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Articles about quality, environmental and safety compliance issues.

CISS has newly integrated the PCI DSS V 3.2 standard into the CISS framework on the Nimonik platform. Performing and reporting PCI audit/testing is now easier than ever before, using the CISS PCI template. You can shape your PCI audit according to your scope by selecting one or multiple PCI requirements or areas. The CISS framework […]


Nimonik is very happy to introduce an improved Facility Comparison Report. This report allows you to quickly identify operations that are performing better than others. You can easily see the average score for each Facility and then you can filter by Facility, by Division, by Date and by Status of the Audit. All of the […]


According to the United States Department of Labour, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, there were an average of 4,821 workers killed on the job in 2014, with more than 92 fatalities a week and 13 deaths every day[1]. Eliminating these leading causes of illnesses, injuries and fatalities in the workplace starts by increasing safety efforts from employers, safety […]


Nimonik has seen hundreds of ISO 14001 Legal Registers and they seem to come in all shapes and sizes. Whether your organization is ISO 14001:2015, ISO 14001:2004 or even”following” the standard, building a proper legal register or legal profile for your organization can be a big help for compliance. In the presentation below Nimonik’s CEO, Jonathan Brun, […]


In response to a number of failures of high-level shutdown systems (HLSSs) at oil and gas facilities, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has introduced the High-Level Shutdown System Risk Assessment Checklist. The checklist is designed to establish best practices for HLSS inspections to prevent failures that can result in releases. Operators that have a flare […]


Sorry, this entry is only available in French. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. La Loi sur la qualité de l’environnement a pour objectif la prévention, la réduction, le contrôle de la pollution et l’amélioration de […]


  Last week was a typical week for me. On Saturday, I rode the bus downtown to pick up some books from the library. On Sunday, I cooled down at a splash pad with my family. On Monday, I set out my garbage and recycling for curbside pickup. On Tuesday, I went ice skating at […]


Nimonik is announcing a new partnership with CISS, Comprehensive Information Security Switzerland, a start-up company launched in June 2016. The founders Heike Klaus and Andreas von Grebmer both have long-time experience in Information Risk Management and Governance which gives them the expertise to dig into a company’s DNA of Information Risk Management. Their objective is to deliver […]


Once companies have covered off base line regulatory compliance, they must embark on a journey to reach operational excellence. Leading companies utilize their risk management business process to identify their biggest risks and associated critical controls, and then implement various assurance processes such as audits and assessments to assure the efficacy of these controls. In […]


Recently, Ottawa intervened to protect a threatened species of frogs and triggered, albeit unwittingly, a first conflict with Quebec since the new Liberal government took office last fall. The federal government’s intervention also halted an important residential development project on Montreal’s South Shore. The Western Chorus Frog, a small frog approximately 2.5 cm long, is […]