As a manager or employer it's your responsibility to ensure the OHSA and its procedures are carried out and maintained. Appointing a HSE rep is only one of them. I'll show you four more tasks you need to implement to ensure you meet your obligations.
How many HSE reps to appoint - The requirement is to have one HSE rep for every 20 employees, but if that rep is off sick, your business is at risk.…Continue
Added by Alexandr Grigoryev on June 3, 2019 at 3:27am — No Comments
As you know you have a duty to provide a healthy and safe work environment. This includes nutrition. If you have a canteen at your workplace or provide staff meals, read on to discover the eight golden rules for safe food preparation so you can update your Health and Safety Management System.
Providing healthy food, clean facilities and nutritional meals is as important to your employees as protecting them from chemicals and noise, says the Health&Safety…Continue
Added by Alexandr Grigoryev on June 2, 2019 at 9:18pm — No Comments
When you think of PPE, what do you see? Maybe you see a hard hat. It's a perfect example of protective gear that'll save your employees from nasty accidents
This is the sort of thing most people would think of if you told them to consider PPE and what it is.
But do you ever think of how Personal Protective Equipment can protect your employees from illness? PPE can act as a barrier between your…Continue
Added by Alexandr Grigoryev on June 2, 2019 at 9:10pm — No Comments
A situation which requires confined space entry could be encountered in a variety of industrial operations. However, working in these conditions could be extremely dangerous as there are many workers and rescuers killed or injured each year. Due to any reasons such as the limited working space, low light condition, as well as the existence of toxic components, confined spaces are often more hazardous and contain more risks than traditional ones. That is why it is important to make careful…Continue
Added by Alexandr Grigoryev on April 9, 2019 at 10:29pm — No Comments
Do you want to know about safety procedures for an overhead crane? Well, we will give you the tips that you have been looking for.
The toolbox that we will give you is awesome, and you will learn a lot about cranes and safety measures. We will talk a little about frequent inspections, ASME standards, and teamwork so you can get the most out of your safety procedures.
Added by Alexandr Grigoryev on January 13, 2019 at 10:04pm — No Comments
The chainsaw is a standout amongst the most effective and profitable compact power devices utilized as a part of the business. It can likewise be a standout amongst the most unsafe. In the event that you figure out how to work it appropriately and keep up the foundation in great working condition, you can maintain a strategic distance from damage and also be more painful. Below are the safety requirements when…Continue
Added by Alexandr Grigoryev on January 8, 2019 at 6:01pm — No Comments
The job of a commercial truck driver is one of tremendous responsibility. Truckers are responsible for handling large trucks and tractors/trailers on the road safely. When they fail to do so accidents occur and many are injured or killed as a result.
One of the most important factors in trucker safety is the condition of the truck driver. Drivers should be well rested and alert prior…Continue
Added by Alexandr Grigoryev on January 7, 2019 at 10:15pm — No Comments
Personal protective equipment (PPE) refers to safety work wear, which its purpose is to protect the wearer from accidents and injuries. The purpose of such protective equipment is not just for the workplace, but also for activities related to sports and those that can cause harm to the body.
PPE on the workplace reduces the…Continue
The health of a human being is very important than any other thing. For this reason he/ she has to protect it in every possible way. How can this be done? Well , it is simply by the use of personal protective equipments. Personal protective equipments protect us from exposure to diseases, accidents and protects our bodies in general.…Continue
Added by Alexandr Grigoryev on January 4, 2019 at 5:10am — No Comments
An organization that gives safety workplace of its employees can be rewarded by an increase in the productivity of the workers. This may be related to increase in output or in the bettering of the worker's performance.
It follows that a worker who is confident in doing his work may be able to perform better than a worker who is unsure of what he is doing. This confidence can be provided by…Continue
Added by Alexandr Grigoryev on January 1, 2019 at 10:01pm — No Comments
These are many farm tasks that require you to work alone like operating equipment in the field. However, there are preventive measures that we can take to reduce the risks while you are working alone.
if you think that the hazards of the this work inessential then you are mistaken . You could be hurt, have a medical emergency, experience a mechanical breakdown, become stuck or other adverse conditions. A major risk of working alone is the delay between an incident…Continue
Added by Alexandr Grigoryev on December 31, 2018 at 1:27am — No Comments
The Lockout/Tagout plan is most effective thing to save life and health your employees.
Here 5 steps to help you build an effective lockout/tagout plan in your facility
This includes creating an inventory of all equipment that falls under Lockout/Tagout regulations. And locating each energy source that is required to completely disable each piece of equipment. I is helpful to mark each energy source with sign, tag or label to…Continue
Added by Alexandr Grigoryev on December 28, 2018 at 6:32pm — No Comments
Did you know that falls from working at height are the single biggest cause of deaths and one of the main causes of injury in the workplace? While this is the case, you can minimise many of these injuries and even fatalities with a fall protection plan.
If your employees work at heights, you must have a fall protection plan in place. It's a legal requirement by the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA).
Added by Alexandr Grigoryev on December 27, 2018 at 5:51pm — No Comments
When it comes to safe constructions practices, scaffolding safety is a very important topic. When a building is being constructed, scaffolds are needed to facilitate the rising of the beams and support structures. They are either suspended by ropes or posts, and provide a flat area for construction workers to work from. These scaffolds need to be safely designed and implemented to ensure the construction workers safety. A poorly designed scaffold could lead to problems that…Continue
Added by Alexandr Grigoryev on December 26, 2018 at 11:12pm — No Comments
The drilling machines are quite a dangerous machine when you are using them in your shop or workplace. Make sure you have the following safety tips at hand, so that you follow every detail on how to use the machine. When you follow these safety guidelines, you can be assured there won't be an accident. Accidents are not meant to happen. We are going to look at all the safety tips now.
Let's look at the pre operational checks first
Make sure your workspace…Continue
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If you look at the hazard control hierarchy, wearing personal protective equipment holds as the last hazard control. It is the last protection for a worker against particular hazard. However, there is no guarantee that the worker will remain safe from health risk, injury or even death when he or she already wears personal protective equipment.
If you think that new and expensive personal protective equipments will provide full protection, then you are absolutely wrong.…Continue