health and safety

Kimberly-Clark Closing The Diaper Divide

Our Huggies Brand Helps Get Diapers To Babies And Families In Need.
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In the United States, many families struggle to provide the essentials their babies need, like diapers.

In 2010, our Huggies brand brought the issue to the forefront through the Every Little Bottom study, which revealed that one in three parents were struggling to provide fresh, clean diapers for their babies.

Huggies announced in 2016 it would donate 22 million diapers through the National Diaper Bank Network (NDBN).

Creating a Culture of Caring During National Safety Month

By: Marten Stenfors
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Every day, I see incidents and injuries around me waiting to happen. Maybe I’m clairvoyant. Or perhaps I have a heightened sense of awareness because I lead the North American Safety team for a global organization.

But I’ll let you in on a little secret: it’s really not that complicated to improve safety. It’s the simple things we do every day that can prevent injuries from happening. June is National Safety Month and the perfect time to focus on safety at home, at work and everywhere in between.

James Testo Joins Antea Group as Senior Consultant

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An experienced management consultant, Jim applies over 25 years of knowledge to developing and implementing global environmental, health and safety programs. As a certified industrial hygienist and having held positions as a corporate EHS manager, regulator and consultant, Jim brings uniquely qualified insight to health and safety compliance and its implications on business performance. His specific areas of expertise include EHS management systems, process safety management, EHS due diligence, industrial hygiene, construction safety and EHS technology applications.

Beyond the Bloodborne Pathogen Standard: Are You Considering the Full Range of Applicable OSHA Standards for Your Healthcare Facility?

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Healthcare facilities are a highly regulated industry and many hospitals and ambulatory care settings work hard to reach and maintain appropriate accreditation goals. Much focus is placed on patient safety and the myriad of other quality measures healthcare facilities are required to meet.

Federal guidelines drive life safety, environment of care, and employee safety standards, but when it comes to employee safety, some OSHA standards receive more attention than others in the healthcare industry.

Antea Group Case Study: EHS Auditing Support for a Global Pharmaceutical Organization

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A global pharmaceutical organization sought to improve its best‐in‐class EHS and social responsibility performance across its global organization. Following establishment and communication of baseline performance expectations to its sites, it was necessary to evaluate a diverse array of locations in multiple geographies to determine the degree of conformance and recommend corrective actions if necessary.

Antea Group Case Study: Ensuring Safe Drinking Water State-Wide

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A state environmental agency contracted with Antea Group to assist in the execution of a state-wide clean drinking water program. Program objectives included the development of an efficient and standardized program to monitor for chemical and biological contaminants across more than 6,500 public water systems.

Tetra Pak to Improve Supply Chain Transparency Through Sedex Partnership

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October 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak has informed all of its key suppliers that they will be expected to file ethical performance reports on the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (Sedex), as part of its commitment to improve supply chain transparency.

Infographic: How Mobility Is Improving Workers' Safety

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Mobility can be a powerful tool in the right hands. It saves operator time and bolsters labor productivity, provides a system of record with one-to-one accuracy verification, and limits incidents by granting employees access to data in real-time.

OSHA SDS Deadline Affecting Industries Large and Small

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OSHA’s new required update from the old Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) to the new Safety Data Sheet (SDS) format has become a ticking-clock for producers and manufacturers. The new changes have to be in place before June 1, 2015, leaving companies with less than five months to collect and convert data, change SIC codes and more. 
 
Neil Brunetz and Michael Mallen explain why companies should care about the new requirements in their article, Has OSHA's Recent Shift Created The Most Complex Regulatory Requirements In History?, published on jdsupra.com. 

How to Improve Safety, Accuracy and Productivity with Mobility

Aberdeen Report Identifies Benefits of Mobility That Extend Beyond Safety
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Mobility can be a powerful tool in the right hands. It saves operator time and bolsters labor productivity, provides a system of record with one-to-one accuracy verification, and limits incidents by granting employees access to data in real-time. However, there is more to a mobile initiative than giving an employee a mobile device and sending them on their way: they must have access to the right tools, and you must focus on the right areas of Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) to get the most out of your efforts. 

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