People and safety - articles

  • 3 min
    How sprinkler systems reduce fire deaths by 83 percent

    Fire in homes and buildings causes billions of euros of damage every year around the world. These impacts can be reduced dramatically with the help of an automatic sprinkler system.

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  • 2 min
    Safe fun at Tusenfryd

    Safety comes first at Tusenfryd, one of Norway's largest amusement parks, with approximately 500,000 visitors annually. Every spring, just before the season opens, all amusement park rides are inspected by Kiwa.

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    How to have a safe and compliant working place

    Globally, more than 6000 people die every day as a result of work-related accidents and diseases. The ISO 45001 standard helps companies around the world reduce the burden of work-related accidents and illnesses.

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    Hazards, heights and health: how Kiwa keeps employees safe

    Kiwa inspectors frequently face potentially dangerous activities. Helena Louhelainen, HSE Manager at Kiwa Finland, makes sure that her colleagues are able to trust that after a day of work they can go home healthy and well.

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  • 2 min
    Spectacular celebrations: how professional pyrotechnicians keep fireworks safe

    New Year’s Eve, concerts, bonfire night: many celebrations bring with them spectacular fireworks displays. Certified pyrotechnics expert Ron de Koster makes sure fireworks go off safely.

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    The new Medical Device Regulation: improving safety through expert auditing

    From May 2021, new European rules for medical devices (MDR) will apply. The MDR has major impact on the medical sector. It will bring great benefit, but also great challenges for all economic operators involved.

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  • 3 min
    Bridge lab bridges safety gaps

    With around 150,000 bridges to look after, Germany relies on rigorous inspections and testing. How Germany’s bridge inspectors keep bridges and people safe.

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    Why certifying your Fire Safety and Security products is a wise – and necessary – choice

    Fire safety equipment can safe your life and prevent major damage. Let us inform you how Kiwa certification ensures that devices do what they have to do and meet requirements set.

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