TÜV Rheinland Blog - Stories from Asia and Africa

How To Maximise The Use of Your Medical Imaging Equipment

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Oct 8, 2018 10:46:19 AM

In the ASEAN region, changes in medical imaging are experiencing two (2) key drivers:

  1. The transition from film-based imaging to filmless imaging (computed radiography/direct radiography), and
  2. The expansion/increase of availability of previously experimental/high-end modalities, such as cardiac angiography, positron emission tomography (PET/CT), etc.

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Topics: medical, Certification, Risk Management

Achieve Better Risk Management by Constructing E-Safety Cases

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Aug 15, 2018 3:09:58 PM

The electronic safety case concept has been around for a long time but has struggled to gain widespread traction, perhaps because of its perceived complexity and the implied need for bespoke software.

Today, however, e-safety cases can be produced using simple software found on most computers, in ways that make safety information more accessible and engaging.

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Topics: e-safety case, systems, processes, safety management, Risk Management

The Power of RAM Modelling in Optimising Lifetime Facility Performance

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Aug 7, 2018 6:48:30 PM

Projects in the energy industry often involve the design and build of complex facilities, necessitating upfront capital investment and ongoing operational expenditure. Decisions made during design can carry considerable risk, both in terms of future profitability as well as the impact that incidents may have on health, safety and the environment.

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Topics: RAM, Risk Management, risk assessment

Fatigue Risk Management: A Bowtie Analysis

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Jul 12, 2018 5:29:54 PM

Fatigue is a major issue for organisations with shift working patterns, especially those with long or irregular hours. Where facilities operate 24/7, extended wakefulness, inadequate sleep and night work can be common and it is impossible to totally eliminate fatigue from the workplace.

 

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Topics: bowtie, workplace safety, work environment, Risk Management

Enterprise Risk Management: How to prevent losses and create value

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Apr 6, 2018 4:49:18 PM

Organisations create value by taking risks and lose value by failing to manage them. Effective Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) is about ensuring that the organisation knows what risks it is taking, that these are the right ones and that they are appropriately managed. ERM provides the processes to help organisations protect and enhance value.

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Topics: ERM, Risk Management

Don't Take Risks with Risk Management

Posted by TUV Rheinland on May 31, 2016 5:37:48 PM
Talking about Risk Management in regards to product manufacturing is a lot like going to the dentist: it’s something you need to do, but no one claims it as a “favorite” activity.

There are two ways to think about risk management. One can look at it as a business concern, or as a product concern. Today we’re going to look at the business concern side, and we’ll cover the product risks in a future post.

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Topics: Risk Management, ISO 13485