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  • 4 Tools To Help Evaluate, Develop And Improve Safety Culture At Work

    A culture of safety can definitely be developed within any job and any industry, however, given the vast differences in jobs across industries today, the needs of one company’s safety culture will naturally be different than the needs of another. A fuel distributor, for example, won’t face the same on-the-job risks as a bank. Fortunately, plenty of resources are available to help any ...

  • Reduce accident and fire risk with flammable storage safety cans

    Flammable or combustible liquids are used in almost every industry and place of business. Gasoline, chemicals, solvents and a variety of other hazardous liquids are found in varying amounts and locations in industrial, commercial and residential settings. Since many of these liquids are relatively common, it is important to understand the dangers they present and the special storage and handling ...

  • Driving Strategy With Corporate Culture

    On this week’s edition of EHS This Week we’ve got the week’s top stories in environment, health and safety news: Corporate culture and a quality cultures The impact safety can have on corporate performance ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • The day-after disappointment of substitute materials

    Most everybody can relate a story of disappointment at Christmas time as a child. You’ve asked Santa for a specific toy or boot or piece of sporting equipment and you visualize what it will be like to open that gift. Then the moment comes and you open up the package and feel the initial excitement as you realize you’re actually going to get what you asked for. Then as the wrapping ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Video: developing safety leadership

    Despite the critical importance of safety leadership, many leaders don't fully recognize their own influence. The reaction is understandable. Leaders are, after all, human – and safety issues can be highly complex. This video discusses what it takes to be a great safety leader. What are the critical skills and characteristics of safety leadership? What changes are necessary to improve ...

  • Release: New traffic safety guidelines can save lives on bus corridors worldwide

    Each year, 1.2 million people die in traffic crashes, according to the World Health Organization, and traffic fatalities are projected to become the fifth leading cause of premature death worldwide by 2030, ahead of HIV/AIDS, violence, tuberculosis, or any type of cancer. One way to prevent many of these deaths and injuries is to improve traffic safety, especially on major bus corridors in ...

  • Regional Data and Analysis to Plan for Transportation Safety

    Collecting and analyzing safety data can help regional planners to understand trends and contributing factors and perform several types of analysis to plan for and improve transportation safety performance. In this session of the 2016 National Regional Transportation Conference, attendees heard about methods for using safety ...

  • 10 Tips For Building A Safer, Healthier Workplace

    While all companies and businesses have different end goals, one thing that they should all have in common is the desire to build a safe(r) workplace. Not only is it an employer’s legal responsibility to do this but a work safety culture can ultimately benefit a company’s bottom line. The value of a safe workplace cannot be overstated. Consider this: OSHA has calculated ...

  • Episode 6: Quick Learners: Accelerating the Adoption of a Safety Culture

    In this edition of the SpheraNOW podcast we interview Chris Israni, the senior principal consultant at ERM, a leading provider of Environmental Health & Safety consulting services, about building a strong safety culture on an accelerated schedule. It starts with finding the right people—who are passionate about safety - leading the charge. People fall into three broad categories, Chris ...


    By Sphera

  • Low Oil Prices Create Opportunity for Forward-Thinking Upstream Companies

    The oil industry has seen many booms and busts in its history, and it’s common in times of low oil prices for companies to face significant pressure to cut spending. This can lead to production slowdowns, decommissioned rigs, layoffs and other cuts with similar far-reaching consequences. It can even lead to unsafe working conditions if the HSE budget also ends up on the chopping block. ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Three Things that Change when You “Get” Safety

    One of the best feelings in life is the moment something clicks for us. It's the instant we first begin to recognize the subtle complexities and patterns of a skill we've been seeking, whether it's the rhyming cadence of an algebraic formula or the back and forth muscle memory of riding a bike. Suddenly, something that seemed so mysterious and unattainable begins to take a recognizable shape. We ...

  • Safety Pin Making Machine

    Main Parameters Capacity: 65-85pcs/min Wire diameter: Φ0.5-1.8mm Space required: 8m(L)*2m(w) Total power: 5.95KW Suitable material: Galvanized wire Current source: 380V,3P,50HZ Dimension: 5000x1200x1700 mm Weight: 2500Kg Details or Advantage CANDID safety pin manufacturing machine ...

  • Harmonisation of safety rules: can existing nuclear power plants be forced to comply with new requirements?

    This paper, based on a survey in nine countries, deals with the way in which different countries impose new requirements on existing nuclear power plants. This is a question that will often arise when national regulations are revised in a process of international harmonisation. It will be shown that new requirements can be divided into three categories with different justifications and different ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Waste fleet safety: influencing driver behavior

    Every year, an estimated 20 percent of all fleet vehicles are involved in accidents. The direct and indirect costs of these accidents are tremendous. From insurance premiums, repairs and the administrative costs of collisions, to the potential threat of fatalities, serious injury and employer liabilities, safety initiatives are a critical concern for waste fleet managers and senior executives. ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • SIL explained - Understanding the use of valve actuators in SIL rated safety instrumented systems

    The requirement for Safety Integrity Level (SIL) equipment can be complicated and confusing. In this document, the author sets out to explain SIL and its consequent impact upon the provision of valves and actuators in relation to Safety Instrumented ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Wood shredding for biomass – the ‘performance vs safety’ debate

    In the modern resource sector, biomass producers are constantly pressured to work ever-smarter, to the point that the ‘performance vs safety’ battle can become hard to manage. Christoph Lahnsteiner, product manager at waste shredding specialist UNTHA, considers the role that technology ...

  • 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

  • How can Safety Management Software help you Achieve Regulatory Compliance?

    Achieving compliance with environmental health and safety regulations is one of the key responsibilities of individuals in Environmental Health and Safety positions. This article examines the way in which safety management software allows organizations to achieve and/or exceed regulatory compliance. Regulatory compliance (especially on-site audits by regulatory authorities) often focuses on ...


    By IndustrySafe Safety Software

  • Advantages of Underwater drone Development

    First of all, the traditional underwater operation, manual operation are very complex, and the personal safety can not be fully guaranteed from its development background. Moreover, with the increasingly extensive human marine activities, the development of various industries on water and underwater is accelerating. The demand for underwater UAVs will continue to rise in the future, which is the ...

  • Moments of Truth—How will employees perceive your value for safety?

    A moment of truth is an interaction that has the opportunity to make or break a relationship. If you think about going out to dinner there are a number of interactions from making the reservation, to valet parking, to seating, to ordering, to food quality, to payment of the bill that occur. Some of these interactions have a greater impact on the likelihood that you will return, or refer others to ...

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