Category Archives: Safety

Six directional hazard identification and analysis – A brief study

Every Manufacturing organization or Construction company believes that there is no task which is more important than workmen’s health and safety. In case of any job that represents a potential safety or health threat, every effort should be made to plan a better way to complete the task in a safer manner. Every procedure must be a safe procedure. Shortcuts in safe procedures by management and all the other associates should not be tolerated.

Near-miss reporting – Promoting proactive safety culture

Every day we experience near-misses in our home and work life. Your kids might knock you while you are carrying a hot cup of coffee but you somehow avoid spilling it on one of them. You trip over pipes lying across the path and narrowly avoid falling onto some shelving units which could have tumbled onto one of your colleagues.

Is Car A Confined Space?

Many times when we think of confined space, one question strikes our mind, “Is that really a confined space?”

When we think of confined space, it is a place which is substantially enclosed (though not always entirely), and where serious injury can occur from hazardous substances or conditions within the space or nearby (e.g. lack of oxygen).

Individual EHS Accountability – A Professional’s Expression

A Famous English quote says; “Remember Safety is Gainful, Accident is Painful.

But, does this really make sense for all of us? Are we accountable towards Safety?

I was skeptical from the word go, as a recent pass out safety professional with a safety diploma in Industrial health and Safety, wondering how will I achieve the results for which I have been trained and taught for over 3 years. I was skeptical because I was not told that people, whom I am going to work with, will be the biggest resistance to what I wanted and achieved and was paid for, a safe environment for work.

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