Safety Awareness News

  • Affordable, small business safety learning management solutions, from noodleStream

    SafetySkills™ Direct allows small businesses to experience the benefit online safety training and a learning management system without having to purchase or install software. “Consumers have smartened up. Whether you’re looking for online safety training or music for your iPhone, there are a million companies that all claim to be your end-all solution,” said Trey Greene, CEO of ...


    By SafetySkills

  • EC to sign `safety pact` agreement with toy retailers and importers

    Tomorrow, European Consumer Affairs Commissioner Meglena Kuneva will sign an agreement with representatives of toy retailers and importers in a toy store near Brussels, as part of the Commission's drive to improve toy safety by engaging all actors throughout the toy industry. The signing ceremony will take place with Commissioner Kuneva and representatives of European Toy Retailers and Importers ...


    By European Commission

  • Getting the H&S message across with workplace health and safety posters

    The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) launched a poster program to help workplaces promote health and safety. CCOHS released the first two in a series of workplace posters: WHMIS Hazard Symbols and Cranes & Hoists Hand Signals. As part of an occupational health and safety program, the posters can illustrate and promote safe work practices and help remind people of ...

  • OSHA seeks comments on personal protective equipment and training standards

    The US Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced in the Aug. 19 Federal Register that it is accepting public comments on a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and training standards. The proposal clarifies that when an OSHA standard requires an employer to provide PPE, such as respirators, or training to employees, ...

  • ISO standard on beach safety flags and water safety signs

    Summer time very often rhymes with time spent on the beach or in aquatic parks and playgrounds, but, whether it is the sea, the lake or the pool, the aquatic environment can be risky, particularly when climatic or water conditions are unfavourable. Water safety signs and flags can therefore be an invaluable aid in bringing people's attention to hazards and indicating where safety aids or ...

  • Be aware of copies

    Imitations can be a problem for any original equipment manufacturer and Markleen is no exception. We would like to make clear to all our customers that Markleen does not make equipment for any other brands, and our products can only be obtained through our network of authorised distributors. Markleen is a leading designer and manufacturer of oil spill response equipment, but only those products ...

  • Health & safety- everybody’s business

    The health and safety of today’s workforce is a vital part of every business’s strategy. With skill shortages, insurance costs, increase in prosecutions, and the need to demonstrate corporate social responsibility (CSR), it is essential to have a policy and a set of standards, clearly laid down for all to see. Recent figures from the US prove the value of a good health & safety management ...


    By IMSM Ltd

  • Intelex to Conduct Workshop at Internal Audit for the Public Sector Conference

    Toronto, ON – Intelex Technologies Inc., a leader in Audit Management Software for Environmental, Quality, and Health & Safety (EQH&S) management, will be conducting a workshop at this year's Internal Audit for the Public Sector Conference taking place at the Chateau Cartier Resort in Ottawa, Ontario on October 24, 2006. Attendees are invited to see Intelex's workshop entitled 'Continuous ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Safety Signs Save Lives

    Niagara Falls, NY --- April 17, 2006 --- For many organizations, employee productivity has a direct correlation with employee safety. Unless safety issues are properly identified and made known to employees, these issues may go on unknown to them. If left unaware, seemingly simple tasks such as wearing a hard hat, not smoking, locating eyewash stations or keeping certain doors closed can be ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

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