6 EHS Training Trends to Start Incorporating Now

[fa icon="calendar'] Mon, May 14, 2018 / by Alexa Sussman

Training your employees should be more than just having them memorize processes and testing them on safety procedures. The latest developments in EHS training software for employees revolve around engagement and utilizing today’s latest technology. Tools like mobile devices and virtual reality have completely changed how managers can create effective and engaging safety training programs.

Here are some of the upcoming trends for EHS Management Software training that leaders should be paying attention to:

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The FDA Issued Its First Mandatory Recall—What Does This Mean for Food & Beverage Organizations?

[fa icon="calendar'] Sat, May 12, 2018 / by Alexa Sussman

On April 3, 2018, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued its first ever mandatory recall to Triangle Pharmanaturals for kratom that was contaminated with salmonella.

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Food and Beverage

How Machine Learning Can Transform Quality Management

[fa icon="calendar'] Fri, May 11, 2018 / by Rachel Beavins Tracy

Services like Netflix, Google and Facebook are known for using predictive technology to learn our preferences and provide customized suggestions that get smarter over time. Now that technology is coming to the manufacturing floor, helping companies increase production capacity by as much as 20%.

More than just higher rates of production, companies can also expect to see major improvements in quality through the use of machine learning. In this post, we’re looking at how machine learning can transform quality management, from reducing defects to improving efficiency.

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Quality Management

7 QMS Tools to Demonstrate Compliance with 21 CFR Part 820 for Medical Devices

[fa icon="calendar'] Mon, May 07, 2018 / by Rachel Beavins Tracy

21 CFR Part 820 contains a huge number of “shall” requirements for medical device manufacturers. While it may seem impossible to meet so many requirements, a well-constructed Quality Management System (QMS) provides an excellent starting point and framework for compliance.

So how can manufacturers use the QMS to demonstrate compliance with these regulations, and which tools are most important to getting the job done?

Today’s post looks at just that, focusing on 7 specific capabilities to leverage in the QMS.

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Life Sciences

Automate EHS Management with These 6 Tools

[fa icon="calendar'] Fri, May 04, 2018 / by Rachel Beavins Tracy

Spending on cloud computing will hit $162 billion by 2020, growing at more than six times the rate of IT spending as a whole. EHS management is a common target for automation, given the impact safety problems have on an organization’s bottom line and reputation.

This post examines 6 tools that can help automate EHS management, including document control, risk management and corrective action.

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Innovation Trend – The Cloud-based Enterprise Quality Management System

[fa icon="calendar'] Wed, May 02, 2018 / by Sean Salvas

The cloud-based QEHS system gives businesses both agility and control as they extend their quality culture across all processes.

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The Risk Management Toolbox [Infographic]

[fa icon="calendar'] Mon, Apr 30, 2018 / by Rachel Beavins Tracy

Risk Management tools help organizations make better decisions, filter events and prevent risk within the compliance system.

This infographic outlines these tools, including the risk matrix, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and more.  

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Q&A: What’s the Impact of New EU Medical Device Regulations (MDR)?

[fa icon="calendar'] Fri, Apr 27, 2018 / by Rachel Beavins Tracy

The most sweeping European medical device regulations in decades are slated to go into effect in 2020, leaving many manufacturers wondering what they need to do to get up to speed. Two years may sound like a lot of time to comply, but given the number of changes coming, waiting may not be an option.

We talked to Tony Parise, Life Sciences Product Strategist for EtQ, about what the new requirements mean for medical device manufacturers.

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Life Sciences

Visibility and Control ‒ Why Now Is the Time to Automate Your EHS Processes

[fa icon="calendar'] Wed, Apr 25, 2018 / by Sean Salvas

EHS management software gives you visibility of data and control over processes.

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EHS 4.0: What You Need to Know About the Digital Transformation

[fa icon="calendar'] Mon, Apr 23, 2018 / by Alexa Sussman


Environmental, health and safety (EHS) management has always had three main goals: to keep people safe, minimize negative impact on the environment and keep operations running productively and without incident. This means adhering strictly to compliance regulations and looking for new ways to increase profitability while decreasing incident rates.

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