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UL EHS Sustainability Client Nestlé Wins 2017 Verdantix EHS Innovation Award

Franklin, TN - Nestlé has been awarded the 2017 Verdantix EHS Innovation Award in Food & Beverage at the Verdantix Summit last month in Houston. The largest food company in the world by revenue, Nestlé is committed to setting and meeting the highest standards for safety, health and environmental sustainability. Nestlé received the prestigious award for implementing safety, health and environmental sustainability software across its 1,400 facilities worldwide. Using software from UL EHS Sustainability, Nestlé engaged more than 2,000 employees in the project.

7/27/2017

Online Course Offers Cutting Edge Health and Safety Strategies for Employers

Chicago, IL - (Newswise) - Three of the nation’s leaders in occupational health and safety have launched a new online course intended to help employers integrate their health and safety programming in ways that can bolster bottom-line results while improving the health and well being of their workers.

4/24/2017

UL EHS Sustainability Partners with SESHA to Develop Safety Courses for the Semiconductor Industry

Franklin, Tenn. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - UL EHS Sustainability today released a suite of 18 courses developed in partnership with the Semiconductor Environmental Safety & Health Association (SESHA), the industry’s leading EHS membership organization. The courses, offered individually and in four multi-part bundles, will be sold on the SESHA OnDemand website, through UL’s PureSafety, and via course licensing opportunities.

9/7/2016

CDP and UL EHS Sustainability Announce Strategic Alliance to Future Proof Sustainable Reporting

LONDON, 6 April, 2017: CDP, the founder and driver of global environmental disclosure is today announcing a strategic alliance with UL EHS Sustainability to develop its new sector based reporting platform as part of its ‘Reimagining disclosure’ initiative. The new platform will help ensure more comprehensive reporting for companies, investors and cities for enhanced peer-to peer comparison and decision-making. With the global demand for better, more accurate and faster disclosure, the fully integrated PURE™ software system will enable disclosers to assess more clearly how they are transitioning to a low carbon economy.

7/27/2017

UL Workplace Health & Safety Achieves 2014 Help Desk Institute Team Certification Award

Franklin, Tenn. - (Marketwired) - UL EHS Sustainability, the industry's leading provider of workplace health and safety solutions, today announced that it has met the requirements and qualified for the 2014 Help Desk Institute (HDI) Team Certified Award. HDI is an international professional association and certification body for the technical service and support industry. The association produces publications and research, hosts events and certifies and trains thousands of professionals each year

6/30/2014

UL Workplace Health & Safety Launches New Global Safety Solution in Six Languages

Franklin, Tenn. - (Marketwired) - UL EHS Sustainability, the industry's leading provider of workplace health and safety solutions, today announced the launch of a new global solution for companies seeking to improve their training, safety and compliance programs for workers throughout the world. This new solution includes PureSafety 7.1, the latest release of UL EHS Sustainability's safety management system, and a new global training library that offers top safety courses in six languages.

7/15/2014

Beyond Crisis: Focusing on a Culture of Workplace Safety can Deliver Bottom Line Results

Northbrook, Ill. - (UL) - While the number of workplace accident rates is on the decline in the U.S., a number of high-profile and serious accidents in recent years has led to new safety processes. To create a healthier and safer workplace, UL, a global safety science leader, believes that organizations must establish a culture in which employees actively identify indicators of unsafe conditions, both through formal and informal processes before a crisis hits. In doing so, organizations can learn from safety-related failures, or events that point to the potential for major negative outcomes, and implement necessary changes.

7/23/2014

Clinical Reference Laboratory and UL EHS Sustainability Partner to Launch Unique Solution

(Marketwired) - Clinical Reference Laboratory, Inc. (CRL) and UL EHS Sustainability are partnering to bring a unique offering to occupational medicine clinics. The companies have created a joint solution that includes practice management technology and HL7 data exchange for drugs of abuse testing services. It will help occupational medicine clinics offer efficient and high quality drug testing services to their patients and clients while enhancing their operations, streamlining workflows, automating processes and reducing costs.

6/30/2014

UL EHS Sustainability Launches OHM 7.6

Franklin, Tenn. - (Marketwired) - UL EHS Sustainability, the industry's leading provider of workplace health and safety solutions, today launched the newest version of its occupational health management software platform, OHM. OHM 7.6 includes new features and enhanced functions that can help health, safety, and medical professionals operate more efficiently and better promote workplace health and safety.

8/11/2014

UL EHS Sustainability Honored as Learning! 100 Award Winner for Innovation in Training

Franklin, Tenn. - (Marketwired) - UL EHS Sustainability, the industry’s leading provider of workplace health and safety solutions, was honored as a Learning! 100 Award winner at the Enterprise Learning! Conference in Anaheim, Calif., on August 25, 2014. The Learning! 100 Award recognizes 100 organizations across the country for best-in-class learning and development programs that help enable a learning culture and accelerate organizational performance. UL EHS Sustainability was recognized for excellence in training innovation.

9/2/2014

UL EHS Sustainability Donates Online Training Courses to Healthcare Organizations

Franklin, Tenn. - (Marketwired) - UL EHS Sustainability, the industry’s leading provider of workplace health and safety solutions, is donating a series of its online training courses to healthcare organizations in the United States. The courses—which cover infection controls through handwashing, bloodborne pathogens, personal protective equipment (PPE) in healthcare, and universal precautions—will be offered free of charge to any organization that requests them. As influenza season begins and concern about infectious diseases continues to grow, the company hopes to amplify existing health and safety training already underway at healthcare facilities around the country.

10/21/2014

UL EHS Sustainability Signs Contract with Providence Health & Services

Franklin, Tenn. - (Marketwired) - UL EHS Sustainability today announced a major deal with Providence Health & Services (PHS), the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. PHS will be implementing UL’s Occupational Health Manager (OHM) software platform throughout Employee Health Services and Injury Management Services.

11/11/2014

UL EHS Sustainability Wins Brandon Hall Group Award

Franklin, Tenn. - (Marketwired) - UL EHS Sustainability, a leader in innovative workplace health and safety training, has won a Brandon Hall Group Silver award for excellence in the Learning Management Technology for Compliance Training category. Its entry, “PureSafety Integrates Incident Management and Training to Improve Workplace Safety,” highlighted the unique capabilities of its proprietary PureSafety Safety Management System to centralize and simplify safety, training and compliance programs by integrating observation, incident management, prevention and training into one system. The company will be officially honored at Brandon Hall Group’s HCM (Human Capital Management) Excellence Conference on Jan. 28-30, 2015.

1/12/2015

UL EHS Sustainability Releases New Research on Multinational Corporations’ Training Practices

Franklin, Tenn. - (Marketwired) - UL EHS Sustainability today released new research that provides benchmark insights on the health and safety programs of multinational corporations. The findings are the result of an independent survey targeting global companies with 1,000 or more employees conducted by Penton, parent company of EHS Today. Data include responses from more than 100 multinational corporation leaders with operations spanning 30 industries in nearly 200 countries worldwide.

6/5/2015

UL EHS Sustainability Launches New Product Bundle for Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses

Franklin, Tenn. - (Marketwired) - UL EHS Sustainability, the industry’s leading provider of workplace health and safety solutions, today announced a new PureSafety product bundle designed for small- and medium-sized companies seeking to improve their training, safety, and compliance programs. PureSafety for Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses will be unveiled at Safety 2015, the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Professional Development Conference & Exposition, which is being held June 7-10, 2015, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. PureSafety for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Offers a Safety Training Solution Specifically Designed to Meet the Needs of Companies With Fewer Than 2,500 Employees

6/8/2015

UL and ACOEM Collaborate to Launch the UL Integrated Health & Safety Institute

Chicago, IL - (Marketwired) - Underwriters Laboratories Inc. and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) today announced that they have partnered to create the UL Integrated Health & Safety Institute (IHSI), the first private sector not-for-profit institute dedicated to advancing the integration of health and safety programs within corporations around the world. The new IHSI will launch at Safety 2015, the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Professional Development Conference & Exposition, which is being held June 7-10, 2015, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. New Institute Will Be the First Organization of Its Kind Dedicated to Advancing the Integration of Health and Safety in the Private Sector

6/8/2015

UL EHS Sustainability Offers Complimentary Safety Course in Recognition of Drive Safely Work Week

Franklin, Tenn. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - UL EHS Sustainability, the industry’s leading provider of workplace health and safety solutions, is offering a free eLearning course on the dangers of distracted driving during Drive Safely Work Week, from October 5 through October 9, 2015. The course, part of UL EHS Sustainability’s comprehensive and award-winning online eLearning library, addresses a key safety concern for companies that want to promote worker safety. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), driver inattention is a factor in 80% of highway collisions. This course will help drivers identify possible distractions and offer strategies for remaining focused while on the road. It will be offered through UL EHS Sustainability’s website at www.ulehssustainability.com/freecourse.

10/5/2015

UL EHS Sustainability Wins Gold in the 2015 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards

Franklin, Tenn. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - UL EHS Sustainability, the industry’s leading provider of workplace health and safety solutions, has won a gold award in the Best Advance in Learning Management Technology for Compliance Training category.

12/15/2015

UL Acquires Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability Software Company

Northbrook, Ill. - (UL) - UL, a global leader in safety science, today announced the acquisition of cr360, a market leader in environment, health and safety management and sustainability software. cr360’s products help businesses gather vital data, predict trends, analyze anomalies and fulfill regulatory and company reporting requirements. Purchase enables UL to offer comprehensive platform to customers

2/2/2016

UL EHS Sustainability Appoints Medical Advisory Board

Franklin, Tenn. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - UL EHS Sustainability (formerly UL Workplace Health & Safety) today announced it has named five leading healthcare experts to its Medical Advisory Board. Four physicians, Drs. Ron Loeppke, Anthony Harris, Steven Crawford, Richard Lewis, and Suzanne Bylund, a certified nurse-specialist, will serve as consultants for the company to help identify trends, regulations, and issues impacting the delivery of safety, occupational, and environmental medicine and management services in the workplace.

2/16/2016

UL Hosts Environment, Health, and Safety Roundtable in Shanghai

Shanghai, China - (BUSINESS WIRE) - On the eve of the Chinese New Year and the unveiling of the Thirteenth Five Year Plan, Underwriters Laboratories (UL) gathered a group of health and safety leaders from multinational organizations and educational institutions located in Shanghai to discuss employee safety, best safety practices, consistent messaging across cultures and organizations, and concerns specific to the Chinese market. The day-long event featured presentations by UL experts and vigorous participation by attendees, with an end goal to share actionable ideas to improve workplace health and safety and help develop a network of EHS professionals who can continue to cooperate within China.

2/23/2016

UL EHS Sustainability Partners with Aditya Birla Group to Offer eLearning Training Courses

Franklin, Tenn. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - UL EHS Sustainability, the industry’s leading provider of workplace health and safety solutions, today announced an extensive course licensing partnership with Aditya Birla Group, the third largest conglomerate in India. The Aditya Birla Group, a conglomerate the size of a Fortune 500 company with global holdings in non-ferrous metal manufacturing, cement, telecommunications, textiles, and finance, will use UL’s training library to help ensure that its 120,000 employees worldwide maintain safe workplace practices. UL’s research has shown that multinational companies often struggle with maintaining a consistent quality of safety training across international worksites. By having access not only to the English language version but to the hundreds of translated courses available through UL EHS Sustainability, the Aditya Birla Group will be able to assign relevant training to a variety of sites and businesses while ensuring the quality of content and language.

4/19/2016

UL EHS Sustainability and AAOHN Announce Stewardship Award Winner

Franklin, Tenn. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Candy Wright, RN, BSN, COHN-S, a nurse practicing in the field of occupational and environmental health, earned the UL EHS Sustainability – AAOHN Workplace Health and Safety Stewardship Award. The annual award honors a professional who exemplifies the mission of UL EHS Sustainability – to protect and promote the well-being of workers, ensure organizational compliance and peace of mind, and drive measurable business improvement. Members of the AAOHN Awards/Recognition Review Panel judged the entries

4/14/2016

UL EHS Sustainability’s cr360 named as Top Product of the Year 2016 in Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards

Franklin, Tenn. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - UL today announced that cr360, its integrated sustainability and EHS management software, has been named a Top Product of the Year 2016 in the Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards. The judges remarked, “The cr360 system is clearly a step above others in the scope and scale of the system. With over 1 million users across more than 200 companies, it has proven to be a true global system that meets the EHS and sustainability system needs of corporations.”

6/23/2016

UL EHS Sustainability Provides Software to a Quarter of Gartner’s Supply Chain Top 25

Franklin, Tenn. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - A quarter of companies recognized on the May 2016 Gartner’s annual Supply Chain Top 25 report are using UL EHS Sustainability’s (UL EHS) cr360 sustainability management software to capture sustainability data that demonstrates industry best practices.

9/15/2016

Connecticut Occupational Medicine Partners Streamlines Compliance and Case Management with UL EHS Sustainability’s PureOHS

Franklin, Tenn. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Managing client medical recordkeeping and regulatory compliance just became easier for Connecticut Occupational Medicine Partners, LLC (COMP), the premier occupational health & medicine clinic network in the state, due to the implementation of UL EHS Sustainability’s PureOHS software.

11/10/2016

UL Launches Integrated Environment, Health, Safety, and Sustainability Solution

Franklin, Tenn. - (PR Newswire) - UL EHS Sustainability announced the launch of the PURE™ Platform – the industry's first integrated Environment, Health, Safety, and Sustainability software solution designed to drive business performance. The suite of solutions transforms traditional data collection into meaningful and actionable insights to give customers real-time access to an integrated, 360-degree view of EHS, sustainability, and supply chain information across their organization.

1/26/2017

UL EHS Sustainability Releases Comprehensive Health and Safety Compliance Management Solution

Franklin, Tenn. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - UL EHS Sustainability, the industry’s leading provider of workplace health, safety, and sustainability solutions, has launched PureOHS, a data management solution aimed at streamlining compliance and case management.

6/28/2016