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  • Severe Violator Program Tag Added When Multiple Amputations Reported

    OSHA’s Severe Violator Program Tag was assigned after an October 21st, 2016, the United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspections where it issued citations to Ohio-based automotive appliance manufacturer, Milark Industries Inc., for multiple violations. These included 3 willful and ...


    By OSHA Pros USA

  • Safety In A New Office

    Moving takes place in several phases. Beyond the packing and unpacking, there are subtleties like where to put your lava lamp and which room offers the best lighting for that Elvis picture you inherited from your Uncle Albert. Those are details you want to get right because they add to the ambiance and make you feel good. But here’s something else you want to get right: staying safe. You ...


    By Bowen EHS, LLC

  • PHMSA Grants Announced

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced it is issuing $20.4 million in Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) grants to states, ...


    By Restek Corporation

  • Master the Components of ICS with TargetSolutions’ All-New EMS Training Course

    TargetSolutions is excited to announce the release of Incident Command System, an all-new online training course for EMS continuing education. The visually impressive course features in-depth information and an audio narration track to engage users. The new training comes equipped with 12 learning modules and a 10-question exam. ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • G9 rebrands as the Global Offshore Wind Health & Safety Organisation

    The G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association (G9) has today rebranded itself as the Global Offshore Wind Health & Safety Organisation (G+). Since its formation in 2012, the G9 has taken a leading role in facilitating health and safety improvements in the offshore wind industry. The importance of that responsibility was recognised at the Health & Safety Executive (HSE)’s ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Prevent Liability at Your School with TargetSolutions’ ‘Food Safety’ Training Course

    TargetSolutions’ Food Safety, Foodborne Illness and Kitchen Sanitation training covers topics designed to reduce your school district’s liability. To promote a more engaging experience, a brand new voiceover narration track has been added to the course. More than 50 million students eat in schools across the country every day. That’s more than 50 million opportunities ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Maritime HazMat Training off the MA Coast

    The Massachusetts Department of Fire Service (DFS) Hazardous Materials Division conducted a maritime hazmat training two miles off the coast to prepare for an atypical but very realistic HazMat response.   The Maritime HazMat drill which included multiple agencies including the U.S. Coast Guard, was featured in this issue of ‘All Hands Herald’ ...


    By HazSim

  • Pipeline Damage Prevention Training – Texas811 Pipeline

    Texas is home to 431,997 miles of underground pipeline. In 2015, excavators caused more than 8,769 pipeline damage incidents in Texas. It is important for anyone digging to know where underground utility lines are located before digging. That’s why Texas law requires a call to 811 before digging to identify underground utilities. RRC enforces compliance and educates the public on our ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • School Safety – Can More be done?

    When someone mentions school safety without fail Active Shooter and Bully situations are the first thoughts. Both are very important and in many schools are the responsibility of a “Resource Officer”. It is interesting that there does not appear to be a standard on how these officers are selected or utilized. At least we have noticed a difference in districts we have talked to. I ...

  • Computer Security Awareness Is Critical for Everyone in the 21st Century

    If it’s never happened to you, consider yourself lucky. Having your computer compromised, whether it be malicious software, phishing scams, identity theft, or loss of data, are commonplace in today’s online landscape. This modern reality is why computer security should be understood by every user. And it’s also why not comprehending these issues can lead to significant harm and ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Port of Brisbane finds success in $1 million pollution prevention project

    In early 2013, Cyclone Oswald tore through huge swathes of eastern Australia, causing some $2.5 billion (AUD) in damage across Queensland and New South Wales. The torrent deposited more than 1.8 million Mg (2 million ton) of agricultural contaminants, sediments, and nutrients into the ...

  • Crane Safety Cited in Collapse At Refinery

    Crane safety again came into question again at a California refinery. On Monday, June 20th, a 300-ton crane collapsed at a Torrance, CA Exxon-Mobil refinery. The cause of the incident has been identified as human error, on the part of the crane operator. In its collapse, the crane struck nearby equipment and injured three employees. The event ...


    By OSHA Pros USA

  • HSE Publish annual workplace fatality statistics

    Provisional annual data for work-related fatal accidents in Great Britain’s workplaces has been released today. The long term trend has seen the rate of fatalities more than halve over the last 20 years. However, provisional figures indicate that 144 people were killed while at work in 2015/2016 – up from 142 in 2014/5. The Health and Safety Executive ...

  • G9 releases 2015 HSE statistics for offshore wind sector

    The G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association (G9), supported by the Energy Institute (EI), has published the 2015 health and safety statistics for the offshore wind sector. When comparing 2015 performance against what was reported in 2014, in Europe the performance is broadly unchanged, whereas there has been an increase in the Total Recordable Injury Rate (TRIR) and Lost Time Injury ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Intelex Client Smith & Nephew Wins 2016 EH&S Information Management Award

    Smith & Nephew, a global medical technology business, was a recipient of the inaugural EH&S Information Management Award given out at the 2016 Verdantix Summit. One of only eight winners announced, Smith & Nephew won in the healthcare category for their development of an integrated safety and incident management system. Through its successful project for Smith ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Seminole County Florida HazMat

    The first HazMat team in the United States is from Florida and the HazMat teams in the Sunshine State take pride in their training and readiness to respond. Seminole County Florida HazMat recently purchased two HazSim Pro systems to enhance their hands-on-training. Seminole County HazMat team members are serious about their hands on hazmat and conduct part of the HazMat drills at the ...


    By HazSim

  • Oceaneering Awarded Safety in Seas Safety Practice Award

    The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) recently named Oceaneering International, Inc. as the recipient of the 2016 Safety in Seas Safety Practice Award. Kevin McEvoy, Oceaneering’s CEO, accepted the award at the NOIA annual meeting in Washington, DC. “We are honored to receive this distinguished award from such a well-respected organization as NOIA. We are committed to the ...

  • Reducing Occupational Risk with Safety Software

    Reducing work-related injury rates drives several operational benefits including cost reductions, business growth and responsive risk management. With safety software, organizations can identify, manage and control occupational health and safety incidents. Safety software can be used to manage a department's environmental, health and safety (EHS) operations. It helps improve ...


    By EHS Insight

  • New EI publications to support process safety management

    The Energy Institute (EI) has released five new publications to further support effective process safety management across the energy sector and allied industries. Process safety management (PSM) is vital in ensuring the safe and continued operations in major accident hazard organisations. Previous incidents have shown that a holistic understanding of the many factors of PSM is required ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • EI Aberdeen, Highlands and Islands branch hold successful event on process safety

    The EI Aberdeen, Highlands and Islands branch hosted another sell-out technical meeting on 8 March. Taking place at Norwood Hall Hotel, guests heard from Martin Ball of Bossiney Consulting on the EI Process Safety Management Framework. Martin is a member of the EI Process Safety Committee and has led the work of the sub-group which developed the Framework and the ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

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