SciShield mitigates risk and protects revenue. Our system automates safety processes, simplifies regulatory reporting, and uses hazard-based profiles to shine the light on key areas of risk that are hard to see.
The SciShield platform reduces dependence on fragmented systems and cumbersome manual methods, greatly improving the efficiency and accuracy of scientists, safety teams, and complex reports.
Our system is utilized by leading life sciences organizations, U.S. government facilities, and over 100 academic institutions, including 37 R1 institutions (and counting) to manage risk and safety compliance.
At a high level, a loss control is a risk management solution designed to reduce the frequency and severity of an event that causes a loss.
In the context of the Research Enterprise, loss control measures focus on mitigating large sources of facility and laboratory risk, to the lasting benefit of both the organization and its insurer.
Use Case: Reducing Risk for Laboratories, Research Programs, and Life Sciences
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eBook: Providing Unique Support to Loss Control Strategies
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Police are investigating the cause of a "significant" fire that destroyed a new multi million-pound chemistry building at the University of Nottingham. Around 60 firefighters were on scene at the height of the blaze, after being called to the campus shortly after 8.30pm on Friday night. Read More.
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Top-tier law firms hired to defend Harran and the University of California against felony charges in the death of Sheharbano “Sheri” Sangji charged more than 7,700 billable hours and nearly $4.5 million in fees ... In late 2011, the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office charged Harran with three felony counts of willfully violating state occupational health and safety standards. Read More.
The fire itself was confined to a small section of BMS, just a handful of rooms on the second, third and fourth floors – but it was the thousands of gallons of water used to extinguish the outbreak whose effects mean St Andrews has lost one of its most significant research buildings for a period of up to a year, perhaps considerably longer. Read More.