Do You Really Need an HSE Legal Register?

There are, at least to me, a surprising number of companies operating without any real idea of their worker health & safety and/or environmental regulatory obligations.  This is particularly true in developing countries, where there are undoubtedly many reasons for this lack of understanding of the HSE requirements: blissful ignorance, i.e., lack of awareness of […]

Give a Helping Hand, But Keep Your Hands Safe!

Trauma of the hand, wrist and fingers is one of the more common injuries faced by workers in both developing and developed countries.  For instance, the incidence rate of hand injuries reported for seven manufacturing environments around the world ranged from 4 to 11 per 100 workers per year.  In the United States, workers with […]

Volatile Compounds in the Workplace: Part 2 VICs

I have previously posted about particulate air pollutants in the workplace: Confused About Dust, Particulates and Fumes in the Workplace? Part 1: Dust and Particulate Matter Confused About Dust, Particulates and Fumes in the Workplace? Part 2: Smoke, Aerosols, Fumes and Mist I’ll continue the theme of potentially harmful air pollutants with a look at […]

Volatile Compounds in the Workplace: Part 1 VOCs

I have previously posted about particulate air pollutants in the workplace: Confused About Dust, Particulates and Fumes in the Workplace? Part 1: Dust and Particulate Matter Confused About Dust, Particulates and Fumes in the Workplace? Part 2: Smoke, Aerosols, Fumes and Mist I’ll continue the theme of potentially harmful air pollutants with a look at […]