Protecting Human Health and the Environment at Amusement Parks

Amusement parks are establishments that group together and operate a variety of attractions, such as mechanical rides, amusement devices, refreshment stands, and picnic grounds. These parks offer entertainment for visitors of all ages. Kiddie parks, theme parks, and piers (amusement) also fall under this category.1 Amusement parks are exciting places where people can enjoy rides,

This is Why We Inspect. This is Why We Audit.

A husband/father lost his life while on the job. On November 22, 2022, a hotel maintenance worker didn’t come home to his family after work. According to the Ann Arbor, Michigan Fire Department, the worker was found unresponsive the next day in the boiler room where he was confirmed dead. Authorities concluded that the cause

Conference Spotlight – Association for Corporate Growth’s (ACG) Great Lakes Capital Connection

Beth Hesse, Amanda Bayne, and Mia Murphy, members of our Business Services Group attended the Association for Corporate Growth’s (ACG) Great Lakes Capital Connection (GLCC) conference September 7-8 in Pittsburgh, PA. The three had a lively time meeting fellow industry professionals and catching up with existing clients. The GLCC conference attracts leading middle market M&A

Ask the Expert – Amy Bauer

Senior Compliance Specialist Amy Bauer, CPEA, has over 20 years of experience conducting and managing environmental site assessments, regulatory compliance audits and support, and environmental investigations. As the food and beverage sector leader for EHS Support, she helps our clients reduce risk, satisfy regulations, and lower their operating costs across a wide spectrum of industry

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CLIENT ALERT: PFOA/PFOS Proposed Designation as Hazardous Substances Under CERCLA

On August 26, 2022, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a proposal to designate two per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) — perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS), and their salts and structural isomers, as hazardous substances under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), also known as Superfund. This proposal follows

A Holistic Approach to Process Safety Management

The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.119 lists 14 program safety elements required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for processes involving highly hazardous chemicals that are used or stored in a location in certain quantities. Each of these 14 elements contain additional components required for the programs, and some of the elements

Ask the Expert – Justin Vanderpool

Justin Vanderpool is a Health & Safety Specialist with several years of experience in quality and safety assurance from both the aerospace manufacturing and maritime service industries. In addition to providing on-site, health-and-safety compliance support at client facilities, he also designs and implements safety management systems, safety programs, procedures, plans, and reports for clients.   What

Summer Intern Spotlight – Ellende Chongolola

In support of our Strategic Growth Project initiative, EHS Support is launching a Summer Internship Program this year. We have assembled a multi-disciplinary team from science and engineering backgrounds with varying knowledge in hydrogeology, ecology, chemistry, economics, and data science/geographic information systems. Each week we’ll be spotlighting a different intern to share their skills, interests, and experience

Keeping Your Canadian Business in Compliance with H&S Regulations

Each year the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development schedules provincial health and safety compliance initiatives in specific sectors to protect workers’ rights under both the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Employment Standards Act, and enhance employers’ awareness of their responsibilities. The Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development is

Diversity — It’s In Our DNA

Diversity is such a buzzword nowadays, especially in the corporate world. But what does it really mean, and why is it important? According to Merriam-Webster, diversity is defined as: “the condition of having or being composed of differing elements.”   Think about that for a second: differing elements. Diversity is not just about having a