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  • Webinar: Streamlining Incident and Investigation Management

    Managing incidents and investigations can be a time consuming, manual task. Particularly if you are relying on paper-based systems or inefficient spreadsheets that make collating and sharing information among business units cumbersome and prone to error. The bright side is that there is an easier way. Watch this webinar and learn: How to leverage software to centralize your incidents and ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Karza provides environmental incident investigation services

    Karza can provide organisations with support during the investigation of environmental incidents. Your incident investigation requirements can be completely outsourced or a co-operative sourcing arrangement can be established, providing your organisation with extra resources in times of resource or skills ...


    By Karza Pty Ltd

  • Webinar: Better Incident Management is No Accident

    Safety is the responsibility of the entire organization. But creating a culture of awareness, duty and responsibility amongst your entire employee and contractor base is easier said than done. Dates 17 March at 4pm GMT – 12pm EDT – 30 minutes 31 March at 2pm BST – 9am EDT – 30 minutes During this webinar we will show how ...


    By Rivo Software Ltd.

  • Fire incident at Ahlstrom`s Mozzate plant in Italy

    A fire broke out at Ahlstrom's Mozzate wipes fabrics plant in Italy and caused damage to one of the production lines. The blaze was extinguished by the local fire brigade. Nobody was injured and the building was not damaged by the fire. Based on initial investigation, production at the affected line is expected to be halted for a minimum of two months for repair. Otherwise, production is likely ...


    By Ahlstrom Corporation

  • For a faster, more confident response to incidents - online or offline

    Report incidents and near misses when and where they occur – on the shop floor, in the warehouse, on the rig - or in any location. Safe in the knowledge the incident report is robust, the Rivo Incidents app helps you progress investigations and implement corrective actions faster. Key features include: ...


    By Rivo Software Ltd.

  • New technology for water quality incident response

    INTELLITECT Water has launched a unique, highly innovative drinking water monitoring technology, the Intellisonde SA™, which provides remote, continuous access to tap water quality data. Historically, the normal response to any issues relating to tap water quality would be for a Water Company to dispatch a team of water samplers equipped with sample bottles and/or DPD test kits. There are four ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • Merichem Company selects KMI Incident Management solution

    The Merichem Company has chosen the KMI EHS Suite for Incident and Corrective Action Management to address environmental, safety and physical security incident reporting and risk reduction. The Merichem system implementation will include integration with existing human resources systems for migration of employee information used in KMI automated OSHA reporting and labor hours for performance rate ...


    By VelocityEHS

  • EPA Responds to Incident that Leaves Four People Ill on St. John; EPA Working with U.S. Virgin Islands Government on Ongoing Investigation

    The EPA is working closely with the U.S. Virgin Island government to investigate an incident reported to the U.S. Virgin Islands government and EPA on March 20, 2015. On March 20, 2015, paramedics responded to a call that four people in a family staying at the Sirenusa Condominium Resort in Cruz Bay, St. John became very ill. Family members were subsequently hospitalized. The EPA is looking into ...

  • Chemical incidents at swimming pools and leisure centres on the rise

    The National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC), part of leading climate and energy consultancy AEA, is experiencing a higher than normal level of calls related to incidents at swimming pools and leisure centres. NCEC receives calls from the UK emergency services, with its trained chemists advising the sector on how to deal with the mitigation of incidents involving chemical substances. Every ...

  • Ameren Expands PCB Investigations in Illinois

    CHICAGO, Illinois, August 31, 2007 (ENS) - Officials at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 office have asked that the energy company Ameren and its subsidiaries expand their investigation into liquids contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls, PCBs, found in natural gas distribution systems in Alton and East St. Louis. Ameren, under the direction of the federal and state ...

  • Do No Harm: Handling Safety Incidents with Care, Skill, and Leadership

    Effective incident handling is a hallmark of top safety performers. Yet, many leaders struggle to handle incidents in a way that promotes the organisation’s highest safety goals. When an employee is hurt: What do you say? What do you do—and in what order? In this webinar we will: Link appropriate leadership response and skills to different injury types Identify the ...

  • Shropshire farmer fined over River Teme pollution incident

    On 14 August 2013, Shropshire farmer Stephen David Small, pleaded guilty at Telford Magistrates’ Court to causing the discharge of polluting matter, namely cattle slurry, into the River Teme at Steventon, near Ludlow, without an environmental permit. The 45 year old from Steventon Manor Farm, Ludlow was fined £2,000 and ordered to pay £1,250 in costs.  The charge was ...

  • Energy Institute to unveil new `Learning from Incidents` tool at safety conference

    On 6-7 October, the Energy Institute (EI), in partnership with the Stichting Tripod Foundation, will host a conference in Aberdeen on 'Human factors application in major hazard industries'. This event will showcase the EI's new Hearts and Minds - Learning from Incidents tool, a unique resource to help companies engage staff to improve learning practices. Effective learning from ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Two Idaho Falls, Idaho, area mechanics fatally crushed in separate incidents

    Two workers in the Idaho Falls area were killed in separate incidents when the vehicles they were working under fell from their makeshift supports and crushed them. The incidents occurred within a two-week period and within three miles of one another. Since Sept. 1, 2014, five of the nine workplace deaths in Idaho involved workers who were crushed under or by vehicles. A mechanic performing ...

  • NIH Study Offers Insight into Why Cancer Incidence Increases with Age

    The accumulation of age-associated changes in a biochemical process that helps control genes may be responsible for some of the increased risk of cancer seen in older people, according to a National Institutes of Health study. Scientists have known for years that age is a leading risk factor for the development of many types of cancer, but why aging increases cancer risk remains unclear. ...

  • Investigations following a single case of inhalation anthrax

    The Health Protection Agency announced on Saturday that it has been responding to an isolated case of inhalation anthrax contracted from imported animal hides used for making drums. The patient concerned is being treated in intensive care at a London hospital. As part of an investigation to identify where the anthrax originated from, the Agency will be carrying out some testing at the patients' ...

  • 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

  • DOE Issues WIPP Radiological Release Investigation Report

    Today, the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management (EM) released the initial accident investigation report related to the Feb. 14 radiological release at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) near Carlsbad, New Mexico. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • State to investigate radioactive waste site fire in Nevada

    Nevada state officials said Tuesday they don't know what sparked an apparent explosion and fire at a closed commercial radioactive waste dump in a predominantly rural county, but they vowed that the state will handle the investigation and cleanup. "We have the jurisdiction. We have the assets, and that's the course of action," James Wright, state Department of Public Safety chief, said after ...


    By Associated Press

  • Environment Agency investigating River Crane pollution at North Feltham

    Specialist Environment Agency officers are busy today (Friday, 4 October) dealing with a pollution incident which has resulted in a fish kill on the River Crane at North Feltham in London. The Environment Agency were called into action following several reports from members of the public that a section of the river at Twickenham had turned black and fish were seen in distress. The source of the ...

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