Safety Supplies Articles

  • Maximizing Visual Safety Communication with Safety Icons

    Safety icons are an efficient way to explain and alert about a hazard and instruct on the precautions to be taken in the workplace. People are accustomed to seeing safety signs both in public and work spaces, and the fact that safety icons can be recognized in most parts of the globe makes them a powerful tool for communicating safety hazards. However, to maximize their value, there are some ...


    By Pro-Sapien Software Ltd

  • Health and Safety vs. Productivity: What’s the evidence?

    In this day and age, at least in wealthy countries, it is rare to come across anyone who will argue that health and safety management is not only a necessity in but a benefit to workplaces. ...


    By Pro-Sapien Software Ltd

  • Why Portable Emergency Safety Equipment is essential in the changing environment of a construction site

    With the shift in the construction industry and implementation of new building methods or infrastructure processes, it is necessary for construction sites to change in order to meet demands. As new hazards transpire or complications arise, the workplace needs to evolve quickly and efficiently. ...

  • Technical and safety practices

    Safety is absolutely paramount in the medical industry, with lives literally at stake if something were o go wrong. Regrettably, this was more than reinforced recently following the tragic news of a death of a newborn at a hospital in Sydney, Australia, after it was mistakenly administered nitrous oxide (N2O) instead of oxygen (O2) in July this ...

  • With fit-for-purpose CMM fixturing we save 50% of the inspection time - Case Study

    Yeovil Precision Castings (YPC) Limited manufactures production quantities of high-quality investment castings in air and vacuum. It supplies to customers in aerospace, medical, power generation, vehicle components, safety equipment, railway and general engineering. To meet its customer demand for more thorough batch sampling, the company has invested in two DCC co-ordinate measuring ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • On-Site Servicing: Imperium Training & Asset Management - Case Study

    Name of customer: Imperium Training & Asset Management Project title: Onsite Maintenance Contract Location: Nationwide Project description: Imperium needed a team of engineers to carry out a routine maintenance of their clients Health & Safety equipment. The engineers had to be trained and competent in taking the ...


    By Civil Engineering Safety Ltd

  • 6 Things To Keep In Mind When Seeking Boom Lift Rental

    Boom lift hire is utilised for a variety of applications – including farm work, construction and emergency rescue – and it isn’t any wonder why. These machines are very efficient and go a long way towards saving you time and money. When it comes to hire, however, there are a number of factors that need to be considered to ensure that you’ve selected the right lift for the ...

  • More Fatalities in the Oilfields: A Grim Forecast for 2015

    Oil and Gas IQ recently released a list of their oil and gas industry prognostications for the year. Their seven topic list spanned everything from continued oil price declines (to as low as $40) through the first half of the year; to a Venezuelan debt ...

  • Yorkshire water issues swimming warning

    Yet another warning has been issued by Yorkshire Water. The public has been urged not to swim in Yorkshire’s reservoirs. As you can probably imagine, this is not an easy message to get across to visitors, especially when the weather has been so kind to us in Britain this summer. A dip in some cold water might seem appealing to a group of friends in this heat. Beaches and reservoirs ...


    By Aquaread Limited

  • Assessing sales loss from automobile recalls: a Toyota case study

    Automobile companies recall vehicles whenever they are perceived to have defects that affect safety. Since market responses to a product recall may be different depending on the size of cars in the recall, the analysis separated the recalls into major events with more than 500,000 cars per recall, and minor recalls with less than 500,000 cars per recall. In this paper, the impact on sales was ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • New OECD Product Recall Portal allows Easy Access to Safety Alerts

    On October 19, 2012, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) announced the launch of the GlobalRecalls ...


    By SGS

  • Production, safety, fighting, and risk

    Two agents make a trade–off between production and safety investment, fighting for joint production. Ceteris paribus, if agent 1 has a higher unit cost of production, lower emphasis on safety causes more fighting and higher utility for agent 1, and less production and safety effort by agent 1.Keywords: production, safety investment, fighting, risk, economics, productive ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Production, safety, exchange, and risk

    Two agents convert resources into safety investment and production while exchanging goods voluntarily. Safety investment ensures reduction of costly risk. High unit cost of safety effort reduces both productive effort and safety effort, which reduces income.Keywords: production, safety investment, goods exchange, safety risk, economics, productive investment, trade, price, voluntary ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Resource productivity-oriented innovative solutions: selection/development ways, and indicators to measure and assess their global advantage

    A high increase of resource productivity can be gradually achieved if enterprises will be able to consider the resources limitedness as an opportunity of advantageous change, so as to primarily improve their competitiveness in the market. This result could be pursued by continuously developing and implementing innovative solutions, at all stages of the production cycle, generating revenue, on the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • A practical guide for establishing an RF safety program

    The topic of RF safety is important to every organization that either uses RF and microwave energy to deliver an end product such as a wireless service or employs it to perform an industrial function such as packaging, cooking, and drying of materials or products. Maintaining a safe environment for employees as well as the general public is not simply a good idea — it’s the law, and it is being ...

  • Analysis of efficiency of lean production implemented in multi-national optic enterprises

    In accompany with globalisation, competitions witnessed in the business environment have become more and more fierce. The hi-tech Original Equipment Manufacture (OEM) companies in Taiwan have confronted with diminishing profits. With low profit, these companies not only need to produce products with competitive price but also need to meet the necessary conditions, namely high quality, low cost, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • What is First Aid?

    WHAT IS FIRST AID? First Aid as the words suggest is the care given to a casualty before professional help is required. This help can literally mean the difference between life and death. The aims of First Aid are: To preserve life, To prevent the worsening of any injuries, To promote recovery. Why do we need First Aid and more importantly the correct products. Accidents do happen ...


    By Medi-Scot

  • Continuous improvement in manufacturing companies in Jordan

    This article examines the motives and means used by Jordanian manufacturing companies to promote, support and sustain their Continuous Improvement activities. The researchers surveyed all Jordanian manufacturing companies listed under the industrial category in Amman Stock Exchange, with their Continuous Improvement (CI) being measured through the CI survey developed by the Continuous Innovation ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Analysis of the co-movement between Chinese and international crude oil price

    Crude oil price has an important effect on national economic production and safety-stock. In this paper, we analysed the trends of Chinese and international crude oil prices and their fluctuations by testing the Granger causality and the dynamic effects to its counterpart. Results show that from 1997, the trends of Chinese and international crude oil prices are almost identical. The fluctuation ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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