Christie‘s commercial cinema projection breakthrough with G.I. JOE

This technology test is lasting for a two-week period and is the first time that the general public will be able to enjoy compelling, immersive 3D images delivered at 2D light levels. Paramount, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM) and Skydance Productions, in association with Hasbro, released G.I. JOE: RETALIATION in digital 3D theatres across the U.S. and Canada from 28 March. “Audiences will be impressed with 3D shown at 14 foot-lamberts utilizing this future technology, which is much brighter than what current technology produces on most screens,” Noted Dr. Don Shaw, senior director, product management, Christie Entertainment Solutions. “This test of our laser technology will demonstrate how spectacularly a film-maker’s vision can […]

Striving for Zero Injuries and Illnesses

For years, there has been debate about whether or not companies can ever achieve a goal of having zero injuries and illnesses or fatalities. Most experts agree that organizations should not accept any level of injury; however, these same experts also state that perfection is near impossible – that we can’t do anything to avoid “acts of God” and human error. Should companies make it a goal to achieve zero injuries? Can it be achieved? At DuPont, we believe that companies of any size can achieve zero injuries. With more than 60,000 employees globally and dozens of plants, DuPont has been striving for zero for more than 200 years. Our […]

Sticking Point: Surgeons Face Injury Risk from Needles, Sharp Objects

Injuries from needles and sharp objects top the list of occupational hazards for surgeons, according to researchers from the University of Michigan Health System. These injuries could expose surgeons to infectious diseases. Nearly 400,000 sharps injuries occur each year in the United States. About 25 percent of injured workers are surgeons, who face the highest risks in the operating room. According to researchers, nearly all surgeons will sustain a sharps injury sometime during their career. Medical students and residents are also at high risk, as fatigue and inexperience are important risk factors. “Despite health care policies designed to protect health care workers, injuries remain common,” American Society of Plastic Surgeon […]