Nanotechnologies is the 21st century hot topic and the industry is now manipulating and using materials at a nano scale, the size of molecules. Hence, these new structures are so small that the emission of respirable nanoparticles becomes a health concern. Despite toxicologists have not yet acted on the real impact on the human’s health […]

Industrial accident: Lubrizol Factory

Lubrizol manufactures and stores organophosphorus and organosulfur products. Those products are used in the lubricant industry as additives. The Lubrizol factory, owned by the billionaire Warren Buffet, is classified SEVESO under the European directives. The factory in Rouen, North of France, was identified with high industrial, human and environmental risks. Thus, strict risk management was […]

[Article] Asbestos Waste: Recycle it is possible!

According to an Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency report, ‘on average, over the seven financial years from 2008 to 2014, Australians generated around 20kg of asbestos waste per capita‘, [1]. We assume that asbestos waste has been buried in suitable and regulated waste facilities. In addition to the fact that asbestos waste infrastructures should be adequate […]

Rethinking the future of audit

?[MUST READ ARTICLE]? New technologies enable auditors to become value advisors. It will not be anymore a job at compliance or a pass/fail exam ✅❌ ⏱ Auditors would have time to provide valuable observations on key matters and insights that are most relevant to users. ? It will enhance the dialogue between both auditors and […]