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TenForce Summer Event: Permits to Work, Chevron Philips, Antwerp

Thanks to Chevron Phillips, TenForce had the chance to host a user group session on its permits module. The speaker, the HSE & Integration manager, assisted by two HSE specialists, spoke about permit creation and the lockout/tagout procedure. The event allowed companies such as Solvay, Eval Europe/Kuraray, IBR, Lanxess, and Indaver to observe, interact and share their knowledge.

We believe that these gatherings allow great interaction and a better understanding, it also gives us a chance to show certain aspects of the product which not everyone may have been familiar with before.…


INOVYN Automates Management of Change to Achieve Operational Excellence and Improve Cost Performance /TenForce Networking Sessions

Here we are, just a few days after our 4th TenForce Networking Session, an event series that is already becoming a tradition for us and our special guests. This time we welcomed Dirk Gyzels and Bert Schietekat from INOVYN Manufacturing Belgium, who offered our audience a comprehensive overview of their TenForce implementation and their internal challenges and solutions for common pains related to incident management, audits, and management of change.

Constantly challenging the status quo

We firmly believe that a good software product is one that is continuously growing and adapting to the users’ needs and the reality of the industries it serves.…


How TenForce Saved a Company from a Possible Disastrous Audit

A service company, in the chemical and petrochemical industry, provides the storage of liquid products such as lubricants and bio-diesel. We were doing a presales trajectory together with them. We did a workshop, a demo, showed them all sorts of different scenarios, but nothing happened.

…Until a blue Monday, they call me – : “Are your offers still valid? We need an urgent demo!”

We went there the same week and agreed on a roll-out plan for 2 modules they urgently needed.…


An occupational safety and health management software is good for you, and it’s good for your business!

There is a growing pressure on businesses to have clean operations in a transparent manner, while employees are provided better working environments for their health and safety at work. It has become crucial to own a fully integrated Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality [EHSQ] management software system which covers all operations.

Some Stats! Each year, 4000 people die at work in the US. Each year, 3 million serious accidents happen at work in the US.…

EU-OSHA releases its comprehensive guide to EU funding in OSH

If you are trying to identify funding sources for activities, initiatives or projects related to occupational safety and health (OSH), then look no further than the EU-OSHA funding guide.

Targeting EU-OSHA’s stakeholders, the guide provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of European funding opportunities.

In Part I, easy-to-use funding factsheets give brief descriptions of European Union funding programmes. In Part II you can find out about relevant European structural and investment funds that are implemented by national authorities.…


Are you doing EHS Management correctly?

Get familiar with the 6 Practices & 10 Modules.

Throughout the last couple of decades, there has been a natural evolution within the EHS Market. This led to the development of 6 core management practices. These 6 practices are now the center of attention for companies which want to comply with the new regulations, while caring for the workers’ safety and remaining incident free. Pending on the different type of activities certain practices will need to be implemented.…


Confined spaces rule could protect nearly 800 construction workers a year from serious injuries and reduce life-threatening hazards

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued today a final rule to increase protections for construction workers in confined paces. Manholes, crawl spaces, tanks and other confined spaces are not intended for continuous occupancy. They are also difficult to exit in an emergency. People working in confined spaces face life-threatening hazards including toxic substances, electrocutions, explosions and asphyxiation.

“In the construction industry, entering confined spaces is often necessary, but fatalities like these don’t have to happen,” said Secretary of Labor Thomas E.…