Maine Health

Environmental, Health Safety

NorDx is committed to:

  • Recognizing and preventing workplace and environmental hazards
  • Involving our employees and our community in the creation of a safe & healthy workplace for the protection of staff, patients, visitors, & the environment
  • Continuously improving our processes for prevention and reduction of injury/illness and pollution prevention
  • Complying with environmental, health, & safety laws, regulations and other requirements

Program Participation

NorDx proudly continues to be an environmental business leader through program participation and partnership with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection.

  • Governor's Carbon Challenge, member since 2004
  • Maine Environmental Leaders Program - Smart Growth through Smart Production (formerly STEP-UP), member since 2002
  • Environmental Management System Implementation participant
  • Toxics & Hazardous Waste Reduction program participant

Environmental Leader

Environmental Awards

  • Maine Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence, 2002, 2004
  • E.P.A., New England Region, Environmental Merit Award, 2005

"Greening of NorDx"

  • Carpooling initiative for staff
  • Teleconferencing for meetings
  • Fuel efficient courier fleet, including a hybrid vehicle
  • Anti-idling policy for courier fleet
  • Single stream recycling for cardboard, metals, plastic, paper
  • Cell phone and battery recycling
  • Confidential materials shredding and recycling
  • Scanning of documents
  • Reduction in hazardous materials and chemicals
  • Onsite solvent recycling
  • Elimination of mercury reagents and mercury added products
  • Computer shut off program