Is Now the Time to Implement an Integrated EHSQ Management Strategy?

Posted by Peter Bussey on Tue, Oct 09, 2018 @ 10:11 AM

The concept of effective integration of environment, health and safety, and quality (EHSQ) management systems has received much attention in the past few years. Though, not surprisingly, the idea of EHSQ integration has not translated into widespread implementation - after all, it’s hard to break down long-standing organization and technology silos, and bring teams, processes, and technology together for the greater good of the organization.

But, several forces have come together to create the opportunity, if not the obligation, for EHS and quality business leaders to look at the possibilities and develop an integration strategy to strengthen both domains and add more value to the business.

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Tags: Environment, Health and Safety (EHS), Risk Management, ISO Standards, Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS)

Alexa, What’s in Store for EHS Management in 2018?

Posted by Peter Bussey on Thu, Mar 01, 2018 @ 10:03 AM

Last year was big for the environment, health, and safety (EHS) business function, regarding the technology available to manage it, and industry developments that impacted EHS. For the most part, the trends we projected in our 2017 trend and impacts to watch blog were realized, or at least advanced substantially.

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Tags: Operational Excellence, Environment, Health and Safety (EHS), Culture, Industry 4.0 / Smart Manufacturing, Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning (AI/ML), Industrial Transformation / Digital Transformation, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), ISO Standards, Industrial Automation, Big Data

ISO Standards for APM Are Here to Stay: It’s Time to Plan, Do, Check, & Act

Posted by Jason Kasper on Wed, Nov 09, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

The ISO 55000 standards for asset management provide a descriptive process for organizations to institute best practices process to manage critical infrastructure. At this point, most know the history and evolution and how it became a standard. As an official ISO Standard since early 2014, we are now seeing momentum, across many industries in applying this standard.

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Tags: Operational Excellence, ISO Standards, Asset Performance Management (APM)

Understanding Energy Trends, Introduction to 3D Printing...[VIDEOS]

Posted by | Research Team | on Sun, May 05, 2013 @ 11:00 AM

This week, I decided to publish an article that strays from my usual weekly contribution. Instead of providing readers with industry reports, case studies, or thought leadership articles, below you will find four videos discussing various topics relatable to our community. I guarantee that each of you will find something of interest, as each video varies in its focal point.

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Tags: ISO Standards, #Roundup, Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS), Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM), Industrial Energy Management (IEM)

Operational Excellence: Rationalizing Multiple ISO Standards

Posted by | Research Team | on Thu, Oct 25, 2012 @ 08:29 AM

Today, the days of simply managing quality through the ISO 9001 requirements are well behind us. Over the past few decades, a number of other ISO management systems have emerged to help companies improve business performance. Many organizations, because of the systems' proven success, have adopted multiple ISO frameworks and heavily rely on the Plan, Do, Check, Act methodology.

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Tags: ISO Standards, Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS)