The Top EHS Stories From November 2019

Did you miss November’s top EHS stories?

We've assembled a list of 10 articles for you from EHS and global news outlets, industry leaders, and technology experts.

The 10 stories that made our list include a major solar energy breakthrough, insights on safety from the Navy, OSHA updates, and more.

‘Ecocide’: Green Party Vows to Make ‘Severe Environmental Damage’ a Criminal Offence [Business Green]

The Green Party of England and Wales has vowed to make "ecocide" a criminal offence if it wins the upcoming General Election, promising to impose individual liability on company directors for severe environmental damage.

Bill Gates-Backed Energy Startup Announces Major Solar Breakthrough [Environment + Energy Leader]

Heliogen, the clean energy company that is transforming sunlight to create and replace fuels, announced that it has – for the first time commercially – concentrated solar energy to exceed temperatures greater than 1,000 degrees Celsius.

The Navy Way: How to Ratchet Up Your Organization’s Safety Culture [EHS Today]

In the Navy, squadrons launch and recover aircraft, change large engines, repair electronic equipment, and fix complicated fuel and hydraulic systems while maintaining a high level of safety — even under the most challenging conditions.

Partnership Alliance Between NSC and OSHA Renewed [EHS Daily Advisor]

The National Safety Council (NSC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced the renewal of their partnership alliance. Together, OSHA and the NSC will continue to share information and guidance, provide training resources, and promote workers’ rights and employers’ responsibilities.

Does Water Stewardship Lead to Brand Value? [GreenBiz]

Companies can create value by transparently communicating how they use water and how their operations impact surrounding watersheds.

The Installed Base of Connected Tanks to Reach 11.9 Million in 2023 [IoT Business News]

Remote tank monitoring technology enables companies to monitor fluid levels, temperatures, and other metrics from a computer or smartphone. Berg Insight estimates that the installed base of active remote tank monitoring solutions reached 2.5M in 2018 and will grow to 11.9 million in 2023.

OSHA Advisory Committee Set to Meet for First Time in Three Years [Safety & Health]

The National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health has scheduled its first meeting in three years for December 12.

Climate Change Is Brutal for Everyone, But Worse for Women [Wired]

Researchers have found climate change is imperiling the agency of women in Africa and Asia.

Greenhouse gas levels in atmosphere reach new record [World Meteorological Organization]

Despite global commitments to reduce emissions, a new report by the World Meteorological Organization shows that the level of CO2 and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have reached another record high.

6 Tips to Delegate EHS Tasks Effectively [Perillon]

Done right, delegation can help your entire team be more engaged, innovative, and efficient. Here are six tips to help you delegate successfully.

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