Category: Health & Safety

World Mental Health Day 2018

World Mental Health Day 2018 is observed on October 10 across the world. This year, the theme of World Mental Health Day is young people and mental health in a changing world.

Xylella plant host list almost doubles following EFSA database update

EFSA has completed two pieces of work that substantially expand knowledge and understanding of Xylella fastidiosa, the plant pathogen that is attacking fruit trees and other plants in parts of Europe.

FDA: Pesticide levels in most domestic and imported foods meet EPA legal limits

This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issues the results of its fiscal year 2016 Pesticide Residue Monitoring Program.

Training schedule update

Upcoming training and ISO Certification opportunities with ContinuityLink this fall.

Toilets that save lives: a new International Standard to help

More than 2.3 billion people across the world lack access to basic sanitation services, including 892 million who defecate in the open. Hundreds of thousands of young children die each year from diseases as a result.

The new phones that are stuck in the past

These sleek, downgraded cell phones are meant to promote mental wellbeing – by turning the clock back to the pre-smartphone era.

Set the Standard – ISO 13485 – Medical devices

ISO 13485 - Medical Devices - is an internationally agreed standard that sets out the requirements for a quality management system specific to the medical devices industry.

How to drink from the enormous lakes in the air

Attempts to conjure water ‘from thin air’ might offer relief for drought-ridden regions – and it could even help the rest of us go off-grid.

How pesticide misuse is killing Africa’s wildlife – National Geographic

This animated video explains why pesticides are misused and how Africa’s wildlife is affected.

New International Standard for determining infant formula ingredients just published

ISO is developing a series of standards for verifying many of the ingredients, to demonstrate the product is safe for consumption and contains what it says on the tin.

The future of work: Are you ready for smart Cobots?

What if robots didn't take the place of humans, but worked alongside them? That's precisely the reality when cobots—collaborative robots—are added to the workforce.

New International Standard for traditional Chinese medicine just published

Moxibustion is a form of acupuncture that has been used in traditional Chinese medicine by doctors and therapists for thousands of years, and its usage is increasing worldwide.

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