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CCOHS Canadian enviroOSH Competitors: Complete Review

Having a compliance management partner allows you as a company to be ahead and know all the regulations and compliances your company needs to meet.  Canadian enviroOSH competitors offer similar services, but each alternative has …

Compliance is culture

Compliance is fundamentally a systems problem that sits on top of a culture problem. In this 1986 interview with Richard Feynman, the famed Nobel physicist explains what led to Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. To explain …

ENHESA Competitors Complete Review

Having a compliance management partner allows you as a company to be ahead and know all the regulations and compliances your company needs to meet. ENHESA competitors offer similar services, but each alternative has its …

Introducing Document Extracts

Nimonik strives to help organizations quickly understand their obligations in regulations, acts, codes, standards and internal documents. We do this by adding valuable meta-data such as environmental, safety, HR, privacy or other topics to documents. …

ESG and Compliance: Where do we go from here?

Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) issues are growing in importance for nearly all businesses. ESG is a hot topic these days, but how does compliance to regulations, standards and EHS requirements fit into the ESG …

Overview of the Ontario Emissions Performance Standards (EPS)

The Ontario Emissions Performance Standards (EPS), a program applies new obligations and greenhouse gas performance standards for Ontario industry starting on January 1, 2022. Here we summarized the important content regarding the participation of the EPS program, GHG emission limits and reporting.

Resilience: An Outcome of Comprehensive Compliance

In our previous blog post (Obstacles to Comprehensive Compliance) we explored a strategy of improved comprehensiveness to achieve better compliance and more specifically better coverage. While improved coverage is an important outcome it is not …

Challenge 2021: Internal Obligations Management Best Practices

Challenge Resources Download the weekly Challenge Worksheet Fill out the weekly Friday Retrospective Form Standup Session 1 Slides Standup Session 2 Video Standup Session 2 Slides Standup Session 3 Video Standup Session 3 Slides Standup …

Canada, we have a compliance problem

Times of crisis show the true nature of a system. COVID is laying bare our culture of non-compliance and recklessness. Introduction A report released today by the Canadian Armed Forces outlines a culture of wreckless …

ISO 19600 – Compliance Management System

Most organizations have a siloed approach to compliance with environmental, safety, quality, community engagement and other departments managing their compliance issues separately. Increasing fines, penalties and criminal proceedings for non-compliance are driving organizations around the …

The 4 Key Types of EHS Regulations and Standards

EHS regulations and EHS standards exist to ensure organizations in specific industries maintain environmental compliance and workplace safety standards. The purpose of these regulations and standards is to incite behavior that would not otherwise occur …

Green Public Procurement and New Technologies

Excerpts Una Jefferson: So would you begin by just telling me a little bit about who you are and what you do? Mark Heilig: Absolutely. I’m the Director of Operations for Globe Performance Solutions which …

New Management Systems Standards for the 2nd Quarter 2018

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Management Systems Standards are now available:  BS EN 50642, 2018 Edition, Cable management systems. Test method for content of halogens BS ISO 21001, 2018 …

New Ophthalmic Equipment Standards for the 2nd Quarter 2018

Document Center, Inc. is pleased to announce that the following Standards on Ophthalmic Equipment  are now available; ANSI Z80.30, 2018 Edition, Ophthalmics – Toric Intraocular Lenses BS EN ISO-11979-7, 2018 Edition, Ophthalmic implants. Intraocular lenses. Clinical investigations of …

New Lift and Escalator Standards for the 2nd Quarter 2018

Document Center, Inc. is pleased to announce that the following Standards on Lifts and Escalators are now available; ASME A17.3, 2017 Edition, Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators BS 8486-8, 2018 Edition, Examination and test of …

New Sports Equipment and Facilities for the 2nd Quarter 2018

Document Center, Inc. is pleased to announce that the following Standards on Sports Equipment and Facilities are now available; ASTM F1162, 2018 Edition, Standard Specification for  Pole Vault Landing Systems ASTM F1953, 2010 Reaffirmed in 2018 …

New Standards on Health Care Technology – June 2018

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Health Care Technology are now available: ISO-7396-1-AM1, Amendment 1 for 3rd Edition, AMENDMENT 1, Part 1: Pipeline systems for compressed medical gases and vacuum ISO-80601-2-61, …

ISO 45001- The Standard Replacing OHSAS 18001

With nearly 70 countries involved in its development, ISO 45001 will replace OHSAS 18001, the existing management system standard for Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S). Still in its approval stage, the ISO 45001 should come …

New Standards on Environmental Protection

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Environmental Protection are now available: BS-EN-16766, 2017 Edition, Bio-based solvents.  Requirements and test methods.  ISO-14026, 1st Edition, Environmental labels and declarations – Principles, requirements and …

New Rubber Raw Rubber Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2017

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Rubber Raw Rubber are now available: ASTM D2000, 2012 Edition Reapproved in 2017, Standard Classification System for Rubber Products in Automotive Applications …

New Analytical Chemistry Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2017

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Analytical Chemistry are now available: ASTM D5871, 2017 Edition, Standard Specification for Benzene for Cyclohexane Feedstock ASTM E2335, 2017 Edition, Standard Guide …

New Testing of Metals Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2017

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Testing of Metals are now available: ASTM A956, 2017 Edition, Standard Test Method for Leeb Hardness Testing of Steel Products ASTM E18, …

New Insulating Materials Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2017

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Insulating Materials are now available: IEC 60811-201-AM1, Amendment 1 for Edition 1.0, Amendment 1 – Electric and optical fibre cables – Test …

New Plastic Pipes Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2017

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Plastic Pipes are now available: ASTM D2310, Withdrawn with no replacement, Standard Classification for Machine-Made ‘Fiberglass’ (Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Thermosetting-Resin) Pipe (Withdrawn 2017) ASTM …

New Implants for Surgery Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2017

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Implants for Surgery are now available: AAMI/ISO 25539-1, 2017 Edition, Cardiovascular implants – Endovascular devices – Part 1: Endovascular prostheses ANSI/AAMI/ISO 255391, …

New Fibre Optic Communications Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2017

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Fibre Optic Communications are now available: BS EN 61280-4-4,17 Edition, Fibre optic communication subsystem test procedures. Cable plants and links. Polarization mode …

New Binders Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2017

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Binders are now available: ASTM C1756, 2017 Edition, Standard Guide for Comparing Seal or Sealant Behavior to Reference Photographs ASTM D226, 2017 …

New Ergonomics Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2017

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Ergonomics are now available: BS EN ISO 15005, 2017 Edition, Road vehicles. Ergonomic aspects of transportation and control systems. Dialogue management principles …

New Road Vehicle Systems Standards for the 3rd Quarter

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Road Vehicle Systems are now available: ASTM E2034, 1999 Edition Reapproved in 2017, Standard Practices for Simulating Truck Response to Longitudinal Profiles …

New Solar Engery Engineering Standards for the 2nd Quarter 2017

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Solar Energy Engineering are now available: BS EN 15316-4-3, 2017 Edition, Energy performance of buildings. Method for calculation of system energy requirements …

New Leather Technology Standards for the 2nd Quarter 2017

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Leather Technology are now available:  ASTM D4906, 1995 Edition Reapproved in 2017, Standard Test Method for Total Solids and Ash Content in …

New Kitchen Equipment Standards for the 2nd Quarter 2017

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Kitchen Equipment are now available:  IEC 60335-2-64-2, Edition 3.0 with Amendment 2 (A2), Amendment 2 – Household and similar electrical appliances – …

New Soil Quality Standards for the 2nd Quarter 2017

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Soil Quality are now available:  BS ISO 10381-1, Document withdrawn and replaced by BS ISO 18400-101 & BS ISO 18400-107, Soil quality. …

New Non-Ferrous Metals Standards for the 2nd Quarter 2017

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Non-Ferrous Metals are now available:  SS EN ISO 2143, Edition 1, Anodizing of aluminium and its alloys – Estimation of loss of …

New Quality Standards for the 2nd Quarter 2017

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Quality are now available:  BS 5760-13.5, Document withdrawn with no replacement, Reliability of systems, equipment and components. Guide to reliability test conditions …

New Testing of Metals Standards for the 2nd Quarter 2017

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Testing of Metal are now available: ASTM E10, 2017 Edition, Standard Test Method for Brinell Hardness of Metallic Materials ASTM E103, 2017 …

New Electrical Accessories Standards for the 2nd Quarter 2017

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Elements of Buildings Foundations are now available: IEC 61916, Edition 4.0, Electrical accessories – Harmonization of general rules PD IEC 61916, 2017 …