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HSE Blog topics on health and safety, Occupational health and safety, quality, security and the environment. The blogs are mainly on what is in the workplace and off-the-job safety topics. This HSE blog is a compendium of knowledge that will position professionals in the workplace who expose themselves to one form of hazard or the other. 

Hazards are mainly the things, object, arrangement, conversation, or situation that has the potential to cause harm to people and give rise to damage to assets and the reputation of the company.

Anyone can also read the topics and equip themselves with timely information for safeguarding their life and properties.

The information in this section will equip the reader positively in the manner below.

  • The reader will gain information on how to reduce workplace accidents.
  • Improve the worker morale at work. 
  • There will be an improvement in the company’s reputation because of the knowledge gained from reading this book.
  • The emergency response procedure will improve since the reader will gain more than enough from this section to build a formidable emergency team.
  • There will be an improvement of the individual productivity and that of the company through the knowledge and information from this section.
  • There are some topics on legal requirements for every company to meet up with and the minimum requirements for them.
  • The knowledge from here will better position someone to manage risks and hazards around them. 

Take your time and browse any of the HSE blogs of your choice and enjoy yourself while reading them. 

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Components of a Personal Fall Arrest System PFAS 

PFAS is mainly used where a worker works above 6 ft or 1.8 m. Now, it is the responsibility of the management of a company to make provisions for the personal fall arrest system PFAS. It is not the duty of the workers to make this provision for themselves; under the law, the employer provides the necessary PPE that the workers can use at work, including the PFAS.

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What is the difference between hazard and risk in health and safety?

Hazards at work may include noisy machinery, moving forklifts, equipment, etc. People often mix hazards and risks as the same thing, but it’s different in health and safety. There are hazards everywhere, but their risk levels are different. The risk level tells us whether the hazard will cause harm when it happens and gives us an idea of the severity of the damage. 

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Why do construction workers wear a safety vest?

If you have ever been to or worked near a construction site, you will notice that most workers wear a construction vest, and you may be asking yourself why they wear such a safety vest. Look no further in your quest for the answer; in this article, we will tell you why workers wear a construction vest at their work site and why it has to be so.

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What is EHS software, and what are its benefits?

EHS software helps companies monitor their workplace environmental health and safety compliance with regulations and improve on it when there are gaps in the system. The EHS software solutions help reduce risk to workers, enhance workplace safety, and reduce environmental impacts.

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Ways to ensure safety in the muster point area

The muster point area is an essential place in a work environment. It is one of the places where workers gather during an emergency. The muster point has to be safe if workers can be safely assembled in such an area. If the environment is not safe and secure, there could be a likelihood of workers being exposed to harm

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What is Intelex ehs system used for?

Most times, organizations deploy the use of software to make their work and business more efficient and easy for themselves, and this, in turn, will improve productivity and increase output. In any organization, the environment, health, safety, and quality are among the vital departments that must be taken care of, as managing the EHSG will bring more significant benefits. Now, for those companies to do and achieve more about the EHSQ system, they deploy EHS software, and one of those software is produced and developed by the Intelex organization

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How do you become a certified safety professional CSP

How do you become a certified safety professional CSP? The Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) are responsible for conducting certified safety professional (CSP )exams. Passing the exams is not child’s play, as every candidate needs to study hard for hours to earn the certificate. … Read More »How do you become a certified safety professional CSP

OSHA Fire extinguisher requirements

OSHA Fire extinguisher requirements for employers

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA has a series of requirements for fire extinguishers. These requirements guide fire extinguishers in any establishment, office or home. 

The fire extinguisher requirements (29 CFR 1910.157) apply to the placement, use, maintenance, and testing of portable fire extinguishers provided by employers for use at work.

What you need to know about welding grinder revolution

The things you need to know about the welding grinder revolution and how the latest welding grinder technologies enhance weld grinding for increased efficiency 

Welding grinders have emerged as indispensable tools for metalworkers, offering precision and efficiency in the crucial task of weld grinding. These versatile devices have become synonymous with pursuing excellence in the welding company.

Knowing about welding grinders is essential for effective metalworking. These tools make weld grinding easy, giving accuracy and speed. The progress is evident from old hand grinding to today’s advanced grinders.

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OSHA Training Courses: Does OSHA 10 expire?

OSHA’s 10-hour Training is on basic safety and health information for entry-level workers in construction management and the general industry. It is equally part of the OSHA outreach training program, which explains serious workplace hazards, workers’ rights, employers’ responsibilities, and how to file an OSHA complaint.