Resources

Information on PSCI and resource materials on pharmaceutical supply chain sustainability

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Business Code of Conduct

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The Novo Nordisk Way, an example of the Business Code of Conduct.

Carcinogen Control Program

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A power-point on carcinogens from Environment Health & Safety.

Carcinogens, Hierarchy of Controls

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Best practices hierarchy of controls for carcinogens

Chemical Agents Management System

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A Management Systems Approach for Chemical Agents

Chemical hazard communication

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Working safely with chemicals

Chemical Hazards

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Each chemical is different from the next one and therefore each chemical has different characteristics that help define the hazards that may be present.

Chemical Risk Assessment - basic characterization

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Chemical Risk Assessment & Exposure Monitoring
Basic Elements / Characterisation

Child Labor & Young Workers, Additional Resources

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Links to additional resources including organisations involved in ending child labor and reference material.

Child Labor & Young Workers, Overview

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An introduction to child labor & young workers.

Child Labor & Young Workers, Sample Action Plan

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An example of how to deal with child labor.

Climate Change Position

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An example is Novo Nordisk's climate strategy, which is developed in accordance with the Greenhouse Gas Protocol. It includes all scope 1 and 2 emissions within operational control and scope 3 emissions that are significant in size or significant from a stakeholder perspective. Towards 2020 their focus is on reporting and reducing emissions from global production sites, company cars, product distribution and business travel.

http://www.novonordisk.com/about-novo-nordisk/novo-nordisk-in-brief/positions/climate-change.html

Code of Ethics

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This Code of Ethics defines Sanofi-Aventis expectations when conducting business. It is provided as a resource to guide its employees in dealing with issues, both inside and outside the Group, that may be encountered as part of day to day functional responsibilities.

Confined Space Fatality - Investigation Report

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Example of a document produced after a fatality.

Containment Testing Protocol

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Industrial Hygiene FAT and SAT Performance Evaluation Protocol

Contract Manufacturer's Journey to Higher Containment

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"A CMO’s Journey to Higher Containment" slideshow.

Control Banding

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Control Banding

Controlling exposures to API

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PowerPoint from ISPE on controlling exposure to Active Pharmaceutical Agents.

Controlling Exposures to API in Chemical Production

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ISPE slideshow concerning control of exposure to API in Chemical Production.

Corrective Action Plan Template

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This document can be used by suppliers to document agreed corrective actions, the time period for completion, the type of verification (e.g. desk top review of documents or follow up visit), the responsible individual at the supplier for the individual corrective actions, details on the implemented corrective action and a status assignment (open/closed).

CRA EM Index (Consolidated)

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Chemical Risk Assessment & Exposure Monitoring Index - Consolidated

Data Sharing Agreement

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Supplier Data Sharing Agreement (updated Nov 2018)

Decision trees to make up IH sampling plans

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Examples decision trees to make up IH sampling plans

Dust Explosion Data - How to Identify and Communicate the Hazard

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PowerPoint on dust hazards, their identification and communication.

Employee notification IH

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Employee notification of industrial hygiene sampling results
IH Maturity Ladder Level 5

Engineering Controls for Exposure to APIs

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PowerPoint on engineering controls for exposure to active pharmaceutical ingredients.

Environmental Handbook - Danish Environment Ministry

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A practical handbook for suppliers and sub-suppliers on good environmental practices, prepared by the Danish Ethical Trading Initiative (DIEH) in cooperation with COWI and the Danish Federation of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises as part of a joint project between DIEH and the Danish Environmental Protection Agency.

ESP - Practical Handbook on Business and Human Rights

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The practical handbook on Business and Human Rights.

ETI Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining

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This briefing document seeks to explain clearly what freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining mean.

Example Accident Investigation - Dropped Panel Fatality

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Accident Investigation slideshow.

Example Action Plan Physical Agents

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PowerPoint covering "Approach Physical Agents Program".

Example analytical method Ceftobiprole

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This report describes an air sampling and analytical method for the determination of airborne Ceftobiprole medocaril (BAL 5788). This method was developed and evaluated by the Catholic University of Leuven at the request of Janssen Pharmaceutica Beerse (Belgium).

Example Chemical Risk Assessment and Exposure Monitoring Program

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Chemical Risk Assessment and Exposure Monitoring Program

Example IH report Cilag

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Dust Measurements during Charging and Discharging of the mechanical Dryer in Building 20 of TIC 1097 in ILC-Dover G2PacTM

Example IH report isolator Mannitol

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Example IH report isolator Mannitol

Example IH report Methylphenidate FBG3

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Example IH report Methylphenidate FBG3

Example IH report Methylphenidate HCl K3

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Example IH report Methylphenidate HCl K3

Example IH sample record sheet

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Example IH sample record sheet

Example Qualitative chemical risk assessment Cork

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Example Qualitative chemical risk assessment Cork

Example RBEAP API

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IH Air Monitoring Unit Risk Based Approach Decision Making

Example RBEAP solvent

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Example RBEAP solvent

Example Risk Analysis carcinogen acrylonitrile

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Example Risk Analysis carcinogen acrylonitrile

Example Risk Assessment and Monitoring Program CP

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Chemical Risk Assessment & Exposure Monitoring
Chemical Production & Development Janssen Pharma Geel Belgium
Michel Vangeel - Prevention Department

Example SDS Risperidone

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Example SDS Risperidone (version with GHS info not available yet)

Example summary sheet Risperidone

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Example summary sheet Risperidone

External H&S Resource Libraries

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External H&S Resource Libraries

External Manufacturing EHS Best Practices

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This paper provides an overview of some of the current best practices which have been developed for external manufacturing for both the Chemical and Pharmaceutical industries.

Fair Treatment, Additional Resources

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Links to organisations involved in the fair treatment of employees, along with reference material.

Fair Treatment, Overview

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An introduction to the issue of harassment in the workplace.

Find an EHS Consultant

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The Premier Directory of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety Consulting Professionals.

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