Items Tagged with 'environmental safety'



Get more control over safety incidents with the EHS System

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As most Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) professionals know, incidents can occur daily.

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Oil industry, government join forces on offshore safety

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The Center for Offshore Safety hosted leaders from industry, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, and the U.S. Coast Guard last week for an in-depth discussion of efforts to enhance the safety of offshore oil and natural gas development.

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Oil and gas industry gets new guidelines for well construction interface

Post-Macondo task force recommended changes
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A new bulletin just published by the American Petroleum Institute (API) covers the latest of several standards developed or strengthened as a result of post-Macondo task force recommendations. API Director of Standards David Miller said the publication bulletin for well construction interface will help the oil and natural gas industry produce energy safely and in an environmentally responsible manner.

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Choking on an overdose of credentials?

The EHS field is not fully defined in scope and function
By Dan Markiewicz, MS, CIH, CSP, CHMM
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If you hold the CSP, OHST or CHST, the BCSP will allow you to fast-track to obtain a CET.

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Safety’s surge in the energy industries

Gas detection goes wireless

Access real-time threat data from virtually anywhere
By John Mccreadie
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Wireless gas detection is being adopted in a wide range of industrial applications today — including oil and gas refinement, chemical production, coal-fired power production and animal-rendering plants.

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Are “green jobs” safe?

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work has set a number of challenging targets for reductions in carbon emissions and waste
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With pressure to reduce carbon emissions, reduce waste, increase energy efficiency and the proportion of renewable energy, the EU is set for a rapid growth in the number of ‘green jobs’ – jobs which help to protect or restore the environment.

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ASSE Safety 2014 Review

A gallery of photos from the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 8-11. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

9/9/14 2:00 pm EDT

Welding: It doesn't have to be a grind. The latest in respiratory protection and PPE for welders and grinder

Attendees of this webinar will gain knowledge of hazards and appropriate PPE for welding applications, regulatory drivers that are changing the landscape of PPE within welding applications and the latest product technologies being offered in welding PPE.

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2014 August

Check out ISHN's August issue which features content about pain prevention, forklift operation safety and a preview of the National Safety Congress and Expo.

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Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

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For Distributors Only - May 2014

ISHN0514FDO_cover.jpgFor Distributors Only is ISHN's niche brand standard-sized magazine supplement aimed at an audience of 2,000 U.S. distributors that sell safety products. Circulation only goes to distributors. CHECK OUT THEMAY 2014 ISSUE OF FDO HERE

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2012 US workplace deathsCheck out ISHN's new Infographic page! Learn more about worker safety through these interactive images. CLICK HERE to view the page.