Construction industry, often termed as ‘high-risk’, has a significant impact on the health and safety of the workers. Though it is common to see a construction worker work at heights with equipment and building materials, these scenarios are plagued by potentially dangerous situations and poor working conditions.
06 July 2019
Due to the interdependent nature of HSE, O&M and management – overlap of roles, responsibilities and execution presents itself as a shape-shifting challenge. Pre-job brief is a sure shot and tested way towards preventive asset management. Pre-job brief or briefing is a sure shot and tested way towards preventive asset management.
03 July 2019
In industries, safety officials should conduct pre-, during and post inspections of the working site, strengthen the security checks to ensure safe production. These include inspecting the main body of the building, scaffolding, electricity systems, tower cranes, small machineries and temporary facilities, safety signs etc.
25 June 2019
In an automotive industry, the factory floors are busy and bustling places of manufacturing robots and equipment. They contain moving machineries and thousands of workers, and both work in collaboration. It’s a challenge to maintain this complex supply chain and so, health and safety of employees tops the agenda.
22 June 2019
Inspection of emergency exits helps to identify common escape-route problems, observes how it looks on a day-to-day basis and provides insights to overcome obstructions in the evacuation route. These issues can then be escalated to the concerned authorities and the management can resort to preventive measures, accordingly.
13 June 2019
Individuals can decrease or eliminate the job hazards if they are careful in self-monitoring their own tasks. They can ‘train’ their minds to better observe their situations and overcome visual biases. Visual literacy enables proactively identifying the latent hazards in our environment, interpreting the associated risks, and controlling them.