Three Pillars Of EHS Compliance: Software, Regulatory Content And Expertise

Published 3 May 2017 by Trevor Bronson
EHS Regulatory Content EHS Services EHS Software Environment, Health & Safety Worker Safety Market Insight

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Executive Summary

The first task of any EHS leader is to ensure the firm is in compliance with relevant regulations at all times. According to the Verdantix survey of 301 EHS decision-makers, 94% stated that the CEO considers the core function of EHS is to achieve compliance (see Verdantix Global EH&S Leaders Survey 2016: Budgets And Priorities). This report identifies the challenges with establishing and maintaining compliance at complex organizations and provides insights into the effective three pillar approach that Dakota Software has taken to resolve the problems faced by EHS managers at all levels.

Table of contents

Three Pillars Of EHS Compliance: Software, Regulatory Content And Expertise
Constant Changes To Business Operations Result In Compliance Drift
Deploying Software Is Insufficient As A Remedy For EHS Compliance Failings
Overcome Compliance Drift With Three Pillars Of Software, Regulatory Content And Expertise
Constant Vigilance Is Required By EHS Teams And Dakota Software Experts To Maintain Compliance

Organisations mentioned

3E Company, AECOM, American Chemistry Council, BASF, Bloomberg BNA, CH2M, ChemAdvisor, Chemetall, Dakota Software, Enhesa, ERM, EU, Frostbyte Consulting, Huco Consulting, IBM, ISO, OSHA, SAP, Sphera, TechnipFMC. Texas A&M, Total, UN, US Environmental Protection Agency

About the author

Trevor Bronson

Industry Analyst

Trevor is an Industry Analyst in the EHS Technologies practice group covering all things EHS software including vendor strengths and weaknesses, growth strategies, market characteristics, and general best practice for use. His current agenda is focused on helping EHS technology vendors find success, and helping corporate EHS teams enhance EHS management systems via best practice and a optimized use of available EHS solutions. Trevor has been with Verdantix for more than three years, and previously worked on EHS teams at Tesla Motors and PPL Corporation. He holds a degree in Environmental Health, Safety and Sustainability from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

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