Safety on Mid-shore Fishing Boats
Ocean fishing is one of the most dangerous occupations, as it is carried out under difficult conditions on a slippery, moving surface exposed to the elements. The IRSST just published two studies that targeted the accident prevention on fishing boats.
Challenges of Green Jobs
The photovoltaic industry is a booming business that generated some 220,000 green jobs around the world in 2010, with close to 2,000,000 projected by 2020. Yet it also has to deal with potential occupational health and safety risks throughout the life cycle of photovoltaic systems.
Procedure applied to machining and mechanical friction
This project’s objective was to establish an efficient nanoparticle measuring, control and characterization method applicable to industrial fabrication processes.
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|NEW PUBLICATIONS|Reverse alarmsHow to differentiate them?
Increasing numbers of heavy vehicles are equipped with a new type of alarm. This video explains the special features and advantages of this new “broadband alarm”.
Lift trucksHow to Choose the Right Safety Belt
A practical information pamphlet and a complementary worksheet have just been published by the IRSST to assist preventionists, maintenance personnel, and lift truck suppliers in choosing the appropriate seat belt assembly for protecting lift truck operators.
|HIGHLIGHTS|New eBook availableErgonomic Intervention
Designed as a practical guide for use in academic ergonomics courses. Since it explains the practice of ergonomic intervention, it should also be useful to OHS professionals, as well as to various organization stakeholders.
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