Risks of UV Radiation
Mar08

Risks of UV Radiation

Though small amounts of ultraviolet (UV) rays are beneficial for people in treating several diseases and are essential in the production of vitamin D, prolonged human exposure to solar UV radiation may result in acute and chronic health effects on the skin, eye and the immune system. According to American Cancer Society, exposure to ultraviolet radiation is a major risk factor for most skin cancers. Sunlight is the main source of UV...

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G.B. Menon : The living legend in Fire safety

“Fire has been an enemy to the entire mankind, right from the start of the world, particularly because of the enormous losses in property and lives it could cause. And that is the reason why mankind as a whole all over the world has been trying to evolve means and methods to tackle these fires when they do happen and also to prevent them from happening. Even today whoever goes through the media reports will find reports on major fire...

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Setting the stage for Vision Zero!
Aug30

Setting the stage for Vision Zero!

Intelligent and compelling media addressing the theme of occupational safety and health were presented on the Action Stage at the Forum for Prevention. They bring the goal of an accident-free working environment within reach while taking information exchange to a whole different level. The audience was given a demonstration of how to use the search engine Prevention Forum + online. With bated breath, they then watched the stirring...

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“… what does your heart beat for?”

Forest and mountains, the sea and the Frankfurt skyline – these were the panoramas that greeted guests of the German Evening at the 2014 World Congress, the social highlight of the world’s largest event for occupational safety and health. GE_001“… what does your heart beat for?” – this question was the evening’s motto, and the peppy and multi-faceted programme of entertainment provided the international audience with some surprising...

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