International Safety


News & Articles

  • IAEA Opens New Linear Accelerator Facility

    The new facility at IAEA laboratories in Seibersdorf, Austria, will significantly increase the agency's capacity to provide dosimetry services and support cancer control worldwide.

  • WHO Launches Snakebite Prevention and Control Strategy

    WHO reports that poisonous snakebites affect from 1.8 million to 2.7 million people each year, killing as many as 138,000 people and causing 400,000 cases of permanent disability annually.

  • Health Canada Restricts Alcohol Content of Flavored Purified Beverages

    Flavored purified alcoholic beverages are a new and growing class of beverages in Canada that pose an increasing public health risk, especially to younger Canadians, Health Canada reports.

  • WHO Issues Dementia Prevention Guidelines

    "In the next 30 years, the number of people with dementia is expected to triple," said WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. "We need to do everything we can to reduce our risk of dementia. The scientific evidence gathered for these guidelines confirm what we have suspected for some time, that what is good for our heart is also good for our brain."

  • British Columbia Work Zone Campaign Under Way

    In 2018, two British Columbia roadside workers died as a result of being hit by a motor vehicle, and 29 others were injured. Between 2009 and 2018, 13 roadside workers were killed and 213 were injured under similar circumstances.

  • Canada to Require TIH Railcars Be Made of Normalized Steel

    The head and shell of tank cars transporting Toxic Inhalation Hazard substances will be required to be made of normalized steel, with the requirement taking effect on July 2, 2021.


Videos

  • Honeywell Industrial Cyber Security Center of Excellence, Middle East

    The center of excellence shown in this 2018 video is located in Dubai and is a demonstration of Honeywell’s commitment to addressing the industrial cyber security needs of customers in the Middle East region. The state-of-the-art facility will strengthen regional industrial cyber security preparedness by providing a safe environment to test process control network vulnerabilities and training customers through real-time attack simulations.

  • Lake Turkana - The Wind Solution

    This 2017 Vestas video is an update on its Kenyan Lake Turkana project, a "very challenging" high-wind and remote site where more than 300 wind turbines are being installed.

  • In the Making: Lufthansa's First A350 XWB

    This December 2016 video follows Airbus' initial Lufthansa A350 XWB as workers advanced it through the manufacturing process from delivery of components to the final assembly line in Toulouse, France, concluding with the milestone jetliner in flight.


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