Articles by Dan Markiewicz, MS, CIH, CSP, CHMM

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals pose challenges

Many EDCs are harmful at low doses and safe at high doses.
By Dan Markiewicz, MS, CIH, CSP, CHMM
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In December 2011, EU REACH listed Octylphenol among its candidate list for Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC).


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How to assess reproductive risks

New standards will revolutionize best practices
By Dan Markiewicz, MS, CIH, CSP, CHMM
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In 1991, the U.S. Supreme Court in UAW v. Johnson Controls established that employers have the obligation to fully inform a woman of workplace risks to pregnancy.


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Who “owns” EHS risk management?

New standards will revolutionize best practices
By Dan Markiewicz, MS, CIH, CSP, CHMM
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ANSI/ASSE Z690.2-2011 (Risk Management – Principles and Guidelines) and its companion standards, Vocabulary for Risk Management and Risk Assessment Techniques, were approved earlier this year.

 


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The U.S. unveils a wellness & prevention plan

How EHS pros fit into the national strategy
By Dan Markiewicz, MS, CIH, CSP, CHMM
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The National Prevention Council released the National Prevention Strategy in June 2011 as mandated by the 2010 Affordable Care Act.


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A Growing Obligation to Prevent Harm

Understand the meaning of “standard of care”
By Dan Markiewicz, MS, CIH, CSP, CHMM
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Should a New York Wal-Mart store have had a crowd control plan in 2008 that may have prevented an employee being trampled to death by shoppers during the store’s annual “Blitz Friday?”
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Want to engage your CEO?

By Dan Markiewicz, MS, CIH, CSP, CHMM
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CEOs perform best when they truly understand their organization’s entire DNA. To understand the DNA of an organization requires segments of the organization be examined, integrated as a whole, and then presented for management review.


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MANAGING BEST PRACTICES: Feeling socially responsible?

By Dan Markiewicz, MS, CIH, CSP, CHMM
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Understanding ISO 26000 is important because the document may serve as an initiative to establish social responsibility requirements from other sources.
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MANAGING BEST PRACTICES: Track the public view on toxic chemicals

By Dan Markiewicz, MS, CIH, CSP, CHMM
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You should be aware the public’s attention on toxic chemicals is rising.
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MANAGING BEST PRACTICES: New fed law challenges EHS pros

By Dan Markiewicz, MS, CIH, CSP, CHMM
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Determining if chemical exposures are safe for workers who breastfeed falls on the shoulders of EHS pros.
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MANAGING BEST PRACTICES: Fish bones and bow ties

By Dan Markiewicz, MS, CIH, CSP, CHMM
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Risk assessment techniques are necessary to help decision makers make informed choices, prioritize actions and distinguish among alternative courses of action.
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