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The best social media platform for safety training

Posted by NOSA on Sep 18, 2017 10:45:00 AM

Granted, this could be a matter of opinion but it’s a reality that showing (in other words, demonstrating), is usually the most effective way to teach others ‘best practice’. We’re talking about videos.

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Topics: work safety, HSE, HSE best practice, HSE and social media, social media

How will you be marking Mesothelioma Awareness Month?

Posted by Alison Grimes on Sep 14, 2017 10:45:00 AM

We're briefly departing from our focus on HSE in social media - but for a good cause. 

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Topics: Asbestos, Mesothelioma

How to use social media to promote HSE

Posted by NOSA on Sep 11, 2017 1:00:00 PM

 

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Topics: work safety, HSE best practice, HSE and social media, social media

Enterprise risk assessment methodologies: Conclusions and strategic recommendations

Posted by Jiaqi Sun on Sep 7, 2017 11:45:00 AM

We’ve come to the end of Jiaqi Sun’s review of enterprise risk assessment methodologies. All that’s left to do is sum up what we’ve discussed, with potential recommendations.

Risk management and assessment are not new concepts and have been evolving for decades. Many methodologies and techniques originate from the military, aviation, shipping and petroleum industries, such as FMEA and bow-tie analysis. Today, they remain some of the major risk assessment tools in various industries, such as mining, manufacturing and construction.

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Topics: Risk management, risk methodologies, risk assessment

Selection criteria for risk assessment methodologies and technique

Posted by Jiaqi Sun on Sep 4, 2017 1:00:00 PM

The selection of a quantitative or qualitative techniques depends on the availability of data for hazard identification, and on the level of analysis and evaluation you need to make a confident decision. Some techniques are more suitable than others for certain situations, activities or systems. The following are key factors for the selection of risk assessment techniques or methodologies (Mullai, 2006), with additional criteria that may be added to take into account industry-specific factors:

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Topics: Risk management, risk methodologies, risk, risk assessment

The four step risk assessment process

Posted by Jiaqi Sun on Aug 31, 2017 12:30:00 PM

Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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Topics: Risk management, risk methodologies, risk, risk assessment

The impact of risk… continued

Posted by Jiaqi Sun on Aug 28, 2017 10:15:00 AM

After a brief diversion in terms of our blog’s subject matter, today we return to Jiaqi Sun’s review of enterprise risk assessment methodologies, continuing with the section of risk and its impact.

Read Impact of Risk by clicking here

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Topics: Risk management, risk methodologies, risk

The most dangerous driving habit – and it’s no longer drinking

Posted by NOSA on Aug 24, 2017 2:00:00 PM
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Topics: Occupational Health and Safety, Safety, Safety training, driving safety

The impact of risk

Posted by Jiaqi Sun on Aug 17, 2017 11:20:00 AM

 

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Topics: Risk management, risk methodologies, risk, risk assessment

Dissecting methods of risk analysis and their efficacy

Posted by Jiaqi Sun on Aug 14, 2017 10:45:00 AM

 

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Topics: Risk management, risk methodologies, risk, risk assessment

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