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  What are occupational safety and health management systems and why do companies implement them? Contents  Introduction  What are occupational safety and health management systems?  The relationship between occupational safety and health management systems and legislation and governmental policies  The importance of standardisation 5 Processes of continuous improvement Reasons for

Emergencies, such as fires and explosions, immediately threatening the health of the workers, cannot be ruled out in most companies. In order to minimize the impact, it is necessary that every person in such a situation knows exactly what to do. This requires repeated exercises or drills. Planning and execution
These flashes summarize the key matters and incidents, allowing wider dissemination of lessons learnt form them. The information below has been provided in a good faith by members and should be reviewed  individually by recipients, who will determine it's relevance to their own operations. Near-Miss: Shackle Configuration A member has reported
The Occupational Health and Safety Regulation requires workers to use a fall protection system where they could fall at least 3 m (10 ft.) or where a fall from a lesser height may result in serious injury. This booklet is an introduction to the proper use of personal fall protection
These flashes summarize the key matters and incidents, allowing wider dissemination of lessons learnt form them. The information below has been provided in a good faith by members and should be reviewed  individually by recipients, who will determine it’s relevance to their own operations. Improper use of lifeline results in death
The key to achieving healthy and safe working conditions is to ensure that health and safety issues are planned, organised, controlled, monitored and reviewed. Everyone controlling site work has health and safety responsibilities. Checking that working conditions are healthy and safe before work begins and ensuring that the proposed work
Ladder An appliance usually consisting of two side rails joined at regular intervals by cross pieces called steps, rungs, or cleats, on which a person may step when ascending or descending. Note: All ladders used shall be rated as Type 1A Heavy-duty Industrial Ladders capable of supporting at least 135 kilograms (300 lbs) minimum
Lightning, heavy rainfall and high winds accompany the nearly 100,000 thunderstorms that occur annually in the United States. These storms can result in injuries, loss of life and property damage. What is in this article?: Storm Safety: Thunderstorm and Lightning Preparedness How Thunderstorms and Lightning Develop Safety for the Workplace

Properly locking out machinery to complete tasks where sudden activation could be disastrous is challenging enough for one person. Add in a group of people who need to work together to complete complicated repairs or necessary servicing, and the stage is set for miscommunication or human error that can lead

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