safety information Articles

  • Food Safety Education for Arabic Speakers in the Food Service Industry

    The purpose of this paper is to present an overview of why food safety information based on U.S. standards is needed in a much wider array of languages. Arabic speakers, a small but significant population within the food service community, will be used as an illustrative example of the need for food safety information in other ...

  • First Day of Winter – Cold Weather Work Safety Information

    Today marks the first day of winter! Do you frequently work in cold weather environments? Working in cold weather can expose workers to environmental cold injuries. Hundreds of workers report cases involving days away from work caused by exposure to environmental cold each year. Environmental cold can affect any worker, especially those who work outdoors and are ...


    By PEC Safety

  • A decision-support system for safeguards information analysis

    The international nuclear proliferation control regime is facing the necessity to handle increasing amounts of information in order to assess nations' compliance with their safeguards commitments. The present paper proposes a Decision Support System (DSS) based on a fuzzy logic approach. The inbuilt information aggregation methodology is based on proliferation indicators as 'quanta of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Affective multisensory driver interface design

    The last decade has seen a surge of interest in the development of affective driver interfaces designed to enhance driver safety and convey useful information to the driver. These technological advances have brought about changes in the ambient driving environment and clearly have the potential to enhance the driving experience in the years to come. This review provides an overview of existing ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • EEB and WWF critical evaluation of REACH Impact Assessment

    REACH has been designed to establish a more uniform, more transparent and safer management of chemicals in the European Union. Unacceptable chemicals are to be identified and gradually substituted for safer alternatives, implementing the precautionary principle. At the same time REACH should enhance the functioning of Europe’s internal market, creates a level playing field, fosters innovation and ...

  • SMEs: making small beautiful

    Have you ever heard anyone who runs a small business complain that they don't have enough to read? No? Well, you won't be surprised to know there is an array of health and safety information aimed at small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) and there is no doubt that some of it, for example the HSE's web-based information, is very good. But while there is plenty of advice on what SMEs have to do, ...


    By LexisNexis

  • Know your Enemies - workplace hazards

    What’s at Stake If you and your buddies were facing a dangerous, deceptive enemy, you’d want to find out all you could about it and share any information you come up with. The fact is you do have such a treacherous enemy - the workplace hazard. What’s the Danger An unnoticed hazard can take your life in an instant, or cause you a lifetime of ...


    By SafetySmart

  • Sharing Best Practices in Mining Safety

          In the world of environmental, health and safety, sharing information can have an amazing ripple effect across an industry. It gives companies the ability to learn from the experiences of other companies. In some cases, this can be the difference between ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Drom Fragrances Strengthens Customer Service with Standardized, Streamlined Global Product Compliance

    In 1911, Bruno Storp founded a small fragrance house in Germany called Drom Fragrances. Now, 100 years later, Drom is one of the world’s leading fragrance manufacturers – represented in 43 countries across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia and Australia – with production sites from New York to Guangzhou. To continue growing this global business, Drom makes it a top ...


    By IHS Markit

  • Sharing Best Practices in Mining Safety

    In the world of environmental, health and safety, sharing information can have an amazing ripple effect across an industry. It gives companies the ability to learn from the experiences of other companies. In some cases, this can be the difference between life and death for workers, or it can prevent devastating environmental incidents. Overall, we are stronger when we work together towards EHS ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • Advanced information and communications technologies in regional safety management

    The complex interactions and the increasing extent of human activities motivate safety planners to switch the focus from the source-oriented safety management approach to regional sustainable development. Traditional safety management is oriented toward technological systems, whereas sustainable management is approached from a regional perspective. Consequently, safety issues in sustainable ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Implementing an EHS management information system

    BUSINESSES OFTEN SEEK TO STREAMLINE their environment, health and safety (EHS) operations via information solutions, such as implementing or upgrading an EHS management information system, or EMIS. By addressing information technology (IT, or “technical”) issues along with EHS and business issues, organizations can reduce the risk of a failed software implementation. This article explores the IT ...


    By Lexicon Systems, LLC

  • Case study - Chemscape’s WHMIS to GHS course provides Veresen relevant safety information and practical training with their course integration with msdsBinders

    Veresen Veresen is a diversified North American energy infrastructure company that owns assets within three business segments — pipelines, midstream and power. Situation In the past Veresen used training programs that were complicated and hard to access for their employees. This results in training getting pushed to the side or not getting ...

  • Framework for the use of official occupational accident investigations as a learning tool: analysis of a public programme for accident investigation in the manufacturing sector

    Accident investigation is a useful tool for safety science. The use of accident investigation as a learning tool at the macro level necessitates specific requirements quite different from the usual needs at the company level. A proper codification system and information on the accident scenarios are needed to let safety practitioners identify if the information is useful for the organisations ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Explosion Modeling And Damage Assessment Software

    This article will briefly discuss the potential for industrial explosions. It will outline the steps in using one particular type of explosion modeling software called BREEZE® HEXDAM and VEXDAM that is used to predict the human and structural effects of explosions at a facility. Finally, the article will explain how to use this information to ensure workers’ safety and minimize facility damage ...

  • Risk assessment of land-use suitability and application to Tangshan City

    Risk assessment for suitability is one of the main problems in city landuse planning for disaster prevention. Decision-making strategy using GIS-based Ordered Weighted Averaging (OWA) method is discussed through analysing OWA evaluation procedure. Data of geological disaster in Tangshan City are used to calculate the distances from dangerous areas or safety area to yield evaluation criteria for ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • New Application Note: Situational Awareness and Driver Vision Enhancement using the PeriSight system

    During the latest armed conflicts, light and armored military vehicles have often been targeted. On-board crews require systems to help improve their safety, providing day-and-night useful information on the environment, either for Situational Awareness (SA) or for Driver Vision Enhancement (DVE). ...


    By Bertin Instruments

  • CHEMpendium™ gets favourable reaction from oil company

    Calgary, AB.: Elizabeth Malinowski is no stranger to CCOHS. Since joining Shell Canada in 1984, Elizabeth has tested and subscribed to a variety of products from CCOHS in her role as information specialist in the Health, Safety and Sustainable Development Department at Shell. There have been many changes over the years in both the industry and the workplace, and CCOHS products have reflected ...

  • Using risk-based process safety in contractor selection

    As companies continue to leverage their resources on an ever-wider range of products and services, the number of projects (and contractors) managed will drive the need for a standard approach to contractor selection. Although time is often spent reviewing contractor qualifications for accomplishing the job scope, employers sometimes pay little or no attention to the overall safety record of the ...


    By ABS Consulting

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