The correct terminology is important when it comes to workplace safety. For example, it is easy to refer to “hazards” when you really mean “risk”. And the other way round. Hazards need to be identified, and risks need to be mitigated. So, what is the difference exactly?
Process safety management was introduced by OHSA to guide the holistic management of safety in a factory. The standard incorporates best practices for effective safety management.
In this overview, we will take a look at some of the principles around managing isolations during maintenance. Isolations are a critical precaution when working on energised plant and equipment.
In this article we will take a look at the concept of a “Safe System of Work”, and how this relates to overall operational risk management and the permit to work.
Enterprise risk is often grouped into categories such as operational, financial, environmental and reputational risks. But there are many overlaps and dependencies between these categories.
Successful software project implementations should be a matter of common sense, but sadly this is not always the case. The good news is that some relatively simple and basic principles can be used to dramatically increase the chances of success.