September 22, 2016
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"With self-discipline, almost anything is possible"
Teddy Roosevelt (1858 – 1919)
26th President of the United States and naturalist
PUMA Launches Financing Program to Reward Suppliers for Sustainability Performance
Sports company PUMA is offering its suppliers in select emerging markets with a new financing program in partnership with the International Finance Corporation. The program is expected to incentivize improvements to suppliers' EHS and social standards, and is a first-of-its-kind financing structure for the apparel industry. Read more...

Do You Know the Three E's of Hand Protection Management?
Open any catalog and you will be deluged with hand protection options that offer thousands of combinations of materials, lengths, dips and degrees of protection. So, why is a topic that saturates our industry still a leading cause of work-related injuries? Here are three areas which frequently contribute to these violations. Read more...

Creating a Positive Impact Through Sustainability
The 2016 Arcadis Sustainable Cities Index ranks 100 global cities on three dimensions, or pillars, of sustainability: People, Planet and Profit. These represent social, environmental and economic sustainability to offer an indicative picture of the health and wealth of cities for the present and the future. Read more...
This article is a benefit of Arcadis' sponsorship of NAEM's EHS&S Management Forum.

Why Sustainable Supply Chains Matter
Considering supply chains are responsible for up to four times the greenhouse gas emissions of a company’s direct operations and many suppliers operate in water-stressed areas of the globe, it makes sense from an environmental savings standpoint to focus on them. Read more...

How to Give Feedback to People Who Cry, Yell, or Get Defensive
The process of delivering feedback takes a lot of time and can be particularly anxiety provoking if you have someone on your team who tends to have a difficult or negative emotional reaction to feedback. So how do you get ready to give feedback to someone who might cry, yell, or get defensive? Read more....

Clean Power Plan is Consistent With Law And History
According to the author, the Clean Power Plan is not the boundary-breaking behemoth that the petitioners make it out to be. On the contrary, it complies with the many constraints that Clean Air Act places on EPA's authority to regulate existing power plants, its basic components have already been used in several prior Clean Air Act regulations. Read more...
Upcoming Events
Environmental Remediation: Sustainable and Green Strategies
October 6, 2016 1:00 -2:00 p.m. (ET)

AWS Water Stewardship Training
October 11-13, 2016
Washington, D.C.

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

Regulatory Changes Ahead: Preparing for PSM and RMP Updates
November 17, 2016
1:00 -2:00 p.m. (ET)
Job Opportunities
Corporate EH&S Manager
The Neil Jones Food Co.; Firebaugh or Hollister, California
The Neil Jones Food Company is a well-established privately held food Manufacturing Company with manufacturing facilities in the states of California and Washington. They are looking for an EHS Manager. The Corporate EH&S Manager is responsible to lead the development and implementation of the Company’s EH&S including Sustainability efforts and is the top environmental, safety and industrial health content expert within the Company. The ideal candidate will lead, create and implement all elements of an EH&S and Sustainability program and culture, including the implementation and maintenance of NJFC EH&S management systems and compliance programs. S/he will ensure programs and protocols to ensure EH&S policies and procedures are updated, implemented and followed, ensuring compliance with all regulatory and corporate requirements enabling continuous improvement. A Bachelor’s degree in Environmental, Health and Safety, Engineering or related field is required along with a minimum 10 years occupational safety, environmental and sustainability experience in a manufacturing environment. 5 years demonstrated supervisory and management experience a plus. CSP designation preferred. AB 32 Cap & Trade experience a plus. 50% travel.

Senior Engineer - Safety, Health and Environment
Aerojet Rocketdyne; Culpeper (Orange), Virginia
Aerojet Rocketdyne is an American rocket and missile propulsion manufacturer. Headquartered in Sacramento, California, the company is owned by GenCorp. At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space and keep America safe. They are looking for an Senior EHS Engineer. Under limited general direction, this senior-level SH&E Engineer will support a wide variety of SH&E compliance efforts and projects by performing engineering assignments requiring application of advanced principles, theories and concepts plus a working knowledge of related SH&E disciplines and regulations; including but not limited to development and implementation of Company and site-specific SH&E programs, procedures and initiatives. Requires a Bachelor's degree and 5 or more years of related experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist, and/or Certified Hazardous Material Manager preferred. Advanced degree in an appropriate SH&E discipline preferred. Experience/knowledge of OSHA regulations, Process Safety Management and/or Explosives Safety regulations and compliance (e.g., DoD 4145.26M) preferred.

Corporate EH&S Manager
Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health (CTEH); North Little Rock, Arkansas
Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health, L.L.C. (CTEH®) is a science-based environmental consulting firm established to provide toxicology and human health consulting services to the public and private sectors. They are looking for an EHS Manager. The Corporate EH&S Manager is responsible for championing a culture of safety within CTEH®, fostering a sense of continuous improvement that fully integrates safe work practices and continuous improvement in health and safety as a way of life. The position ensures compliance with federal, state, and local safety and industrial hygiene regulatory requirements. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing, improving, implementing, administering, and bench-marking CTEH®’s Health and Safety Program. In performing such duties, the EH&S Manager will provide information to ensure that proactive, positive, and safe practices are being implemented and properly used throughout the organization. The incumbent must have the ability and potential to supervise and manage a team of safety and compliance specialists. This role will support a positive, growing, and consistent safety culture across CTEH® and ensure compliance with personnel safety and health regulations. The position ensures compliance with federal, state, and local safety and industrial hygiene regulatory requirements. Minimum 10 years of EH&S experience with at least 5 years of experience in management with increasing levels of responsibility required along with an advanced technical knowledge of OSHA standards and industrial hygiene through a bachelor's degree in Environmental Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Chemistry, Chemical or Environmental Engineering required. HAZWOPER, DISA clearance, TWIC clearance.
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