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A Quebec court just ruled that a construction company owner, Sylvain Fournier,  is guilty of involuntary manslaughter of a worker, Gilles Lévesque. The decision has not yet been published, but you can read details of the ruling in French here. It seems that the worker was working in an excavated trench with high walls. The worker […]

The past five years have seen a flurry of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in the environmental, health and safety (EHS) and risk management space. However, the consolidation of this industry is still incomplete. We still see thousands of software providers who offer software and data services to EHS professionals and new players emerge every week! […]

As the CEO of Nimonik, the company that acquired Envitool in April 2017, I wanted to reach out. Nimonik understands your challenges in the fast changing and ever more stringent Chinese regulatory environment. To help you overcome your challenges, I would like to present to you our new generation product features and services which are […]

As we close out 2017, everyone at Nimonik would like to wish you a very happy and safe holiday! This has been an exciting year at Nimonik, we have learned a tremendous amount, published over 5,000 EHS regulatory updates and expanded into China with the acquisition of Envitool. Nimonik is now helping over 350 organizations […]

I recently came across an excellent summary of the way environmental law comes into being and is then implemented and enforced. It is from the book ClientEarth by James Thornton. I thought it would be worth sharing this. The lifecycle of the law Environmental laws have a lifecycle, like any organism. In this body of law, […]

At a recent event in Shanghai I was asked why a company should have a management system and monitor legal compliance at their operation. They went on to clarify their question, they wanted to know if it would help them acquire foreign clients. I explained that a certification may help them get foreign clients, but […]

We recently organized a 1 day event on environmental and health and safety compliance in China. The sold out event brought together 60 EHS directors and managers to discuss and learn about the latest enforcement trends in China. We were honored to have invited Dr. Hu Yinghua, Partner of ERM Company, Ms. Wang Minxiu, Dean […]

This article discusses: The value of great software Keys to purchasing the right software Environmental, health and safety (EHS) management systems are complex creatures. Each organisation is slightly different, with different requirements depending on the industry, location and size.  This makes designing software for EHS personnel difficult. One option is to offer customized software packages, […]

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