Here at Hitachi Solutions, we’re invested in supporting Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS/HSE) managers from multiple industries with our business process management solutions. EHS managers and other worksite managers have a lot on their plate when trying to assure employees are following Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) standards. Our solutions, like WorksBase, help support managers by providing the structure needed to organize HSE regulations. So, in order to support HSE managers in their goal of preventing illnesses and workplace injuries, we’ve compiled a list of OSHA’s top ten most frequently cited violations

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As we previously mentioned in a blog last month, the current economic state of oil and gas (O&G) is changing rapidly. For O&G companies, the price per barrel has increased since mid-February from a low of $27.10 per barrel to a more manageable $40.36 (at the time of this writing). But how does the latest agreement failure of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) on an oil production freeze affect the industry.

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Paper documents can be properly filed and kept safely in a storage room, but those documents are much harder to access when employees are working remotely. In this day and age, we rely heavily on the ability to access documents quickly with the aid of technology. In regards to Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE or EHS) management, safety regulations, hazard management protocols and incident reporting requirements etc. must be readily available to employees as part of an effective HSE Management system.  Here are three reasons why using a cloud document management solution is essential for proper Health, Safety and Environmental management in today’s business environment.

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There are numerous ways a business interacts with Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE, also commonly referred to as EHS) management in the workplace. From training new employees on workplace safety to implementing updated safety standards from regulatory administrations, like OSHA, EPA or the CCOHS, a business must maintain compliancy in order to manage risks during audits or in case an incident occurs. An effective HSE Management System will ensure that your employees are following protocols and procedures required by regulatory administrations. Here are three HSE Management tips that will help keep your business compliant and decrease your risk.

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An HSE (commonly referred to EHS, HS&E or SHE) Management System should effectively manage these three aspects: Health, Safety and the Environment. Since there are many international and governmental standards to follow, like OSHA or CCOHS regulations, it is absolutely essential for companies to invest and implement an HSE Management System. If a rule is broken or a regulation is not followed correctly, a company can experience small to major consequences. Legal risks and monetary loss can be reduced by putting a proper HSE Management System in place.

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