Publications

Think LSR – May 26, 2021

In 2013, around 54 million people worldwide sustained injuries from road traffic accidents. This resulted in 1.4 million deaths. This means that nearly 27,000 people a week were killed in vehicle crashes. The death rate is highest in Africa (24.1 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants) and...

News – May 12, 2021

It is desirable to monitor and improve vessel performance to optimise fuel economy. Fuel is the largest operating cost of any power – driven vessel, so reducing fuel usage increases profitability and competitive advantage. But using fuel more efficiently also helps to comply with ever more...

News – April 23, 2021

What are the main causes of oil spills? Oil spills into rivers, bays, and the ocean are most often caused by accidents involving ships, pipelines, refineries, drilling rigs, and storage facilities. Spills can be caused by people making mistakes or being careless, equipment breaking down, natural...

Health – April 9, 2021

Ingredients (1 portion) 1 Lemon 2 Oranges 1 Piece of fresh ginger 1 Piece of fresh curcuma A little water Procedure Peel the lemon and the oranges and cut them in slices. Clean the ginger and curcuma and cut them, too. Mix all ingredients with a bit of water in a mixer. If...

Think LSR – March 17, 2021

Around 300 people die and 16,000 are injured in enclosed spaces each year, which means somebody dies needlessly almost every day. Perhaps the most shocking statistic is that for every one person requiring assistance, two or three people will die trying to rescue them. The terms...

News – March 8, 2021

At the age of 18, immediately after I graduated from high school, I was so confused and worried of which direction I should take regard- ing my studies and ultimately my future. At that time, I was torn between two completely different directions of studies –...

Think LSR – February 17, 2021

Most accidents occur when there is an unplanned transfer of energy from one place to another. As an example, a hammer dropped from a height will have kinetic energy, and when the falling hammer is stopped by hitting another object it will exert a force...

Think LSR – January 19, 2021

Personal Protective Equipment, or “PPE” is often considered as our first protection from workplace hazards. THIS IS WRONG – PPE is our LAST line of defence against hazards and to stay safe it is important to remember this. When designing safe systems of work a “Hierarchy...