Compliance made easy
Working together with you, we will determine which tasks apply (federal, state, fire and safety codes, Best Management Practices, etc.), customize those tasks to your needs, define the frequency and due dates, assign responsible parties within the organization and put it all together in an easy to navigate online calendar, document management, and reporting system.
Backed by St.Germain scientists, engineers and regulatory specialists, Sentry EHS helps you stay on top of the ever-changing world of regulations, keeping your attention on what really matters — your bottom line.
The cloud infrastructure meets the requirements of an extensive list of global security standards including ISO 27001, SOC, PCI Data Security Standard and more. Security and 24/7 availability are assured.
Determine compliance status anywhere, anytime. Your entire environmental, health and safety program — at one facility or one hundred — all in one place.
About Sentry EHS
25 years of environmental, health and safety expertise
St.Germain has been using our regulatory knowledge to help clients since we started in 1992.
Our scientists, engineers and regulatory experts developed Sentry EHS to help companies maintain compliance with EHS regulations and manage related data.
In addition to Sentry EHS, St.Germain offers a full range of compliance management and land development services includes site remediation, hydrogeological investigation, solid & hazardous waste management, environmental compliance, energy & petroleum management, site planning & development, and training.
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What the numbers say
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Mike Rioux, CHMM our Senior Regulatory Specialist has been asked to present “What a Waste” at the 92nd Annual Maine Safety & Health Conference on October 17, 2019.
The Maine Department of Environmental Protection has reposted Chapter 890 to a 30 day public comment period, with comments due November 4, 2019 by 5:00 PM. “Since the initial posting and the April 23 public hearing, the Department has amended the draft rule to clarify the products covered. Also since the original posting, the authority
-> Continue reading Maine Chapter 890, Designation of PFOS as a Priority Chemical
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2019: 1. Fall Protection – General Requirements (6,010 violations)2. Hazard Communication (3,671 violations)3. Scaffolding (2,813 violations)4. Lockout/Tagout (2,606 violations)5. Respiratory Protection (2,450 violations)6. Ladders (2,345 violations)7. Powered Industrial Trucks (2,093 violations)8. Fall Protection –
-> Continue reading OSHA Releases Preliminary List of FY 2019 Most Cited Violations
Two years ago St.Germain wrote about “emerging” contaminants known collectively as PFAS, a family of complex compounds primarily consisting of Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). Since then there’s been a flurry of activity in Maine, with the latest being the Maine Department of Environmental Protection’s proposed regulation of PFOS in childrens products. Because
-> Continue reading Maine Department of Environmental Protection Proposes the Regulation of PFOS in Children’s Products
In 2017 we wrote about “emerging” contaminants known as PFAS. Since then, Maine Governor Janet Mills established a task force, and there have been numerous news articles about these “forever chemicals” right here in Maine. We’ll continue to share with you how this issue may impact environmental due diligence, remediation and environmental health and safety
-> Continue reading PFAS Regulations
Sentry EHS is getting an upgrade. We have been working behind the scenes to bring you the following improvements: Attachment Icons: In Sentry List View, an icon now appears if there is a document uploaded to that task. Tank Field: The tank field has been updated to include state and federal inspection dates, allowing tank compliance
-> Continue reading Sentry EHS Is Getting an Upgrade
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and US Army Corp of Engineers (ACE) recently proposed changes to redefine the definition of “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS). This definition has applicability for SPCC plans, SWPPPS, FRPs and site development regulations. You may find the following summary helpful in determining the impact of this proposed rule:
-> Continue reading Proposed Rule Change Affects Definition of WOTUS
The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is proposing changes to Chapter 101: Visible Emissions Regulation. Chapter 101 regulates opacity limits for fuel burning equipment, process, and fugitive emission sources. Currently, a certain number of opacity limit exceedances are allowed for these sources over a specified time average within a certain period of time. For
-> Continue reading Chapter 101 Maine DEP
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is implementing its new nation-wide e-Manifest system beginning June 30, 2018. With the promise of adding significant streamlining to the tracking of hazardous waste shipments, EPA has been working with states for several years to make this a reality. The use of the e-Manifest system is voluntary for now.
-> Continue reading EPA’s New e-Manifest System
Sentry EHS® was one of only three businesses in Maine to be presented the 2016 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence. The award—announced by Governor Paul R. LePage and the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (MEDEP) in December, 2016—was presented at St.Germain’s office in Westbrook, Maine on January 13 by Bill Longfellow, Director of Innovation and
-> Continue reading Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence