Clostridium difficile is the major cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea and colitis, a healthcare associated intestinal infection that mostly affects elderly patients with other underlying diseases.
What is Avian Influenza or Bird Flu? Avian influenza, also known as bird flu is a virus that causes disease in birds. Poultry, pigeons and wild or migratory birds, such as ducks, can become infected with the virus.
Do you regularly suffer from irritating symptoms including headaches, a runny nose and itching? Have you noticed that your colleagues are taking much more sick leave, performing badly, or are unhappy with their surroundings?
Many of the factors associated with Sick Building Syndrome relate to building and building services design. In many cases it will be very difficult, if not impossible, to change things when building and installation work have been completed. In some cases alterations may be possible but would be prohibitively expensive to carry out.
This paper reviews the issues that surround the implementation of the CHIP 3 chemicals packaging regulations.
This useful discussion document deals with issues relevant to Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and reviews why they are required, relevant CHIP legislation, who should produce them, and what data they should include.
The guide covers the need for water itself, common impurities found and the main problems caused by the use of water including bio-fouling, metallic corrosion and scale formation.
This guide reviews the UK regulations covering the carriage of dangerous goods, such as explosives, flammables or corrosives, or other goods that have inherent hazards. plant failure.
This technical guide, originally developed by the UK’s Health and Safety Executives Hazardous Installations Directorate covers the various causes of industrial plant failure.
This good practice guide deals with a number of issues involved with vessel washing operations and wishing to make environmental, technical and process improvements and so reduce costs and improve overall efficiency.