safety regulation Articles

  • Bioterror Worries Spark a New Wave of Safety Regulations

    Untitled Document Food Safety is a key element in the war on bioterrorism. The Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act, enacted in June 2002, specifically requires food facilities to register and to provide the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with “prior notice” of imported food shipments. On Oct. 10, 2003, FDA ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Influence factors of effects of Chinese coal mine safety regulations in different stages

    Through measuring the effects of coal mine safety regulations in what we have termed the recovering stage, the advancing stage with exploration, and the gradually stable stage, the different effects and their reasons are analysed and explained for the years 1980–2010. The study indicates that coal mine safety management began to recover from 1980–1990. However the death rate was stubbornly high. ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Guangdong Province to Amend the Work Safety Regulation

    On 5 July 2013, the Standing Committee of Guangdong Provincial People’s Congress released the revision of “Guangdong Province Work-Safety Regulations” (hereinafter referred to as the “second draft”) for public opinion on its official website. The “second draft” proposes to set up liability insurance provisions in case of safety failures in production, ...


    By SGS

  • From public to private safety regulation? The case of negotiated agreements in the French fresh produce import industry

    Recent EU law of safety self-regulation by firms leads French fresh produce importers to negotiate with public authorities a collective self-monitoring safety agreement. This paper is a case study of such an agreement in the Perpignan import market. Its actual design poses a problem of incentive alignment as long as it does not fit in with theoretical conditions. Empirical evidence and two ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Intelex Blog: National Farm Safety Health Week, OSHA Announces Top 10 FY2014 Violations, Study Shows the Cost of Regulations, and more on EHS This Wee

    On this week’s edition of EHS This Week we’ve got the week’s top stories in environment, health and safety news: National Farm Safety Health Week highlights electrical safety OSHA announces the top ten FY2014 violations Revised OSHA rule tightens reporting requirements for serious injuries Study shows safety regulations cost employers billions Canadian companies prepare ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Critical review of public health regulations of titanium dioxide, a human food additive

    From 1916‐2011, an estimated total of 165,050,000 metric tonnes of titanium dioxide pigment were produced worldwide. Current safety regulations on the usage of the TiO2 pigment as an inactive ingredient additive in human food are based on legislation from 1969 and are arguably outdated. This paper compiles new research results to provide fresh data for potential risk re‐assessment. However, ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Emerging environmental, health and safety issues in China: practical impacts on international investors

    The Chinese government at the highest levels continues to stress the importance of environmental protection. The environmental consequences of rapid industrialisation and a burgeoning population are now unavoidable to citizens and government ministers alike. Among the major challenges for environmental protection and health and safety regulations in China are improving the transparency of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The Changing Face of Airline Safety

    Airline safety is changing. Between demographic shifts in airline leadership, evolving safety regulations, and an increasing role of technology in airline quality and safety management, old ways are growing irrelevant and to stay competitive, airlines must adapt to these emerging realities. Intelex aviation solutions specialist Frank Friesen sat down for an exclusive Q&A web interview with ...


    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 indispensable tool for any production company that wishes to operate in the European Union. The Safety Data Sheet consist of 16 sections ...


    By Selerant srl

  • Safety Operation Regulations for Power Press machine

    1. Operators should be familiar with the structure and performance of the equipment and master the operation methods. 2. Before work, the equipment should be inspected. The equipment should be switched on and operated without any abnormalities. Then the equipment should be started to run empty for 3 minutes. Only when the motor runs at full speed without any abnormality can the clutch be ...

  • This New Year, Commit to Workplace Health and Safety

    Workplace health and safety is something that every industry and career path faces in its own way. While our team primarily focuses on issues that impact people who work with chemicals or liquids, like fuel distributors or chemists, we see on the news all too often the impact of lax safety regulations in all sorts of workplaces and industries. We understand that accidents happen sometimes ...

  • 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

  • The Basics of EH&S Self-Auditing

    The challenge of complying with all of the applicable environmental and occupational safety regulations is formidable for any organization. Internal auditing, or self-auditing, is increasingly being used to address this challenge. This article looks at the range of auditing practices that exist to help organizations decide if self-auditing makes sense for them and what form it should take. ...

  • OSHA Issues a Correction to Walking-Working Surfaces: What this Means for Harnesses, Ladders, Industrial Gates and More

    To ensure the safety for workers around the country, OSHA is always looking for ways to improve and clarify safety regulations in response to new information, questions, methodology, and technology. With that in mind, they have recently updated some rules, many of which relate to general industry fall protection. Here’s a look at the new regulations and what you may need in terms of ...


    By FabEnCo, Inc.

  • Workplace fatalities

    An increase in workplace fatalities, like the untimely deaths of a crane operator and construction worker in New York’s lower-east side (May 2008), reinforces the desperate need for workplace safety programs.With thousands of people needlessly dying on the job every year, one can’t help but wonder what’s going wrong. According to Michael Belzer, associate research scientist with the Institute of ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Local primary school saves £1000s by upgrading rather than replacing glazing - case study

    Location: Bolton Problem: Health and Safety Compliancy Product: ARC CL4 PSSR Local primary school saves £1000s by upgrading rather than replacing glazing to meet current H&S regulations Health and Safety Compliance - Glazing This school is a successful primary school located in Bolton, lancashire. The school places huge importance on providing a safe and secure environment for its ...


    By ARC Window Films Ltd.

  • The future of traditional medicine

    With the increasing demand for various forms of traditional medicine, here considered under the umbrella term of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), to be available as part of mainstream healthcare, the WHO has formulated a strategy to assist member states in facilitating integration. Notwithstanding problems with defining CAM in the first instance, there are major issues of safety, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Novel Strategy: Find out how to achieve Unified approach for HSE Regulating in State of Qatar?

    The HSE Directorate in Qatar is engaging a new frontier to have Health, Safety & Environment regulating under one roof. Currently there are respective ministries handling each of these subjects but this directorate will serve to be a focal point between these ministries and industry where the mandate is to assure HSE risks particularly in petroleum industry are regulated and controlled. It is ...


    By Fleming Gulf FZE

  • 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

  • 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 in ...


    By Risktec Solutions

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