Safer Mining Practices in Nigeria

Safer Mining Practices in...

This is the first study to report on a successful intervention to reduce lead exposures among artisanal miners DAKAR, Senegal, October 22, 2019/ -- A pilot program to introduce safer mining practices in Nigerian gold mining communities has reduced blood lead levels by 32% according to a study published today. This is the first study to report on a successful intervention to reduce lead exposures among artisanal miners in communities were hundreds of children have died from lead poisoning from the high levels of lead...

This is the first study to report on a successful intervention to reduce lead exposures among artisanal miners DAKAR, Senegal, October 22, 2019/ -- A pilot program to introduce safer mining practices in Nigerian gold mining communities has reduced blood lead levels by 32% according to a study published today. This is the first study to report on a successful...

This is the first study to report on a successful intervention to reduce lead exposures among artisanal miners DAKAR, Senegal, October 22, 2019/ -- A pilot program to...

What is the Sound of One Hand Clapping?

What is the Sound...

The English lexicon is filled with colloquialisms that reinforce the importance of our hands. “Lend me a hand”, “idle hands are the Devil’s playground”, and “that tool will come in handy”. Even restaurants brag about their ‘hand crafted’ food, which, for the record – unless you are touching my food with some other body part – you don’t have to tell me about. In some countries, cutting off a hand is still used as a punishment for thievery. There’s good reason that so many cultures...

The English lexicon is filled with colloquialisms that reinforce the importance of our hands. “Lend me a hand”, “idle hands are the Devil’s playground”, and “that tool will come in handy”. Even restaurants brag about their ‘hand crafted’ food, which, for the record – unless you are touching my food with some other body part – you don’t have to...

The English lexicon is filled with colloquialisms that reinforce the importance of our hands. “Lend me a hand”, “idle hands are the Devil’s playground”, and “that tool will...

Health and Safety Offshore

Health and Safety Offshore

My work as an offshore safety advisor in the oil and gas industry is highly varied and benefits from over 40 years of experience. I have noticed many changes and improvements as well as a few issues that have persisted and continue to be, in my opinion, a concern. Among these has been improvement to the design, manufacture and availability of access to equipment has been responsible for a reduction in the number of workplace incidents. The mandatory introduction of hard hats on sites along...

My work as an offshore safety advisor in the oil and gas industry is highly varied and benefits from over 40 years of experience. I have noticed many changes and improvements as well as a few issues that have persisted and continue to be, in my opinion, a concern. Among these has been improvement to the design, manufacture and availability...

My work as an offshore safety advisor in the oil and gas industry is highly varied and benefits from over 40 years of experience. I have noticed many...

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