Tag Archives: occupational health and safety

Manual Handling Safety Training

Manual Handling Safety Training

Manual handling refers to any activity that requires us to use force to lift, push, pull, carry, or move in any other way a moving or non-moving object. Each year a large percentage of Lost Time Injuries (that is injuries that resulted in one or more full shifts to be lost) were manual handling injuries.  This percentage represents a significant …

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Fire Safety for Very Tall Buildings

Fire Safety for Very Tall Buildings

(Society of Fire Protection Engineers series,) Society of Fire Protection Engineers, International Code Council, Fire safety for very tall buildings engineering guide (2022). This guide is not intended to replace the adopted building and fire codes of jurisdictions; rather, it is intended to complement such codes and serves as an added tool for all those involved in the design, review, …

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Home Emergency Guide Book

Home Emergency Guide Book

Welcome to “Home Emergency Guide,” your essential companion in navigating unexpected crises and ensuring the safety and well-being of your loved ones. Home is our sanctuary, where we build memories, find comfort, and create the foundation for our lives. However, life can be unpredictable, and emergencies can strike at any moment, disrupting the tranquility of our homes. In the face …

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Construction Industry Digest and All About OSHA

Construction Industry Digest and All About OSHA

Construction Industry Digest and All About OSHA by Government Institutes. The Construction Industry safety and health standards contained in this booklet are to aid employers, supervisors, and safety and health personnel in their efforts toward achieving compliance with OSHA standards in the workplace. Although the digest does not contain all OSHA Construction Industry safety and health standards, those presented are …

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A Cleaner Place is a Safer Place

A Cleaner Place is a Safer Place

This article will explore the symbiotic relationship between cleanliness and safety, emphasizing how a commitment to maintaining a tidy workplace contributes not only to accident prevention but also to the broader spectrum of health and safety protocols mandated by OSHA. As we navigate through the key concepts surrounding workplace safety, we will uncover the pivotal role that cleanliness plays in …

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Introduction to Safety Management

Introduction to Safety Management

Welcome to the dynamic realm of safety management with OSHAcademy Course 700: “Introduction to Safety Management.” In the ever-evolving landscape of workplace safety, this course serves as a beacon, guiding you through eight pivotal modules that form the foundation of a robust safety culture. This course isn’t just a syllabus; it’s a roadmap to transform workplaces into sanctuaries of safety. …

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Safety and Health in Construction

Safety and Health in Construction

Safety and Health in Construction by International Labour Office Geneva. The practical recommendations of this code of practice are intended for the use of all those, both in the public and the private sectors, who have responsibility for safety and health in construction. The code does not replace national laws, regulations, or accepted standards. It has been drawn up with …

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Safety and Health Essentials OSHA Compliance for Small Businesses

Safety and Health Essentials OSHA Compliance for Small Businesses

This health and safety handbook was developed for the small businesses with less than 100 employees. Many of the small businesses do not employ a full-time health and safety professional. They often assign safety and health duties as extra work to employees with other primary responsibilities. This handbook is written in straightforward non-technical language assuming the reader does not have …

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Guidelines on Mental Health at Work

Guidelines on Mental Health at Work

Guidelines on mental health at work by WHO World Health Organization. The WHO guidelines for mental health at work give advice based on research to help people feel good at their jobs, avoid mental health problems, and support those with such issues so they can do well at work. These guidelines suggest things like making changes in how a company …

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Firefighting and Fire Safety Systems on Ships

Firefighting and Fire Safety Systems on Ships

Firefighting and Fire Safety Systems on Ships by AA Olsen. This accessible reference introduces firefighting and fire safety systems on ships and is written in line with the IACS Classification Rules for Firefighting Systems. It covers the design, construction, use, and maintenance of firefighting and fire safety systems, with cross-references to the American Bureau of Shipping rules and various Classifcation …

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Protection Of Health And Safety At The Workplace

Protection Of Health And Safety At The Workplace

Protection of Health and Safety at the Workplace by Kai Liu: A Comparative Legal Study of the European Union and China. Managing safety and health is an integral part of managing a business. Businesses need to do a risk assessment to find out about the hazards and risks in their workplace(s) and put measures in place to effectively control them …

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Safety Culture Theory Method and Improvement

Safety Culture Theory Method and Improvement

Safety Culture Theory Method and Improvement by Stian Antonsen. This book is devoted to studying the relationship between culture and safety. In this book, we will explore the intricate relationship between organizational culture and safety. We will delve into the depths of these two crucial facets of modern workplaces, uncovering the ways in which they interact, intersect, and influence each …

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