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  • Accidents at work

    59 families were devastated by fatal injuries in the UK construction industry in 2005/2006. • 24 deaths were as a result of a fall of more than 2 metres • The majority were employed in small companies• An effective H & S management system, like the newly updated BS OHSAS 18001, is seen as necessary to reduce impact further There is a demonstrable improvement in the ...


    By IMSM Ltd

  • Linde CO2 plant recognized for no lost-time accidents

    Linde North America"s carbon dioxide plant in Corpus Christi, Texas, has received a safety award from Contractor Safety Council ("CSC") of the Coastal Bend, Inc. Linde North America is a member of The Linde Group, a gases and engineering company. CSC is an organization that delivers training and site specific job safety orientation to production facilities in the Corpus Christi area. The 2008 ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Feds to clean site of 1976 `Atomic Man` accident

    Workers are preparing to enter one of the most dangerous rooms on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation - the site of a 1976 blast that exposed a technician to a massive dose of radiation, leading to him being nicknamed the "Atomic Man." Harold McCluskey was working in the room when a chemical reaction caused a glass glove box to explode. He was exposed to the highest dose of radiation from the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Train accidents stir worries about crude transport

    At least 10 times since 2008, freight trains hauling oil across North America have derailed and spilled significant quantities of crude, with most of the accidents touching off fires or catastrophic explosions. The derailments released almost 3 million gallons of oil, nearly twice as much as the largest pipeline spill in the U.S. since at least 1986. And the deadliest wreck killed 47 people in ...


    By Associated Press

  • Dounreay workers achieve a year without `lost time accident`

    Dounreay’s workforce has notched up a staggering 3.76 million man hours without an industrial work-related personal injury that results in more than three days off work. This equates to one calendar year without such an injury. Although separate areas of the site have achieved excellent safety records, this is the first time that the site as a whole has reached a year without lost time accident. ...

  • Neste Oil halved its work-related accidents in 2011

    Neste Oil CorporationPress Release  3 February 2012 at 1.30 pm (EET) Neste Oil halved its work-related accidents in 2011 Neste Oil's safety performance in 2011 was the best in the company's history. Neste Oil's total recordable injury frequency* per million hours worked was 2.3 in ...


    By Neste

  • Record-breaking safety performance by Neste Jacobs

    Neste Jacobs OyPress release29 March 2012 at 09.00 (EET)Record-breaking safety performance by Neste JacobsNeste Jacobs has achieved a record safety performance, a full year without a single accident. This meets the company's Total Recordable Injury Frequency (TRIF*) target of zero and ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • ESG achieves 12 months without a reportable or lost time accident

    Environmental Scientifics Group (ESG), the UK’s leading environmental compliance and food testing company is pleased to announce that it has been recognised for the second year by Skanska Civil Engineering for working safely. This year, Skanska has awarded ESG its 12 Months Working Safely Certificate for its ‘contribution towards 12 months without a reportable or lost time accident ...

  • Record group of drivers joins UPS `circle of honor`

    UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the induction of 1,122 drivers into its elite "Circle of Honor," raising to 5,248 the number of active drivers who have steered clear of accidents for 25 years or more. The number of new inductees is the largest for any single year in the company's history - up 21 percent from last year - and includes the first three from Puerto Rico. UPS began service in that U.S. ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Getting Started with the Trojan2 Noise Nuisance Recorder [Video]

    Introducing new nuisance noise monitoring equipment can be challenging for Local Councils, Housing Associations and Environmental Health Officers. You can have large teams working over multiple locations and at different times. That’s why we’ve come up with a simple training solution for your team and the Trojan2 Noise Nuisance Recorder. We created this comprehensive video ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • The Mack Group, LLC reports impressive safety record for 2008

    The MACK Group is Pleased to Announce 2008 to be a Year of Non-Recordable Incidents and Continued EMR of Below 1.0. The MACK Group is proud to announce that the 2008 year was a year of non-recordable OSHA incidents. Due to this impressive safety record, The Mack Group has been able to maintain an EMR rating of below 1.0. This safety record was accomplished through the dedication to safety and ...


    By MACK Group, LLC

  • Black & Veatch wins 14 health & safety awards from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

    Black & Veatch was recently commended for its efforts to maintain the highest standards in occupational health and safety by The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). Black & Veatch received 14 RoSPA awards, including three Gold Medals, in a year in which a record 1,650 entries were submitted from organizations representing a wide range of different industry sectors. RoSPA’s Gold ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Records: safety checks didn`t follow special hazmat permits

    The U.S. Transportation Department never conducted required safety checks on 20,000 to 30,000 companies that got special permits to move risky shipments of hazardous materials by road, rail, water and air, records show. Starting this month, DOT will require all the companies to file new permit applications and undergo a "fitness review," including assessments of their safety and security records, ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • New initiative aims to improve Scotland`s health and safety record

    Businesses in Scotland will be encouraged to learn from their peers as part of a new initiative to tackle fatalities, injuries and illness in the workplace. Aimed specifically at small and medium sized companies, the initiative will use a new approach to health and safety in Scotland - using higher performing businesses to share their experiences with SMEs. Recent research revealed SMEs were more ...

  • Aviation passenger fatalities down 20% in 2007

    The aviation industry maintained its improved safety record in 2007: passenger fatalities fell by 20% on 2006.  Both passenger fatalities and the number of fatal accidents in 2007 were well below long term trends. During 2007, there were 631 passenger fatalities, 159 fewer than in 2006.  The figure is below the average for the decade of 718.9, and is a significant improvement on the 1990s average ...


    By Ascend

  • Disasters in Europe: more frequent and causing more damage

    The number and impacts of disasters have increased in Europe in the period 1998-2009, a new report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) concludes. The report assesses the frequency of disasters and their impacts on humans, the economy and ecosystems and calls for better integrated risk disaster management across Europe. The Agency's new report ' ...

  • Be a safety leader with OSHA VPP recognition

    So, you’re meeting the status quo and passing your safety inspections. That’s great, but it’s no reason to let your safety program stagnate. Why not aim a little higher? While a no-accident policy is definitely a noble goal and achievable in some industries, it is important to set realistic yet demanding goals. OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) is a great way to ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Big Montana oil spill is latest involving pipeline company

    The Wyoming company whose pipeline leaked 30,000 gallons of crude oil into the Yellowstone River in Montana and its sister company have had multiple pipeline spills and federal fines levied against them in the last decade, according to government records. Bridger Pipeline LLC, the operator of the Poplar Pipeline that broke recently near Glendive, Montana, recorded nine pipeline incidents between ...


    By Associated Press

  • Investigation far from over in Houston oil spill

    The barge operator that spilled nearly 170,000 gallons of tar-like oil into the Houston Ship Channel, closing one of the nation's busiest seaports for several days, will be fined by Texas regulators regardless of the outcome of state and federal investigations. Investigators are still trying to pinpoint the cause of last weekend's accident involving a barge owned by Houston-based Kirby Inland ...


    By Associated Press

  • National Recycling Awards 2008 give green light to safer recycling

    A special category to encourage the development of health and safety initiatives across the recycling sector will be included in this year’s National Recycling Awards.With recycling industry accident rates four times the national average, and fatality rates ten times the national average , the Wincanton Innovation in Health and Safety Practices Award acknowledges that there is still much to do to ...


    By Emap Ltd

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