Shane Lishman is a member of the Technical Committee with the International Association of Commissioning Engineers and holds the title of MIACE; he is also a Chartered in the United Kingdom with the International Organisation of Safety And Health, CMIOSH. He holds a Post Graduate Qualification from Nottingham University. Areas in which he has work or consulted include: Oil and Gas; Construction; HSE Commissioning; Forestry; rail; hospitality industry; Chemical industry including printing; to name a few. Shane has worked in the Middle East, countries in Africa and South Africa, specialising in mega contracts. His last 4 contracts have ranged from US$400m to US$1.7bn, and a future contract of US$9.8bn. Shane has not forgotten his roots and still practices when he can in South Africa and contributes to the profession as a whole.
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When Is Safety, Safety? And When Is It Not?

An article on STATSSA’s website published on 27 March 2018 indicated that there has been formal job gains in Q4 of 2017. “Figures from the Quarterly Employment Statistics (QES) survey showed that South Africa’s formal non-agricultural sector added 81 000 jobs in the fourth quarter of 2017, bringing the total number of persons employed in the […]

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New IARC Website Tracks UV Radiation Cancers

New IARC Website Tracks UV Radiation Cancers The Cancers Attributable to UV Radiation website provides the population attributable fractions associated with UV radiation exposure and will help national decision makers as they set priorities for cancer prevention. May 14, 2018 The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) recently launched its new database on cancers […]

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ASTM Develops Standard for General Aviation Ice Detectors

ASTM Develops Standard for General Aviation Ice Detectors ASTM reported that the new F3310 standard could be useful to ice detector manufacturers and aircraft pilots. May 11, 2018 A new ASTM International standard has been completed to increase the safety of small aircraft by supporting non-essential ice detectors. The new specification (F3310) was developed by […]

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2018 SHRM Conference Includes Sessions on Rx Overuse, Workplace Depression

2018 SHRM Conference Includes Sessions on Rx Overuse, Workplace Depression The June 17-20 conference will include more than 230 concurrent sessions on topics such as prescription drug overuse, workplace depression, bullying and harassment, workplace violence, health care reform, financial wellness for young workers, and more. May 09, 2018 The Society for Human Resource Management’s 70th […]

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Australian Advisory Stresses Underwater Escape Training

Australian Advisory Stresses Underwater Escape Training What prompted the notice was a fatality on March 14, 2018, in Western Australia. A Eurocopter EC135 helicopter hit the water at night while on a trip to collect a marine pilot from a departing ship. May 04, 2018 The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has issued a safety advisory […]

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Nominations Sought for 2018 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

Nominations Sought for 2018 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards Nominations for innovations in six categories are due by July 2, 2018. The categories are academic, small business, greener synthetic pathways, greener reaction conditions, designing greener chemicals, and climate change. May 02, 2018 The American Chemical Society’s Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI) on May 1 announced the […]

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VR App Promotes Commercial Drivers’ Awareness of Blind Spots

VR App Promotes Commercial Drivers’ Awareness of Blind Spots In addition to mirror adjustment, the app’s scenarios include identifying vehicles in blind spots, joining a motorway from a slip road, overtaking, and tailgating. These scenarios are offered for both left- and right-hand drive vehicles. Apr 30, 2018 Highways England, which operates, maintains, and improves England’s […]

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TSB Recommends Mandatory Flight Recorder Installation

TSB Recommends Mandatory Flight Recorder Installation The TSB could not determine the cause of the accident due to the absence of flight recording systems on board the aircraft. Investigation by TSB found that the pilot did not have the recent night flying experience Transport Canada requires for carrying passengers at night. Apr 27, 2018 The […]

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California to Help Farmers Buy Cleaner Heavy Equipment

California to Help Farmers Buy Cleaner Heavy Equipment “Although tough new engine standards are in effect now and will eventually lower emissions, most agricultural equipment lasts for decades. We cannot wait for the older dirtier equipment to phase out naturally, so we are taking action to improve air quality sooner by helping farmers to buy […]