Following the safety issues that have been plaguing Toyota vehicles, it was time to take a closer look at Toyota the company and not the car to determine whether some causal factors would surface behind the safety issues plaguing the automaker. Our investigative review looked at a number of federal safety reports as well as over 35 articles published in national and international newspapers since early 2010 and compared this information with Toyota's own environmental and sustainability report to get to the bottom of the causal issues.
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Toxicological and Environmental Safety Data - Case Study
IntroductionAGRAGEL is a cross-linked copolymer of acrylic acid and acrylamide partially neutralized as potassium/ ammonium salt. The polymer is in its dry form a granulate and forms a gel-like material upon addition of water or aqueous solutions. Due to the cross-linking it is insoluble in water. Uptake of water is facilitated mainly by the negative carboxylic groups of the polymer and their hydration with water molecules. Complete solubilization is hindered because of the cross-linking of different polymer...
Use Articulated Concrete Block Mats for People and Animal Safety
Cable concrete mat installations are great for using in areas that are close to water in order to prevent soil erosion. Since they offer superior flexibility, they can be customized to fit your specific project needs. And whether you’ve thought about it or not, articulated concrete block mats also play a role in keeping people and animals safe, while at the same time providing structural stability to ground applications. Molds to the geography While there are other methods and materials for preventing...
Georgia city uses geospatial technology to identify assets and improve safety
One of Georgia’s newest cities decided to go digital with CH2M - digitizing assets to manage operations and improve public safety for the city. If you’re a brand new city, you’re probably thinking what can we do to quickly make our community a better place to live? Peachtree Corners, one of Georgia’s newest cities, decided to go digital with CH2M - digitizing assets to manage operations and improve public safety for the city. CH2M Project Manager Brandon Branham outlines how the use of...
Adopting a Technology Approach for Health and Safety
Health and safety regulations and departments have long been a part of working life. Their presence isn’t always felt, but they lie beneath the surface of almost every procedure, equipment installation and working practice. Many businesses still rely on a large collection of spreadsheets and even paper records, all of which document every applicable EH&S procedure and any reported incidents. Unfortunately, this is cumbersome in a modern world whereefficiency is driven by technological advancements....
3 Safety Risks to your Business
Health and safety related incidents are more commonplace at work than you may think. According to the International Labour Organization, 153 workers have a work-related accident every 15 seconds. Think about that for a moment. No matter the industry within which you operate, there is a very real risk that something could go wrong at any given moment. And, from small to significant incidents, the impact on businesses and their employees can be profound. We think safety risks for businesses fall broadly into two...