Risk Management

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  • DARPA GRIT Program Webinar Set for July 8

    The Gamma Ray Inspection Technology program seeks novel approaches to achieve high-intensity, tunable, narrow-bandwidth sources of gamma ray radiation. These would be useful for a wide range of national security, industrial, and medical applications.

  • Hawaii DOT Clearing Derelict Vessels from Honolulu Harbor

    Three vessels that could have posed a risk of sinking during a severe storm recently have been removed, and others have been readied for removal.

  • MSHA Extends Deadline for Grant Applications to June 28

    The Brookwood-Sago grants will help recipients develop training materials, provide mine safety training or educational programs, recruit mine operators and miners for the training, and conduct and evaluate the training. MSHA has indicated it will give special emphasis to programs and materials that target miners at smaller mines.

  • WorkSafeBC Strengthens PFD Regulations for Fishing Vessels

    "Commercial fishing is one of the most dangerous occupations in British Columbia, and drowning is the leading cause of death among B.C. fishermen," said Patrick Olsen, manager of Prevention Field Services for WorkSafeBC. Between 2007 and 2018, there were 24 work-related deaths in the commercial fishing industry, and 15 of those were drownings, the agency reported.

  • Buoyancy Compensation Vests Recalled

    CPSC reported that Mares has received one report of a loose deflator button, but no injuries have been reported. The vests were sold at specialized dive shops and online from June 2018 through March 2019 for about $350 to $825.

  • New Orleans Wins Grant to Raise Frequently Flooded Homes

    "This is a huge win for the city of New Orleans. Thanks to the funding from FEMA's Flood Mitigation Assistance program, we will be able to elevate the homes of an additional 52 families across the city who have suffered from flood-loss damages in the past," Mayor LaToya Cantrell said.


  • Using Safety Metrics to Improve Safety

    In today's information world, health safety and environmental professional are continually confronted with the challenge to gather, review, and act wisely based on various types of data. By using simple, easy to use, software to generate safety metrics safety professions can spend less time on collecting, gathering and performing data calculations and more time on using that data to improve safety performance.

  • Are Injuries Your Money Pit?

    In this presentation we will explore the challenges present when these three departments do not work in concert with one another. It is not unusual for "turf issues" to emerge over time, which ultimately erodes the effectiveness and success of each department and the expedient recovery of the injured employee.

  • Building a Business Continuity Plan for Your Workplace

    An essential part of your overall workplace emergency plan, business continuity planning is a process that supports managing the response to impacts on your business from potential risks.


  • Still trying to... Get The Lead Out

    The most critical steps toward lead hazard abatement are contaminant identification and removal. Researchers from CDC/NIOSH have developed two simple and reliable technologies to achieve these steps easily and without the need for extensive training.


  • The Future Is What We Make It: Honeywell

    At #Honeywell, we're transforming the way the world works through technology and software. Learn about our legacy of firsts spanning 130 years, from our #futureshaper team of inventors. Honeywell is inventing technologies that address some of the world's toughest challenges in energy efficiency, clean energy generation, safety and security, globalization, and customer productivity. With approximately 110,000 employees worldwide, including more than 18,000 engineers and scientists, we have an unrelenting focus on performance, quality, delivery, value and technology in everything we make and do. We are building a world that's safer and more secure, more comfortable and energy efficient, more innovative and productive. We are Honeywell.

  • Liebherr Mining Excavator R 9400 Tier 4f

    A Liebherr Mining Excavator R 9400 with a backhoe attachment operates at the Trapper Coal Mine in Colorado as shown in this January 2019 video from the manufacturer. The R 9400 commissioned at the mine is powered by a diesel engine that complies with the EPA Tier 4 final exhaust gas regulation. The 380-ton excavator has a rated output of 1,675 HP.

  • NATE 'Be Your Brother's Keeper' Tower Rescue Video

    NATE's "Be Your Brother's Keeper" video focuses on the importance of the planning, procedures, equipment, and training necessary to perform a successful tower rescue. The video was unveiled as part of Volume 3 of the association's popular Climber Connection series, made its debut during the AGL Local Summit in Kansas City, Mo. The video includes an interview with an experienced industry safety instructor walking through a rescue scenario and discussing the measures that must be planned for and implemented in order to successfully perform a rescue of a technician working on a communications tower. The video also includes live mock demonstrations highlighting different rescue options and techniques available to utilize by trained personnel working at a tower site. "It is paramount that all tower crews working in the industry receive consistent rescue training and refresher training in accordance with the NATE Tower Climber Training Standard guidelines," said Denise Frey from D&A Construction Management, Inc. in Branford, Conn. "Today's tower technicians are the first responders when it comes to performing a potential rescue of their fellow co-workers on a tower. This NATE video does a great job of providing an overview of the important elements that lead to a safe and successful rescue."

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