Tag: safety

IMPORTANCE OF EMERGENCY EXIT

INTRODUCTION Emergency exit routes are important because they provide a clear, safe way to evacuate a building in case of a crisis or disaster.  First responders such as fire or police may also utilize emergency exits to enter a building during a disaster or crisis.   DEFINTION An emergency exit in a structure is a […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

SIMPLE STEPS TO IMPROVE WORKPLACE SAFETY

  Stop and think for a moment about how often – and in what ways – you convey the importance of workplace safety to your employees. Once you have a clearer picture of your major workplace safety “hot spots,” you are ready to engage with your employees to enlist their support in creating a company […]

Safety Slogans

5 General Workplace Safety Phrases -It costs less to be safe every day than to make one careless mistake along the way. -Safety first, last and forever. -“L” is for lifting – Lift with your legs and leave your back out of it. -Life is too short to take unnecessary chances. -When should you report […]