When establishing safe working arrangements for lone workers, employers need to know the law and standards that may apply to their specific work activity. Lone workers should not be at more risk than other employees and requires extra risk control measures.
22 February 2019
Lone workers occupy some of the most challenging and dangerous jobs. The constant fear of physical harm takes a toll on lone workers, and their lack of safety confidence can lead to a reduced level of performance, a lower level of engagement with the organization. Lone workers are those who work by themselves without close or direct supervision
14 February 2019
Load lifting, which is an act to oppose gravitational pull towards the centre of the earth, attempted manually or by deploying mechanized means with or without prime mover, remains a very hazardous activity. It claims a large share of accidents at workplace. Correct lifting can move large objects efficiently whereas incorrect lifting can lead to disastrous accidents.
22 January 2019
This safety intelligence can arise from dialogue between the informed citizenry, civic authorities and developers who are shaping the urban landscape. However, the first step to preventing fires in public spaces remains vigilance and awareness. Only they can get the ball to start rolling and prevent further tragedies.
01 January 2019
Here’s ASK-EHS guide to the 5 trends that’ll make your workplace safer and proactive. From 2019, analytics will take a parallel development mode and progress using legacy data, plus, predictive analytics, but the core pillars of digital transformation in the case of EHS, will be effective design elements that allow the workforce to actually use such systems.
26 December 2018
The hygiene benefits of washing hands with soap and water are well known. In the context of India, hand washing using soap and water remains a crucial step in ensuring hygiene and preventing the spread of communicable diseases Soap cleans your hands by lifting up dirt on the hands while water and friction due to rubbing of palms gets rid of it.