Work to Zero Releases New Research on Importance of EHS Software, Mobile Applications

Importance of EHS Software, Mobile Applications: Advancing its efforts to eliminate workplace fatalities though technology, the National Safety Council released Tuesday a white paper through its Work to Zero initiative: Managing Risks with EHS Software and Mobile Applications. The report builds on the program’s initial 2020 research and outlines how employers can use environment, health and safety software and…

Ghana Set To Follow World Cup In Driving New OSH Standards

Ghana Set To Follow World Cup In Driving New OSH Standards: While African countries continue to exceed expectations at the Qatar FIFA World Cup, another event could prove a gateway to an equivalent step up for Africa in the world of occupational safety and health (OSH). Ghana has been one of those emerging soccer nations…

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Public Advised To Adhere To Fire Safety Practices Ahead Of Christmas

Fire Safety Practices Ahead Of Christmas: The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has cautioned the public to always adhere to safety practices as they engage in the 2022 Christmas yuletide. Divisional Officer Grade III, Ebenezer Yenzu, GNFS Ashaiman Commander who gave the caution explained that the weather during the Christmas was always dry humidity, therefore,…

Assessment And Prediction Of Natural Disasters Using Satellite Data

Assessment And Prediction Of Natural Disasters Using Satellite Data: Climate change is causing an increase in natural disasters that threaten large populations. Their consequences in the long term can harm sustainable development, the economy, the environment, and the social aspect. Disaster management requires practical tools. Remote sensing technologies are essential in dealing with earthquakes, floods,…

NSC Applications For Community Traffic Safety Grants

NSC Applications For Community Traffic Safety Grants: Applications are now open for the latest round of Community Traffic Safety Grants through the nation’s largest traffic safety coalition, the Road to Zero Coalition, a program managed by the National Safety Council. In 2021, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provided funding to support three years of grant opportunities for projects…

NEBOSH Support For NCRQ Learners

NEBOSH Support For NCRQ Learners: Following our announcement on 31 October, NEBOSH has finished mapping the AIM/NCRQ qualification against our own NEBOSH National Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals. This activity has determined shared learning points across the two syllabuses and, for people who would like to switch to a NEBOSH Diploma, where…

Membership On Maritime Advisory Committee On Occupational Safety And Health; US Department Of Labor Seek For Nominations

Membership On Maritime Advisory Committee On Occupational Safety And Health: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is seeking nominations for membership on the Maritime Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health. Committee nominees should have a strong interest in the safety and health of workers in the shipyard, longshoring and commercial…

AIBN Reiterate It’s Commitment to Improved Air Safety in Nigeria, Africa

AIBN Reiterate It’s Commitment to Improved Air Safety in Nigeria, Africa: Accident Investigation Bureau Nigeria (AIBN) has assured travelers   that it would double its efforts toward enhancing aviation safety in Africa and beyond through quality investigations of air mishaps. This was disclosed yesterday in Abuja by the Commissioner of the AIBN, Mr. Akin Olateru, at the…

Iraq, ILO and EU Launches New Policies On Labour Inspection And OSH

Iraq ILO and EU Launches New Policies On Labour Inspection And OSH: New policies on labour inspection and Occupational Safety and Health were launched in Baghdad on Sunday (November 20) by the Ministries of Labour and Social Affairs of the Federal Government and the Kurdistan Regional Government, the European Union (EU) and the International Labour…