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Halloween safety tips for adults and kids that you should know

Halloween celebration nights come with their own safety risk. And that’s why it’s expedient to arm yourself with the necessary information to prevent the danger from causing harm to you or anyone related to you.

Read more on the Halloween safety tips article to stay on top of the situation and enjoy a Halloween celebration free of harm or injury.

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Two separate incidences resulted in £400000 fines after health and safety breaches.

An employer, Bernard Mathews foods LTD has been fined £400000 following two separate incidents involving two employees leading to injuries. On 28 January 2020, An employee, Mr Colin Frewin, was assigned to clean a large screw conveyor used to move poultry turkeys along to chill… Read More »Two separate incidences resulted in £400000 fines after health and safety breaches.

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What is the context of the organisation according to the ISO management system?

If you have seen any of the ISO management system standards, you will know that the management system has a high-level structure called Annex L.  The structure allows for easy integration of different ISO management systems standards whenever you want to run an integrated management… Read More »What is the context of the organisation according to the ISO management system?

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TRIR calculation: How to calculate the total recordable incident rate

It is rewarding for a business to have a successful environmental health and safety arrangement that will improve the performance of hse management system. Measuring the performance of any system should also be in place to ascertain its effectiveness and delivery and areas that need improvement.

One of those ways to measure your health and safety performance is by using a metric called TRIR.

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Crsp certification: How to become a Canadian registered safety professional

Becoming a Canadian registered safety professional will expose you to know safety information to manage hazards and control hazardous exposures to individuals, equipment and the environment. With your Crsp membership, getting a safety job in Canada will be easy for you as most employers are keen on it as a requirement for getting you employed.

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£115000 fine after hand amputated by a machine 

Mr Christopher Wright, a 59-year-old engineer, worked under Playford packaging at their factory on 10 February 2021. The factory location is at Wrexham Industrial Estate in Wrexham.  How did the hand amputation accident happen?  The operator of a Large case-making machine had previously noticed that… Read More »£115000 fine after hand amputated by a machine 

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What is the difference between a stage 1 audit and a stage 2 audit? 

When your company decides to get a certification in any ISO management systems, for example, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 or ISO 45001, Your company will acquire the services of a certification body to carry out the activity for them.  Before the company obtains an ISO… Read More »What is the difference between a stage 1 audit and a stage 2 audit? 

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What is the difference between ISO 45001 and OHSAS 18001?

ISO project committee developed ISO 45001 and published it on March 12, 2018. Since then, many organisations have been certified by it. OHSAS 18001 has been since 1999. And it is an occupational health and safety management system (OHSMS). They’re a lot of differences between… Read More »What is the difference between ISO 45001 and OHSAS 18001?

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Egypt petroleum show (Egypt) 2023

Egypt petroleum show (Egyps ) and exhibition is an annual event for the Egypt petroleum industry. The event has been going on for many years. It’s a critical access point for the North African & Mediterranean oil and gas, and Energy Sectors. This year’s conference… Read More »Egypt petroleum show (Egypt) 2023

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A chemical company has been fined after releasing a cloud of toxic chlorine gas in the factory

A chemical company has been fined after releasing a cloud of toxic chlorine gas that spread through its factory, yard and surrounding area resulting in staff needing hospital treatment and significant damage to the factory.  What leads to the fine? A chemical company, Wiltshire company… Read More »A chemical company has been fined after releasing a cloud of toxic chlorine gas in the factory

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Groundworks contractor fined for petrol fire

A Kent groundworks contractor has been fined after a worker sustained burns following petrol thrown on a bonfire.  What leads to the fine of the groundworks contractor? Kent County surfacing Ltd employed a 26-year-old groundworker to work on a new residential development in Ramsgate kent… Read More »Groundworks contractor fined for petrol fire

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Things you need to know about the federal road safety corps (FRSC) of Nigeria

Federal road safety Corps is a Nigerian government agency for road safety management and affairs. The Road safety agency operates in 36 states of Nigeria and the Federal Capital Territory. When were they formed?  They were formed in February 1988 by the federal government decree… Read More »Things you need to know about the federal road safety corps (FRSC) of Nigeria

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Five steps to reduce mining site work accidents in Australia 

Australian mining boosts the economy of the country. The mining industry in Australia produces more than 19 minerals in significant amounts from over 350 operating mines. The minerals include Bauxite, Iron-ore, rare earth elements, Uranium, Zinc etc. The places mining occurs in Australia in the… Read More »Five steps to reduce mining site work accidents in Australia 

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8 reasons why you need a security education and awareness in this period

  With the news of insecurity ranging from internet hacking to robbery and others, we need knowledge of security education and awareness in our lives and at work.  Release of confidential information to the public is on the rise, sometimes through security breaches or theft.… Read More »8 reasons why you need a security education and awareness in this period

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How to manage an ergonomic risk for remote workers

As more work is going remotely, it is an opportunity for employees to have a well-designed workstation to prevent musculoskeletal disorders and other ergonomic-related injuries.  Since more jobs are going remotely, this will continue to expose people to ergonomic risks, unlike the traditional office setting… Read More »How to manage an ergonomic risk for remote workers

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Building firm fined after workers were put at risk during warehouse renovation, and for breaching Prohibition Notice

A building firm has been fined after putting workers working at height at risk during the refurbishment of a former warehouse building in London and for breaching a Prohibition Notice. Shiva Ltd, a property investment company, and a building firm were working on a renovation… Read More »Building firm fined after workers were put at risk during warehouse renovation, and for breaching Prohibition Notice