HAZCHEM Alert: understanding workplace accidents, incidents and dangerous events

April 2, 2019

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This blog is about workplace ‘incidents’  — meaning an event which happens in the workplace and threatens the overall health and safety of people, property or the environment. Getting a clear understanding of the different categories of events which can occur at work (especially when they involve hazardous chemicals) can help you determine the best way of recording the details, investigating what happened and (if required) notifying the required agencies.

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stablished in 2005 with headquarters in Jersey City, New Jersey, US, Ephicacy was founded with the singular objective of being a niche provider of consultancy, functional and capability enhancement services in the area of data management, biostatistics and CDISC conversion, supporting research and clinical trials activities of leaders in the life sciences industry. Ephicacy’s presence in Bangalore, India was established in 2009 as a Center of Excellence (COE), stemming from our conviction of the locally available talent pool. Our investments in hiring and nurturing talent through well established learning and development processes have led to the creation of a competent and committed team. The COE in India is highly delivery driven with well established SOPs. It has an ISO 9001 : 2008 Certified Quality Management System and an ISO 27001 : 2013 Certified Information Security Management System.

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