Posts Tagged ‘health and safety’
Greek scientists have published a paper explaining how two computer algorithms have been developed and combined with a thermal camera, to determine how much people have had to drink. Thermal camera’s are not revolutionary, but combined with the computer formulas have worked out to be a prime means of determining who’s had too much to drink.
August is the time when roof maintenance checks should be conducted, as a faulty roof gone unchecked can be disastrous in the colder winter months. Broken tiles, clogged gutters and leaking ceilings are all pertinent items on the roof maintenance check list. Roofing safety should be a priority when conducting these checks yourself, as an accident from the height of a roof can have devastating consequences. This article outlines some top roofing safety tips to ensure the health of you and your roof.
Climbing Mount Everest is a mean feat however that does not change the fact that more and more people are doing it regardless of experience. Many amateurs are paying Sherpas to do most of the hard work for them but with the great weather that sometimes allows for easy climbing, many feel it is the perfect time to climb the highest mountain peak in the world. It is also the hardest climb and poses some serious challenges even for the highly experienced.
We all love those health and safety sessions that we have to attend every time we start a new job at a new company, or as a kid, when we start out at a new school. Many establishments however sometimes take a few health and safety myths a little too seriously and actually implement them in their health and safety guidelines for those involved. The HSE website has actually published 10 of the most common health and safety myths that are genuinely implemented in certain establishments around the UK. I didn’t want to go into all ten myths, but I did think I’d cover what I think are the 3 most ridiculous mythical health and safety regulations. Check it out…
There is a new machine on the market that helps patients that have recently had surgery, or are struggling with wounds that keep opening and refuse to heal. The PICO machine is a tiny vacuum that assists with pumping blood cells into the injured area thereby increasing bloody supply and, by extension, healing. The PICO machine promotes self-healing.
Some might say the UK has been at the forefront of health and safety awareness in recent years. Their stringent policies, from safety awareness training to the mandatory enrolment in a safety awareness course, are implemented without fail. Employees are expected to maintain a certain level of knowledge when it comes to the protection of themselves and their colleagues.
Construction work is a field in which safety awareness is most crucial. A comprehensive safety awareness program would certainly form part of orientation in this line of work and quality mens work shoes would be essential workwear on construction sites as workers are dealing with considerably heavy objects.
Construction is the most dangerous land-based occupation in Europe. Construction site safety is paramount for the millions of construction workers throughout the world. It’s a job that requires wits, intelligence and quick reflexes when you’re working hundreds of feet above ground level. Walking on precarious foundations such as scaffolding is one of the primary reasons for construction site injury.
Hitting supermarkets next week will be the new vegetable super food called Beneforte, a specially bred broccoli which has higher volumes of phytonutrient glucoraphanin, a health maintaining nutrient. This super food nutrient is said to combat heart disease and some forms of cancer effectively and will only be 50p more than the price of regular broccoli sold in stores across the UK. Shipments through refrigerated courier are necessary to preserve the freshness of the vegetable and tests are being conducted on Beneforte all over the UK as to this super foods potential benefit.
In this day and age, medical advances and medical innovations are something research centers strive for passionately on a daily basis. With all the talented people in the industry and so many medical innovations introduced so often, it was very difficult to select the top 5 medical innovations of 2011 but it had to be done, so here they are, in no particular order.
- T-cell antibody for metastatic melanoma
Our kitchens can be hazardous places if not maintained and cleaned on a regular basis. Restaurant kitchens can also be susceptible to disease but chefs make sure to follow adequate food safety precautions and receive a food safety certificate. Food is delivered in a chilled freight which even is reliable and efficient enough to deliver to pharma distributors. More importantly the food and preparation areas should be always clean and correct methods of food preservations should be used. Food safety is an important entity in any kitchen. Bacteria can harm even the strongest immune system and when it comes to a poorer immune it can be deadly. Improperly stored or prepared foods can contain bacteria that can be dangerous to the immune system. Here are some basic food safety rules to help keep your kitchen at home a clean and healthy place.