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. 


Owens Corning - Building Success


Last month Owens Corning published their 2014 Sustainability Report and announced the early reaching of its 2020 greenhouse gas and toxic air emissions goals. The 2014 report marks the ninth year of publication and emphasizes their dedication and building success to becoming a net-positive … 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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Innovation Challenge Launches


Are you on the leading edge of EHS?

If your organization has made innovations in the areas of environmental or health initiatives, take the Innovation Challenge, presented by the Campbell Institute and the Stewardship Action Council. Raise the profile of your innovators dese… Continued

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Opportunities to learn with peers


The Campbell Institute provides several opportunities to learn with and from organizations at the leading edge of environment, health and safety management. At NSC Congress & Expo, September 26-October 2 in Atlanta, we work with leaders to present practical information and solutions for… 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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Campbell Institute and NSC at NOIRS 2015


Last month marked the 6th National Occupational Injury Research Symposium (NOIRS) hosted by NIOSH in Kingwood, WV. Debbie Hersman, NSC President and CEO, delivered one of the opening plenary presentations in which she spoke about the mission of NSC and the impact of its advocacy efforts. Al… Continued

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New Cell Phone Policy Assessment Tool


Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of workplace death, with distractions being a leading factor. Many employers are implementing cell phone policies to keep their workers safe on the roadways, but not all policies are created equal or cover all employees.

NSC recent… 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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Research Outlook


Managing contractor safety can be especially difficult in an increasingly global world with international workforces performing non-routine work with or without direct supervision of an EHS manager. This brief literature review outlines the various ways in which safety can be negatively imp… Continued

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BNSF Connecting Communities


For more than 160 years, BNSF Railway has been safely and efficiently transporting freight from point A to point B but they don't just move freight; they touch people and communities along the way. A product of nearly 400 different railroad lines, BNSF is focused on keeping the railroad… Continued

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Safe Community drives down overdose deaths


In 2009, Safe Communities Madison-Dane County found that poisoning deaths had sharply increased, largely due to an uptick in prescription painkiller abuse. Individuals and organizations dedicated to safety in Madison-Dane County developed strategies to drive down these deaths. Read the case… 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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A Speaker's View


Just a few weeks ago, the Campbell Institute attended BST Safety in Action in Orlando, Florida. Several attendees experienced sessions featuring Campbell Institute research and topics presented by member organizations. This opportunity proved just as rewarding for the speakers as it did for… Continued

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March'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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A Speaker's View


"Incredibly diverse and just as compelling, the second Campbell Institute Symposium delivered all that it promised and more. 

As a public health doc who advocates for Total Worker Health (www.cdc.gov/niosh/twh) every day‎, it was rewarding to see a broad, compr… Continued

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