Linx/AS Announces Launch of WorkSafe Suite(TM) to Support Global Worker/Workplace Compliance on SAP(R) Solutions



    
    The SAP NetWeaver(R)-based application leverages SAP Environment, Health &
    Safety (SAP EH&S) to strengthen and support organizational compliance
    procedures and reduce exposure to legal risk and brand damage
    

    KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Dec. 18 /CNW/ -- Linx/AS LLC (www.linxas.com), a
product lifecycle management (PLM) consulting firm and member of SAP's
industry value network (IVN) for chemicals, announced the product release of
WorkSafe Suite(TM) (www.worksafesuite.com). WorkSafe Suite is comprised of
three complementary modules: WorkSafe HAZCON(TM) for hazardous substance
control; WorkSafe EVENTS(TM) for incident/accident reporting and
investigation; and WorkSafe CLAIMS(TM) for case management.
    WorkSafe Suite is built with SAP NetWeaver(R) platform-based technology
to enable web browser access to standard compliance functionality within the
SAP(R) Environment, Health & Safety (SAP EH&S) application, part of SAP
solutions for governance, risk, and compliance (SAP solutions for GRC)-such as
Hazardous Substance Management, Industrial Hygiene & Safety, and Occupational
Health. In addition, WorkSafe Suite is role based, enhancing the user
experience with data and functions tailored to specific business users.
    
    Enterprise strength and user friendly.
    
    In the competitive landscape of compliance applications, SAP EH&S stands
apart in the enterprise space. In "Technology Options To Support EH&S
Compliance," (AMR Research, February 2007) Simon Jacobson writes, "SAP is the
one enterprise vendor with a significant EH&S product, spanning capabilities
that affect people, products, and processes." The senior research analyst
continues, "Other ERP providers do not have this level of EH&S depth on their
roadmaps."
    SAP EH&S has served as the compliance platform for global businesses
since the late '90s. Linx/AS created the web communication layer to provide
users with options for accessing the robust enterprise functionality and data.
In turn, businesses can implement user-centric solutions for complying with
legislation enacted by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration
(OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), International Labour
Organization (ILO) and other regulatory bodies.
    "WorkSafe Suite was designed to leverage the existing strength of the SAP
EH&S platform without creating redundant or competitive functionality,"
explains Matthew Duka, director of marketing communications for Linx/AS. "It
gives enterprise users choices on how they want to input, access, and work
with compliance data-whether it's a web page, interactive form, or mobile
device. What's more, it gives IT organizations a roadmap for reducing point-
solution complexity and lowering the total cost of ownership."
    For more information on WorkSafe Suite, visit: www.worksafesuite.com or
www.linxas.com
    
    About Linx/AS
    
    Linx/AS LLC is a leading Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) consulting
firm that provides: strategic planning through a proprietary PLM Vision(TM)
Methodology; expert integration services in support of SAP solutions; the IPM
Intellectual Property Manager 1.0 solution, which has achieved "Powered by SAP
NetWeaver" status; and hands-on training. Linx/AS has successfully helped
small- to mid-sized businesses up to Global 2000 companies accelerate product
speed to market while effectively reducing regulatory and compliance
challenges. Linx/AS experience spans verticals, helping chemical, consumer
products, high-tech, oil & gas, and life sciences companies maximize their ROI
and lower the TCO for IT organizations.
    
    About SAP Solutions for GRC
    
    SAP solutions for GRC, which includes SAP EH&S, promote business
viability by unifying corporate strategy, control initiatives, opportunity
discovery and loss mitigation across the extended enterprise. A unified
approach to GRC overcomes the challenges of driving corporate strategy,
regulatory compliance and risk management across disconnected systems, regions
and functions, creating increased business performance and competitive
advantage. SAP solutions for GRC processes are enabled across SAP and non-SAP
systems, working together with GRC ecosystem partner content, technology and
applications to provide the most effective solution for governance, risk and
compliance available today. Currently more than 2,200 companies worldwide use
SAP solutions for GRC. For more information about SAP solutions for GRC,
please visit http://www.sap.com/grc.
    Linx/AS, WorkSafe Suite, WorkSafe HAZCON, WorkSafe EVENTS, and WorkSafe
CLAIMS are trademarks of Linx/AS LLC. SAP, SAP NetWeaver and all other SAP
product and service names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered
trademarks of SAP AG in Germany and in several other countries around the
world. All other product and service names mentioned are the trademarks of
their respective companies.




For further information:

For further information: Matthew Duka, Director, Marketing
Communications,  Linx/AS LLC, +1-610-992-9333 x212, mduka@linxas.com Web Site:
http://www.linxas.com                  http://www.sap.com/grc

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