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Changing Canadian Health and Safety regulations hint at greater universal standardization

  • by James MacTavish - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 11:41

Recently, the Government of Canada has announced new Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) regulations as part of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). These new regulations will help protect Canadian workers who use, handle and store hazardous products in the workplace by ensuring QHSE standards and regulations are consistent both across Canada and internationally.

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Day Two - ASSE - The Mentality of Safety

  • by Brendan Clavelle - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 11:06

Day two of the ASSE show and I am happy to report it has been incredibly insightful, with the resonating theme of how companies view safety in their organization. Most people spend significant amounts of time thinking through the technology that their QHSE processes require without actually thinking through the processes involved or the people behind those processes. Here are some key takeaways:

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Day One - ASSE Professional Development Conference - Atlanta, Georgia

  • by Brendan Clavelle - Thu, 07/07/2016 - 00:00

As the Business Development Manager for NeoSystems Inc., a Calgary-based Health and Safety ISV company, shows like the ASSE Professional Development Conference are critical to understanding the evolving HSE space. It’s exciting to speak to likeminded individuals and companies like my own that represent the tide of change in the once stagnant moving industry and see where the industry is moving.

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Alberta enters the technology business. Stranger in a Strange Land… no more?

  • by drupalweb - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 11:59

As a software entrepreneur in Calgary for the last 25 years the domination of Oil & Gas industry has often had me feel like the character from Robert A. Heinlein's "Stranger in a Strange Land". Having spent time in my career in software cities like Vancouver, Toronto, Boston and San Francisco, running a software company in YYC feels, well – a bit Martian. We know we belong here, but something about our software roots makes it feel a bit foreign.

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Death spiral, Mr. Laut? Not if we make these choices.

  • by Trevor Nimegeers - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 11:39

A few weeks ago, Steve Laut, President of Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (CNRL), one of Canada's largest oil and gas producers, delivered a direct message to the energy services businesses in a Fort McMurrary Chamber of Commerce meeting.

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