Posts Tagged ‘ EHS ’

U.S. TRI Reporting for Oil & Gas Extraction

Apr 20th, 2014 | By
U.S. TRI Reporting for Oil & Gas Extraction

In January 2014, sixteen environmental advocacy and grassroots organizations filed a supplement to a petition with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to add the oil and gas extraction industry to the list of facilities required to report under the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI).  Historically, the oil and gas extraction industry was excluded from reporting
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How to Remove a Tick

Apr 6th, 2014 | By
How to Remove a Tick

Take a break and watch this short video that shows the best way to remove a tick using narrow-pointed tweezers.



April 2014

Apr 1st, 2014 | By
April 2014

Welcome to the EHS Journal. This international online magazine was designed for and by environmental, health and safety professionals for the purpose of sharing knowledge and facilitating discussion within our profession. Since our launch in January 2010, we have published articles and images from more than 200 contributors in 30 countries.
We are actively seeking new articles! See the Submission Guidelines for more information and submit your articles and comments to the EHS Journal today…



Environmental Budgets Growing in 2014

Mar 9th, 2014 | By
Environmental Budgets Growing in 2014

More than 62% of corporations worldwide will increase spending on environmental management initiatives in 2014, and 31% will increase spending in the double-digits according to a new report released by independent analyst firm Verdantix. The survey of 250 heads of environment, health, and safety (EHS) in 13 major economies found that just 3% plan to
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Helping Business Leaders Talk about Sustainability

Mar 2nd, 2014 | By
Helping Business Leaders Talk about Sustainability

Some sustainability professionals are lucky. They work for CEOs who, for one reason or another, “get” sustainability. Their CEOs may have been exposed to sustainability issues by their customers, by their predecessors or even by their grandchildren. Some may have made the pilgrimage to Bentonville and taken the oath (though they may not be sure
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March 2014

Mar 1st, 2014 | By
March 2014

Welcome to the EHS Journal. This international online magazine was designed for and by environmental, health and safety professionals for the purpose of sharing knowledge and facilitating discussion within our profession. Since our launch in January 2010, we have published articles and images from more than 200 contributors in 30 countries.
We are actively seeking new articles! See the Submission Guidelines for more information and submit your articles and comments to the EHS Journal today…



GHS Compliance for U.S. Facilities

Feb 22nd, 2014 | By
GHS Compliance for U.S. Facilities

The revised Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard promulgated by the U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) implements changes to promote worker safety through the adoption of three primary tenets of the United Nations-sanctioned Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals, otherwise referred to as GHS. This article outlines key compliance requirements pertaining to
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Static Electricity Gasoline Explosion

Feb 14th, 2014 | By
Static Electricity Gasoline Explosion

Take a break and watch this short video showing how static electricity can have disastrous results at the gas station. The video also provides advice on what to do the next time you fill up at the pump.



Hazardous Waste E-Manifests One Step Closer in the U.S.

Feb 2nd, 2014 | By
Hazardous Waste E-Manifests One Step Closer in the U.S.

Use of electronic hazardous waste manifests (e-Manifests) came one step closer in the United States on January 15th when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule authorizing the use of e-Manifests. This will allow the current process, which requires paper forms, to be streamlined and greatly reduce the millions of paper manifests
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February 2014

Feb 1st, 2014 | By
February 2014

Welcome to the EHS Journal. This international online magazine was designed for and by environmental, health and safety professionals for the purpose of sharing knowledge and facilitating discussion within our profession. Since our launch in January 2010, we have published articles and images from more than 200 contributors in 30 countries.
We are actively seeking new articles! See the Submission Guidelines for more information and submit your articles and comments to the EHS Journal today…