What is Environmental Health: Everything you Need to Know

What is Environmental Health: Everything you Need to Know

According to WHO – Environmental health is defined as those aspects of human health and disease that are determined by factors in the environment. It also refers to the theory and practice of assessing and controlling factors in the environment that can potentially affect health. It can be said to be the field of science…

Workers Compensation: How Does It Work?

Workers Compensation: How Does It Work?

According to Wikipedia, ”Workers compensation is a form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee’s right to sue their employer for the tort of negligence.” Some laws support Worker’s compensation, these equate to form the worker’s compensation law. …

55 Important Safety Rules You Must Apply To Stay Safe

55 Important Safety Rules You Must Apply To Stay Safe

Safety rules are a set of information that aims at preventing accidents. These rules should guide our daily activities both in the industrial and domestic setting. Safety rules will guide your actions at work, at home, on the road, while driving, when being driven, etc. You need safety rules in all aspects of your endeavors….

Confine Space Entry Procedures that Works

Confine Space Entry Procedures that Works

Confine space is an area not necessarily designed for people, but is large enough for workers to enter and perform certain jobs; it has limited entry and egress.  Confined spaces include tanks, vessels, silos, storage bins, hoppers, vaults, pits, manholes, tunnels, equipment housings, duct-work, pipelines, etc.  Characteristics Of A Confine Space: For a space to…

How To Avoid Manual Lifting Injuries In The Workplace

How To Avoid Manual Lifting Injuries In The Workplace

Manual lifting involves transporting/conveying a material from one point to another by hand. It involves lifting, pushing, pulling, dropping, etc. Manual lifting is one of the major causes of workplace injuries which includes, musculoskeletal disorders, back pain, pains in joints and muscles, repetitive strain injury, etc. These sets of injuries are what are termed Manual…

Office Ergonomics: 10 Tips to Avoid Ergonomics Disorders

Office Ergonomics: 10 Tips to Avoid Ergonomics Disorders

Office ergonomics deals with the arrangement of the workstation to suit the worker thereby preventing the development of musculoskeletal disorders and enhancing productivity. It considers an interaction between the worker, the work, and the workstation. According to OSHA – Ergonomics is the science of fitting workplace conditions and job demands to the capabilities of the…