International Safety

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  • British Columbia Assessing Safety Progress Following Sawmill Explosions

    British Columbia provincial officials have hired Vancouver lawyer Lisa Helps to assess how WorkSafeBC implemented worker safety recommendations following two dust-related sawmill explosions in 2012 and 2014 at Babine Forest Products and Lakeland Mills.

  • Transport Canada Investing $16.5 Million in Rail Safety Projects

    "We have taken many steps to strengthen rail safety and will continue working on ways to make our railway system safer for Canadians. Our renewed commitment to the Rail Safety Improvement Program demonstrates our dedication to modernizing the railway system so that Canada continues to have one of the safest rail systems in the world," Minister of Transport Marc Garneau said.

  • IAEA Hails New Cuban Lab's Capability

    Naturally occurring ciguatoxins are responsible for ciguatera poisoning, responsible for tens of thousands of seafood poisoning cases every year. The new lab will provide analytical services to other countries in the region, as well.

  • Contract Awarded for Security of Canada's Connected Vehicles

    A contract valued at up to $1.3 million has been awarded to ESCRYPT to advance the development of a Canadian Security Credential Management System for connected vehicles.

  • WorkSafeBC Adds Safety Resources for Craft Brewery Industry

    WorkSafeBC has posted a new guide, posters, and a video addressing hazards specific to craft-brewing and distilling processes, including carbon dioxide and confined spaces.

  • Major New Public Hospital Opens in Ankara

    The Bilkent Integrated Health Campus is a $1.3 billion health care facility in Ankara that was developed by GE Healthcare and CNN Holding through Turkey's largest public-private partnership to date. It is one of the world's largest public hospitals ever constructed in a single phase.


  • 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.