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Safe bicycle riding tips: Bicycle safety

Bicycle riding is one of the most eco-friendly, cost-effective modes of transportation. Most people ride on bicycles to keep fit and enjoy themselves. This Safe bicycle riding tips will protect the rider from an accident and offer the cyclist the needed information to prevent accidents during cycling activity. 

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The Key 5 Questions to ask during an incident investigation

Incident investigation at the workplace is a structured activity carried out by responsible persons to get to the root cause of an incident. More so, It unravels the mystery behind every incident at the workplace. 

An incident investigator uses a sequence of questions to unravel the causes of the incident. The right question structure helps to arrive at the root cause. 

So, to get to the root cause, the incident investigator should ask the following questions during the investigation and is more likely than ever to get to the fact of the incident.

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6 principles of auditing every management system auditor should apply when carrying out auditing. 

The six key principles every management system auditor should apply during an audit are; Integrity, which is the core of auditing professionalism; Fair presentation, highlighting the necessity of truth and accuracy in reportage; Confidentiality, emphasizing the importance of maintaining secure information; Due professional care, encouraging sound judgments; Independence, facilitating impartiality and objectivity; and an Evidence-based approach, focusing on verifiable samples of information. These principles are founded on Clauses 5 to 7 of the ISO 19011:2011 Guidelines for auditing management systems.

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The difference between first party, second party and third party audit

First party audit is called an internal audit conducted internally by an organisation or by someone else on their behalf. In the first party audit, it’s the members of the management that are involved, very familiar with themselves and unlike what we may have in the second party and third party audits.

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What is competence, and why is it important?

Competence is the combination of training, skills, experience, and knowledge, applied to perform a task well. In health and safety, competence ensures risk assessments are prepared accurately, workers operate safely, and hazards are controlled appropriately. It’s not only critical for work efficiency but is also a legal requirement, essential to maintaining a secure and healthy workspace.

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The loto procedure that every safety officer should know

LOTO PROCEDURE means lock out tag-out procedure. A procedure that ensures that all energy sources such as pneumatic, electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, chemical, thermal, or other sources are closed to prevent any accidental release from them during maintenance or repair work. Mainly before the start of any maintenance or repair work on equipment.

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Ways to prevent an electric shock

8 WAYS TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK Electric shock can lead to severe harm and even fatality to persons when it happens. Ad with the necessary measures in place, you can prevent an electric shock from causing damage.   Electric shock often occurs when the human body… Read More »Ways to prevent an electric shock

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Near miss reporting for accident prevention

Near-miss reporting is giving out information concerning a near miss the moment it happens by the employees. Some organizations have formal ways of near-miss reporting by using forms, emails etc. But the main thing is that a near miss was not left unreported. 

Most times, workers are not ready to report a near miss because of blame or because they are afraid of being punished when they do so. Near-miss reporting should be natural for all workers to do. The management has to reassure the workers of their support and not be blamed in such an exercise and even encourage them.

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How often should you service fire extinguishers?

Fire extinguishers aid us in fighting a fire whenever there is a fire emergency. Every business is responsible for the safety of their premises, with that of workers and visitors at all times.

Provisions of adequate fire extinguishers in the company premises are among the ways every business owner protects the safety of the workers, visitors and the environment.

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