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GFSI Opens New Public Consultation on Securing the Future of Food Safety Auditors

New Set of GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Will Look to Help Ensure Trust in Food Safety Auditors and Increase Recognition of this Vital Role in Securing Safe Food for People Everywhere
Press Release

PARIS, April 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, is pleased to announce the launch of a consultation on a new proposed approach to food safety auditors’ qualification, training and ongoing Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Food Safety: An Opportunity to Rethink, Reset and Recharge

by Erica Sheward, GFSI Director, The Consumer Goods Forum
Blog

Around the world, an estimated 600 million people fall ill after eating contaminated food each year, and concerns over food safety have been intensified by COVID-19. Yet the food industry has responded with brilliant commitment to the challenges of the pandemic – and it was inspiring to hear so many examples of this at last week’s annual Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Conference.

SSCI Senior Manager Joins Seafish “Standards and At-Sea Labour Practices” Dialogue

Blog

On Thursday 25th March 2021, the CGF Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) Senior Manager, Thomas van Haaren, joined a cross-sector dialogue focused on current issues regarding responsible labour practices in the seafood industry. The session, entitled “Standards and At-Sea Labour Practices,” was hosted by the Seafood Ethics Common Language Group (SECLG), a forum facilitated by Seafish.

DesignFWD: Surviving to Thriving: A Paradigm Shift in Shaping Hybrid Environments

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Mohawk Group announces the return of its free series of accredited CEUs, first launched in 2020, in March 2021. Due to a very positive response, Mohawk Group will offer new courses in continuation of its DesignFWD digital learning initiatives. From leading design innovations to well-being in the built environment to technical solutions, the DesignFWD CEU series provides inspiring and impactful information for the contract design community.

Surviving to Thriving: A Paradigm Shift in Shaping Hybrid Environments

June 16, 2021 at 12 p.m. EST

DesignFWD: Flooring Design Solutions in the COVID Era

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Mohawk Group announces the return of its free series of accredited CEUs, first launched in 2020, in March 2021. Due to a very positive response, Mohawk Group will offer new courses in continuation of its DesignFWD digital learning initiatives. From leading design innovations to well-being in the built environment to technical solutions, the DesignFWD CEU series provides inspiring and impactful information for the contract design community.

Flooring Design Solutions in the COVID Era

May 19, 2021 at 12 p.m. EST

New Collaboration Targets Urgent Health Challenges in Colorado

Blog

UnitedHealth Group’s Rocky Mountain Health Plans has announced a $30 million commitment to address important health issues in Colorado. Funds will be used for youth mental health support services which, according to America’s Health Rankings, has been identified as a need in the state. In addition, funds will be invested in education to help grow and diversify the future health workforce.

Antea Group Announces New Service Offering: Event and Production EHS Support Including COVID-19 Compliance Officers

Press Release

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Antea Group USA introduced a new service to their Health and Safety offerings called Event and Production EHS Support. As in-person events are slowly making a return, event owners are considering the associated environment, health and safety (EHS) risks more than ever before.

United Customers Can Now Schedule COVID Tests and Be Automatically Cleared for Travel Directly Through the Travel-ready Center

United's industry-leading digital platform gets even more useful with the ability to schedule tests and have results directly verified through United's Travel-Ready Center on web and mobile
Press Release

CHICAGO, April 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Since the Travel-Ready Center launched in January, United customers have been able to easily access testing or vaccine requirements needed for travel destinations, upload completed testing results and vaccine records as well as have them verified, all within the United App.

Tetra Tech's Former National Fireworks Site Remediation Team Wins Company's 2020 Safety Achievement Award

Establishing a project safety culture that reflects our commitment to safe work performance
Article

The Tetra Tech remediation team for the Former National Fireworks Site dealt with multiple health and safety challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and the processing of hazardous and radiological wastes mixed with unexploded munitions.

In each instance, our team adapted to each new challenge and sought innovative solutions to meet our cleanup objectives and protect the health and safety of site personnel and the nearby community.

How EHS Leaders Can Plan for the Reality of WFH and Hybrid Workplaces

Blog

The business world at large is in a disorienting state of limbo. Some of us are working from home, others are back at the office. Some expect to be back at the office soon while others are content to continue working from home.

For EHS leaders, this ambiguity is hard to navigate. In many ways, this hybrid dynamic is even more complex than dealing with the demands of a workforce that’s fully remote.

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