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Turning Compliance into Opportunity

Gerald Isaac
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Compliance by definition means to conform or come to an agreement. However, mere compliance is not fully aligned with JetBlue’s mission of inspiring humanity or its core values of safety, caring, integrity, passion and fun. 

JetBlue has a very distinct, unique and passionate corporate culture.

The National Office for the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Canada Adopts GHS for 2015

The Canadian Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) of
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The Canadian Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) of Canada has decided to improve on their 27 year old requirement by incorporating elements found in the Globally Harmonized System of Classification. The new WHMIS 2015 will be an improvement of the original WHMIS that has been unchanged since 1988. Waiting until the last minute to comply with this new regulation will increase your likelihood of fines and penalties.

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.

From the Source: EU Lawmakers Seek Ban on Conflict Minerals in Surprise Vote

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EU lawmakers seek ban on "blood metals" in surprise vote

Reuters. The European Parliament voted on Wednesday to ban all products that contain "blood metals" sold by African warlords, but the legislation is likely to be blocked by EU governments who fear it would impose an unrealistic burden on business.

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EU Parliament Backs Mandatory Conflict Minerals Reporting

OSHA’s Positive Effect on Working America

Picture this. It’s 1970. You lace up your work boots, fill up your thermos, scrape away..
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Picture this. It’s 1970. You lace up your work boots, fill up your thermos, scrape away the snow collected on your windshield from the night before and head out to your job as an ironworker in the rust belt of the United States. It’s a mere 20 degrees when you arrive on site, an 18 story office building in the middle of town. There are many hazards that you encounter on a regular basis including the absence of barriers at high levels, hazardous materials and inadequate sanitation. Without a voice for change you press on without prejudice, doing your job to the best of your ability.

5 Things You Can Do to Promote Workplace Safety and Awareness

With the increasing number of hazardous chemical products being produced each year, employees all over the world are more likely to have a chemical exposure in the workplace.
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With the increasing number of hazardous chemical products being produced each year, employees all over the world are more likely to have a chemical exposure in the workplace. Are you an employer that requires employees to work with or around hazardous chemicals or materials? Having and maintaining a successful hazard communication plan is critical not only to the well-being of your employees, but also necessary to gain compliance with the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s requirements.

Quantify and Report GHG Emissions in the Auto Industry

Attend this FREE event to hear what your customers say about global GHG reporting requirements, industry best practices, and resources that are available to you.
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OEMs around the world request GHG reporting and qualitative information from hundreds of business partners each year to help compile and determine their carbon footprint and prioritize action plans for reduction activities. The benefit of this reporting is that it helps identify areas of improvement that can lead to operational cost savings and energy efficiencies, as well as being a better global citizen.

Conflict Minerals “Undeterminable”, the New Norm?

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June 1, 2015 will be the second time publicly traded companies will be required to file their conflict minerals reports (CMRs) with the SEC. Enacted in 2010, Dodd-Frank 1502, a regulation with the goal to minimize minerals produced and refined under conflict, requires companies to disclose the origin of tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold (3TG) in their supply chains.

Preparing for Important GHS Compliance Deadlines

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Preparing for GHS Compliance Deadlines

Are you an employer that requires employees to work with or around hazardous chemicals or materials? Having and maintaining a successful chemical safety program is critical not only to the well-being of your employees, but also necessary to gain compliance with the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety & Health Administration. Since OSHA’s regulations are constantly changing and evolving, it is important to understand what your responsibility is to keep your workplace safe.

Infographic: Product Compliance Checklist

A guideline to ensure that your company’s product compliance is on track
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BEST-IN-CLASS PRODUCT COMPLIANCE: GOING BEYOND THE 4 WALLS - KEY STEPS

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