NAEM Network E-News

May 24, 2006
This week's management quote

" 'I must do something' always solves more problems than 'Something must be done.' "

Author Unknown


  1. The 2006 Business and Sustainable Development Conference—Managing for Economic, Environmental and Social Value in the Global Marketplace. June 21-22 nd, 2006 Washington, D.C.
  2. Innovative Strategies for Managing Your Business in an Energy Restrictive Environment. July 26 th-27 th White Plains, NY.
  3. NAEM 14th Annual EHS Management Forum Savannah, GA. Registration opens May 31st, 2006

The news


  1. 5 Tips: Memorial Day Travel Tips
  2. The Business of Green: Special Edition
  3. Energy Efficiency Certificates Take Step Forward in US
  4. Changing your Performance Measurement Mindset: the Key to Improved Decision Making
  5. Job Opportunities

5 Tips: Memorial Day Travel Tips -- article
As you plan your Memorial Day travel and festivities Five Tips is here to get you safely on the road and back

The Business of Green: Special Edition -- article

Energy Efficiency Certificates Take Step Forward in US -- article
A new environmental market is taking shape in the US that aims to encourage energy conservation. The initiative, which is being developed at the state rather than the federal level, will see tradable energy efficiency certificates (EECs) or 'White Tags' being issued to participating organizations or companies in exchange for each MWh of energy savings they achieve below an agreed baseline.

Changing your Performance Measurement Mindset: the Key to Improved Decision -- article
The importance of understanding where performance measurement reviews should start is an issue that’s often overlooked by management. Managers see a variance in an activity but may fail to see the pattern within that variance. Not seeing the full picture can affect the whole performance measurement activity.

Job Opportunities

EHS Manager in Dallas, Texas. EH&S Manager with 8-15 years experience from the chemical process industry or related where material flow equipment is used. Some with TX experience is highly desired who knows the state regulations and has done PBR's. The key is someone who has who can lead a chemical plant in their EH&S policies and procedures. Someone who can work with the local, state and federal agencies. Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Safety, Chemistry, or in an equivalent technical field. 5 years of experience in the environmental health and safety field. Knowledge of EHS consensus standards (e.g. OSHA, NFPA, ANSI) and Behavior Based Safety. Professional certification (e.g., CIH, CPEA, CSP, or PE) a plus. Demonstrated skills in regulatory and human relations. Computer literate - proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of software applications. Contact:

EHS Plant Coordinator for Saint-Gobain Containers in Milford, Massachusetts. Incumbent coordinates, implements and monitors plant EHS processes and activities to ensure regulatory compliance and conformance to SGCI EHS policies and procedures performance. Qualifications: B.S. in environmental science and/or industrial safety/health with a minimum of five (5) years of professional plant level experience in the planning, development, and implementation of EHS management systems and compliance programs. Must have solid knowledge of federal, state and local EHS and DOT laws, regulations, rules and standards, as well as a firm knowledge of Workers’ Compensation administration. Contact:

Regional Environmental Engineer Specialist for Sunoco, Inc. in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania. Evaluates and follows up on the design and start-up of new air and waste control projects. Establishes and monitors standards for meeting air emission guidelines and regulations on environmental projects. Analyzes environmental problems and recommends changes. Coordinates environmental testing and evaluation programs. Examines permit limitations and anticipates needed changes to comply w/changing environmental legislation. Acquires and updates environmental information related to the plant and environmental procedures and methods. Maintains appropriate files and records in all environmental areas as required by regulations. Reviews and comments on proposed modifications and/or additions to the plant. Develops data for presentation to management, community and regulatory agencies. Investigates environmental incidents affecting the plant. Experience and in-depth knowledge of air regulations, MACT, NSPS, RCRA. Contact:

Occupational Safety & Health Staff for Lockheed Martin Corporation in Reston, Virginia. Challenging opportunity for an experienced Safety Professional requiring extensive technical ability, problem solving and cost & schedule performance. The opportunity is in response to expanding services and continued business growth in the Washington Metro Area. Seeking dynamic candidate to work with a talented team of professionals in applying a wide range of safety and health programs. Opportunity includes continued professional development, certification, and flexible schedules. Bachelor degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 10 years of professional experience; or 8 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree. Considered an emerging authority. Contact:

Have a safe, healthy and environmental week!

Carol Singer Neuvelt

NAEM Executive Director


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