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The Role of Risk Management Software in Key EHS Processes

EHS / January 25, 2017

Risk-based thinking is the driving force behind many successful EHS processes. From how you prioritize tasks to how you carry them out, being aware of risk can help you act in the most efficient and productive way.

Calculating risk is important because it gives you a measurable value to associate with events so you can compare, prioritize and understand potential impacts.

Here are three key EHS processes that benefit the most from risk management and mitigation.

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3 Key Areas for EHS Risk Management

EHS / January 4, 2017

For EHS organizations, high-impact adverse events can cause injuries, regulatory penalties and sustainability issues.

Knowing how to assess and manage risk can drastically reduce the likelihood of these events. With an EHS Management System, built-in risk tools let you manage EHS risk in 3 key areas.

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Ensuring Safety with Automated EHS Solutions

EHS / October 26, 2016

Environmental Health and Safety organizations deal with a variety of materials, some of which may be hazardous. In any situation it is important to handle these materials with care. Chemicals or other complex materials could be hazardous to not only the health of the handler, but to the environment it surrounds.

Therefore, users must know beforehand about the specific material and how to handle it. Not knowing could result in disaster.  

This is why an automated EHS Management System is important.

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Take Down Risks with EHS Management Software

EHS / July 27, 2016

The goal of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) organizations is to protect employees, the public and the environment.  With that goal comes large responsibility. How can EHS organizations prevent incidents and accidents that can occur within every day operations? How can managers reduce the amount of incidents and mitigate the chance of threats from coming back? It sounds like a daunting task, but with automated technology it doesn’t have to be.

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From Training to Risk Management: 4 Ways an EHS System Benefits You

EHS / April 27, 2016

Health is Wealth. That’s what they say right? Well for EHS organizations this expression holds true.  Automated EHS Management software helps maintain a safer industry while enabling organizations to become more environmentally responsible or “healthy” overall. Here’s how.

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3 Ways Automation Improves Safety In EHS

EHS / March 30, 2016

Safety is the number one priority of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) professionals. According to the Triumvirate Environmental’s first annual state of EH&S report, safety is also the biggest challenge facing organizations in 2016.  Additionally, understaffing in EHS is rampant and more than 72% of EHS professionals feel their department is currently understaffed. The report also states that 79% of EHS departments will not be growing in 2016.

Although compliance software cannot literally add more bodies to run your processes, figuratively it can.

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A Tipping Point in Safety Culture + Reducing Safety Incidents

EHS / March 18, 2016

Our roundup this week consists of safety measures to take within the workplace and how to achieve a good return on investment by planning ahead. We also have an article describing how automated solutions give you the ability to proactively address incidents. 

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How to Reduce Safety Incidents in the EHS Industry

EHS / January 27, 2016

To maintain a high level of safety within the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) industry, organizations must have the ability to proactively address all incidents that occur. This is a necessity as reducing job-related incidents will help promote a safer workforce, while enabling you to maintain compliance with regulatory agencies. Managing these incidents with the help of automated solutions provides users with more control and visibility over safety processes.

EHS management software makes it easier to:

  • Capture and analyze data while managing risks
  • Find trends in incidents to improve safety across the organization
  • Make needed changes to increase safety in all areas to ensure continuous improvement
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