EHS Regulatory Developments in South Africa May Have Far-Reaching Effects

by Abi O. Laniyan 06 Nov. 2019


South Africa has developed into something of a bellwether for environmental health and safety (EHS) regulation on the African continent. For that reason, the recent adoptions of a “carbon tax” and a ban on Persistent Organic Pollutants should serve

Putting Together a Winning EHS Team

by Jessica Sarnowski, Head of Content Marketing & Thought Leadership 24 Oct. 2019

Growing up in a household with a big time New York Giants fan, I spent quite a few Sundays watching American football. Succeeding in football, like most sports, requires strategy, the utilization of the right teammate at the right time and, of course,

Growing Commercial Solar Farm Industry in Queensland can Breathe a Sigh of Relief

by Tamlyn Jayatilaka 22 Oct. 2019


Investment in solar energy in Queensland remains attractive, with a controversial solar rule provision, governing projects 100kW and over, now omitted from the Electrical Safety Regulation 2013 (the Regulation). The provision—which would have made

Europe Making Strides in Curbing Plastic Waste and Litter

by Elise Saade 15 Oct. 2019

Plastic waste and litter are considered some of the most urgent problems faced by humanity and ecosystems.

New Occupational Health and Safety Hazards in the Face of a Changing Climate

by Nina Koivula 20 Sep. 2019

Climate change as a threat for health and safety at work

Global temperatures are rising and the frequency of extreme weather events is increasing. It is suggested that climate change will have an impact on all occupational health risks except risks

Phytopharmaceutical Use in France & Trending Stringent Regulations

by Magda Boulabiza 13 Sep. 2019

As the public grows more aware of the potential health impacts on their health that pesticides could have, some politicians they might have a role to play to speed up the legislative process. On May 18, 2019, the mayor of Langouët, France passed an

EU Action Against Deforestation & Its Worldwide Impact

by Gabriela Troncoso Alarcón 05 Sep. 2019

Overshoot Day occurred on July 29,this year—the earliest date ever [1].

The Legalization of Marijuana and Employer Obligations

by Willmary Escoto 29 Aug. 2019


The evolution of the cannabis industry and its state by state legalization has created a fog of uncertainty for employers. On June 5th, Nevada passed a law  that explicitly prohibits employers from refusing to hire a job applicant for failing a

High Risk Sectors in the Face of Heat Stress

by Elise Saade 14 Aug. 2019

The summer of 2019 came with unprecedented temperatures we haven’t seen since 1947, reaching more than 45°C (11°F) in France. Globally, temperatures reached 1.71°F above the 20th century’s average.   

Incident Reporting in the United States

by Hannah Solomon 29 Jul. 2019

Hannah Solomon is an EHS Regulatory Consultant at Enhesa  focusing on jurisdictions in the United States.