Cooking fires remain the leading cause of home fires and injuries, while smoking materials continue to be the leading cause of home fire deaths, according to new research from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
Massey Energy not only failed to find and fix hazards at the Upper Big Branch mine, the company also intimidated miners so that they wouldn’t report unsafe conditions and hid violations from government agencies.
3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, and PEC/Premier Safety Management, a provider of training curriculum, safety, and training record databases and standardized audits for oil and gas contractors, today announced a strategic alliance promoting EH&S regulatory compliance management in the oil and gas industry.
Last week I covered the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) annual meeting and as is always the case I ran into more than a couple of earnest looking safety professionals who, with a straight face, claimed that they were trying hard to work themselves out of a job.
Plans for a universal qualification and training framework for health and safety professionals across Europe have been unveiled, with the aim of improving international recognition of practitioners’ skills.
Falls from roof tops, skylights, holes and other openings are a significant hazard, often resulting in serious injury or death. To help prevent this hazard, Premier Rail Systems (PRS) of Kansas City, KS is proud to announce its unique new Permanent Guard Rail System.
As the Fourth of July weekend approaches, the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) is reminding air travelers that fireworks – even small sparklers – are illegal, and can pose a tremendous fire risk to aircraft.