Press Release

EtQ's Quality Management System to Comply with Transport Canada's New Federal Regulations

FARMINGDALE, NY (09-07-05): EtQ, Inc. has announced that EtQ's Reliance Quality Management System is fully compliant with Transport Canada's Safety Management Initiative.

In an effort to further improve the already high level of aviation safety in Canada, Transport Canada (the Canadian transportation regulatory body), instituted Flight 2005, an initiative to improve safety management systems within Canada.The initiative requires for the implementation of safety system that fully integrates safety into every aspect of the business, from policies and procedures, to day-to-day operations. As safety is integrated into the company, management will be able to work on continuously improving the quality of those operations.

With this initiative in mind, EtQ has adapted its Relianceā„¢ Compliance Management system to fit the requirements of Transport Canada's Flight 2005 safety program. Reliance is a highly configurable, flexible system and is able to assess potential risks and safety hazards, and take appropriate action to remedy those hazards in an efficient manner.

As a result of EtQ's efforts, one of Canada's largest air carriers has recently selected EtQ as their Safety Management System, specifically to address their compliance to the Flight 2005 program. "EtQ is a perfect fit for companies looking to comply with Transport Canada's regulations," says Glenn McCarty, CEO of EtQ. "Our system enables our users to identify risks, issue corrective actions, update affected policies and procedures, and continuously improve their operations through continuous audits. That, coupled with a flexible platform that allows companies to match their existing business processes exactly, provides the aerospace industry with the best tool for their needs."

About EtQ

EtQ is the leading Enterprise Quality and Compliance Management Software for identifying, mitigating, and preventing high-risk events through integration, automation, and collaboration. EtQ uses best-in-class, integrated modules and enterprise application integration to manage and measure quality and compliance processes and execute organizational change. Key modules within the product include: Document Control, CAPA (Corrective and Preventive Action), Audit Software, Complaint Handling, Risk Management, Change Management, Employee Training, Project Management, Nonconforming Materials, Enterprise Reporting, and more than 20 additional compliance-oriented modules. With its world-class flexible workflow, collaborative platform, EtQ has developed a unique niche to support enterprises involved in various compliance management initiatives such as; cGxP (FDA), ISO 13485, ISO 9001:2008, ISO/TS 16949, ISO 14001, ISO 22000, AS 9001, TL 9000, OHSAS 18001, RoHS, Sarbanes-Oxley, HACCP, SQF and similar standards for compliance and regulatory management. EtQ has been providing compliance solutions to a variety of markets for over 15 years.

For more information about EtQ, please visit www.etq.com, or to schedule a virtual demo, contact EtQ Inc., at 800-354-4476 or 516-293-0949, or e-mail us at info@etq.com.

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Brenda Percy
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