accident record Articles

  • Patterns of gob-water inrush in Chinese coalmines

    Gob-water is a serious hazard in Chinese coalmines. Such inrushes have caused more than 80% of the coalmine water accidents recorded in recent years. This study is based on reviews of past gob-water hazard cases in China. Six inrush patterns are suggested, caused by gobs exposed by tunneling, channeled by faults, or fissure or caving zone channeling, damage to or collapse of water-resistant ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Accounting for accidents in the measurement of transport inefficiency: a case of Taiwanese bus transit

    Conventional data envelopment analysis (DEA) measuring transport efficiency (or inefficiency) has impractically assumed that accidents are freely disposable. The present paper attempts to rectify this impractical assumption by proposing directional output distance function models into which different types of casualties are factored. The core logic is to convert different types of casualties – ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Oxford instruments case study

    Delivering operational efficiency Oxford Instruments specialises in the design, manufacture and support of high-technology tools and systems for industry, research, space, energy, defence and healthcare. Business needs Oxford Instruments needed to improve the management of Health & Safety acrossall locations. A gap analysis identified a number of key ...


    By Rivo, a Sphera Company

  • Ndt Application in Automotive Industry

    (1) Ndt Application in Automotive Industry -Ultrasound Testing of Automobile Half-axle   Fracture failure of half axle is mainly due to high frequency and low-stress fatigue damage, and the existence of internal defects of workpiece is one of the important reasons for fatigue fracture. Ultrasound can be used to inspect the raw materials of the semi-axle and the semi-finished products ...

  • A simulation study of the accident risk in the Istanbul Channel

    The Istanbul Channel has a considerable amount of maritime traffic and is one of the most difficult-to-navigate waterways in the world. Ships are consequently prone to accidents. These accidents impose risks on the nearby population, property and the environment. Naturally, besides any adverse meteorological and geographical conditions, the increase in the volume of transit and local maritime ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • U.S. Forest Service assures safety compliance nationwide and streamlines accident reporting

    The United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service (USDA-FS) is responsible for managing 193 million acres of America's national forests and grasslands across the United States. The agency has more than 30,000 full-time employees and a large temporary workforce. Many of the agency's employees work hazardous jobs such as fire fighting, forestry, managing avalanches and securing abandoned ...


    By IHS Markit

  • Becoming “Best in Class”

    Every year you go through your insurance renewal with your agent or broker, and possibly some third party candidates vying for your business; but are you asking to review what they are sending out on your behalf, or do you simply assume they are giving an accurate portrayal/recap of your conversation, information shared and company overview? Going through the insurance renewal process is as much ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Fatal Workplace Injuries – Workplace Fatality Hazards are Poorly Assessed

    In 2014, there were 4,679 fatal work injuries according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, that’s an increase of 2% over 2013 in 2015 there were 4,836, in 2016 there were 5,190, in 2017 date is not final but again indicates an increase in workplace fatalities. No one expects to go to work and not come home. All of our efforts to reduce fatalities in the workplace have not been ...


    By Atlantic Environmental, Inc.

  • A Record Year for EHS Non-Compliance fines in the UK

    The sentencing landscape for Environmental, Health and Safety offences in the UK (England & Wales specifically) has undergone significant change over the last 18 months. In England and Wales, companies have been handed record fines in these fields. So what does this mean for businesses? ...

  • Benchmarking Health and Safety Performance

    Identifying Indicators and Improving Benchmarking health and safety performance at work is vital to all organisations who want to excel beyond the threshold of legislative compliance. Safety practitioners whose aim is only to legally comply with legislation may be seen as a re-active safety practitioner, scraping by rather than ...


    By Sheilds

  • Safety Pays with a Zero-Accident Culture

    Construction companies typically view sales, quality and profitability by cultural imperatives – but what about safety? Almost all accidents at construction sites can be prevented with zero-accident culture. Some large construction companies operate for millions of manhours without a lost-time accident. Small and medium-sized contractors also can achieve unblemished records through ...


    By EnviroVantage

  • All About Health and Safety Software

    The many different health and safety laws and regulations can be understandably difficult to get to grips with it, but do the tools to help you implement them have to be? With the right health and safety software suited to you and your business, you can look forward to an educated and, most importantly, safe working environment. Health and safety ...


    By Safety Media Ltd.

  • Do You Need A Safety Management System?

    Managing workplace safety is an important goal that many corporations have recognized as a logical and effective way to provide a better environment for employees to work in, and to cut corporate costs.  A key component in safety management is the software system used to record, manage, and analyze safety related data.  With an effective system, the safety team can see exactly where ...


    By UL EHS Sustainability

  • The culture of denial, workplace injuries and lessons learned

    Try to imagine this workplace injury scenario: A construction worker is seriously hurt on the job. It’s a very minor injury. Years later, under similar circumstances, a worker is killed from a similar incident. Why didn’t the company learn from the first incident? Recent research in the ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Occupational (Workplace) Safety and Health Services Services 2018/2019

    Safety and Health Services is our specialty with a focus on the workplace since our founding in 1978. We can perform audits, safety inspections, industrial hygiene surveys, OSHA compliance, noise surveys, indoor air quality, ventilation, review accident and illness records to minimize workplace illnesses and injuries ensure OSHA compliance and act as expert witness in litigation situations. Our ...

  • Protecting Your Most Valuable Resource

    What Is Your Organizations Most Valuable Resource? Do you have to guess at what is the most valuable resource in your organization? It’s those well trained, hardworking, motivated dedicated employees who show up every day – Day after Day – Month after Month – Year after Year – to get what has to be done-Done! If you weren’t convinced before ...

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