Articles about quality, environmental and safety compliance issues.

Environmental, health and safety laws are tightening up, making a regulatory compliance program a must-have for all organizations. A principal challenge in implementing a compliance program is perceived costs. It is therefore critical to transform the cost of compliance into a continuous improvement exercise for your organization. Believe it or not, a well-run compliance program […]

Here are a few noteworthy global EHS regulatory changes from October 2019. We cover EHS legislation and standards for over 90 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to track legislative changes for specific regions, countries or jurisdictions, we are happy to help. Please send us a request for more information here and we […]

This is a list of select proposed EHS regulatory changes in the United States and Canada in the past few days. We cover EHS legislation in over 100 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to track EHS legislation in specific regions, jurisdictions or countries, we are happy to help. Please send us a […]

By Sara Lipson, Regulatory Updates Director, Nimonik As penalties for environmental violations get stricter around the world, comprehensive environmental compliance is no longer optional. Not that it ever was, but now, financially speaking, it is in a business’s best interests to respect environmental laws rather than incur hefty penalties. As an EHS professional for an […]

Author – Coline Madelain | EHS Regulatory Analyst, Nimonik Email – This article aims at providing  Simple understanding of the basic legal mechanisms of EU legislation, and how it impacts UK law Some general and simplified understanding of how/why Brexit will impact UK law, and as a consequence, will impact companies and people doing […]

Compliance can be broken down into three key questions: – What are your requirements? – What actions are you taking to meet your requirements? – How do you verify the actions are effective? These seemingly straightforward questions are surprisingly challenging to implement. Ultimately, your compliance program is only as good as your operational discipline which […]

Managing compliance in your supply chain is perhaps one of the greatest modern business challenges. With complex multi-tiered and multinational supply chains, it is often a game of whack-a-mole to ensure your suppliers are compliant and up to par. To achieve compliance in your supply chain, there are no shortcuts. Relying on third-party audits can […]

To move forward, we must remember the past. Environmental and health and safety regulations are largely built on disasters and failures of our predecessors. A friend of mine recently brought up the numerous railway spills in the 1980s and 1990s by Union Pacific. These spills were mostly settled in 2000 and Union Pacific paid a […]

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