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Tips for Radiation Safety

An estimated total of twenty-three million staffs is exposed to artificial and natural radiation globally (source). This exposure may end up in acute injuries like burns and long-run health issues like cancer and hereditary diseases.

All staff should be trained to limit the time of exposure, use radiation shields, and increase the space of contact with radioactive devices and materials. …

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Added by HrishikeshRam on November 30, 2018 at 7:46am — No Comments

Importance of Hazardous Control in Workplace Safety

Hazardous Materials Training is Important for Health & Safety. The most important reason for hazardous materials and dangerous goods training is to ensure the health and safety of workers, workplaces, properties and the environment. Read More...…

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Added by HrishikeshRam on November 29, 2018 at 6:50am — No Comments

Will smart devices be the smartphones of the medical device industry?

This is how the current-day situation of administering medical care runs: in the event of a medical need, the patient or someone attached to her is expected to sense the difficulty and call up the medical center to which the patient is attached. Help arrives after this is done. The medical practitioner may come over and attend to the patient at her location if the situation permits. Or else, the ambulance has to be called. All this has to done during what is called the Golden Hour: the most…

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Added by John Robinson on November 29, 2018 at 6:19am — No Comments

What is the Pass Rate of the Nebosh General Certificate?

The NEBOSH International General Certificate exam and its factors

Unit IGC1 and GC2 are assessed with a 2-hour descriptive exam; every unit is made into two parts   

Part one contains 1 long-answer question of 20 marks which you're supposed to write in roughly 30 minutes

Part two contains 10…

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Added by Nakul Pratap on November 29, 2018 at 6:08am — No Comments

How to Check Workplace Exposure Levels

Step by step instructions to Check Workplace Exposure Levels

Knowing whether hazardous materials are under work environment exposure limits can just be finished by checking a space. Exposure measurement requires a study to evaluate employees exposure to substances in the workplace condition. The survey should expect to find how and why this exposure occurs and what should be possible to stop it or if nothing else limit the exposure amount.

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Added by HrishikeshRam on November 29, 2018 at 12:30am — No Comments

Working Near Package Conveyors Safety Tips

Some basic rules for anyone working near or at a conveyor are: Use the correct safety gear – hard hat and safety shoes. Tie back and tuck in long hair. Never wear jewelry or lose clothing. Know where the emergency shut-off is located and how to use it.

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Added by HrishikeshRam on November 28, 2018 at 7:04am — No Comments

Is it worth doing nebosh without prior experience in safety?

The NEBOSH Certificate is the UK's most popular health and safety qualification. Because it's so well known and highly regarded it's ideal if you're looking to launch a career in safety and although it's useful to have some prior knowledge there are no formal entry requirements.

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Added by HrishikeshRam on November 26, 2018 at 7:43am — No Comments

A Process Approach to Quality Management Systems

ISO 13485:2016 describes a process approach to Quality Management Systems for Medical Devices.  This 6 -hour virtual seminar will help you to understand the process approach and develop an effective Quality Management System (QMS) for Medical Device Companies.  A well-structured QMS meets the requirements of the Quality System Regulations and is both effective and efficient.  The regulations require that manufacturers “establish and maintain a quality system that is appropriate for the…

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Added by John Robinson on November 26, 2018 at 7:38am — No Comments

What are the hazard identification techniques for NEBOSH IGC 3?

Something with the potential to cause hurt. Example: A lorry moving around the workplace is a hazard because it may keep running over any employee. Read more…

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Added by HrishikeshRam on November 23, 2018 at 7:01am — No Comments

STEPS YOU NEED TO TAKE TO BECOME A SAFETY OFFICER

Actions to be DONE FOR becoming a safety officer.

1.PICK UP THE INDUSTRY / TYPE OF INDUSTRY WHERE YOU WISH TO WORK FOR

It means that literally any type of industry – right form business / education / mining, construction field, health care.

2.DO GET EXPERIENCE IN THAT PARTICULAR FIELD.

Every practical experience at work place counts, even if it is not related directly with…

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Added by Nakul Pratap on November 23, 2018 at 6:26am — No Comments

Fire Extinguisher Classifications

There are four classes of fire extinguishers – A, B, C and K:

Types of Fire Extinguishers on hand to put out common household fires. Read our fire extinguisher safety tips to learn how to stay safe

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Added by HrishikeshRam on November 23, 2018 at 5:50am — No Comments

Is Health and Safety a Good Career Choice?

While getting into the new profession, it makes one be an overwhelming prospect to go into something which you are not comfortable or well-known with. There is a huge number of opportunity doors, so it is quite important to start your research now.

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Added by HrishikeshRam on November 23, 2018 at 5:47am — No Comments

How to safeguard your enterprise from electricity hazards

Electricity is necessary for modern life, both at home and on the job. It has become such a well-known part of our everyday life. Though, we tend to overlook the hazards electricity poses and fail to treat it with the respect it deserves.

The hazards related to the use of electricity can affect anyone. Several electrical devices, such as hot…

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Added by HrishikeshRam on November 23, 2018 at 2:08am — No Comments

How Having a NEBOSH Qualification Can Help Your Career?

NEBOSH qualifications provide great foundations for career in health and safety. Whether you are looking to begin a career in occupational health or are looking to advance in your current position, these course can help to boost your CV and set you apart from the competition.

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Added by HrishikeshRam on November 22, 2018 at 7:02am — No Comments

WHO START CAREER IN SAFETY?

There is no limitation to do the course; anybody can do the course, will get the job!! This is the main factor should be known by analyzing. The organizations will begin to choose the specialized employees with NEBOSH qualification, so better we recommend specialized candidates to begin their profession in HSE Without any hesitations. Read…

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Added by HrishikeshRam on November 22, 2018 at 7:01am — No Comments

Dramatic changes expected into medical device regulations

A slew of updates to existing medical device and diagnostics (MD & D) regulations is on the cards. Medical device and diagnostics is a field that keeps changing every now and then. But what is different this time is that the industry is up against a series of updates, not just from one regulatory agency, but from a multitude of agencies and standards: FDA, EMA, ISO 13485 and ISO 11607, the last of which is about packaging for terminally sterilized medical devices.

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Added by John Robinson on November 22, 2018 at 6:37am — No Comments

Pro-Sapien named as ‘fast-growing contender’ by independent analyst firm

November 22 • Glasgow, UK

Pro-Sapien, the leading provider of SharePoint integrated EHS software, has been named a…

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Added by Pro-Sapien Software on November 22, 2018 at 6:01am — No Comments

Know about Home and Office Ventilation

Air Quality

When it comes to the air that you breathe you want nothing but the best quality. This applies whether you are at work or at home or anywhere for that matter, but especially in the places where you can control the air quality.

The quality of your air has nothing to do with how comfortable it is making you (in a sense). It is not something that is measured by how hot or cold the air around you is – these are the qualities you look for in a heat…

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Added by Simon Hopes on November 22, 2018 at 5:58am — No Comments

Tips for Operating a Forklift Safely

Forklifts are very useful workplace vehicles, as long as they are used safely and properly by operators who are correctly trained and able to use them.

Forklifts can be unsafe: they account for 25% of injuries at work. Several workplace accidents involve people being hit or run over by forklift trucks (typically when the forklift is reversing…

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Added by HrishikeshRam on November 22, 2018 at 2:50am — No Comments

How to Choose a NEBOSH Course Provider?

A good beginning place is to ask individuals who have had some contact with NEBOSH preparing, to get suggestions. Obviously, do some online research: like visiting the NEBOSH official site which shows all course providers, 

You can filter the course internationally by, learning technique and location. The various course providers their NEBOSH course details, offers and their advertising in their own site.

For more details: …

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Added by HrishikeshRam on November 22, 2018 at 2:30am — No Comments

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Do your workplace/traffic safety plans include safety measures for workers who are not your own employees? Do they take into account the safety of those who will be - or could be - at your workplace,…Continue

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Workers paticipation in safety management 2 Replies

Workers paticipation in safety management is the aspect which is required to be implemented in the OHSAS 18001 2007 version. , I invite our experience community members to share their views on the…Continue

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