Safety

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Boom and Bust... Literally
RS
Article
2012
The richest country in the world is faced with literal “boom”—in the form of exploding sections of electric, gas and steam systems—and “bust”—in the form of collapsing roads and bridges—on a widesprea...
Connexions Other Voices - June 26, 2017: Public Safety
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
The June 26, 2017 issue of Other Voices, the Connexions newsletter is about public safety.
Driverless Cars: Hype, Hubris and Distractions
Nader, Ralph
Article
2017
The driverless personal car is quickly emerging without a legal, ethical and priorities framework, when priorities should be placed on safer, more efficient and less polluting means of transport.
On a Cross of Coal: How Massey Crucified Miners
Macaray, David
Article
2011
Federal investigators investigated the Massey mine disaster in which 29 miners died discovered that Massey Energy was keeping two sets of books (safety logs). One log reflected actual mine conditions...
On the Safe Edge: A Manual for SM Play
Jacques, Trevor; Dr. Dale; Hamilton, Michael; Sniffer
Book
A handbook on safe practices in S&M play.
Our Stolen Future: Are We Threatening Our Fertility, Intelligence, and Survival? A Scientific Detective Story
Colborn, Theo;Dumanoski, Dianne;Myers, John Peterson
Book
1996
The authors reveal in this work that chemicals in the environment have affected human reproductive patterns in a way that may threaten the survival of the species.
Pesticides, Neoliberalism and the Politics of Acceptable Death
St. Clair, Jeffrey
Article
2015
In 1900, cancer killed three people in America out of every hundred. Today, it's 33 out of every 100 -- more than one-in-four Americans die from cancer. These figures come from Dr. Joseph Weissman, a ...
Resource Manual for A Living Revolution: A Handbook of Skills & Tools for Social Change Activists
Coover, Virginia, Deacon, Ellen, Esser, Charles, Moore, Christopher
Book
1977
A manual for people who are concerned or angered by the deterioration of our society and who, because they have some sense that their efforts can have an effect on change, are looking for tools to tra...
Safe streets: Not pedaling can kill you
Durning, Alan
Article
2007
Not pedaling can kill you.
Safety Last: The Failure of the Consumer Health Protection System in Canada
Regush, Nicholas
Book
1993
Regush investigates how new medical devices and drugs are tested. He argues that the health protection bureaucracy is doing shoddy work, caving in to pressure from pharmaceutical corporations instead ...
Trafficking and Prostitution Reconsidered: New Perspectives on Migration, Sex Work, and Human Rights
Boulder, Kamala Kempadoo (ed.)
Book
2005
This collection of essays underscores the interlocking relationship between prostitution, migration and trafficking. They reveal a deep seated anxiety about borders, economic resources and the fragili...

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Physicians for Global Survival (Canada)
An association of 2500 Canadian physicians and public supporters who believe the greatest threat to human and environmental health is war, and the threat posed by the existence of nuclear weapons. Aff...
Workers' Health and Safety Centre
The Workers Centre is playing a significant role in transforming workplace health and safety in Ontario. Our training programs and support services equip workers with the knowledge and skills to ident...

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

Canada Safety Council
The Canada Safety Council is a national, non-government, charitable organization dedicated to safety. The Council serves as a credible, reliable resource for safety information, education and awareness in all aspects of Canadian l...
International Maritime Organization
Shipping is perhaps the most international of the world's industries, serving more than 90 percent of global trade by carrying huge quantities of cargo cost effectively, cleanly and safely. The ownership and management chain surr...
Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association of Canada
The voice of the Canadian recreation vehicle industry, representing dealers, rental agents, parts and service facilities, distributors, suppliers, manufacturers and the final users. A non-profit association to promote professional...
The War Amps
Registered charity. Since 1918, The War Amps has met the needs of war amputees. Today, the Association continues to serve them, and all Canadian amputees, including children. The Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program provides financial as...

Sources Library

Health & Safety Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to health and safety in the Sources directory for the media.
Peter Greste talks to INSI about media safety
INSI
2015
After 400 days in Jail and public outcry, an Australian journalist has been released from a prison in Egypt. In his interview, Gretse emphasised the importance of making journalism safety a global con...
Reporters without Borders reinforces its safety provisions for journalists
Reporters without borders
2009
Two years after UNESCO#s Medellin Declaration, which reaffirmed UN Security Council resolution 1738 on the obligation to protect journalists in war zones, violence against journalists continues to be ...
Safety Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to safety in the Sources directory for the media.
SAMSN 2014: Impunity, Gender and Digital Safety key focus areas for South Asia
Sources News Release
2014
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN), a network of IFJ affiliates and partners in the region, in its commitment to work towards ending th...
Tips to ensure a safe business trip
Siskind, Barry
2014
Travel, which is usually an essential part of attending an exhibition, can add an element of danger for the unprepared. Here are a few suggestions to make your next business trip safer.

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Serial Publication (Periodical)
1996
A safe sex manual for SM Play. The authors, all experts in SM play, dispel the stereotypes and myths about sadomasochism with this introduction to a hitherto hidden world of human expression. Safe Edg...