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June 16, 2016
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NAEM Executive Brief - Selected News for the EHS Community
"It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe."

Muhammad Ali (1942-2016), American Olympic and professional boxer
GHS: The Majority of Companies Continue to Work Toward Compliance
If your company is still scrambling to meet OSHA's GHS requirements outlined under the revised Hazard Communications Standard (HCS), you're not alone. According to a recent survey, roughly 50 percent of EHS professionals indicated that their company fails to meet all of the GHS requirements outlined under OSHA's revised HCS in 2012. Read more

Explaining Risk Management In Plain English
Can we practice risk management in plain English and help leaders make intelligent and informed decisions without even knowing that this is 'risk management'? Read more

3M, Aveda, Target Among Members of New Coalition Aimed at Advancing Circular Economy in U.S
More than 25 businesses and organizations announced the launch of the Minnesota Sustainable Growth Coalition, a business-led public-private partnership harnessing their collective expertise to advance the next frontier of corporate sustainability - the circular economy. Read more….

The Evolution of EHS and Sustainability Metrics
The landscape of EHS and sustainability metrics is changing as technology continues to change how businesses use metrics to improve their programs. Unfortunately, companies still struggle to leverage metrics in a way that achieves the full potential of their EHS and sustainability management programs. By combining leading and lagging indicators into a balanced scorecard approach, organizations are able to eliminate or control risks that contribute to incidents and injuries. Read more

10 Energy Apps To Tap
There seems to be an app for everything, whether you're looking for a ride across town, finding a place to crash for the night or even hoping to advance renewable energy. Here are 10 nifty apps for businesses and consumers alike. Read more….

If Mark Zuckerberg Can Be a Hacking Victim, So Can You
There are several lessons to be learned from a data breach in which hackers gained access to Mark Zuckerberg's social media accounts, but chief among them is probably this: Quit using the same password for multiple websites. Read more
Upcoming Events

Webinar - It's a Numbers World We’re Living In: Which Metrics to Choose and Why
June 23, 2016

Webinar - What You Need To Know About The TSCA Reform Bill
June 29, 2016

2016 Corporate Sustainability Management Conference
August 2-3, 2016
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2016 EHS and Sustainability Management Forum
October 26-28, 2016
Denver, Colorado

 
Job Opportunities
Have an open position that you would like to include in the next NAEM Executive Brief? Send it to Mike.

Environmental, Health & Safety Manager
Ecology and Environment Inc., Lancaster, New York
Ecology and Environment is a fully integrated environmental consulting firm committed to supporting sustainable development through responsible environmental stewardship. They are seeking an experienced EHS Manager at E&E's corporate headquarters in Buffalo, NY. A successful candidate will be responsible for corporate EHS program administration across the company's multiple regional locations, ensuring compliance with OSHA and other occupational health and safety regulations, and providing pragmatic direction to address current and future EHS challenges in a rapidly-changing and complex business environment. This role is expected to grow to assume overall responsibility for the EHS function within the E & E family of companies. You will be asked to provide leadership for the administration of E&E's Corporate Health and Safety Program ensuring that all reasonable and proper measures are taken to protect the safety and health of employees and maintain corporate compliance with OSHA and other applicable EHS regulatory requirements. A Bachelor's Degree in Health & Safety Management, Industrial or Occupational Safety, Environmental Science, Engineering, Biology, or related discipline is required along with 10+ years corporate or regional EHS management experience. A Master's degree and CIH certification a plus, experience in environmental consulting is a plus.

Manager, Environmental, Health & Safety
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford (Stanford Children's Health); Palo Alto, California
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children's Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, their 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. They are looking for an EHS Manager. This person will be responsible for the planning, administration and management of safety, health and life safety programs throughout the hospital and all LPCH of-site facilities to ensure compliance with all applicable local, state and federal laws, regulations and standards as well as applicable standards set forth by The Joint Commission. The major functions of this position are: managing the team responsible for ensuring specific, daily compliance with regulations, performing regular performance assessments, managing regulatory compliance audits, ensure effective recordkeeping, coordinate leadership reporting, and act in the role of LPCH Hospital Safety Officer. A Bachelor's degree in a work-related field is required along with five (5) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience, including one (1) year in the specialty area to which assigned. Knowledge of Federal, State, Local Agency Standards, OSHA, Toxic Waste Disposal Requirements and Environmental Health & Safety Standards a must.

Director of EH&S
Select Search LLC (on behalf of an Atlanta based corporation); Atlanta, Georgia
My services have been retained to recruit a Director of EH&S for one of my clients based in Atlanta. This is the top EHS position within the company. The successful candidate will have the chance to build and run an entire EHS program. Must have experience developing & implementing EHS policy and procedure in a multi plant setting and the ability to evaluate programs and develop a long range strategy for improving overall EHS program. BS Safety, Environmental Sciences, Engineering or related Sciences is required along with a minimum 10 years of experience. Must have industry experience and experience developing and implementing EHS policy and procedure in a multi plant setting. Ability to work with Plant Managers and Business Unit Leadership a plus.
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