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Health and Safety

This 6 page paper looks at different issues regarding Health and Safety at work. The writer argues that the engineer has a moral responsibly to consider health and safety when designing products systems or services and looks at the role of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the role of the health and safety engineer in industry, the role of the health and safety committee in a modern factory, the use of risk assessment tools and the value in health and safety measures. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

Unconventional Oil and Gas and Solar Energy in the United Kingdom - SWOT Analysis and Assessment

This 16 page paper examined the unconventional gas and oil industry with specific attention to the UK. The paper is written in a report format based on a SWOT analysis of unconventional oil and gas, with comparison made to solar energy generation, and includes references to current UK policies and practices. The bibliography cites 17 sources.

Oils used in the elevator industry

A comparison of the different kinds of hydraulic oils used in the elevator industry, with reference to performance, cost, safety and environmental issues.

The Occupational Safety and Health Act

This 10 page paper follows the development of the Occupational Safety and Act, the legislative directive that determined the development of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which oversees protocols for workplace safety. This paper defines the basic changes that have occurred since the implementation of the OSHA Act in 1970 and current views on the importance of workplace safety.

Syrian Oil and Gas Industry

A 5 page paper discussing the state of the industry in Syria, a middle-tier oil producer. The oil and gas industry in Syria is in a state that most of the rest of the world fails to understand can exist in the Middle East. The country faces declining reserves of oil, and faces the prospect of potentially becoming an oil importer within the current decade. The paper examines the industry in terms of Porter’s Five Forces. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

The Natural Gas Industry

This 49 page paper examines the natural gas industry from the perspective of an oil company. The paper looks at why gas and oil are important, the nature and origins of gas, how it was first used and developed into a commercial product. The paper then examines the ways in which exploration and drilling occurs, how it is produced and transported from the well to the end user, the view of natural gas in the middle east and how it may be renewed with a cocktail of micro-organisms in depleted oil wells as well as the and potential competition to the fuel. The paper ends with a brief conclusion. The bibliography cites 19 sources.

Natural Gas Industry In The Netherlands During The 1970s

A 10 page paper. The hypothesis is made that during the oil crises of the 1970s, natural gas acted as a substitute for oil products, which resulted in increased employment in the natural gas industry in the Netherlands. The writer provides an introduction that explains the hypotheses, then discusses the discovery of natural gas in Holland, the effects of that discovery, including Dutch disease, the unemployment rates in the 1960s to the early 1980s, the crude oil prices during that period of time, and the reasons for the shortage of oil. The theory of the elasticity of demand and the theory the elasticity of supply are briefly explained for a point of reference. The writer draws conclusions based on the literature reported. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Rich Land, Poor Land - Nigeria's Unfriendly Skies

A 5 page paper that discusses the political and economical chaos that has surrounded the African country of Nigeria for the past century and left this oil-rich land in a situation of ruin. Highlighted is the serious lack of proper air traffic control over this country and the problem this presents to Nigeria's floundering economy. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Training, Health and Safety

This 16 page paper is written in two arts. The first part considers how a training manual may be written for a hotel. This includes what should be included and why as well as an example of scheduling of tasks. The second part of the paper considers health and safety in the hospitality industry, looking at how health and safety schemes can be implemented and how risks in a kitchen many be assessed with the implementation of health and safety in mind. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

Health and Safety Policy

This 4 page paper is an example of a health and safety policy document, outlining the health and safety policy of a new company. Written in three parts, the first part is a statement of management intent, the second is the organisation of health and safety and the last is the implementation. The law quoted is UK law, but the principles are universal. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

NIGERIA OIL, AND THE CURSE OF BLACK GOLD

This 15-page paper discusses how Nigeria, one of the richest oil countries in the world, is also one of the world's most poverty-stricken ones. Discussions center around government corruption and oil companies' indifference as contributions to this scenario. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

Low Tech Options for Reducing our Continued Dependence on Foreign Oil

A 3 page discussion of the hazards inherent in our dependence on foreign oil. This paper suggests utilization of waste vegetable oil systems and wood gas systems for the family vehicle. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Do High Gasoline Prices Impact Economy

A 6 page paper that discusses the relationship between high gas prices and the economy. The paper demonstrates how increases in the price of crude oil affects the price of oil products as well as other products and how consumers react in terms of buying habits. Data included. 2 charts and 1 table included. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Environmental Issues in Saudi Arabia

This 8 page paper examines the environmental issues in Saudi Arabia. The include oil spills and pollutions caused by the oil and gas (hydrocarbon) industry, the salinity of the sea water and desertification. The problem and the measures taken o control or reduce the problems are discussed. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

Sleep Benefits

A 3 page research paper on the importance of sleep to the health of mind and body—and for others around you. Ideas discussed include physical and mental health, immune system, and road safety. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The 1988 Piper Alpha Oil Platform Disaster: Background, Risk Assessment and Analysis

This is a 6 page paper discussing the background of the Piper Alpha oil platform disaster, risk assessment and analysis. The Piper Alpha oil platform disaster which resulted in 167 deaths in 1988 became the center of several safety and risk assessment inquiries and analyses. Several systems on board the platform had failed which included mechanical, communication and safety measures which if operating properly could have lessened the disaster considerably. Since that time, oil companies, insurance companies, investors and workers have all had to make their own risk assessments in regards to continuation of the production of oil from off-shore platforms. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Health and Safety at Work

This 10 page paper is written in two parts. The first part of the paper looks at how to assess the health risk in an environment where there is heavy lifting, such as a nursing home or a warehouse. The second part of the paper looks at different tools that can be used when assessing risks in health and safety as well as the legal obligations faced by a compnay in terms of health and safety provision. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

Safety Principles For Oil And Gas Operation

A 3 page paper. This essay discusses safe principles and guidelines for oil and gas operations. There does not seem to be a clear list of operational principles in general in the United States but there are guidelines and these are reported. The European Union, on the other hand, has adopted the UN's principles for human rights as related to oil and gas operations. The writer discusses well integrity and well integrity management and the outcomes of these. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Safety Principles For Oil And Gas Operation

A 6 page paper. This essay discusses safe principles and guidelines for oil and gas operations. There does not seem to be a clear list of operational principles in general in the United States but there are guidelines and these are reported. The European Union, on the other hand, has adopted the UN's principles for human rights as related to oil and gas operations. The writer discusses well integrity and well integrity management and the outcomes of these. The paper also reports on the impacts of a loss of well integrity on fish and wildlife. This paper is an extension of PG710245. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Safety Programs in The Nursing Home Environment

A 28 page discussion of the importance of Safety Programs in Nursing Homes. Outlines the role of OSHA is nursing home safety issues and details specific components of nursing home Safety Plans including accident prevention and reporting procedures, general health concerns, and procedures for disease control. Emphasizes the role of training in ensuring a adequately carried out Safety Program. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

Enhancing Safety at Spates Robotics

A 14 page paper discussing the declining safety record of the 500-employee company, which has determined to implement an employee health and safety initiative designed to enhance employees' overall health while reducing accidents on the production floor. The health and safety programs are extensive and begin with health screening for employees, continuing even to the company's cafeteria where a registered dietitian designs a 'healthy' foods section. Safety is more department-specific and requires area supervisors to certify employees in the equipment and processes used in each manufacturing area. The paper provides budget figures and an approach to evaluating the effectiveness of the programs. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Questions on Change

This 5 page paper looks at the potential different reactions to change such as cynicism, ambivalence and silence. Potential approaches to managing responses, such as the use of enactment are discussed. Particular attention is paid to the gas and oil industry. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

OIL, NIGERIA AND ETHICS

This 3-page paper presents the non-ethical behavior of oil companies as it pertains to Nigeria and the Niger delta. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Health and Safety and the Workers Compensation Scheme in New Zealand

This 10 page paper examines the legislation and regulation of health and safety in the workplace in New Zealand. The workers compensation system administered by the ACC, put in place under health and safety legislation, with the aim of reducing risk in the work place as well as compensating sufferers of occupational injury or disease is discussed and the basis of the system, which has its' basis in the Woodhouse Report, is discussed with the principles used compared to the Meredith Principles. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

The OSH Act In Australia

The health and safety of employees is an important duty that is taken extremely seriously by the West Australian government. This 12 page paper explores a number of issues of importance within the Occupational Safety And Health Act of 1984, including the role of the employee representative and the Worksafe inspector. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

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