Gensuite EHS & Sustainability Feed (September)

Gensuite EHS & Sustainability Feed (September)

In case you missed it – September was an eventful month for EHS. Scroll through top headlines and trending industry news in our monthly EHS recap!

What Climate Scientists Want You to See in the Floodwaters

If that wasn’t bad enough, on the other side of the globe, another climate-related calamity has been unfolding, though it has received less attention: the ongoing monsoon flooding in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal that has killed more than 1,000 people and displaced millions. As in Houston, recovery there will take years.

The top headlines from Climate Week 2017

Business leaders, government officials and members of civil society are gathering once again in New York City for Climate Week NYC. The event convenes amid confusion about whether the United States will withdraw from the Paris Agreement, which it ratified a year ago. Against this backdrop, participants at Climate Week are focusing on the ever-increasing role that businesses and state and local governments play in tackling the challenges of a changing climate.

Why the Southeast Is a Hotspot for Workplace Safety Law

Atlanta has become the de facto capital of federal workplace safety and health law.

Population redistribution, aggressive litigators, and jurisdictional advantages may be contributing to the groundswell of OSHA law in the Eleventh Circuit, area attorneys say.

Power Plants Get Two-Year Reprieve for Parts of Wastewater Rule

Power plants won’t have to meet new limits until 2020 on toxic wastewater that comes from using air pollution control systems and transporting bottom furnace ash, the EPA announced Sept. 13.

Feeding 7 Billion: How to Safely Feed the World with Quality Management Software

We’ve all heard of life-threatening effects of mismanaged food quality. Infections such as salmonella and listeria outbreaks can all be traced to companies in the food & beverage industry, poisoning consumers worldwide. For those in the food & beverage industry, it is your job to prevent such risks from happening to safely feed our 7 billion.

In the United States, food-related regulations can be dated back to 1848 to carry out chemical analyses of agricultural products, a function that the newly created Department of Agriculture to manage food safety. 


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