lead awareness training Articles

  • Asbestos Awareness: Preventing a Hazardous Workplace

    Many on-the-job hazards are obvious... leaking machinery... dangerous chemicals... slippery floors. However, other hazards aren't so obvious. There may be no visible signals that they are present at all. That's why Asbestos is often known as 'the silent killer.' While you often can't see, taste or smell it..., prolonged periods of exposure to Asbestos can cause lung disease, cancer... even death. ...


  • Removal of Lead from Gasoline

    On 12th March 1997, the European Commission adopted a proposal from the Environment Commissioner Ritt Bjerregaard on a European Union strategy to combat acidification. The strategy will, by 2010, reduce significantly the extent of the areas in the European Union where the tolerance of sensitive ecosystems to acidity is exceeded. Main elements of the strategy include establishment of national ...


    By The World Bank

  • Hearing protection - Hearing Awareness Week - 23rd to 29th August

    Who is responsible? Workplace/Occupational Health & Safety legislation in each State and Territory outline the responsibilities of individuals with regard to the management and control of Workplace Noise. Generally speaking the responsibility is placed on the owners of the workplace, the employer, and management of a particular site. Employees also have certain responsibilities. Employers and ...


    By Queensland Laboratory

  • Training case studies - UPM

    UPM is one of the world's leading forest industry groups. Our vision is to be the front-runner in the new forest industry and to create value by offering competitive products and services to customers worldwide. To deliver parts of our vision we introduced a new combustion process (Biomass and Combined Heat and Power plan) in our facility in Irvine. We appointed SEQM to train our people. The aim ...


    By SEQM Ltd.

  • Using Leading Indicators to Predict Safety Performance

    Leading indicators have been used for years to predict the future. Meteorologists use barometric pressure to predict the weather, politicians use polls to inform their campaign strategies and doctors use elevated body temperature as an indicator of patient health. Therefore, the use of leading indicators to predict future safety performance is a logical next step in successfully improving safety ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Mishandling of Hazardous Materials & Contaminants, Asbestos, Lead, Mould & Fungus, PCB`S

    Untitled Document Everyday in Canada and the United States Hazardous Materials are being removed improperly contaminating the buildings we occupy. The hazardous materials including ...

  • How Does Lead Get into Drinking Water? How Can Local Municipalities Remove It?

    In light of the Flint water crisis—when, in 2014, Flint officials changed the city’s water source from the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department to the Flint River, leaching unsafe levels of lead into the public water supply due to improper treatment—many people are wondering if the same thing could happen in their own communities and homes. Some folks believe this could be the ...


    By SAMCO Technologies, Inc.

  • Factors Determining Community Support Leading to the Success of Communal Self-Managed Wastewater Treatment System: A Case Study of Low-Income Communities in Bangkok

    ABSTRACTMost of the existing large-scale central wastewater treatment plants in developing countries provide services to only small, but densely populated catchment areas. Communities located outside these service areas need to establish and manage their own treatment systems. In the Bangkok metropolitan area, the privately built communal plants serving outside areas are usually off-site and ...

  • Mitigating pesticide pollution in China requires law enforcement, farmer training, and technological innovation

    To feed an ever‐growing population, it is necessary to take all measures to increase crop yields, including the use of pesticides. It has long been a difficult task to boost agricultural production and simultaneously minimize the impact of pesticide application on the environment, particularly in China, a developing country with more than 1.3 billion people. China has recently become the ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • In-Company Virgin Media Case Study

    ORGANISATION  Virgin Media Business is the largest business to business company in the Virgin Group. Its unique £13 billion nationwide fibre optic network is 186,000km long, and is able to reach 85% of businesses in the UK, over 1500 corporate customers and over 30,000 public sector sites.  CLIENT OBJECTIVES Virgin Media Business wanted a training ...


    By LRQA Limited

  • Distance Education: Past, Present, and Future

    ABSTRACTAlternative training technologies are being evaluated with increasing interest in distance education and online training. Evaluations show the benefit of distance education because of limited staffing, shrinking budget dollars for travel to short schools and conferences, and the convenience, availability, and quality of online training selections. In many industries today, distance ...

  • Industry expertise fosters successful new market penetration #507 case study

    For a world-leading agribusiness client, G&S capitalized on its own 25+ years of experience in the home and building products industry to build credibility for the client as it launched a new termite control product into a new market. Campaign goals included creating demand from a completely new target audience – homebuilders – educating pest management professionals, and gaining ...


  • Working safely around hazardous materials and contaminants

    The first step in working safely around hazardous materials should always be a hazard assessment review. The OSHA standard mandates companies must conduct a hazard assessment to identify the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and properly train employees on how to use it. OSHA compliance officers will review written hazard assessments for completeness and accuracy. In the case of ...

  • Robert McBride Ltd Case History

    Savings Envantage have worked with McBride on all of their United Kingdom manufacturing sites. Energy Action Plans produced as part of The Carbon Trust fully funded Initial Opportunities Assessment identified a 21% reduction in energy consumption and a 22% reduction in energy cost, worth approximately £325,000 per annum. About Client McBride is Europe’s leading supplier of ...

  • Top Warehouse Hazards and How to Solve Them

    Injuries may seem like just another part of the job at warehouses, but in most cases it doesn’t have to be that way! Proper training, tools, and technique help avoid what the folks at Premier Handling Solutions have identified as some of the top warehouse safety hazards: ...


    By DJProducts, Inc.

  • Don’t Turn a Deaf Ear to a Noisy Working Environment

    Whether you work in manufacturing, engineering, construction, or in an office environment, the incessant noises of machinery or even noisy work colleagues can have an effect on your wellbeing after a while. But the problems associated with noise run much, much deeper than this. It can lead to severe and permanent loss of hearing, as well as a significant rise in blood pressure and stress. And the ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • How developing your energy management skills can help develop your career

    Late April saw Ireland host the very first and highly successful “ISO 50001 Ireland” conference. Over 100 delegates from industries such as telecoms, energy, pharmaceutical, food & drink and even construction grouped together to discuss their experiences with ISO 50001 certification in the Aviva stadium on the 24th of April. Many of the engineers from these business sectors were ...


    By Certification Europe

  • The hazard communication of fragrance allergens must be improved

    Contact allergy is a global health problem that could be alleviated considerably if the general public could reduce contact to sensitizers. Efficient hazard communication would be a valuable instrument to achieve this. What do current regulations concerning fragrance sensitizers in cosmetic products in Europe contribute? There are for example bans and restrictions according to the Cosmetic ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Creating an energy conservation program - Case Study

    Challenge: Our client is a leading global supplier of tooling, engineered components and advanced materials consumed in production processes, and is represented in more than 60 countries. Antea Group's Global Corporate Consultancy was engaged to assist the company with the development and implementation of its global sustainability program and pursuit of its energy ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Case study: Wastewater Compliance & Operational Efficiency

    Our Solution: The mai application suite was deployed side by side with an existing PLC network. The company installed individual meters for water, electricity and gas at strategic locations around the site. mai was used to analyze and deliver to relevant personnel daily, weekly, monthly and year to date information in a timely manner. Through mai functionality, the company was able to ...


    By EHA Soft Solutions

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