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ERA Environmental Blog

    What You Need to Know about Management of Change

    The day to day operations at manufacturing plants may vary based on industry and facility, but the need to manage safety is consistent. For manufacturing businesses, change is inevitable – and can be a positive source of growth and advancement. However, change is only beneficial if you manage it properly, and that means being prepared through planning and training. As a result, safety measures meant to maintain safety despite changes must be established. OSHA works with industries to establish a set of procedures and practices to ensure safety for facilities and workers. Management of Change (MOC) is a set of procedures aimed at preventing unintended risks and complications associated with a change in an organization. OSHA clearly defines management of change:

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    Topics: Incident Management

    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

    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