Category: Health & Safety

Dirty coal: health fears of a town covered in dust from disused power station

Port Augusta residents fear their health will be at risk for a third straight summer due to the flawed rehabilitation of an ash dam.

Supply crunch deepens for vital allergy drug Epipen

The ​UK’s Epipen shortage has deepened after US drug giant Mylan began rationing access to the vital medicine.

Harmful bacteria thrived in post-Hurricane Harvey floodwaters

Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas on August 25, 2017, bringing more than 50 inches of rain and extreme flooding to the city of Houston.

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Anchors away: ISO guidelines for lifeboat safety just updated

With more people heading out to sea over summer, safety onboard – and overboard – is under the spotlight. International guidelines for the effectiveness of sea anchors for rescue boats have just been updated.

Canadians’ Food Safety knowledge is lacking, Federal survey finds

A spokesman for Health Canada said the department will update its safe food handling advertising campaign.

Set the Standard – ISO 14955 – Machine tools

A new series of ISO standards can help measure energy supplied and improve machine design and performance.

Is Winterfell a resilient castle?

Once again, everything comes back to Game of Thrones!

The key ingredient in Food Safety

As Quality Manager at KMC, the Danish-based food ingredients company, Marianne Dam explains how ISO 22000 is used and the many benefits it brings to food management systems.

Improving health with new standards for cleaner cookstoves

Each year, millions of lives are adversely affected by smoke released from cooking on open fires or simple stoves fuelled by wood, charcoal and dung.

Cultivating growth in Nigeria

Agricultural products are the base of the Nigerian economy, supplying food for the Nigerian people as well as valuable cash crops for export to other countries.

New standard to improve safety in the nuclear sector

A freshly published standard applies the principles of one of the world’s most renowned quality standards, ISO 9001, to the nuclear sector, combining best practice in quality with the specific requirements of the nuclear industry.

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