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An EHS Checklist for Low-Risk Technology Facilities

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Well run environment, health and safety (EHS) programs at technology companies improve worker safety, cut costs, ensure regulatory compliance and boost company image. Use Antea Group’s EHS checklist to measure your company’s EHS preparedness and performance.

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Canada’s Chemical Management Plan Moves Onto Phase 3

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Canada has been pushing chemical management within the past ten years. This initiative is aimed at reducing the risks posed by chemicals to Canadians and their environment. Phase one of this initiative was launched in 2006 while phase 2 was launched in 2011.

Walmart Pushes Significant Reduction in Chemicals of High Concern

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Walmart has been making significant progress towards sustainable chemicals in consumables since 2013. This past January, Walmart pledged to begin publicly communicating progress on moving towards sustainable chemicals. This policy seeks to remove substances of high concern from personal care, paper, cleaning, pet, and baby products.

EU Commission on Cosmetics Approves Two Previously Restricted Substances For Use

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This past October, the European Commission on Cosmetics voted to approve the use of two previously restricted substances in products. Starting May 21st, the use of these compounds will be available for use in cosmetics products. This addition will have a tangible impact on the chemical management of many companies looking to, or already doing business in Europe.

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EU Commission on Cosmetics Approves Two Previously Restricted Substances For Use

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This past October, the European Commission on Cosmetics voted to approve the use of two previously restricted substances in products. Starting May 21st, the use of these compounds will be available for use in cosmetics products. This addition will have a tangible impact on the chemical management of many companies looking to, or already doing business in Europe.

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Chemical Crisis In Cape Town, South Africa

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In a time where most of the world is taking a proactive approach to chemical safety, there are still pockets of chemical concern.

Canadian Government Expresses Concerns Over Phthalate Substances

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The Canadian government has identified a select group of phthalate substances as a priority for action in their Chemical Management Plan (CMP), according to a post on  The Substance Grouping Initiative on the Canadian Government’s Chemical Substances online section. The concern for the potential risk from these substances will be addressed in the second phase of the CMP for their “cumulative risk from combined exposure.”

From the Source: Companies Not Getting Enough Info to Say Products are 'Conflict Free'

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Companies not getting enough info to say products are 'Conflict Free'

The Wall Street Journal. The Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 requires publicly traded companies to report whether they use conflict minerals from mining operations that fund armed militia groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

The Environmental Health & Safety Tightrope

EH&S professionals face numerous challenges in today’s world of regulation and compliance.
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EH&S professionals face numerous challenges in today’s world of regulation and compliance. While their responsibilities of protecting employees, customers and the environment have remained the same, state, federal and international regulations have made their job very specific.

New Tools Available to Help Automotive Suppliers Meet Customer Expectations in Ethical and Responsible Business Practices

New Knowledge Assessments and Education Available from AIAG
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SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ - AIAG, a not-for-profit organization that brings together automotive and manufacturing companies, suppliers, and service providers to help them develop common solutions to industry pain points, has released a comprehensive collection of tools and training to help automotive companies conduct business in an ethical and responsible way that benefits workers, communities, and the environment.

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