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. 


2016 CEOs Who 'Get It'


Each year, the National Safety Council honors CEOs who understand and lead their organizations' positive safety culture. These CEOs Who "Get It" care about the safety and health of all of their workers and are preparing their organizations for a successful future. Check out the full article… Continued

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10 Tips for a Greener 2016


1. Power it down

Not only is it good practice to shut the lights off when you leave the room but think about all the other electronics plugged in. Remember to unplug your cell phone, MP3 player and tablet when they are done charging. Set your computer to hibernate after a fe… Continued

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January's Look


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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December's Look


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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5 Days in the Gulf


The view from the 152nd floor of the Burj Khalifa is stunning - a top-down vista of tinker-toy like skyscrapers of lesser stature, glowing highways, and of course the serene Arabian gulf. In many ways, taking in this sight was the perfect capstone to the Campbell Institute's recent visi… Continued

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Research Outlook


Sustainable development and cleaner production refers to the broader environmental, social, and economic impacts of product design, looking at aspects such as sustainably sourced materials, waste in production, and less harmful systems of distribution. As the world copes with decreasing nat… Continued

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November's Look


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 Award goes to Taiwan


I recently had the chance to join three of our longstanding Campbell Award Global Partners - Taiwan Safety Council (TSC), Taiwan Institute of Occupational Health and Safety, and the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology - in their home country for a series of special conferen… Continued

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There's an EHS App for That!


Smart phones and tablets put the world in the hands of workers everywhere. This list of ten environmental, health and safety apps offer information and solutions for everyday situations.


iAuditor - Inspection checklists

Ecorio - Track greenho… Continued

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October's Look


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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Research Outlook


Feeling worn out, or wishing that you could have gotten more sleep? If you are like most respondents in national surveys, you'll have answered yes to one or both questions. Many studies have been conducted on fatigue in recent years in order to better understand how fatigue affects workplac… Continued

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September's Look


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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My Car Does What?


Car crashes are the leading cause of workplace fatalities, and 90 percent of crashes are caused by human error. Eventually autonomous vehicles will remove the driver from the equation but until then, we have to rely on our own defensive driving skills and our vehicles' technologies to k… 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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Prescription Pain Medications: A Fatal Cure for Everyone


Workplaces across the country are feeling negative impact from employees who overdose on pain medications used to treat work-related injuries. In a report "Prescription Pain Medications: A Fatal Cure for Injured Workers" the National Safety Council studied cases in which injured w… Continued

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