TÜV Rheinland Blog - Stories from Asia and Africa

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

Toward Fewer Work-Related Accidents: Japanese Regulations

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Feb 26, 2016 9:44:57 AM

"The year 2016 started with a number of news items that remind us of the importance of safety and quality management. From the tour bus incident and repeated food scandals we learned that we should always use a process approach to ensure safety and quality and limit damage to property and company reputation."

Keeping people safe is a priority for every company, but especially in industry and manufacturing, workplace safety is crucial. Each country has different regulations, which are often complex and sometimes difficult to access in the first place.

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Topics: work environment, workplace safety