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Want to keep up-to-date in worldwide occupational health, safety, hygiene, road safety, water safety, environment trends and the latest information?

Do budget constraints not allow you to buy all the journals, newsletters and documents that contain the latest information? Can’t afford the time to search for the latest information, legislation and standards? No staff to search for this information? And no time yourself to spend hours searching for information?

Then this very affordable, very successful Internet based service OSH UPDATE + FIRE, from Sheila Pantry Associates Ltd is the answer for you. Powered by Head Software International’s Headfast/Discovery Internet publishing software, OSH UPDATE + FIRE contains over 1.1 million references and is regularly updated as new information is published.

Searchers should also be aware that the myth abounding in the world that “everything is published on the Internet and is free” is just NOT true!

Quickly gain access to legislation, guidance and advice that is up-to-date and relevant – take a 15-day Free trial of OSH UPDATE + FIRE – the service that is focused, affordable, easy to use and continuously updated as new data is published.

OSH UPDATE + FIRE is accessible via the Internet Service

So what will you find in OSH UPDATE + FIRE?

This aggregation of databases contains thousands of relevant references with abstracts or keywords and will keep you and your colleagues alerted to hot topics such as the health risks of nanotechnology, corporate killing and corporate social responsibility, bio-terrorism, management of road risks, preparedness and business continuity, risk assessment.

Full Text Collection

The Full Text Collection contains over 350,000 pages of easily searchable full text documents, which are continually being added to in the following databases:

  • EU Legislation – European Union Legislation
  • UK Legislation – Acts and SIs relevant to health, safety, environment, chemical, etc.
  • European Agency for Safety and Health at Work
  • International Full Text Collection – Documents from a wide variety of organisations
  • ILO (International Labour Organisation) Conventions, Protocols and Recommendations
  • CCOHS – Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

Bibliographic Collection

You will find databases from worldwide authoritative sources included:

  • ANPI Archive – Belgian Fire and Intrusion Prevention Association – references
  • BRE FLAIR FRS – UK BRE Global Ltd – references
  • British Standards Institution – references
  • CISDOC – The Health and Safety Information Centre of The International Labour Organisation – increasingly links to full text
  • FRI Wildland Fire, USA – Fire Research Institute Wildland Fire, USA – references
  • FSEG – University of Greenwich, Fire Safety Engineering Group (FSEG), UK – references
  • HSELINE – UK Health and Safety Executive Information Services – some links to full text
  • International Fire Bibliographic – Produced by Sheila Pantry Associates Ltd – references
  • International OSH Bibliographic – Produced by Sheila Pantry Associates Ltd – references
  • LPC Risk Sciences Archive – LPC Centre for Risk Sciences Archive – references
  • Major Hazards Accidents and Incidents Database (MHAID) – Produced by Sheila Pantry Associates Ltd – references with some links to full text
  • IRSST – Canada IRSST Institute database of health and safety research reports – majority links to full text
  • NIOSHTIC US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health – majority references
  • NIOSHTIC-2 – US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health – majority links to full text
  • RILOSH – Ryerson International Labour Occupational Safety and Health – references
  • RoSPA – UK Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents Information Services – UK references – some links to full text starting to be added

Records have links to the full text where possible – this is all done for you!

OSH UPDATE + FIRE is expanding – we are continuing to make agreements with other well-known information producers around the world and these databases will also be included. As well as the latest information, many reference sources go back 80 or more years and so a valuable tool for researchers.


Contact Sheila Pantry Associates Ltd for prices for single, multi-users and consortia users. Why not join up with others to make a consortium?

The prices reflect our aim to bring health and safety guidance, advice, research, journal articles, papers, standards to the attention of health and safety practitioners and managers, researchers, trade union safety representatives, occupational physicians, information specialists in industry, colleges and universities, government staff, inspectors, university and college safety directors, university and college lecturers and those in training – at a cost that is affordable and a service that is time efficient.

Free 15-day Trial

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Users’ Views

OSH UPDATE + FIRE is excellent and easy to use. — A user in Finland
It is what we need to keep us up-to-date. — A Hong Kong multi user group
It is very useful, and saves me a lot of time from having to search many sources elsewhere. — A busy UK consultant
OSH UPDATE + FIRE always gives an answer even for our most difficult enquiries. — A busy information service manager for an institution
This collection of information is extremely valuable for those working in today’s risk based fire industry who need up-to-date consultation, guidance and advice. — George Collins, Chairman of the Executive Council of the Institute of Fire Prevention Officers
It is invaluable for our work – please renew our subscription. — An information services manager

For many years used by organisations and fire and rescue services in the UK and around the world, OSH UPDATE + FIRE is expanding all the time!

Full Text Contents

Please check out the complete full text contents listings of OSH UPDATE + FIRE.

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