compliance management systems

As most of you know by now, Affygility Solutions has released its next version of Affytrac. Since we completely redesigned the UI (user interface) to make it a responsive design that works on all devices (desktops, tablets, and smartphones), this was a significant update. One trick that you may not know about, is how to add a favicon to the home screen of your iPhone to make Affytrac seem more

Here at Affygility Solutions we often hear the statement, “We want it simple to use.” But, almost in the same breath, they will indicate “We want it comprehensive and want it to do this, this, and this” and “Oh, by the way does it work on iPhones, Android devices, and iPads?” As you can see, these statements presents a huge dichotomy and challenge for designers and developers that are tasked

Check out the latest in EHS compliance management software and OEL/ADE services Affygility Solutions will be exhibiting at the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineers’ Proactive Compliance Conference to be held January 13-14, 2013 at the Hilton East Brunswick, New Jersey. Stop by and visit with Peter Burke to learn more about our EHS Compliance Management and Corrective Action Software, and our OEL Fastrac service – an affordable and innovative way

The Ikea Effect is a cognitive basis where labor enhances affection for results. The name for this psychological phenomenon is coined after the Swedish furniture company Ikea, whose products required some assembly. It’s also the phenomenon that makes plastic glue-together models so successful (even though the end result may not look so great and definitely not worth the time spent). It is seen as the situation where the “assembler” over-values

Well, by now, everyone has heard more than enough about Edward Snowden and the leaking of top-secret NSA information. As EHS auditors what can we learn from this type of incident? Here’s five things that come to mind: If you say it’s confidential, it’s probably not or won’t be for long. We, as humans, have an incredibly bad habit of  not being able to keep a secret. As you probably

Often, when I’m out serving Affygility Solutions’ clients I get asked about the definition of compliance and questioned about its importance. For individuals that don’t have significant amount of regulatory compliance experience, this is often a difficult question. Depending upon the person in which you’re having the conversation, the compliance definition can mean different things, but for most environmental, health and safety professionals, the compliance definition means “the act of

Laboratory Safety Video Released by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board The United States Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released its laboratory safety video called “Experimenting with Danger.”  This 24-minute video focuses on three (3) separate laboratory accidents that occurred at academic institutes.  These accidents are as follows: The death of a laboratory research assistant in a flash fire involving tert-Butyllithium at UCLA in 2008; The death of a Dartmouth College professor

What is a safety committee? And, do I need or have to have one? Here at Affygility Solutions, we perform a lot of environmental, health and safety audits for life science companies.  These audits typically involve all aspects of EH&S including occupational safety, potent compound safety, industrial hygiene, and much more.  However, one area that often generates a significant amount of discussion is safety committees and their use for generating employee

Affygility Solutions, the leading provider of environmental, health and safety compliance management software to the life science industry, is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at the Carolinas AIHA PDC/Conference to be held in Greer, South Carolina on September 28th and 29th, 2011. Dean M. Calhoun, CIH will be providing hands-on demonstrations of Affytrac – a simple and affordable way to manage regulatory compliance and corrective actions.  In

“What are some OSHA topics that I can discuss at our next safety committee meeting?” is a question that I often get asked by environmental, health and safety professionals in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device industry.  In general, rather than just rehashing old material, I like to discuss OSHA topics that are relevant to one of the three areas: 1) OSHA Topics related to recent accidents or incidents; 2)

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