EtQ Notes Correlation Between its Solutions and Recent Independent Research Findings

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EHS Leaders Complete On-time Audits, Increase Operating Margin, Improve Equipment Effectiveness

The report “Environment Health and Safety: Going Beyond Compliance” outlines the components of an effective EHS initiative within an organization and the supporting technology solutions that can lead an organization to compliance.

EtQ, the leading EHS, Safety, Quality and Compliance solution provider, has announced key parallels between its solutions and those used by enterprises implementing best-in-class EHS initiatives, as defined and identified in a recent, independent research report published by the Aberdeen Group.

The report “Environment Health and Safety: Going Beyond Compliance” outlines the components of an effective EHS initiative within an organization and the supporting technology solutions that can lead an organization to compliance.

The research results show that the Leaders are optimizing their maintenance, production, safety, and quality in order to meet safety and environmental goals and established protocols. Leaders also understand that an EHS program must be managed holistically, not in a siloed manner; therefore, Leaders are investing in training to increase awareness and get everyone involved with EHS initiatives.

Aberdeen used the following four key performance criteria to distinguish the top performers from the rest of the industry. These leaders achieved the following results:

  •     97% audit action items completed on time
  •     0.3 recordable injury frequency rate
  •     12% increase in operating margin vs. corporate plan
  •     91% operational equipment effectiveness

Per the Aberdeen report, “the Leaders are 66% more likely than the Followers to automatically collect EHS data and store it in a central location. While many manufacturers are already tracking this data, it is often done in spreadsheets and done in an error prone way. In addition to this, the Leaders are almost twice as likely as their competitors to provide this data in both real-time and historical fashion.”

To obtain a complimentary copy of “Environment Health and Safety: Going Beyond Compliance”, made available in part by EtQ, visit: http://v1.aberdeen.com/includes/asp/sponsored_registration.asp?ci=/launch/report/benchmark/7459-RA-environment-health-safety.asp&spid=30411145&camp=

Celebrating 20 Years of Excellence
Founded on March 4, 1992 by former lead auditors of Underwriters Laboratories, EtQ has always had a unique knowledge of compliance processes related to Environmental Health and Safety (EHS), Quality and Safety Management. This year, EtQ celebrates 20 years of excellence and continues to be the leading EHS, Safety, Quality and Compliance solution provider for identifying, mitigating and preventing high-risk events through integration, automation and collaboration. EtQ encompasses a wide variety of industries, providing solutions for EHS, Aviation Safety, Quality, FDA Compliance, and Food Safety Management. EtQ uses best in class integrated modules and enterprise application integration to manage and measure these compliance processes and execute organizational change. EtQ's solution, Reliance, is an enterprise suite of modules designed to foster operational excellence in businesses with modules and utilities such as Sustainability, Job Safety Analysis, Emergency Preparedness, Safety Reporting, Incidents, Audits, Risk Management, CAPA, Document Control, and many more. EtQ has been providing software solutions to a variety of markets for 20 years. For more information, please visit http://www.etq.com.

About Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company
Aberdeen provides fact-based research and market intelligence that delivers demonstrable results. Having queried more than 30,000 companies in the past two years, Aberdeen is positioned to educate users to action: driving market awareness, creating demand, enabling sales, and delivering meaningful return-on-investment analysis. As the trusted advisor to the global technology markets, corporations turn to Aberdeen for insights that drive decisions.
As a Harte-Hanks Company, Aberdeen plays a key role of putting content in context for the global direct and targeted marketing company. Aberdeen's analytical and independent view of the “customer optimization” process of Harte-Hanks (Information – Opportunity – Insight – Engagement – Interaction) extends the client value and accentuates the strategic role Harte-Hanks brings to the market. For additional information, visit Aberdeen or call (617) 854-5200, or to learn more about Harte-Hanks, call (800) 456-9748.

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