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Documenting Employee Discussions –a very important function for HR

Documenting employee discussions is a very tricky and at times painful activity for organizations. While it is crucial for HR for a number of reasons, it is a difficult habit for the other employees to imbibe. Documenting employee discussions is important from a legal perspective,…

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Posted by kate smith on January 23, 2017 at 6:08am

Management systems should be expansive and versatile

Management systems should be expansive and versatile, as having such a system makes sense for organizations. A management system is a mechanism that helps streamline an organization’s day to day functioning without hassles. It should put the organization on the…

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Posted by John Robinson on January 20, 2017 at 5:50am

Medical Device Regulatory and Quality professionals need to have essential knowledge to manage drug and device combination product projects

Medical Device Regulatory and Quality professionals need to have essential knowledge to manage drug and device combination product projects for a number of valid reasons. One of the main reasons is that medical device regulatory and quality professionals are often responsible for overseeing the development of combination products that include small or large drug “active pharmaceutical ingredients” to achieve the clinical therapeutic effect.…

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Posted by Adam Fleaming on January 20, 2017 at 5:19am

Conflict management is not about chopping heads

Conflict management is not about chopping heads. Chopping heads is not a wise option or decision when it comes to conflict management. Many a time, a session in which the parties in a conflict can be made to come together and sit and talk can resolve conflict. Conflict management should not…

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Posted by kate smith on January 20, 2017 at 2:11am

Sweating Slab Syndrome Safety Hazards

Sweating Slab Syndrome presents many dangers in industrial facilities and other buildings that have concrete floors. 

Sweating Slab Syndrome is characterized by the regular formation of condensation on a concrete floor. Not only can this lead to slips and falls, but can also lead to mold growth and many other dangers.

Go Fan Yourself has created an infographic that highlights the dangers of Sweating Slab Syndrome and provides some tips for alleviating Sweating Slab…

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Posted by Nikki Heinkel on January 19, 2017 at 12:18pm

Working at height is one of the UK's leading causes of workplace fatalities & injuries. These pointers will reduce risks & make working at height safer.

Working at height is the leading cause of workplace fatalities & injuries in the UK. In 2013/14, the Health and Safety Executive published statistics which showed that working at height was responsible for more workplace fatalities than any other…

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Posted by Alex on January 19, 2017 at 12:04pm

A lot of diligence has to go into writing investigative reports

 

When writing investigative reports in an organization, the person in charge has to show utmost diligence. A properly researched, well-articulated investigative report has the power of ridding the organization of a bad employee. On the other hand, if due diligence has not gone into…

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Posted by kate smith on January 19, 2017 at 5:56am

Alternatives to AQL sampling plans do exist

Alternatives to AQL sampling plans do exist, but companies need to be aware of them and explore them. Acceptance Quality Limit, or AQL, is applied as a benchmark in most manufacturing organizations to inspect the quality of products they purchase. It is only when the product meets AQL that the receipt is acknowledged and the payment made.

So, what is AQL?

What is AQL? In simple terms, AQL, which expands to Acceptance Quality Limit, is what…

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Posted by Adam Fleaming on January 19, 2017 at 5:06am

Simulations are a powerful hiring technique

Simulations are a powerful hiring technique for a number of important reasons. Selection of personnel –the right one of course –is a very difficult task for even the most experienced HR professional. When a candidate answers all questions relating to the job…

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Posted by kate smith on January 18, 2017 at 5:05am

FDA Regulation of Combination Products is important to understand

FDA regulation of combination products is a very important aspect to keep in mind for pharmaceutical manufacturers. This is because of the complex nature of combination products. The definition for combination products is set out in 21 CFR 3.2 (e). Combination products assume importance in the industry because they combine two more drugs from different categories. This is what makes them unique. If a product is made out of two or more drugs from the same category, it does…

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Posted by Adam Fleaming on January 18, 2017 at 5:02am

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OSHA Compliance Update: MSDS to SDS - By Compliance Global Inc at Online Training

February 23, 2017 from 1pm to 2pm
Overview :The Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) (29 CFR 1910.1200(g)), revised in 2012, requires that the chemical man-ufacturer, distributor, or importer provide Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) (formerly MSDSs or Material Safety Data Sheets) for each hazardous chemical to downstream users to communicate information on these hazards. This webinar will focus on a review of the new standard and the compliance target dates that have now passed.Why Should You Attend :You should attend this OSHA…See More
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kate smith posted a blog post

Documenting Employee Discussions –a very important function for HR

Documenting employee discussions is a very tricky and at times painful activity for organizations. While it is crucial for HR for a number of reasons, it is a difficult habit for the other employees to imbibe. Documenting employee discussions is important from a legal perspective, because this makes the case…See More
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John Robinson posted a blog post

Management systems should be expansive and versatile

Management systems should be expansive and versatile, as having such a system makes sense for organizations. A management system is a mechanism that helps streamline an organization’s day to day functioning without hassles. It should put the organization on the path it chooses to take by…See More
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Adam Fleaming posted a blog post

Medical Device Regulatory and Quality professionals need to have essential knowledge to manage drug and device combination product projects

Medical Device Regulatory and Quality professionals need to have essential knowledge to manage drug and device combination product projects for a number of valid reasons. One of the main reasons is that medical device regulatory and quality professionals are often responsible for overseeing the development of combination products that include small or large drug “active pharmaceutical ingredients” to achieve the clinical therapeutic effect.In many pharmaceutical organizations, the medical…See More
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Gas Detection system 2 Replies

hello.. currenlty i am working in a environmental solution and want to detect gas leakage from the system.I have try 2,3 detector to detect the same leak but some time they do not alert when there is…Continue

Started by cooper wood. Last reply by Susan Beech Jan 12.

How to provide safety to the small laboratories at schools? 3 Replies

Most schools in villages are opening small chemistry laboratories and allowing the students to experiment whatever they have been taught. The education quality of village schools is not up to the…Continue

Started by charlieelectra. Last reply by dariuszkowalczyk11 Jan 11.

Which Osha Training for hse european personnel 2 Replies

Hello everybody,I am new on this site so I create a new discussion to better understand your suggestions.I am italian and in the last 5 years I worked on the Hse field in different european…Continue

Started by Francesco Siracusa. Last reply by dariuszkowalczyk11 Jan 11.

Fall protection for WAVE lift?

Can anyone provide some clarity on whether fall protection harnesses should be used with a "WAVE" lift/picker? It has several automatic fall prevention safety features built in, but it's not totally…Continue

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Started by J.P. Sankpill Oct 24, 2016.

Advice for fire resistant vent covers during hot work?

I'm currently searching for fire resistant material of some sort to be used to cover vent/duct openings during hot work. In the past I have mainly seen cardboard being used (which is definitely not…Continue

Started by Nancy lewallen Oct 11, 2016.

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