Smoking during pregnancy may up autism r

Smoking during pregnancy may up autism risk in grandchildren
Rather the findings, published 27 April in Scientific Reports, merely hint at an environmental risk factor for autism that operates across generations.

Food safety: Possibe risk to reputations

Food safety: Possibe risk to reputations provides motivation
Food Safety News
Because we do thousands of audits each year, we know the importance of continual vigilance on the basics – good personal hygiene, safe food …

Push for tougher work safety laws in W h

Push for tougher work safety laws in W A
The West Australian government is being pressured to swap the state’s 33-year-old occupational health and safety laws with tougher national .

Standards Board Approves California’s N

Standards Board Approves California’s New Refinery Safety Order
Occupational Health and Safety
California’s Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board has approved a regulation intended to strengthen process safety management at oil …

Legislation plays ‘big role’ in uptake

Legislation plays ‘big role’ in uptake of healthcare services
Creamer Media’s Mining Weekly
In many countries, health and safety legislation is either nonexistent or not effectively enforced and, there fore, greatly influences the number of mining- …

Fire safety audit on at shopping malls,

Fire safety audit on at shopping malls, cinemas
The Hindu
KOCHI: Amid concerns over fire risks in commercial high-rises in and around Kochi, the Fire and Rescue Services Department has begun auditing … Pollution expos Pollution exposure risk identified at six beaches in Dublin and Galway
Irish Times
More needs to be done to provide greater protection to bathers at Irish beaches and in other waters vulnerable to pollution, the Environmental …

NIST Researchers Recomm

NIST Researchers Recomm end Spectrometry for Detecting Fentanyl
Occupational Health and Safety
Their paper discusses the use of portable detectors to protect first responders who may be handling unknown powders. May 18, 2017. A paper …

Food Safety Management Systems: Internal

Food Safety Management Systems: Internal Audits
Food Safety Magazine
One of the requirements for a food safety management system (FSMS) is for the organization to have a robust internal audit program. This aligns well …

Resources Regulator welcomes appeals cou

Resources Regulator welcomes appeals court ruling
The Singleton Argus
In August 2016, the District Court of NSW found Silver City Drilling (NSW) Pty Ltd guilty of an offence under the state’s work health and safety laws and …