Every day millions of food products are created, distributed and served safely across the world and without a major food safety incident. National standards and health guidelines are consistently evolving to keep our food of good quality.
Sometimes getting a job done makes people take risks that cause you to scratch your head in disbelief. These need to be seen to be believed!
As Ken Feltham lay in a hospital bed with third degree burns to his face and upper body, his family was told his chance of survival was remote.
Engaging employees in conversations around various safety topics is a challenge. Toolbox talks are essential prior to or during a work shift. It helps them keep safety at the forefront of their mind. Safety should be the first and last thing everyone thinks about each day.
Every year 260 Australians die as a result of work-related injuries. In addition over 135,000 get injured. That figure is even higher in the United States. Safe Work Month is during October each year in Australia.
On April 20, 2010, an explosion rocked the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico. The disaster killed 11 workers and sent 5 million barrels of oil into the Gulf. The incident was a huge environmental catastrophe but also an incredible human disaster.
The new iPhone 7 that has just been released is the most robust iPhone yet. With its full dust and water resistant body, the iPhone 7 with iOS 10 could be the best phone yet for health and safety professionals.
Of all the construction fatalities, 58% were comprised of the “fatal four” causes; falls, being caught between objects, electrocution and being struck by an object.
In 2014, 20.5% of all worker fatalities were in construction. That equates to one in five worker deaths last year. Of those construction fatalities, a full 58% were comprised of the “fatal four” causes; falls, being caught between objects, electrocution and being struck by an object.
Checklists seem simple, Gawande says, author of the best-selling book, Checklist Manifesto. They are sometimes hard for us to accept when people are in complex jobs that rely on experience and skill. Just ticking boxes on a checklist is not the ultimate goal, the goal is to embrace a culture of team
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