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  • Support grows for European risk assessment campaign

    Eight more pan-European and multinational organisations have signed up to support the Healthy Workplaces campaign organised by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA). This brings the number of official campaign partners to 17. The campaign aims at reducing work-related accidents and illnesses by focusing on the assessment of health and safety risks, as it is the first ...

  • HSE highlights importance of training and risk assessments following the death of employee of SF (UK) Ltd

    The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has called on companies to ensure they undertake appropriate risk assessments and protect their employees through proper training, following the tragic death of a young father from Hertfordshire. SF (UK) Ltd, trading as British Gas, of Millstream, Maidenhead Road in Windsor, was fined £35,000 with £65,000 costs at St Albans Crown Court today (Wednesday, 10 ...

  • ABS Consulting Offers Probabilistic Risk Analysis (PRA) Training Courses

    Houston, TX – ABS Consulting is now offering a series of three probabilistic risk analysis (PRA) training courses, which will encompass the use of ABS Consulting's RISKMAN® software. Courses will be held at the ABS Consulting Irvine, California, office located at 300 Commerce Drive, Suite 200, Irvine, CA 92602. Course Descriptions and Schedules Beginner's Probabilistic Risk Assessment Course (3 ...


    By ABS Consulting

  • The HAZWOPER Training

     Certain industries are more at risk for being exposed to harmful substances than others. Employees who are regularly exposed or have the potential to be exposed to hazardous substances and wastes will benefit greatly from completing the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard or HAZWOPER training. Particularly, this includes those who are engaged in operations involving ...


    By The Asbestos Institute

  • Corpedia and EthicsPoint Announce Partnership to Provide Critical Risk Awareness, Benchmarking and Training Solutions

    and Portland, OR Today, Corpedia, a leading provider of governance, risk and compliance (GRC) advisory services and training, and EthicsPoint, a leading provider of enterprise risk awareness ...


    By Marketwire

  • Preventing Occupational Exposure Risks to Styrene

    The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) reports that approximately 90,000 workers are potentially exposed to styrene. Styrene is a type of volatile organic compound (VOC) that is highly flammable and evaporates easily. Styrene is widely used to make plastics, fiberglass, rubber and latex. It is also used to make polystyrene plastics and resins that can be made into ...

  • Planning for is A Must for Considering Risk Management

      Tampa, FL.  (May. 31, 2012) – Vying for a position in branding green can be a daunting task. Yet, Green Education Online drives home the importance of not getting caught up in branding green as much as having green business practices and sustainability plans  that will be able to be measured, pass risk assessments  and having an ...


    By Green Education On Line

  • ASTM international training course on phase i and phase ii environmental site assessments

    “Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments” is the title of a three-day ASTM International training course to be  held eleven times during 2010. Many companies offer training on these standards, but the ASTM course offers an opportunity to be trained by the  organization that developed the standards. The latest version of the Phase I standard, ASTM E527-05, and information on ...


    By ASTM International

  • Certifiers NSF International, CSA Group, NSF International, IAPMO R&T, UL and Water Quality Association to Harmonize Chemical Risk Assessment Process

    To further protect public health, reduce duplicative costs, increase efficiency and promote transparency of human health risk assessment action levels, CSA Group, NSF International, IAPMO R&T, UL, and the Water Quality Association will now use harmonized procedures to develop action levels for unregulated chemical contaminants originating from products in contact with drinking water. The ...


    By NSF International

  • US Labor Department awards $10.5M in workplace safety and health training grants to 80 nonprofit organizations to help high-risk workers, employers

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has awarded $10.5 million in one-year federal safety and health training grants to 80 nonprofit organizations across the nation for education and training programs to help high-risk workers and their employers recognize serious workplace hazards, implement injury prevention measures and understand their rights and ...

  • Is asbestos risk lurking in your supply chain?

    The HSE ‘Beware Asbestos’ campaign paints a bleak picture of the asbestos situation in the UK. Asbestos is the single biggest cause of work-related deaths in the UK and can still be found in many unlikely places such as ceiling tiles, boilers, lofts, and guttering. If disturbed and inhaled, asbestos can cause a number of diseases – the most fatal of which are mesothelioma and ...


    By Altius Vendor Assessment Ltd

  • Gartner names Enablon a visionary in operational risk management

    Enablon, the world's leading provider of Sustainability, EH&S and Operational Risk Management Software, announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. as a “Visionary” in its “Magic Quadrant for Operational Risk Management ” report based on its completeness of vision and ability to execute. Enablon, the world’s leading provider of Sustainability, EH&S and ...


    By Enablon

  • Managing psychosocial risks in the private security sector

    The private security sector can sometimes be a dangerous line of work. People employed in this field are regularly exposed to psychosocial risks. These can include third party violence, job insecurity, and strenuous mental and emotional workloads. But tools exist to help employers minimise risks and keep their staff healthy and motivated. By identifying psychosocial risks and implementing ...

  • Karza Pty Ltd provides risk management services

    Are you uncertain of your level of risk exposure? Do your current risk management practices weigh down your business and simply appear to produce paperwork? Limited in resources? Do you lack the technical knowledge to effectively treat your significant risks? Karza Pty. Ltd. can help! Karza Pty. Ltd. is an Australian owned consultancy providing cost effective management system auditing, risk ...


    By Karza Pty Ltd

  • Preventing Occupational Exposure Risks to Asphalt Fumes

    The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) reports that over 500,000 workers are exposed to fumes from asphalt. Asphalt as it known in the United States, or bitumen, as it is called in many other parts of the world, is found in natural deposits or can be obtained by refining crude oil. The primary use of asphalt is for road construction where it is mixed with granular materials ...

  • Dealing with psychosocial risks: success factors and obstacles

    Most European companies still don’t have procedures for managing workplace stress and other psychosocial risks, despite the increasing threat that they pose to Europe’s workers. This situation is explored in two new reports from the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA), which look at the reasons why, with 79% of managers in the EU being concerned about stress at ...

  • Study sees little dust risk for subway workers

    New York subway commuters may worry more about rats and rising fares than dust floating through the system, but for the workers who spend their whole shift below ground, air quality has long been a concern. Results from a new pilot study using miniaturized air samplers to look at steel dust exposure may help them breathe easier. Steel dust, produced as thousands of train wheels roll through the ...

  • EHS Insight Training Management 101

    Many businesses recognize the true value of training and the influence it has on their bottom line. You must keep in mind that training is much more than just attending a course and getting certified. It also means that your employees bring back the competencies that they’ve learned in order to implement them in daily job tasks.  For proper training management, ...


    By EHS Insight

  • Wind and Solar Energy Market in Turkey – Risks and Opportunities

    The demand for electricity in Turkey is expected to rise sharply in future. Since the government is keen to avoid foreign dependency, considerably more power will be required from domestic sources. Turkey has a huge potential in wind and solar energy thanks to favourable climatic conditions. To achieve the government's target of 20 GW installed wind energy capacity by 2023, the industry will need ...


  • Enterprise Risk Management and the Role of Certified Industrial Hygienists

    The identification, documentation, analysis and tracking of risks are a critical component for many types of businesses and organizations.  These risks may be in the form of physical, chemical or biological concerns and can play a pivotal role in an enterprise’s success or failure. Enterprise risk management (ERM), as defined by Wikipedia, “…includes the methods ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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