International Safety


News & Articles

  • HSE: All Industries Must Control Welding Fume Exposures

    There is new scientific evidence that exposure to all welding fume, including mild steel welding fume, can cause lung cancer and limited evidence it is linked to kidney cancer, HSE pointed out in a notice it called a "change in enforcement expectations."

  • Agency Recommends Revamping Taxiways at Canada's Busiest Airport

    The board's investigation found that all 27 runway incursions at Toronto/Lester B. Pearson International Airport between June 2012 and November 2017 happened on the inner runway after the flight crews involved had landed on the outer runway and were taxiing on a rapid-exit taxiway between the two runways. It found that several characteristics of the rapid exits in this area are different from almost every other major airport in North America.

  • Report Highlights Threat of Lithium-Ion Batteries in Checked Bags

    The Transportation Safety Board of Canada's investigative report on a baggage compartment fire during a WestJet flight in June 2018 says a damaged battery inside a passenger's bag triggered it.

  • ILO Commission's Future of Work Report Released

    Among the report's 10 recommendations are a universal labor guarantee that protects fundamental workers' rights, an adequate living wage, limits on hours of work, and safe and healthy workplaces.

  • ICC Evaluation Service and Italian Council Sign MOU

    "The International Code Council is honored to be a part of this important agreement," said Code Council Chief Executive Officer Dominic Sims, CBO. "Our family of companies are global leaders in the building safety industry, and our mission transcends borders. We look forward to continuing to deepen our relationship with our Italian partners as we work to increase building safety around the world."

  • Extreme Weather Events a Top Concern in 2019

    The 2019 Global Risks Report identifies economic worries, major power tensions, political strains, climate catastrophe, and technological instabilities as areas of concern.


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.