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ERA Environmental Blog

    The EPA offers more transparency with TSCA New Chemical Reviews

    The public can now, through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, search and view new chemical notices. The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21 Century Act, signed into law on June 22, 2016, was the first substantive reform to Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). This law requires EPA to make an affirmative determination on whether a new chemical substance presents an unreasonable risk to human health or the environment under known, intended or reasonably foreseen conditions of use.

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    Topics: Chemical Management

    Re-imagining H&S: Internet of things (IoT) for Health & Safety

    Environmental Health and Safety experts may be aware of the technologies that shape their work today, but what about the technologies that are in development now? Technology has caught up with the intricacies of manufacturing and is becoming standard practice within the industry. Cloud computing has become the norm - making the job of EHS managers easier. However, EHS technology is already looking forward: on the horizon is the Internet of Things (IoT), a fertile ground for new innovations, especially for Health and Safety. Sensors and detection methods aimed at securing dangerous work areas show the importance of these capabilities. IoT Innovations in H&S are found to be safer, less costly, and more productive than human or physical barriers on site.

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    Topics: Incident Management

    Environmental Management

    Topics: Environmental Management

    Pollinators, Biodiversity, and Industry: How it All Fits Together

    Topics: Sustainability

    How to Improve Decision Making with Environmental Data Management


    The Insider’s Guide to a Successful Waste Management Program


    New Changes to the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act (HSNO)

    Topics: SDS

    How Can Businesses Eliminate Worker Injuries to Reach a Goal of Zero Incidents?

    Topics: Incident Management

    What is GDPR? Prepare Your Health & Safety Team For New Regulations

    Topics: Compliance

    WHMIS 2015 Transition to GHS Standards

    Topics: Globally Harmonized System