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Onyekachi Emmanuel

Onyeka Emma is a QHSE Professional, a business person, and an entrepreneur. He is very passionate about health and safety, Business and Entrepreneurship.

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What is HSE-Health, Safety and Environment?

HSE is an acronym that means H for health, S for safety and E for the environment.  HSE combines health, safety and environment programs to ensure a safe and healthy worker in a safe working environment. Health, safety and environment profession is a noble profession.… Read More »What is HSE-Health, Safety and Environment?

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Can a first aider get injured while providing first aid to a casualty?

If you have ever provided first aid to a casualty, you’ll understand that a first aider can get an injury while administering first aid. When an emergency happens, an injured person becomes a casualty. During that emergency, many people may gather to view what is… Read More »Can a first aider get injured while providing first aid to a casualty?

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What is the difference between the HSE manual and the HSE plan?

A health and safety professional must have come across these documents (HSE plan and HSE manual) in their delivery. The acronym HSE means health, safety and environment.  In some places, the two documents are often used interchangeably against the other, though there are a lot… Read More »What is the difference between the HSE manual and the HSE plan?

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When is it necessary to put a casualty in a recovery position?

Who is a casualty? A casualty is a victim of an accident that has sustained an injury. An accident does not announce itself when it wants to happen. However, people can take precautions beforehand to prevent it from becoming disastrous. It is part of what… Read More »When is it necessary to put a casualty in a recovery position?

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Everything you need to know about a fire extinguisher ball

Everything you need to know about a fire extinguisher ball. A fire extinguisher ball is a round-shaped fire extinguisher used to extinguish a fire. It is called a ball because of its round shape. Just like every other fire extinguisher, it puts out the fire… Read More »Everything you need to know about a fire extinguisher ball

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7 types of permit to work (PTW) in use at the work site

The article outlines seven types of work permits (PTWs) crucial for various job activities to ensure worker safety. These include Cold work and Hot work permits for jobs that don’t generate heat and ones that do, respectively. Excavation permits are for land digging activities, while Work at height permits authorize elevated activities. Confined space work permits manage hazards in confined spaces. Chemical work permits control chemical uses, and Electrical work permits secure jobs around electrical sources. These PTWs typically have specific features and can be suspended under certain conditions for safety.

What is the difference between conformance, conformity and compliance?

Conformance, Conformity and Compliance: What is the difference?– The three words may be wrongly used if you are not conversant with their usage. If you are an ISO management system practitioner or a health and safety auditor-those words may not be new to you. But… Read More »What is the difference between conformance, conformity and compliance?

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Who should conduct an accident investigation?

Accident investigation reveals the immediate, underlying and root causes of an accident. However, not all persons are qualified to undertake such a process to get a desirable outcome.  Who is the person responsible for an accident investigation? The personnel responsible for an accident investigation are… Read More »Who should conduct an accident investigation?

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What is a Safe Working Load (SWL)?

The Safe Working Load (SWL) is a crucial safety measure representing the maximum force that lifting equipment can exert without breaking. This load is computable through the equation SWL = Minimum breaking load (MBL) / Safety Factor (SF). SWL is now replaced by the term Working Load Limit (WLL) in most standards due to specificity issues. The manufacturing firm of lifting equipment sets and advises on the maximum load capacity of the said equipment.

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Do you know about Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LNSC)?

The Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LNSC) is a uniformed organisation formed by the Lagos state government of Nigeria solely to fight crime and other vices that affect the safety of the masses. They assist the police and other security agencies in their functions effectively.  When… Read More »Do you know about Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LNSC)?

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5 Health Benefits of Regular Exercise for Men

5 Health Benefits of Regular Exercise for Men. You might be well aware of the health benefits of regular exercise by reading well-researched articles composed by perfect essay writers and other sources. But perhaps you need a little more encouragement to stand up and move… Read More »5 Health Benefits of Regular Exercise for Men

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Toolbox talk on barricade

A barricade is any object or structure that creates a barrier, blocks a passage of people or forces traffic to flow in the desired direction. They are important part of work area safety. Barricades are often erected on a construction site to serve many purposes. Majorly… Read More »Toolbox talk on barricade

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Toolbox talk on working in the desert

Toolbox talk on working in the desert. Working in the desert exposes workers to extreme weather conditions. Because of this, we should protect workers from being harmed or injured while working. Deserts are barren areas of the landscape where you have little precipitation every year.… Read More »Toolbox talk on working in the desert

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Safety officer interview question: The 6 skills your interviewer may want to hear from you. 

Safety officer interview question: The skills your interviewer may want to hear from you.  What skills and abilities do you have as a safety officer? During your safety officer job interview, your interviewer may likely ask you this kind of question above. However, In this… Read More »Safety officer interview question: The 6 skills your interviewer may want to hear from you.