazardous waste management functionality of twenty EHS software applications. While the majority of EHS decision-makers prefer the idea of purchasing a single, integrated software application to cover all EHS workflows, various factors such as unique industry-specific requirements, limited usage scenarios for software […]

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Non-Harmonization of GHS in North America? Blame Canada!

Overview: Since its first publication in 2003, over 50 distinct countries have adopted the Globally Harmonized System (GHS). Most recently in the United States, OSHA has adopted GHS making the first significant change to its Hazard Communication Standard in nearly 30 years. As the GHS wave continues and more countries adopt it, one thing has […]

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10 Ways to Minimize Product Compliance Risks: Brief

There are many benefits to a successful product compliance program, it: Ensures market access for your products Avoids production disruptions or delayed time-to-market Eliminates the need for product redesigns Safeguards the corporate brand In some cases it can even afford a competitive advantage. However, as complexities increase in compliance requirements, both from regulators and customers, […]

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Webinar: Industrial Hygiene – Functional Processing of Collected Metrics

Alcoa has, for many decades, pursued a best in class Health and Safety work environment and has demonstrated industry leading performance in this area. This webinar will cover a few aspects from Alcoa’s Industrial Hygiene management program.Organization and prioritization of Similar Exposure Groups (SEG) remains a challenge in Industrial Hygiene to manage the groups of […]

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E-Book: Run an Efficient EHS Audit Program

From an EHS audit efficiency standpoint, the identified audit platform technology, its interface, integrations, content and reports should resonate well with EHS audits and inspections methodology. A generic setup abstracted to support all audits may not work well and might drive the EHS auditor to look for alternate platforms or use the centralized audit system […]

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E-book: High Frequency Data – A Powerful Byte

Strategies to Ingest, Digest High-Frequency Data High-Frequency Data collection in Environmental, Health & Safety reporting can be a thing of beauty for companies that have the proper systems and solutions in place—or it can be an albatross for those organizations that aren’t properly prepared to handle the vast amount of data being generated. Being able […]

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5 Key Strategies for Managing Emerging Regulations

In the EHS world, nothing stands still and it can be challenging to personally track the regulations and rules that are constantly being established—and often revised—by the municipalities, states and countries in which your company does business. To do so effectively, you need a management system and a set of strategies that help you identify […]

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OSHA’s Recordkeeping Standard & Electronic Submission Survey

Is Your Company Prepared? Check out the results of BLR’s OSHA Recordkeeping Standard and Electronic Submission Survey sponsored by Sphera. The survey, conducted in May & June of 2017, sheds light on how companies are faring in response to OSHA’s upcoming 1904 recordkeeping rule updates and what solutions are expected to help them with electronic […]

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Workplace Safety Wearables

Wearables are not the wave of the future; they are here now, and they are here to stay. Besides athletic performance, we’ve already seen a movement toward wearables designed to help keep athletes safe from injury – we’re just scratching the surface in terms of being able to use the technology to its full potential. […]

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EHS Data and Analytics

Insights You Need to Run a Leading EHS Organization With data coming at us from all angles in EHS, what reports should we focus on? More importantly, what type of analytical information is the most appropriate when it comes to decision-making? If you are interested in learning about the Leading Indicators tracked by the most […]

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Health Hazard Data: Whitepaper

As global economies continue to adopt GHS and a mostly standardized classification system, one area that lacks harmonization is toxicity and ecotoxicity data used for classification. The potential difference in classifications determined can have consequences in terms of protection of health, environment, property, storage requirements and costs as well as marketability of products compared with […]

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Sustainability Reporting Authoritative Guide

Supporting Board’s Economic, Environment, Social and Governance Responsibilities Those in the corporate world who provide sustainability transparency do so under the definition that closely matches their own priorities and values. If your company is in the early stages of establishing sustainability strategies and sustainability reporting, it will more than likely be at the compliance end […]

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