industrial safety Articles

  • Occupational and industrial safety case study

    Service performed: Health and safety management system design Summary: EFI Global worked closely with a global manufacturer of wool fiberglass and foam insulation to develop a Health and Safety Management System (HSMS) for its 13 U.S. facilities. Development of the HSMS required in-depth understanding of the plant’s operations, corporate best management ...


    By EFI Global, Inc.

  • The cooperative approach in managing safety issues for Halal industrial parks in Malaysia: embracing opportunity

    The progressive development of Halal Industrial Park is to realise Malaysia's aspiration to become a global Halal hub champion. The purpose of this paper is to provide an initial framework linking the literature on how cooperative approach would bring improvement to the safety management performance at Malaysia's Halal Park. The cooperative approach such as industrial symbiosis is synonymously ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Analysis of the Columbia accident under nuclear industry safety criteria

    There are similarities between the aerospace and nuclear industries regarding safety. In both cases we are dealing with sophisticated technology, equipment, processes and strong interface with human behaviours. This situation is well understood in both industries. However, there is a range of uncontrolled accident risk as a consequence of poor management and lack of appropriate measures to ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The life cycle of weak signals related to safety

    This paper addresses the problem of weak signals management in the domain of industrial safety. We propose a model of the weak signal life cycle, from its emergence to the decision that should be taken to avoid the related hazard. This model represents this life cycle as four successive steps associated with barriers that the weak signal has to overcome. These four steps are: 1. detection; 2. ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Safety management procedures and practices at Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research

    The Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) operates FBTR (Fast Breeder Test Reactor), KAMINI (neutron source reactor), radiometallurgical laboratory, radiochemical laboratory, reprocessing plant, industrial scale sodium loops, advanced research laboratories, workshops, etc. Codified safety management procedures with systematic surveillance are essential for safe and reliable operations ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Texas Industrial Site - Case Study

    In order to monitor industrial safety and asset exposure, a mining company in El Paso, TX installed a Dyacon weather ...


    By Dyacon, Inc.

  • Emerging Technologies Advancing Industry Safety

    The U.S. refining and petrochemical industries rank among the safest manufacturers in the nation — a claim that makes us very proud. In the past 30 years, our injury and illness rates have dropped to less than one incident per 100 employees annually, which is five times lower than the total recordable rates of the entire manufacturing sector. In our industries we like to say that we keep ...

  • Towards a coherent industrial safety and environmental risk management philosophy in the United Kingdom

    Industrial risk management and pollution control strategies have been topics of active review in the UK during the past decade. Ultimate goals are the full accounting of the costs and benefits of remedial measures as a means of achieving more efficient and equitable decision processes, which are also transparent and reproducible. Considerable progress has been made in defining a coherent ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Industrial risk management and international agreements

    This paper presents a review of the management of industrial safety on the basis of international agreements and institutions. It is written from the viewpoint of the national or international regulator. Focus is given to major hazard risks related to the chemical process industry. Firstly, the key technical elements of the process to assess and manage industrial risks are described together with ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Skills XP

    Competency- and certification-management is a time consuming and  complex process. Especially if you are in the so called safety conscious industries where personnel must be certifi ed according to safety- and industry regulations. Wouldn’t it be helpful to have a clear overview of certifications and competences in your organization? A system that shows you your organization’s training gap ...


    By Risktec Solutions

  • Challenges of sustaining growth in African aviation: the case of Jomo Kenyatta international airport

    The average annual growth in African passenger traffic throughout the 1990s was 7% and in a region where only one in every 20 people have access to air travel, the prospects for further growth are substantial. However, the region faces significant challenges in meeting this growth including infrastructure development, financing, safety, security, public policy and regional liberalisation. This ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Towards an integrated policy of risk management: A critical analysis of Turkey and France

    This paper discusses the background and issues surrounding Turkish disaster management policy. It also discusses the French experience and provides a comparative analysis and direction for future policy issues concerning both countries. French hazard risk management policies have evolved as a result of European Union (EU) land use, environmental and industrial safety directives. Consistent with ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Distributor Sunray has successful event at KISS Korea

    The Korea International Safety & Health Show (KISS) 2018 was held on 2 Jun -5 Jun 2018 Sunray Corporation, one of our newest Sales Partners was there promoting Puslar Instruments' products. The 2018 International Safety and Health Exhibition was held at the COEX Convention & Exhibition Center in Seoul, South Korea. This ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • AVA - the fast way of API drying - Case Study

    AVA dryers for pharmaceutical substances meet and exceed International standards GMP and FDA, also for HP APIs. AVA dryers are customized units, made of high-quality steel (e.g. hastelloy). They can be equipped with fully automatic containment solutions or manual glove boxes to ensure maximum of industrial safety measures. Clamped flange joints and CIP/WIP nozzles make AVA dryers extremely easy ...


    By AVA GmbH u. Co. KG

  • People-Based Safety™ in action: 5 distinctions from behavior-based safety

    In a Total Safety Culture, people Act to prevent injuries, Coach one another to identify barriers to safe acts and provide constructive behavior-based feedback, Think in ways that activate and support safe behavior, and focus and scan to See hazards. These four essentials of People-Based Safety™ — called “ACTS” — provide knowledge, skills, and tools to fully address the human dynamics of ...


    By Dupont Sustainable Solutions

  • The stifled expertise of safety communications

    Safety communications can offer an important contribution to workplace safety. In the oil and gas industry, however, safety communications have received very little dedicated attention. There is a wide gap between how safety communications are practised in this industry and extensive research on what communication means for humans in contemporary cultures. This paper explores some of the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Looking Outside the Box: Outsourcing Solves Regulatory Compliance Challenges

    In the late 1980's, tough environmental health and safety regulations were enacted in the U.S. in response to increased concerns about industrial safety on a national scale. Regulatory compliance became a challenge, and Menasha Corporation began placing their MSDS's online. This early system was 'small scale, modem-based, and did not offer round-the-clock support services,' according to Keith ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • Safety Valve / Change-Over Valve Combination ( Refrigerant Applications)

    The Seetru range of Safety Valves for refrigeration applications are designed to meet the needs of the refrigeration industry, offering safety valve technology for compressor manufacturers, industrial refrigeration, commercial refrigeration, ice making systems and air conditioning.  Used if a plant shutdown is impossible or undesirable, change-over ...


    By Seetru Limited

  • The effects of mine safety legislation on mining technology in the USA

    Health and safety are paramount to the success of the mining industry. Mining technology and safety habits have been advanced by innovative corporations and encouraged by governmental legislation (Glover and Morse, 2000). The governments have been influenced by public demand resulting from mining accidents and damages. Increasing public concerns have led to the passage of new safety laws in the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Are Our Playgrounds (and Industry-Related Fall Safety Standards) Really Safe?

    Playground safety standards currently in effect are not really safe. When one considers the current threshold where it is likely a child would suffer Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) or death is 390 HIC for ages 1-3, 570 HIC for ages 4-5, and 700 HIC for ages 6 through adult, and the current industry standard says up to 1000 HIC is safe.  This is taking into account the current March 2000 data ...


    By US Rubber Mulch LLC

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