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BS OHSAS 18001 : 2007 Occupational overall healthiness and security administration structures. necessities specifies requirement for an occupational future health and defense (OH&S) administration method, to permit a company to regulate its OH&S hazards and increase its functionality. It doesn't nation particular OH&S functionality standards, nor does it provide certain requisites for the layout of a administration process, that's given in BS 8800:2004. BS OHSAS 18001:2007 is the united kingdom implementation of OHSAS and has the prestige of a British typical. BS OHSAS 18001 : 2007 supersedes OHSAS 18001 : 1999, yet is still present till 2009. there were a couple of major adjustments to the traditional because the first version was once released in 1999. The alterations mirror the common use and adventure of the traditional in additional than eighty nations, and by means of nearly 16,000 qualified companies central among the alterations are a lot larger emphasis on "health" instead of simply "safety", and considerably stronger alignment to BS EN ISO 14001:2004 (to permit companies to boost "integrated administration systems"). precis of key adjustments among BS OHSAS 18001:2007 and OHSAS 18001:1999 • the significance of "health" has now been given larger emphasis. • BS OHSAS 18001 now refers to itself as a typical, no longer a specification, or record, as within the past variation. This displays the expanding adoption of OHSAS 18001 because the foundation for nationwide criteria on occupational future health and protection administration structures. • The "Plan-Do-Check-Act" version diagram is just given within the advent, in its entirety, and never additionally as sectional diagrams firstly of every significant clause.

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64 However, the results of a study65 investigating gender bias in the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) and the 21 PEER REVIEW IN HEALTH SCIENCES Dutch Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) for the years 1993/4 indicated that while gender mattered, the way it mattered varied across disciplines. In some disciplines being female could be an advantage. The study focused on the postdoctoral fellowship programme of the KNAW and two of the funding programmes within the NWO. While reference is made to a 1999 Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds (BIF) paper which apparently reported no gender bias in funding outcomes, the BIF report could not be located.

Reliability of grant peer review Are ratings reliable? 101 Reliability is usually better for dichotomous decisions (fund/not fund). Two studies in particular are worthy of note. The first is the single most cited reference on peer review of grants, that carried out by Stephen Cole and colleagues at the NSF. 103 She compared 248 proposals simultaneously submitted to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Canadian Medical Research Council (such duplication is apparently acceptable in Canada, unlike the United Kingdom).

Track record is a predictor of grant success,22,137 and one’s own experience suggests it plays a crucial role in the deliberations of grant giving bodies, but the empirical evidence is surprisingly scanty. The Cole studies of the NSF are instructive. 38 By comparing blinded and unblinded proposals, he showed that past publication did influence the overall rating, but only to a minor degree. 112 Nevertheless, leaving out information on the standing of the researcher reduced the chances of funding.

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