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Oil and Gas Industry: The Dark Side of Safety and Health Management

Posted by: Neha Chauhan | December 30, 2013

Ever since they were put to commercial use, oil and gas have dominated the energy landscape of the world thanks to their relative ease of transportation, storage and use. Moreover, as hydraulic fracturing opens up previously inaccessible shale oil, this scenario is unlikely to change in the foreseeable future.

Complying with product-targeted regulations

Posted by: Neha Chauhan | April 12, 2013

In an increasingly global and competitive consumer landscape, new products are being manufactured and sold every day, with sometimes unexpected and potentially hazardous results. In the US, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued over 300 recalls for about 350 different types of products in 2012; in all, more than 59 million items have been recalled to date due to design flaws, safety violations or unforeseen hazards that put their owners/consumers at risk. In 2008, six infants in China died and approximately 300,000 people fell sick due to consumption of infant formula, milk and other food materials and components adulterated with melamine.