OSH UPDATE - easy access to thousands of quality information sources
Sheila Pantry OBE
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 latest 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 newly launched, very affordable (see subscription prices below) Internet based service OSH UPDATE, from Sheila Pantry Associates Ltd is the answer for you. Powered by Head Software International's Headfast/Discovery Internet publishing software, OSH UPDATE containing over 532,000 references is now available and is updated monthly see www.oshupdate.com
OSH UPDATE records has links to the full text where possible - this is all done for you!
It currently contains ten bibliographic databases from worldwide authoritative sources:
- NIOSHTICS US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), strong on full text links - to their own documents and also to some journals
- Canada Ryerson University RILOSH
- CISDOC the International Labour Office CIS Health and Safety Centre database has many full text links especially to ILO documents and in the last couple of years
- ILO Recommendations, Protocols and Conventions has all links to the full text
- European Union legislation has links to full text for the majority of the references
- OSH standards specifications including those from the British Standards Institution.
- Publications from the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work we have made all the references link direct to full text
- UK legislation database - links all the references dated from 1987 direct to the full text - i.e. majority of content of this database
- UK Health and Safety Executive HSELINE - we have added over 1700 full text links to HSE's own documents
- UK Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)
This new 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.
OSH UPDATE will expand - 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.
The title price for a single user via the Internet is GBP250.00/Euros 360.00 /US$ 450.00 per year - less than 68 pence/1 Euro /1.2 dollars per day
The price* (see below for further details) reflects 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.
A user in Finland says "OSH UPDATE it is excellent and easy to use".
A Hong Kong multi user group says "it is what they need to keep them up-to-date"
A UK OSH information service says that "it never fails to help answer their enquiries"
Why not take a 30-DAY FREE TRIAL of OSH UPDATE and see for yourself.
If you are interested in taking up this service on trial please email/fax with your details, or contact us to ask further questions.
Sheila Pantry OBE BA FCLIP, Sheila Pantry Associates Ltd, 85 The Meadows,
Todwick, Sheffield S26 1JG, UK | Tel: +44 (0) 1909 771024 | Fax: +44 (0) 1909 772829
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*Subscription for one year of OSH UPDATE
- Single user GBP 250.00 per year
- 2 - 4 simultaneous users GBP 375.00 per year
- 5 - 8 simultaneous users GBP 500.00 per year
- 9 - 12 simultaneous users GBP 750.00 per year
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Your OSHWorld Portal
We hope that you find the information in OSHWORLD useful in your daily work. Globally there are continually new titles, news items, new products so remember to look at the News to find the latest information from a number of sources.
Use OSHWORLD as your portal to many hundreds of validated and authoritative web sites which you can find in the Country and Subject links we offer. New subject topics are constantly brought together on web sites, e.g. drugs and alcohol abuse in the workplace.
This month's FOCUS article is on Work is essential for good health! Focus are shows that the many eminent speakers will be talking about ways to keep a healthy workforce at the EurOhse2005 conference: creating a winning OSH culture, www.eurohse2005.com to be held on 30 November 2005 - 1 December 2005 at the Stratford Manor Hotel, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, UK. This is the third year for this very popular, informative conference that keeps you up-to-date and provides excellent networking opportunities. Chairmen for the two days will be Dr Peter Waterhouse, Robens Institute and Sheila Pantry OBE.
EurOHSE 2005 conference will provide key points for future activities for all those responsible for securing good standards of health and safety in the workplace, and excellent networking opportunities. 14 eminent speakers with backgrounds in government, inspectorates, industry, research and education will discuss a range of topics. The programme will cover four main areas:
- Global activities in Occupational Safety and Health in the Workplace
- Creating a healthy workforce
- The Reality of OSH in the workplace
- The Future OSH World
Remember to look at the Products and Services on this web site and see what is new and updated, such as Fire Worldwide which has attracted users not only from the UK but around the world. It is a unique combination of full text and bibliographic databases concerning all aspects of fire and fire prevention. Why not ask for a free 30 day trial?
Training and conferences ... for your 2005 Diary
Look at the latest additions to the Diary of Events and you will see plans have been made already worldwide up to 2006 to have training courses, symposiums and conferences in many places in the world on a wide range of subjects.
Remember that even if you cannot attend these many events, speakers and organisers are often willing to share their knowledge. Look at the details - where possible, we add in the web sites of these events so you can request further information. And do let me know if you are organising any OSHE events so that I can add them to the Diary.
Most information services have a reference shelf where you can quickly check the reference sources - so OSHWORLD brings you a collection of Reference sources and also how to Search the Internet.
Click onto the various Bookshops to order any new document as they are being published. Many of these Bookshops have a constant stream of new titles available.
Please send any suggestions or comments about OSHWORLD -your portal to validated and authoritative information. Remember also to look at our other really useful sites - www.sheilapantry.com and why not make a free entry in www.shebuyersguide.com
Most of all why not try out a 30-day free trial to www.oshupdate.com. Don't work harder - work smarter!
Have a zero accident and incident-free year in 2005 in your workplace!