Plant Safety Articles

  • Process safety and risk management audits for a ceramics manufacturing facility – Case Study

    Challenge Antea Group was contracted by a large, advanced materials organization to provide a Process Safety Management and Risk Management Program compliance audit of a specialty ceramics manufacturing facility in New Hampshire. Processing at the facility is related to the crystalline growth of materials used in the semiconductor manufacturing industry. Processing at the facility ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Ergonomics assessment in the Philippines – Case Study

    Challenge A global information technology company required Health and Safety services for various office locations around the world. Antea Group was asked to provide a safety audit for an office in Quezon City, Philippines in order to ensure compliance with local regulations. This location in particular had been identified as potentially having ergonomic issues. Previously, the client had ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • EMEA Safety in Action Conference - New Speaker Announced

    EMEA Safety in Action Conference Process Safety Track October, 21st & 22nd in Antwerp Raise Standards in Your Process Safety Performance Convert Innovative and High-Level Insight from recognised Global Leaders and Experienced Professionals in Process Safety into improved safety performance on your site at the first Process Safety Track during the 2015 EMEA Safety in ...

  • `Good to Go™ tags´ manage your daily or weekly calibration and safety checks

    Keeping up with safety regulations can be complicated and time-consuming. Having an easy to complete, simple visual guide to carry out safety or calibration checks solves this problem and helps to keep the workplace safe. One glance and you can see the equipment is “Good to ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Networking for Safety: 4 Reasons Why It’s a “Must Do”

    Network! Network! Network! We're encouraged to network with others in safety whether it's over social media or at safety conference. But what if you really don't know how and you're an introvert? Introverts can find networking to be quite a challenge. What if you're the opposite, and are extremely curious, friendly, outspoken, but find yourself not finding a lot of value out of the conversations ...

  • Improvement of food safety for older adults participating in congregate meal sites

    The elderly population in the USA is rapidly growing and is expected to reach 72 million people by 2030, more than double the number in 2000. Older adults are more likely than younger adults to contract foodborne illness and therefore they experience more health complications from food contamination. As the elderly population increases, the number of participants in government–sponsored ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Minteq Case Study

    Minteq is the premier supplier of engineered refractory lining systems, metallurgical wire products, bulk calcium and calcium alloy products, refractory measurement systems, and advanced carbon products. With offices throughout the World, Minteq’s main European manufacturing site is based out of Cork, ...


    By Scannell Solutions Limited

  • Merck Sharp & Dohme - Case Study

    MSD (formerly Schering-Plough) is located in Brinny in County Cork, Ireland and employs over 550 people. The site is a centre of excellence for the manufacture and quality assurance of its biotechnology based pharmaceutical products. The state of the art facility includes large scale Fermentation, Purification, Sterile Manufacturing and Quality Control operations. The main product for ...


    By Scannell Solutions Limited

  • Heineken Case Study

    Based in Cork, Heineken Ireland, formerly known as Murphy Brewery Ireland, was founded in 1856 by the Murphy Brothers. It has established a long and proud tradition since that time in the Brewing Industry, which it currently combines with the most up to date technology and innovative ...


    By Scannell Solutions Limited

  • Gold mine cover structure improves environmental protection while increasing worker safety case study

    Located in northern Ontario, near the Town of Cochrane, Detour Lake has more than 15 million ounces of gold in reserves and an expected annual production of over 650,000 ounces. Detour Gold Corporation, a Canadian gold exploration and development company, is the developer. Detour Lake is on track to becoming Canada’s largest operating gold mine. Constructing a cover structure for their ...


    By CST Industries Inc

  • Beyond Zero: Integrating behaviour-based safety at ORYX GTL - Case Study

    Situation Located in Ras Laffan Industrial City, the ORYX GTL plant is Qatar's first commercial producer to process natural gas into low-sulphur and environmentally friendly diesel, naphtha, and LPG. 32,000 barrels of diesel and 8,000 barrels of naphtha are produced every day at the site. Using a gas-to-liquids refining process, ORYX GTL is able to produce fuel low in sulphur and aromatic ...

  • IndustrySafe safety software case study

    Introduction IndustrySafe Safety Software is a web-based safety data management solution developed by TRA so organizations can track incidents, corrective actions, OSHA reporting, training, claims, inspections, hazards, behavioral based safety, and more. IndustrySafe clients include leaders in manufacturing, construction, government, and transportation. General ...

  • Common sense considerations on nuclear safety today

    Several recent astonishing events at nuclear plants are recalled in this paper. These events are of the type of ‘possible but not credible’ events. The Fukushima tsunami (2011) is the most recent and catastrophic one. A discussion is made on the present (very conservative) safety philosophy and on the reasons why, notwithstanding it, catastrophe (uncontained core melts) may happen at nuclear ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • What are attendees saying about our webinar on non-manufacturing compliance?

    Yesterday, we hosted our first session on the challenges to compliance around “low risk” environments. It was very well attended. About 150 EHS Managers from around the world tuned in! Here’s the buzz from viewers: Peter Tayar-Watson’s presentation on GE’s Office Safety Program was excellent. The “”application”" work was very useful. - Procter ...

  • Natural history museum case study

    Helping the Natural History Museum protect over 5 million visitors One of the UK’s top visitor attractions with nearly 5million visitors in 2011, the Natural History Museum is home to life and earth science specimens comprising some 70 million items within its five main collections. The museum is a world-renowned centre of research, specialising in taxonomy, identification ...


    By Rivo, a Sphera Company

  • Construction safety and the top 10 OSHA citations for 2013

    Construction safety, that is, injuries and illnesses at construction sites, have been getting increased attention from OSHA Inspectors. Each year, OSHA compiles the Top 10 List of Citations to increase awareness of the most commonly found safety issues and reduce preventable injuries and illnesses. In 2013, 40% of the citations were from construction regulation violations. This is consistent ...

  • Making Safety a Priority in the Petrochemical & Refinery Maintenance Industry

    Don Thomas of Thomas Industrial Coatings, Inc., a solution provider at the marcus evans Petrochemical & Refining Summit 2013, on preventing disasters by making safety a top priority. Safety has to be the number one priority in the petrochemical and refinery plant maintenance industry, advises Don Thomas, Founder, Thomas ...


    By Marcus Evans

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