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How Early Detection Saves Lives: Breast Cancer Prevention at the Forefront During the Month of October

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Gildan’s Pink Tour incites employees to get involved in the fight against breast cancer through early detection and intervention.

In honour of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Gildan’s Pink Tour takes action to raise awareness of breast cancer among women in its facilities in Central America and the Caribbean Basin.  

Engels Borjas, Manager of Occupational Health at Gildan, discusses why the Pink Tour event has grown in popularity over the years, and how progress is being made in early detection.

How to Address 6 Overlooked EHS Risks for Lower-Risk Facilities

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EHS managers of lower-risk facilities understand that, while compliance is a must, their highest priority is ensuring employees work in a safe, comfortable and protected environment. But as companies focus their attention on expanding locally and globally, some EHS risks can be unknown or overlooked.

Bechtel Projects Address Decades-Old Nuclear Waste

Removing environmental challenges that threaten natural resources, public health and safety, and sustainability
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“Not only do we exceed the United States and other government requirements for sustainability, we are spearheading the safe and efficient treatment and disposal of some of the most complex and dangerous materials on the planet. This not only requires strict protocols to protect workers and the environment, but close cooperation with local communities to ensure that their best interests are at heart.” Laureen Smith, Manager of Environmental Services, Nuclear, Security & Environmental, Bechtel.

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“Not only do we exceed the United States and other government requirements for sustainability, we are spearheading the safe and efficient treatment and disposal of some of the most complex and dangerous materials on the planet. This not only requires strict protocols to protect workers and the environment, but close cooperation with local communities to ensure that their best interests are at heart.” Laureen Smith, Manager of Environmental Services, Nuclear, Security & Environmental, Bechtel.

Aligning Risk & EHS Management Strategies: How to Break Silos & Improve Efficiency

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EH&S has a long history meeting complex challenges and deep experience in identifying, mitigating, and monitoring risk. Meanwhile, organizations are undertaking enterprise risk management (and broader GRC) strategies to federate silos of risk across the organization. EH&S is in a key position to help define and lead risk management strategies in the organization given the depth of experience and history EH&S has had in risk management. These teams should provide assistance in defining risk management strategy, process, information, and technology architecture.

SPF Americas 2014 Agenda Released

Conference Agenda Offers 30+ EH&S, Sustainability and Risk Sessions
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The SPF Americas 2014 agenda has been released! Click here to explore the 30+ sessions and activities planned for this year's EH&S, Risk and Sustainability technology conference. Financed completely by the Enablon community, the event is complimentary. 

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