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Creating a fall protection plan: Use these rules to enforce compliance

One of the steps you must take when creating a fall protection plan is to enforce compliance. Here are the rules you can use to do this.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-02-14

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How to ensure your forklift operators are properly trained

If you use forklifts in your business, you need to ensure every forklift operator is properly trained and that he possess a valid license. But how can you ensure this happens quickly and efficiently. Read on to find out.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-02-13

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Four factors to consider before you test employees for drugs

Employers conduct drug tests for a number of reasons. The reasons include deterring and detecting drug use, providing concrete evidence for intervention and referral to treatment or disciplinary action.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-02-13

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Three signs your worker is losing his hearing

Noise pollution is a health and safety risk. And like all risks, you need to take steps to protect your employees.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-02-12

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14 Safety Rules When Using Scaffolding

Here are 14 safety rules your employees must follow when using scaffolding

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-02-05

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2 steps you need to follow when dealing with potentially hazardous chemical substances in the workplace

If your company works with potentially hazardous chemical substances, then you have to be extremely careful! Because one little error can lead to:

Author FlaaimDate:2019-02-02

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Why is Health and Safety in the Workplace Important for Employers?

This is a question that I think many managers find themselves asking themselves a lot. There are many reasons why safety in the work place is very important.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-01-21

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Funny Construction Safety Quotes

Funny safety quotes are great in any field of work, and this includes construction safety. They can be a useful easy reminder of safety procedures.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-01-21

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6 Steps to Prevent Eye Injuries in the Workplace

Eye injuries are one of the most common injuries in the workplace.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-01-20

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What Kind of Training is Required to Erect a Scaffold?

You probably know that if your company's erecting scaffolding it must comply with construction regulations. But do you know what the law says about the type of training required to erect a scaffold? Read on to find out....

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-01-18

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14 Step Checklist to Safely Erect any Scaffolding

If you don't take steps to keep your employees safe when they work with scaffolding, you could be fined R50 000, spend a year in jail or both. Don't take that risk! Use this 14 step checklist to put up your scaffolding safely

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-01-18

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Pre-Entry Checklist for Working in Confined Spaces

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.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-01-11

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Health and Safety Rules for Soldering

Soldering is a process that involves joining of two metals using electricity. The fusion of two metals usually involves a filler metal which has a lower melting point than the other melting.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-01-11

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Jib Cranes Safety Requirements

If you're in the construction industry and there's a crane accident, you risk employee injury or death, as well as damage to property and equipment. Keep in mind that these risks can result in huge costs, penalties, jail time and even business closure.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-01-09

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The Importance of First Aid in Construction Sites

First Aid is one of those things that are required just about everywhere. We all know about different kinds of Medical Problems: they can arise anywhere, at any time, due to just about any cause.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-01-05

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Major Causes Of Forklift Accidents

It is approximated that a great number of people suffer injuries due to accidents caused by forklifts. Forklifts can be fatal if the one in control does not know how to use them or if they are nonfunctional.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2018-12-28

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Top 5 Benefits You Will Get From Doing Consistent Safety Patrol

Getting updated information about safety in the plant as early as possible is very essential. Most people will rely on site operators' report to get the updated safety information, because they think that operators go to plant site regularly to check plant operation.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2018-12-28

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11 Basic Facts That You Should Know About Rupture Disk

Rupture disk is one of important safety devices that are commonly found inside chemical plant. Rupture disk or bursting disk is installed to protect system, pressure vessel or equipment from over pressure and or damaging vacuum condition.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2018-12-28

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What Are The Dangers Of Chemical Spills?

"What are the dangers of chemical spills?" You may ask that question whenever you are trying to identify hazards associated with hazardous chemical spills.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2018-12-22

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Hazardous Chemicals Driver Meetings Topics

Truck drivers who deliver hazardous chemicals require deeper safety knowledge than truck drivers in general. To enhance their knowledge about safety on hazardous chemical transport, truck driver safety meeting is usually conducted. At least it is conducted once a year.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2018-12-22

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24 Tips On Step Ladder Safety

Accident statistic shows that a third of all reported falls from height involves ladders and step ladders. At least three hundred people a year die in simple falls from ladders

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2018-12-22

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Employee Safety Training - 11 Helpful Tips

Employee safety training must be the first training topic that is received by every new employee who will work in the plant site prior to receive other training programs. The company is responsible to provide such safety training.

Author FlaaimDate:2018-12-17

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Truck Camper Safety

On the job safety can be trickier than in house office safety. When part of your job involves travel from one place to another sometimes good safety practices get lost in the journey.

Author FlaaimDate:2018-10-26

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Table Saw Woodworking Safety Rules

Working in a workshop exposes one to several dangers especially from the many nails, screws, cutting equipment, heavy materials as well as drilling equipment.

Author FlaaimDate:2018-10-25

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Work-related Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a serious issue which may result owing to a number of reasons. Some people suffer from hearing loss as a result of some genetic problem while others may undergo it owing to certain illness.

Author FlaaimDate:2018-09-29

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Lifting operations near power lines

Electrocution hazards have consistently caused more fatalities on construction sites than any other type of accident. Jobsite safety begins with overall awareness of your surroundings at all times.

Author FlaaimDate:2018-09-17

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Safe ways to strip formwork

There are currently more than 6000 people working in the concrete construction industry. Any of these people could potentially be affected by a devastating injury from falls or falling objects. But these injuries can be avoided.

Author FlaaimDate:2018-09-17

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Hazardous chemicals in the manufacturing industry

Over the past four years, there have been more than six and a half thousands injuries in workplace because of poor handling or storage of hazardous chemicals.

Author FlaaimDate:2018-09-08

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Sprains and strains prevention

Let's talk about sprains and strains, and how it prevent. To keep it brief, they cost businesses money 405 million a year at last count not to mention the personal impact on those who are injured.

Author FlaaimDate:2018-09-08

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Preventing burns and scalds in the kitchen

Burns and scalds - that is a very common safety hazards. Follow these safety tips make your kitchen is more safe.

Author FlaaimDate:2018-09-07

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About Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls in Your Workplace

As an employer, you should make health and safety a priority at work. Your employees have the right to feel safe from slips, trips, and falls when on your premises.

Author FlaaimDate:2018-09-07

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Safety in the chemical laboratory

Lab safety should always be taken seriously. Severe burns, fires, and even death can result from the avoidance of lab safety procedures.

Author FlaaimDate:2018-09-02

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How to Lift Objects Safely

How to avoid workplace injuries with careful workplace ergonomics and specifically working techniques and lifting procedures in your workplace.

Author FlaaimDate:2018-09-02

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Generator safety rules

Follow these keys to compliance with temporary worker safety

Author FlaaimDate:2018-08-31

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Forklift hazards and control measures

Forklifts hazards and control measures are vital to consider to achieve a safe working place. To prevent any form of injury and damage to properties, high disaster standards should frequently be improved.

Author aiyajuddyDate:2018-08-19

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Gas cylinder storage safety regulations

Before you start to use your gas cylinder, it is important to know how to safely store and use it so as to avoid emergencies like explosions which in some cases could even lead to fatalities. The following are some safety regulations should take:

Author HelightDate:2018-08-10

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Safe working practices in engine room

"Safety is a shabby and powerful insurance arrangement" or "If safety is a joke, at that point demise is the turn of phrase', or even better, what about the ever prevalent "Mishaps hurt-safety doesn't". What do these three sayings have in like manner other than "safety"? They all originate from shre

Author Infinity12Date:2018-08-05

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10 Rules For Workplace Safety

Did you know that industrial accidents are the leading cause of death in the workplace? Do you realize that workplace safety is one of the deciding factors for some employees to apply for a job at a particular company?

Author Syombua001Date:2018-08-03

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Drilling Machine Safety Precautions

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 accide

Author PaulopatDate:2018-07-29

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Guideline to Mobile Crane Operators

Observe the following safety guide to mobile crane operators:

Author Nakuru032Date:2018-07-29

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Overhead Crane Safety Procedures

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.

Author Wilkinsgu12Date:2018-07-29

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Safety requirements when working with a chainsaws

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.

Author MouricemarksDate:2018-07-29

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Workplace Hazards of Truck Drivers

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.

Author SungusiaDate:2018-07-27

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Benefits of First Aid Training in the Workplace

First Aid is one of the skills that workers should have in a workplace. Research has associated First Aid Training of employees to a number of benefits. Some of these benefits include the following:

Author AidenjoshDate:2018-07-08

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Some Important Guidelines For Ladder Safety

The ladder has been an important tool for the progress of the economy. It is an invaluable device, no matter how simple it is, in getting the job done.

Author ZirlanzerDate:2018-06-29

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