EHS Software Services entries

The ROI on EHS Systems is Better Than You Think

Many people think an Environmental Health Safety (EHS) system is too expensive, that it won’t provide the ROI they’re looking for. But actually, it’s more expensive not to implement an EHS system. The ROI is much better than you think! Even a small EHS department will find it reaps in immediate cost savings, and larger EHS departments will see significant returns. In fact, these systems pay for themselves in just one year. Many cloud systems are pay as you, so users do not have to purchase a module for every user. For a single process, the cost to implement an EHS [...]

What to look for in an EHS Management system

The business justification of a modern EHS software system should be a straightforward, low-risk management decision. Most companies today are still using spreadsheets to manage their EHS program. As regulatory agencies become more sophisticated in tracking, reporting, and compliance enforcement, spreadsheets are simply not viable and create risk of non-compliance events and lost productivity. Compliance experts estimate that 80 percent of enterprises use spreadsheets to support critical business functions.  Spreadsheets are powerful and effective in small groups, but quickly break down when collaboration is needed across the organization. We need to plan ahead and determine what criteria we want [...]

By | 2018-07-22T18:08:23+00:00 May 14th, 2018|EHS Software Services, Thought Leaders|0 Comments

Top 10 Problems EHS organizations have with Software [INFOGRAPHIC]

TITLE: Top 10 EHS Software Problems Companies Have 1) Invested in an EHS enterprise system and are only using part of the functionality 2) Need a master Action Item Interface They have action Items coming in from multiple systems Which action item is important? 3) How to deal with multiple sub systems (MOC, Investigation, observation, BBS, JSA) With multiple systems, each has different steps 4) How to analyze the data / data overload Too much data coming in from too many system 5) Still have manual processes Many companies are still tracking EHS data in Excel and Email alongside [...]

By | 2018-07-22T23:07:00+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|EHS Software Services, infographics|0 Comments

Getting IT to buy in to your EHS software project

For many organizations today, technology is playing an increasingly large role in driving environmental, health, safety (EHS) and quality compliance and processes.  Across every industry, a higher percentage of the budget is being allocated towards EHS software.  Done right, enterprise EHS solutions have a larger user base than ERP rollouts. EHS departments often have adversarial partnerships with Information Technology. There is often a gap in understanding between the two. This article focus in getting IT to buy into your EHS software project. Getting IT properly aligned is a vital step to ensuring the success of a new EHS system [...]

Top 5 Reasons for a University-Wide EHS System

University EHS programs have proven a key component to building a world class university.  Managing materials inventory and compliance, ensuring faculty and student safety and tracking corrective actions are a must.  But, a lot of EHS departments have difficulty in convincing administrators for the need of a university wide EHS system. Justifying the investment in an EHS system can be difficult. Here’s a checklist of the top 5 signs your university needs to invest in EHS software for better environmental, health, and safety management. EHS incidents are costly. Costs related to safety usually manifest themselves in claims and fines. Preventing [...]

By | 2018-08-04T16:13:32+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|EHS Software Services, Featured|0 Comments