During last week’s EHSS Connect event in Nashville, EHS & Sustainability Advisory Services hosted a diverse group of sustainability professionals to discuss the value and challenges encountered in sustainability reporting. The goal of the roundtable discussion was to understand how sustainability professionals are navigating the current ESG (environmental, social, and governance) and disclosure landscape, and […]
May 6-12 marks North American Occupational Safety and Health Week (NAOSH Week), a celebration founded to honor and give much-deserved recognition to the important work of occupational health and safety professionals.This is a time to for employers, co-workers, and the public to show appreciation to those who work to ensure safe working conditions. At UL […]
Several executives from UL EHS Sustainability attended the recent EH&S Summit hosted by the independent industry analyst firm Verdantix. They provided a number of key takeaways about the state of the industry in 2018. Companies, especially those in high risk industries like oil and gas, chemicals, and manufacturing, are beginning to look for integrated solutions […]
Companies face a steep challenge in keeping up with the growth of regulatory change, successfully managing risk, and addressing enforcement issues. Lack of time and resources, language barriers, and the difficulty of standardizing global programs can also slow the path to ongoing compliance. In North America and Europe, regulations continue to evolve and multiply. Keeping […]
Having worked in both corporate safety and insurance loss control, I am amazed at the disconnect that occurs between these synergistic disciplines. It’s certainly a waste when you consider that they have much to gain by working and learning from each other. The job description for an insurance Loss Control Representative is highly compatible with […]
EHS professionals are often faced with too many projects and not enough funds to complete them. An effective business case can go a long way toward securing the resources you need to implement a project; however, success requires more than just a typical cost/benefit analysis. You can improve your chances of getting buy-in from key […]
Representatives from leading companies to address trends and lessons learned from their world-class sustainability programs. UL EHS Sustainability today announced the speakers for its upcoming EHSS Connect Forum, set for 13-14 September in Cambridge, UK. The conference is open to non-client participants with appropriate credentials. Attendees will participate in high-level thought leadership discussions, as well […]
Companies are increasingly embracing the benefits of moving to a centralized system in which a documented set of information is kept and can be accessed in real time. This enables EHS managers to take a more proactive role, responding immediately to issues as they arise. In addition, easier-to-use tools and more simplified reporting means people […]
During a recent webinar, we discussed how to measure the return on your organization’s investment in customized safety training content in comparison to generic eLearning content.
A new primer from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s (NIOSH) Center for Workers’ Compensation Studies explains how insurance claims data could be used more effectively to help prevent occupational injuries and illness.