ORC HSE’s 9 networks provide the HSE Leaders from our member companies the unique and unparalleled opportunity to regularly interact with their peers from over 110 companies in 20 business sectors. Network meeting content includes discussions on key regulatory developments and leading HSE programs and practices.
Members reduce their learning curve through intensive networking, sharing effective practices with peers, and interacting with HSE and business experts.
ORCHSE observes the Chatham House Rule. No discussions or other information shared at meetings are disclosed outside the membership. Members will never see a press report on anything said or presented during an ORCHSE meeting.
The press is not allowed. ORCHSE meetings have no exhibits or vendor sponsorships.
Access to Regulatory Agencies:
ORCHSE is uniquely positioned to facilitate member dialog with key regulators and government officials, by maintaining constructive relationships with OSHA, NIOSH, CSB, NTSB, NIH, EU-OSHA, Cal/OSHA, and Asia Pacific leaders, among others.
Interaction with HSE and Business Experts:
ORCHSE addresses critical HSE issues by engaging thought leaders and subject matter experts to present at meetings and participate in member-driven task forces.
Members take away new strategies and tools to improve performance.
ORC HSE provides up-to-date information and perspective on current and emerging HSE issues to enable compliance and superior performance. The following informational and regulatory updates and resources are provided to each member company based on the networks to which they belong.
OSH Bi-weekly Newsletter
All current US OSH-related news; contains links to more detailed information; available for companies with membership in OSH, CHDN, EBIF, and Legal networks.
US OSH Quarterly Updates
Comprehensive summary of all US OSH news for the quarter plus relevant articles and information; Contains links to more detailed information; Distributed to companies with membership in OSH, CHDN, EBIF, and Legal networks.
Environmental Bi-weekly Newsletter
Summary of top US Environmental news of the period; Contains links to more detailed information; for members of the Corporate Environmental Forum (CEF).
Global Bi-Weekly Newsletter
Current OSH and Environmental news from around the world (except the US); Covers global developments, regional issues, and individual country regulations; Contains links to more detailed information; for GSHF, EU, AP and CEF networks.
Global Quarterly Updates
ORC HSE provides unparalleled opportunities to compare performance and programs against other leading companies across 20 business sectors.
Annual Performance Benchmarking
ORC HSE annually collects and publishes injury and illness reports where participating companies are able to compare their performance across 20 business sectors. The reports can be customized based on the data parameters, which include but are not limited to:
• Industry and NAICS code
• US OSHA data
• ASTM E2920-14
• Management systems and culture assessment
Member Ad Hoc Special Issue Benchmarking
At any time, members may request benchmarking surveys on issues of special concern within their company.
Special Benchmarking Meetings
ORC HSE holds 4-6 special benchmarking meetings annually, which are 1-day meetings dedicated to sharing effective practices and dialogue on a specific topic. Participation is open to any company willing to share an effective practice from their organization.
ORC HSE staff is comprised of a group of professionals at the forefront of the HSE profession with diverse backgrounds in industry, government, and labor. All members have access to the entire ORC HSE staff through the following:
Phone and email support
One annual on-site visit
ORC HSE collaboratively and constructively influences international and US national safety and health policy issues. We have a reputation as an honest broker supporting positive solutions for business, workers, and the government.
ORC HSE submits comments on significant emerging regulations.
ORC HSE staff is able to serve as the liaison for member companies with OSHA and other regulatory agencies.
Member-driven Task Forces are leveraged to develop comments on emerging regulations, and create innovative and practical solutions to the critical problems confronting HSE professionals in today’s workplaces. Task Forces have addressed:
Fatality and Serious Injury
Return on HSE Investments
Recordkeeping, PELs, Silica, PSM, etc.
In addition to the network meetings, ORC HSE offers 8-12 Webinars annually covering topics such as new regulations, continuing compliance concerns, and new practical initiatives that assist facilities in achieving performance excellence.
Member companies may send an unlimited number of participants to any ORC HSE Webinar, allowing them to leverage their membership throughout their organization.
Upon member company request, ORC HSE will develop customized webinars to meet individual company needs.
CEUs are offered for participation in all Webinars.
The ORC HSE Country Profiles Library provides an overview of HSE regulatory requirements and audit checklists for 60+ countries and provinces. Profiles contain descriptions of key HSE laws and regulations, information on the legislative and regulatory process of each country or province, identification of local HSE governmental agencies and contacts, and links to government and other relevant HSE organizations websites.
The ORC HSE Country Profiles Library is available to members companies of the networks with an international reach, including Global Health, Safety, and Environmental Forum, European Union Health, Safety and Environmental Forum, Asia Pacific Health, Safety and Environmental Forum, and Corporate Environmental Forum.
Continuing education and certification maintenance points are offered for attendance at all network meetings and webinars offered by ORC HSE.
Members have access to the ORC HSE user-friendly website as a key resource for HSE information. Within this site, members also have access to:
Annual Injury and Illness Data Collection, and Performance, Organization, and special topic data
Network Memberships, including all of the above benefits, are renewed on an annual basis.