Risk Management


News & Articles

  • Confined Spaces: Learning and Trusting Your Gas Detector

    With the proper training, personnel, and comfort with your equipment, you can mitigate many of the potential risks.

  • New UK Offshore Regulations Take Effect

    Duty holder corporations must prepare a written corporate major accident prevention policy that establishes the overall goals and arrangements for controlling the risk of a major accident for its installations in external waters and outside the European Union.

  • NTSB Hits Design of SpaceShipTwo in Crash Report

    The aircraft was destroyed and the copilot died in the October 2014 crash. NTSB concluded the possibility that a single human failure could cause the suborbital rocket to crash was not considered.

  • Ashley Furniture Cited Again

    The company failed to report an amputation injury to OSHA, according to the agency.

  • NYC Begins Reconstructing 'Boulevard of Death'

    Queens Boulevard will get safer crossings, more crosswalks for pedestrians, protected bicycle lanes, expanded medians with trees and plantings, and reconfigured intersections to deter speeding. The mayor’s office says 185 people have died on this street since 1990, most of them pedestrians.

  • Judge Hearing Appeal of Tesoro Anacortes Fine

    Seven workers died in an explosion when a heat exchanger failed in the petroleum refinery on April 2, 2010. The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries cited Tesoro for 39 willful violations and five serious violations, fining the company $2.39 million.


Webinars

  • 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.


Whitepapers

  • 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.


Videos

  • The 220 Mile High Lab

    Rotating 220 miles above the Earth is the International Space Station, a laboratory dedicated to the research and exploration of our universe for countries around the world. With over 200 experiments being conducted, Boeing provides astronauts with a trustworthy environment and integrates new experiments safely into the program. Space Launch System VP John Shannon discusses how Boeing gets it done. Learn more about NASA and the ISS at http://www.boeing.com/innovation/.

  • Marine Safety Alert: Parasailing Safety

    This 2015 National Transportation Safety Board video illustrates recommendations and best practices, including equipment defects that customers should look for before embarking, to ensure parasailing operations are conducted as safely as possible.

  • "Working Together" Wireless Industry Safety Task Force PSA

    The Wireless Industry Safety Task Force released the third in a series of public service announcements (PSA) as part of the 100% Tie-Off 24/7 Awareness Campaign. This PSA entitled “Working Together” was unveiled before the task force met in Dallas on Nov. 13, 2014. "This PSA highlights the unprecedented collaboration that has occurred over the course of the last year between the carriers, tower owners, turnkey/construction management firms, OEMs, and the National Association of Tower Erectors in order to achieve sustainable safety solutions in the industry," said Task Force member Don Doty from Velocitel. "Every entity in the wireless industry chain has a role to play when it comes to safety, and the efforts and initiatives of the Wireless Industry Safety Task Force have reinforced that reality." The Task Force’s 100% Tie-Off 24/7 Awareness Campaign was launched in February 2014 and continues to utilize a comprehensive grassroots approach that includes public service announcement videos, paid advertising, earned media efforts, a social media component and collaborating with State Wireless Associations in order to expand the campaign's reach.


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