safety data Articles

  • Safety Leadership Spotlight | Using Leading Indicators to Drive Organizational Safety Performance

    On January 18th, I sat down with EHSQ Community member, and Principal, Larry Coco, of ESH & Quality Consulting, to hear his thoughts on how leading indicators are transforming workplace safety in business. Over the last 30 years, Larry has managed ESHQ teams in the commercial nuclear industry with Westinghouse and on operations contractor teams at Department of Energy weapons production ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Accidents, deaths and health problems at work: data sources of the costs for Europe

    Each year, work-related accidents result in long periods of absence from work, and even death. Furthermore, a significant proportion of Europe’s working population suffers from one or more work-related health problems. As a first step towards estimating the Europe-wide costs of work-related health problems, accidents and deaths, EU-OSHA has produced a new report evaluating the quality and ...

  • Fire Codes: A Foundation of Safety for a Rapidly Changing World

    Chief among these safety features is fire protection. There are myriad codes and regulations relating to fire safety in commercial buildings, from standards on portable fire extinguishers to the installation of stationary pumps for fire protection — the U.S.- based National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) alone has more than 300 consensus codes that have been adopted in whole or in part ...

  • Building Energy Modeling 101: HVAC Design and Operation Use Case

    A great deal of energy use in buildings goes toward heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC). In 2015, HVAC consumed 15.5 quads. The first step in reducing HVAC energy use is reducing heating and cooling load—i.e., the amount of heat that needs to be added to or removed from a building—typically by reducing heat from equipment and lighting; minimizing unnecessary ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Safety, Profitability and the Data-Driven Business

    What is the value of safety? When discussing safety there is the intangible value that impacts everything from employee engagement to brand equity. But are there any tangible financial opportunities as well? What can an organization gain by becoming safer? There are the obvious answers. Workers going home safe and having the confidence that they are part of an organization that cares ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Eusheet: Material Safety Data Sheets in accordance with the safety regulations

    Material Safety Data Sheets in accordance with the safety regulations. EUSHEET Plus GHS/CLP is software that can create Safety Data Sheets that fully comply with safety and environmental protection regulations in all European Union countries. It’s an ...


    By Selerant srl

  • 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 ...

  • Toxicological and Environmental Safety Data - Case Study

    Introduction AGRAGEL 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 ...

  • Empowering safety programs with real-time data visualization

    An ongoing reality for safety managers and frontline personnel in almost any industry is the need to record safety incident data. When all incident data is inputted into a centralized database, a safety coordinator doesn’t have to wait for the completion of monthly safety reports to identify trends and weaknesses within an organization’s safety program. Rather, since a robust incident ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Cosmetics Safety Testing: A Path to Data Integrity and Traceability

    Did you happen to see the discourse about Cosmetics Regulations last week in the news media? The New York Times published a news article (August 15, 2016) by Eric Lipton and Rachel Abrams entitled: “ ...


    By Waters Corporation

  • Survey says: Material safety data sheet (MSDS)

    A good system for chemical management begins with a complete inventory of the laboratory's chemicals and a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) collection for those materials. A little more than 18 months ago, an entirely preventable tragedy occurred when a UCLA research assistant was burned over 43 percent of her body and died 18 days later in a hospital burn unit. While using a plastic syringe to ...


    By 3E Company

  • Job Safety Analysis and Safety Alerts

    When you're working on the field, always remember to apply best practices and job safety analysis (JSA) to ensure a safe workplace. Below are insights into the JSA process, and how it helps manage occupational incidents.  ...


    By EHS Insight

  • Comfort and safety

    Type HOFGAS® - Ready/C 300  Commissioning 2004Site Moncorneil (FR) Situation Moncorneil is a medium-sized landfill near Toulouse. A heating boiler is to be operated with landfill gas and the acquired heat is used for leachate treatment. In view of the complete landfill design the customer demands a container construction with remote monitoring of the plant.   ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • Employee Safety

    Employee Safety The following is a summary of accidents that occurred and were documented by OSHA and city management. The average total cost for a common slip and fall accident is $41,000 and the average death reimbursement is $950,000 (NIOSH 2001 data): Multiple Deaths Caused by ...


    By GillTrading.com, Inc.

  • New guidelines by ECHA for downstream users and about safety data sheets

    Purpose of the documents Those documents “in a nutshell” explain in a simple way the main elements contained in the full guidelines and they are aimed at the industrial managers, including managers of small and medium-size companies. Those synthetic documents, which provide instructions in short, cannot include all the details; if there is any doubt, we advise you to ...


    By Selerant srl

  • Linking OII and RMP data: does everyday safety prevent catastrophic loss?

    We link the risk management programme (RMP) database of accident histories collected by the US Environmental Protection Agency for the period 1996-2000 under section 112(r) of the Clean Air Act Amendments and OSHA reported occupational illnesses and injuries (OII) for the same period. We explore various statistical associations between OIIs and RMP-reported accidents. If we think of OIIs as ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Introduce one or more poison control center in the safety data sheet

    The antipoison center in paragraph 1 of the safety data sheet is only viewable by doing simple changes to the FPL file (the file that will create and print the SDS), therefore, by agreement with the antipoison center, follow this month’s newsletter to change and update your safety data sheet! Antipoison Center position of the phrase: Phrases related to the antipoison center ...


    By Selerant srl

  • Quantum Safety Data Sheet (SDS) authoring and generation solution case study

    Customer Background A European-based chemical group specializing in pharmaceuticals, fibers, chemicals and coatings, approached Quantum Compliance to create a solution for generating their complex and numerous SDSs. Challenges The company produces added-value coatings for some of the most rugged surface conditions known to man. To provide the protection ...


    By Quantum Compliance

  • SNPs and Chips: Genomic Data in Safety Evaluation and Risk Assessment

    The biotechnology revolution is impacting all of the biological sciences, and toxicology is no exception. Perusal of the abstracts of the Society’s recent annual meetings confirms that our field is already actively using the powerful new tools of molecular biology to ...


    By Oxford University Press

  • Reliability data for modelling complex systems: some comments on data-handling in integrated regional risk assessment and safety management

    Reliability data assessment may be a part of integrated regional risk assessment and safety management (IRRASM). This article considers the description and modelling of technical events within reliability analysis. Normally, problems arise in a practical approach, for example in the description of components and their failures, to warrant homogeneity of samples and to choose an adequate source of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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