EHS Matters

Welcome to the Campbell Institute's EHS Matters blog where relevant and engaging EHS news takes center stage. Here you will find articles that our members and leadership have found to be insightful and important to furthering the discussion on EHS and how it shapes our organizations. 


Tesla Motors is not only green but safe


The Tesla Model S set a record for the lowest likelihood of injury to its occupants with a 5-star rating by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, not only in overall marks, but in EVERY subcategory as well. Furthermore the Model S, a sedan, also exceeded the safety scores of a… Continued

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August's look inside the library


The Campbell Institute Library offers high-quality vetted materials to help organizations in their journey of continuous improvement. The following three articles are a look at the collection of best practices in EHS leadership, strategies and tactics that can be found in the Campbell Libra… Continued

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Greek yogurt's hidden environmental concerns


Greek yogurt has become a trendy health option for most Americans but what many don't know are the hidden concerns involving the environment.

The production of Greek yogurt produces acid whey. This low PH byproduct, when released into water ways, can actually kill fish h… Continued

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July's look inside the Library


The Campbell Institute Library offers high-quality vetted materials to help organizations in their journey of continuous improvement. The following three articles are a look at the collection of best practices in EHS leadership, strategies and tactics that can be found in the Campbell Libra… Continued

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Safety at your fingertips


Many workers are finding that workplace safety apps can help save lives. Cell phone applications (or apps) can do a variety of things from measuring sound levels to looking up information on chemical requirements or even an ergonomic app that teaches you about stretching and gives… Continued

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New York City turns the compost bin


New York City joins the ranks of cities like San Francisco, Seattle and almost 100 others, by adopting a city wide composting plan. Mayor Bloomberg is heading this initiative that will potentially divert 100,000 tons of food waste that would usually end up in landfills. This idea started as… Continued

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June's look inside the Library


The Campbell Institute Library offers high-quality vetted materials to help organizations in their journey of continuous improvement. The following three articles are a look at the collection of best practices in EHS leadership, strategies and tactics that can be found in the Campbell Libra… Continued

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The Campbell Institute Applauds Dow


The Campbell Institute commends the 2010 Campbell Award winner for inspiration and innovation.

Dow is dedicated to a safety culture, making it part of everything decision they make. The Dow safety mindset is based on driving behavior toward incident prevention, sustained by … Continued

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Oil, Gas & You: The key to world class EHS


What does it take to create a high-performing organization around EHS? How do you not only achieve environmental, health and safety (EHS) excellence, but maintain continuous improvement?

The Campbell Institute at the National Safety Council is the global EHS center of excell… Continued

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The Campbell Institute and Industrial Scientific Honor Innovation in Safety


The Campbell Institute honors the winners of the 2013 Robotics for Life Competition. This year's Robotics for Life Competition, presented by Industrial Scientific, challenged teams of innovative young thinkers and engineers at Carnegie Mellon University to design out hazards in the high… Continued

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May's look inside the Library


The Campbell Institute Library offers high-quality vetted materials to help organizations in their journey of continuous improvement. The following three articles are a look at the collection of best practices in EHS leadership, strategies and tactics that can be found in the Campbell Libra… Continued

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World-Class Workplace Safety


Mike White, former Director of Workplace Safety at General Motors and a member of the Campbell Institute's World Class Team, was involved in making GM a safety leader among industrial companies. In the 1990s GM made a commitment to create a culture of safety and recently NASA asked… Continued

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April's look inside the Library


The Campbell Institute Library offers high-quality vetted materials to help organizations in their journey of continuous improvement. The following three articles are a look at the collection of best practices in EHS leadership, strategies and tactics that can be found in the Campbell Libra… Continued

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Volvo plans self-driving cars in 2014, envisions accident-free fleet by 2020


Volvo is removing the biggest danger... The driver! The main technology being used by Volvo's autonomous automobiles is wireless internet. This would enable each car to be assigned a certain point on the road and give different vehicles the ability to interact with each other. Chec… Continued

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Firmenich Named the 2012 RWC Award Winner!


News Release

National Safety Council honors Firmenich with 2012 Robert W. Campbell Award

The highest safety award any organization can achieve globally

Orlando - Today, the National Safety Council presented its 2012 Robert W. Campbell Award to… Continued

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