Our Best EHS Posts in 2015

December 23, 2015

Since August, we published no less than 48 blog posts dedicated to Environmental, Health & Safety issues and best practices, which have been read by thousands of professionals. From our Safetips series to our Weekly Compliance Digests or EHS Roundups, we aim to provide our readers with the best tips on how to manage their EHS challenges on a daily basis.

To sum up this year, we’ve compiled our Top 5 EHS posts below! Take a look at them to make sure you’re prepared for the new EHS challenges that lie ahead in 2016.

Most EHS and safety professionals ask the following question at some point: “What are the leading indicators for safety that should be tracked?” In fact, the topic came up frequently in various EHS conversations at SPF Americas. This post will not give the magic answer that you hoped you would find over the Internet. But it will give you practical insight that hopefully will help your organization determine the key leading indicators to track.

The Web is great to find information quickly and provides a wealth of knowledge. But this easy access to a huge amount of knowledge also creates a problem: information overload. EHS professionals are also caught in this paradox. So to make life easy to all EHS leaders out there, we compiled for you the top 10 online EHS resources. Links to social media pages are included, as well as “hidden gems”, i.e. things that may not be prominently visible on the home page, but that are worth looking at.

Read this blog post from our Audit and Compliance Solutions Product Manager to learn about the questions and insights he’s been getting from our clients. One thing he has observed is that some confusion exists about the purpose of audits versus inspections, and sometimes the terms are used interchangeably without realizing they are very different things. In this post, he seeks to clarify the purposes of audit and inspection and to provide a better understanding of the differences between the two.

In this post we introduced a new feature on Enablon Insights that is helping our readers better anticipate potential regulatory changes: the Weekly Compliance Digest. Every Friday, we summarize for you in a simple way the major developments in EHS regulations that took place over the week or recently. For this introductory post, we covered a recent development in Mexico regarding the implementation of the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals.

Workplace housekeeping consists of managing and taking care of workplace premises and equipment. According to the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), effective housekeeping can eliminate some workplace hazards and help get a job done safely and properly. Poor housekeeping can frequently contribute to accidents by hiding hazards that cause injuries.

Some of these articles are part of a special holiday bundle we’ve created with the best EHS content from 2015, including special reports from NAEM, Environmental Leader and LNS Research.

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