Press Release

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

FARMINGDALE, NY (09-07-05): EtQ 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 Reliance™ 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 Quality, EHS, Operational Risk and Compliance management software provider for identifying, mitigating and preventing high-risk events through integration, automation and collaboration. At the core of EtQ’s framework is a compliance management platform that enables organizations to implement best-in-class compliance processes configured to meet their existing processes, create new compliance processes and automate and control their compliance ecosystem. EtQ’s product lineup includes Reliance™ for enterprise organizations and Verse Solutions™ for mid-sized businesses. EtQ was founded in 1992 and has main offices located in the U.S. and Europe. To learn more about EtQ and its various product offerings, visit www.etq.com or blog.etq.com.

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Brenda Percy
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