Tag Archives: occupational health and safety

Healthcare Hazard Control & Safety Management

Healthcare Hazard Control & Safety Management

Healthcare Hazard Control & Safety Management Second Edition JAMES T. TWEEDY. The book is broad in scope and focuses on the importance of safety in our nation’s hospitals and nursing homes. However, much of the information has application to other healthcare organizations, including ambulatory surgery centers, long-term care facilities, laboratories, and primary health clinics. The author places a strong emphasis on …

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Workplace Safety and Health Guidelines

Workplace Safety and Health Guidelines

Workplace Safety and Health Guidelines Management of Hazardous Chemicals Programme. Welcome to “Safe at Work: Handling Hazardous Chemicals.” This book is your guide to ensuring workplaces are safe and healthy, especially when dealing with dangerous chemicals. Chemicals are used extensively in industry. Many useful products such as paints, plastics, adhesives, detergents, and pharmaceuticals are derived from chemicals. However, it is …

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First Aid Manual Revised 10th Edition

First Aid Manual Revised 10th Edition

First Aid Manual Revised 10th Edition by BRITISH RED CROSS, the world’s largest provider of first aid. The manual serves as an indispensable guide in emergency preparedness and healthcare. this comprehensive manual has long been recognized as a vital resource for individuals seeking to acquire and enhance their first aid knowledge. In a world where unforeseen accidents and medical emergencies …

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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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