How to Improve Your Health & Safety Culture in the New Year Establish Senior Executive Support Your organizational safety and the effectiveness of your program will drastically improve with support top down. That high-level focus will ensure the right attention and resources needed to create, facilitate and sustain any safety program. Collect Data to Drive
Black Friday and Life Safety Black Friday is almost upon us and for those of us in the fire and life safety business, the signs of the coming shopping rush are everywhere in retail stores across the US. Unfortunately, the signs I’m referring to aren’t the countless “Happy Holidays” or “Black Friday” sale signs –
Third-Party Audits Should Play a Key Role in Audit Programs As consultants, we are frequently asked to conduct a variety of third-party audits ranging in scope from corporate management systems to process safety management compliance and an incredible diversity of topics in between. A question that we are frequently asked is: Why should we invest
Violations of the PSM Standard can be cited as “Continuing Violations” according to a Recent OSHA Case Have you closed out all of the findings from previous Process Safety Management (PSM) Audits? Addressed all of the recommendations from your prior Process Hazard Analyses (PHA’s)? Have you ensured that any recently acquired assets are free from
EPA Proposes adding Natural Gas Processing facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) regulations
On January 8, 2017, the U.S. EPA published a proposed rule in the Federal Register adding natural gas processing facilities to the list of facilities covered by section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), commonly known as the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) and section 6607 of the Pollution Prevention Act (PPA).