Health And Safety Audits And Inspections: Why They Are Important

Health and safety audits and inspections are important to ensure that your employees are operating in a safe environment, preventing injuries from occurring on the job site. If you are considering implementing regular health and safety audits at your workplace, here’s why it’s important to do so to stay on the right side of the…

Environmental Health And Safety: What Is It And Why Does It Matter?

Environmental health and safety has become an increasingly important topic in recent years, as the need to protect people from potentially harmful substances becomes more of a priority to governments and consumers alike. What exactly is environmental health and safety? Why do we care about it? And how can you be sure your business or…

Hazardous Waste – Characteristics, Management & Treatment

What Are Hazardous Waste Hazardous waste are waste which has a potential negative effect on the health of the public or the environment. We call them hazardous waste because if these wastes are not properly managed, it could contaminate the environment and also cause ill-health to the public. These waste can be generated both domestically and…

Chemical Safety – 6 Very Useful Chemical Safety Tips

In this article we will be considering “Chemical Safety”   First of all – What is Chemical Safety?   I came across this definition: “Chemical safety is the application of the best practices for handling chemicals and chemistry processes to minimize risk, whether to a person, facility, or community. It involves understanding the physical, chemical, and toxicological…

The Salient Relationship Between Hazard – Risk – Accidents

Understanding the relationship between Hazard – Risk – Accidents is very important in accident prevention in the workplace. I will use a pictogram to show the link between Hazard – Risk – Accidents, but first let me review the definition of the parameters (Hazard – Risk – Accidents) Hazard: Hazard is anything, situation or condition which…