WASTE MANAGEMENT

WASTE can take any form that is either solid, liquid, or gas and each have different methods of disposal and management. Waste management normally deals with all types of waste whether it was created in forms that are industrial, biological, household, and special cases where it may pose a threat to human health WASTE MANAGEMENT […]

ALARP

ALARP stands for “as low as reasonably practicable”, and is a term often used in the regulation and management of safety-critical and safety-involved systems. The ALARP principle is that the residual risk shall be reduced as far as reasonably practicable. In UK and NZ Health and Safety law, it is equivalent to SFAIRP (So Far […]

FIRST AID

INTRODUCTION: First aid is the first and immediate assistance given to any person suffering from either a minor or serious illness or injury, with care provided to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, or to promote recovery. First aid is usually carried out by a layperson until professional medical assistance arrives. If an accident […]

FACTORS LIMITING SAFETY STANDARDS IN NIGERIA

The state of Occupational Safety and Health and compliance with OSH (Occupational Safety and Health) regulations in the   Nigerian  construction  industry  is  poor;   it  has  revealed   that  the  key  issues  to compliance with OSH (Occupational Safety and Health) regulations in the Nigerian construction industry and perhaps the  whole   country   are   mostly  related   to   socio-cultural   issues,   […]

Near Misses in the Workplace (Reporting System)

WHAT IS NEAR MISS A NEAR MISS is an unplanned event that has the potential to cause, but does not actually result in human injury, environmental or equipment damage, or an interruption to normal operation. Other familiar terms for these events are a “close call,” a “narrow escape,” or in the case of moving objects, […]

Drug Abuse

Drug abuse is a complex problem thought to result from a combination of psychological and environmental factors. Infants of abusers may suffer from neglect or the effects of parental drug use. As they grow into childhood, they may demonstrate antisocial behavior, and signs of malnutrition, poor self-esteem, depression, or attention deficit disorder.

GOOD HOUSEKEEPING

Every house, whether private, like yours, or commercial like offices, shops, hotels, hospitals, clubs, etc., needs to be kept clean and tidy, so that it looks inviting to all. This is where housekeeping comes in. Cleaning and maintenance services can be spotted very easily anywhere. The basic concept of housekeeping has started from keeping a […]

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EUIPMENT (P.P.E)

WHAT IS P.P.E?                                Personal protective equipment (PPE) is a protective clothing, helmets, goggles, or other garments or equipment designed to protect the wearer’s body from injury or infection or Personal protective equipment (PPE) is clothing and equipment worn by employees, students, contractors or visitors to protect or shield their bodies from workplace hazards. The hazards […]

HOME SAFETY

Home safety refers to the awareness and education of risks and potential dangers in and around a home which may cause bodily harm, injury, or even death to those residing in and around the physical structure of a home. It includes mitigating or preventing the unwanted dangers through testing, research and accepted standards of applications […]

What is HSE?

What is HSE?        Health (H), Safety (S) and Environment (E) is a discipline and specialty that studies and implements practical aspects of environmental protection and safety at work. In simple terms it is what organizations must do to make sure that their activities do not cause harm to anyone. From a safety standpoint, it involves […]