Introducing TIPS – Today’s Incident Prevention System

Notwithstanding the claims promoted by many companies of their million upon millions of hours of work done without a loss time incident, we are all very much aware that accidents happen.  (If interested on my thoughts on the incident reporting scam please read this blog post – Lies, Damned Lies, Statistics and Loss Time Injuries). […]

Introducing Our Newest Office – Alqara, Saudi Arabia

Redlog has been providing HSE services across Saudi Arabia since 2002.  Over that time we have completed dozens of projects, including Phase I and Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), HSE due diligence and compliance audits, industrial hygiene studies, HSE training, environmental impact assessments (EIAs) and site remediation.   These projects have extended across the Kingdom, […]

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 […]

Asia’s Arsenic Poisoning Crisis – What You Need to Know and What You Can Do About It

What some are calling the largest mass poisoning in history is happening literally under our feet!  According to researchers from the University of California and Linkoping University, Sweden, “Bangladesh is grappling with the largest mass poisoning of a population in history because groundwater used for drinking has been contaminated with naturally occurring inorganic arsenic. It […]

What You Need to Know About Asbestos in Asia – Because What You Don’t Know Can Kill

Asbestos kills!  According to the World Health Organization, about 125 million people in the world are currently exposed to asbestos at the workplace, and more than 107,000 deaths per year are attributable to occupational exposure to asbestos.  This equates to roughly a 1 in 1000 chance of mortality from asbestos exposure for those 125 million […]