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5 Fundamental Steps to Ensure Product Safety and cGMP Manufacturing Compliance

Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) are regulatory guidelines used for pharmaceutical, medical, cosmetics, food, food supplements, and beverage products. These guidelines ensure that what the consumer receives is high quality, delivers on the intended use, is marketed appropriately, and most importantly, is safe. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is authorized to carry out […]

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Compliance Management Risk

What Is the COSO Framework? Deconstructing the Jargon (+ How to Implement the Framework in 5 Steps)

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) reports that weak internal controls are responsible for almost half of fraudulent activity. With this in mind, how do you ensure your business isn’t an easy target for fraud? The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) designed a framework in 1992 to help businesses design a strong and effective […]

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Audits Compliance Health & Safety

Process Safety Management: Your Ultimate Guide and How To Be OSHA Compliant

The unexpected release of toxic, reactive, or flammable liquids and gases continues to occur across many different industries.  Chemical disasters, such as The Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico (U.S. 2010) and the Chevron Refinery Fire in Richmond California (U.S. 2012), cost businesses millions. Yet this financial cost is irrelevant when you consider […]

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6 Top Tools to Complete Your Compliance Software Stack

The plethora of laws, regulations, standards and ethical practices impacting our businesses is a minefield. The average cost of business compliance worldwide is $5.47 million. With companies having to conduct several compliance audits a year, this figure comes as little surprise. This is why you need compliance software to help you. Compliance software is a […]