“Our vision is to give our customers a seamless integration
package for all their EH&S requirements that is 100%
configurable and will provide the tools necessary to
interface with our clients’ Business Management Systems,
giving them the information to control cost and reduce risk.”
— PATRICIA BROOKS, FOUNDER AND CEO, QUANTUM COMPLIANCE SYSTEMS, INC.
Simply the best tools available for EHS professionals.
Built by people who know EH&S from first-hand experience, FacTS is simply the best
tool-set to protect your organization from unnecessary EH&S risk exposure. FacTS
supports the proactive approach of industry leaders: corrective action, continuous
improvement and commitment management.
Unlike “point-source” solutions and one-of-a-kind consulting solutions, FacTS is a
proven, commercially-engineered software designed to support your organization’s
A centralized FacTS Information System
long-term commitment to compliance. FacTS offers the most comprehensive selection
helps enforce standardization of data from
of functional modules, all built to run on the same solid base. Features include:
facilities in multiple regions, countries, and
User-friendly, menu-driven design
business units. Compliance reporting is s
simplified, reducing regulatory risks for
Easy data entry and import and export utilities
emissions & effluent management, spill
Easy integration with enterprise resource planning, warehouse
reporting and permit tracking.
management, purchasing, personnel, and other enterprise systems
“Enter-once/use-anywhere” architecture for increased productivity and data integrity
FacTS information system permits you to
focus your environmental engineering staff
on sustainability issues by freeing them Engineered to meet your IT needs.
from the administrative duties of compli-
DEVELOPMENT AND SUPPORTED PLATFORMS: FacTS is developed in an integrated RDBMS
ance reporting. This gives them the ability
and 4GL environment that offers power, speed, platform portability, small kernel size and
to investigate waste streams and analyze
robust engineering. The FacTS user can port databases without reformatting or restruc-
new innovative manufacturing process
turing the data, and can run on a multitude of machine platforms and operating systems.
impacts to product quality, regulatory
FacTS installations support Windows clients (95, 98, NT, 2000, Citrix) accessing a
reporting and manufacturing cost.
database server running on a multitude of server possibilities, including Windows
NT/2000, all major UNIX variants, OpenVMS, and OS/400.
DATA RECOVERY: The FacTS database is fully compatible with all current backup systems
Integrating EH&S activities with business
and is so versatile that backups can be performed while the system is live. FacTS
operations gives you the ability to increase
supports major database systems such as Oracle and DB2/400 without special
the speed at which business decisions can
requirements and supports standard backup mechanisms for those databases.
be reached (by having “what if” information
available), reduce implementation time THIRD PARTY INTEGRATION AND DATA MIGRATION: FacTS interfaces with a number of
required of new investments (avoiding fines standard services, such as MAPI/SMTP for email, LDAP for user authentication, and
and penalties) and leverage the rich store- TWAIN for image scanning. FacTS supports interfaces from Microsoft OfficeTM, statistical
house of information about your enterprise. packages, CAD and GIS by way of ODBC calls. FacTS also supports the import and
The relational database structure and export of ASCII data files. Customized programs can be developed within FacTS to
integrated design of FacTS provides the export and import specialized data.
foundation for analysis that your organiza-
OTHER FEATURES: The FacTS database has been indexed extensively and includes
tion can use to increase profits, plan for
reports that easily retrieve data using these indices. Wild card searches are a standard
future business needs and assure corporate
feature, allowing the user to search for word fragments for information such as chemical
ingredient names or product trade names.
FacTS BASE SYSTEM
The FacTS base system provides the foundation for operating a fully integrated enterprise-wide Environmental Information System. The
base system consists of four cornerstones: Business Practices, Inventory, Material Specification, and Operational Organization. FacTS
Administration and Data Management is the mortar holding it all together. Each of these cornerstones is specific to every client, as our
clients have unique business and EH&S objectives of their own. We have designed FacTS to be tailored to your requirements with a
minimum of time, effort and cost. This inherent flexibility is what gives FacTS the advantage over every other system on the market.
HEALTH & SAFETY MSDS MANAGEMENT
The Health & Safety modules provide key tools for maintaining The MSDS Management module is a cornerstone of the FacTS soft-
records, compiling data and generating federal and state safety ware and provides an efficient, expandable system for the creation,
and health reports, including OSHA 300, potential exposure risks distribution, and storage of Material Safety Data Sheets, including
reports, and monitor the subsequent costs and activities for OSHA Hazard Communication. FacTS can extract MSDS information
evaluating trends and tracking metrics to make well-informed in over 200 reports, based on criteria such as constituents, location,
business decisions. use, disposal, hazard ranking, and employee exposure.
ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTING EH&S MANAGEMENT
The FacTS Environmental Reporting modules provide key The EH&S Management modules provide scheduling tools for
tools for compliance with environmental legislation regarding creating and tracking time-based items such as work orders,
hazardous chemicals. These modules are designed to help standard operating procedures, inspections, and information
EH&S professionals produce reports for submission, for internal requests. It allows tracking of bulk and container inventory
review, and for trend analysis of all environmental incidents along with the scheduling and tracking of material dispensing
occurring on site. work orders.
FacTS ADMINISTRATION & DATA MANAGEMENT
The FacTS Administration and Data Management tools provide you with the flexibility needed to stay current in the Environmental Health and
Safety arena. The ease with which you can modify data entry and menuing functions to match both workflow processes and corporate
standard nomenclature ensures ease of transition and usability. Proprietary tools allowing you to build data load routines and our reporting
functions reduce the need for high development and support costs that accompany a custom software application.