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ERA's Environmental Compliance Management Blog

Industry experts weigh in on new and buzzworthy EHS news, giving you advice, insights, and best practices on the latest Environmental, Health & Safety regulations – providing everything you need to know for EHS compliance management. Get researched insights into EHS topics affecting your business.

We’re committed to helping companies like yours maintain safe, efficient, environmentally-conscious operations. Use the buttons below to find EH&S blog posts that match your specific interests. And if you don’t see the type of content you need, please let us know!

Elite EPA Policy Makers and Environmental Thought Leaders Take Centre Stage at EHS Ingenuity at Work Conference

Posted by Alex Chamberlain

ERA Environmental Management Solutions, the leading world-class provider of global environment, health and safety software solutions is celebrating its 20th business anniversary by hosting the EHS Ingenuity at Work Conference on May 2nd to May 4th in Charlotte, NC. The EH&S Compliance Ingenuity at Work Conference is the meeting place for Environmental Health & Safety professionals. This 3-day conference is all about bringing together the best minds and environmental leaders in the manufacturing industry to discuss best practices, proactively address emerging challenges, and discover new EH&S solutions.

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Also posted in: TRI, EMS, EHS Training, BPM, EHS, EHS Conference, ehs compliance, regulatory reporting, SDS Document Management, Health and Safety, SDS Authoring, EHS Workshops

Winning the Battle against Bad Data: the EH&S Systems Approach

Posted by Alex Chamberlain

Your processes create a constant stream of data: for example, a single petrochemical site can generate literally millions of data points that all need to get processed and analyzed. Sometimes this can feel like an avalanche of data that is resource-intensive and impossible to keep up with.

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Also posted in: Environmental Compliance & Data Management, EMS

GLCmax Calculations: 5 tips to Master ESL Compliance

Posted by Alex Chamberlain

The Ground Level Concentration Max (GLCMax) calculation is among the most important emission calculations that Texas manufacturers using tanks in their operations should know inside and out. Not only is it important for regulatory compliance with Effects Screening Levels (ESL), but it is also a powerful tool for assessing materials to find more efficient and cost-effective alternatives. GLCMax allows you to measure your environmental impact in order to reduce your footprint and find better materials.

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Also posted in: EMS

How to Know if Your Environmental Management is Taking Too Long

Posted by Alex Chamberlain

Managing your environmental impacts is a 24/7 job. Just because your facility ceases operations down for a moment doesn't mean that you've stopped impacting the environment. Long after the environmental management team has gone home, there is still work to be done... and it's certainly waiting for you when the arrive back the following work-day.

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Also posted in: EMS

Give Your Environmental Management a Checkup

Posted by Alex Chamberlain

There’s an epidemic sweeping North America’s manufacturers, affecting nearly every business, big and small. It strikes at environmental managers and entire EH&S departments, making it difficult for them to keep your company in compliance and protect you from regulatory fines.

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Also posted in: EMS

ISO 50001: The Energy Management Standard

Posted by Alex Chamberlain

Managing your energy consumption is an essential step in becoming a sustainable business. That’s true for both big businesses and small facilities. But until now there hasn’t been a standardized methodology for measuring your energy consumption through individual processes and connecting that back to your sustainability efforts…

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Also posted in: EMS, GHG, Energy Management, ISO

Improvements Anticipated for Canadian Chemicals Management Plan (CMP)

Posted by Alex Chamberlain

Canada’s Chemical Management Plan (CMP) was originally created in 2006 with the goal
of measuring and controlling the use of potentially hazardous chemicals by Canadian manufacturers.

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Also posted in: EMS

The 3 (Crucial) Hidden Features of Environmental Management Software

Posted by Alex Chamberlain

When you are evaluating how suitable Environmental Management System (EMS) software is for your business, it’s important to remember that sometimes the features you don't see up front can make all the difference.

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Also posted in: EMS

Understanding ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems

Posted by Alex Chamberlain

If your business is looking at getting ISO 14001 certification - an internationally-recognized emblem of environmental stewardship - then you’ve probably already begun looking into implementing an ISO 14001 environmental management system (EMS).

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Also posted in: EMS, ISO

Pain-Free Audit Management: How to Get Environmental Auditors On-Side

Posted by Alex Chamberlain

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Also posted in: EMS, ehs compliance