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How toxins and hazardous chemical substances are absorbed through the skin

Posted by NOSA on Nov 23, 2017 10:15:00 AM

We’re taking a look at the four major entry routes through which a chemical can enter the body. In our last blog, we unpacked the ways a person can inhale chemicals, and the respiratory protection your workplace must have in place. Today, we review how toxins and hazardous chemical substances are absorbed through the skin.

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Topics: risk, risk assessment, Environmental hazards, Hazardous chemical substances

The top 11 risks of using social media in the workplace

Posted by NOSA on Sep 21, 2017 10:30:00 AM

The last few of our blogs have made it clear that there is a positive case for utilising social media in your efforts to promote and maintain a safe working environment. We always like to offer a balanced approach to every argument, which is why today we take a look at the 11 potential risks associated with using social media in the workplace.

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Topics: Risk management, Safety, HSE best practice, Safety training, HSE training, risk, HSE and social media

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.

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Topics: Risk management, risk methodologies, risk

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

Risk analysis and evaluation unpacked

Posted by Jiaqi Sun on Aug 10, 2017 12:30:00 PM

 

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

Defining and identifying risk

Posted by Jiaqi Sun on Aug 7, 2017 11:15:00 AM

 

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Topics: risk methodologies, risk, risk assessment

Overview of risk assessment techniques

Posted by Jiaqi Sun on Aug 3, 2017 11:30:00 AM

For both quantitative and qualitative approaches, a wide range of techniques exist as illustrated in the chart below (please refer the American Bureau of Shipping (2000) for more details). Each technique has its own:

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Topics: risk methodologies, risk, risk assessment

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