Reducing Workplace Contaminant With Local Exhaust Ventilation

Reducing Workplace Contaminant With Local Exhaust Ventilation

Reducing Workplace Contaminant With Local Exhaust Ventilation According to Health and Safety Authority, Local Exhaust ventilation (LEV) is an engineering system designed to reduce employee exposure to airborne contaminants (dust, mist, fume, vapour, gas) in the workplace by capturing the emission at source and transporting it to a safe emission point or to a filter/scrubber….

What Is Housekeeping And Effects Of Poor Housekeeping

What Is Housekeeping And Effects Of Poor Housekeeping

What Is Housekeeping Housekeeping entails general care, cleanliness, orderliness, and maintenance.  Housekeeping is a crucial aspect of workplace safety as good housekeeping helps prevent accidents and also reduce the severity/consequences of accidents. OSHA regulations require that each working surface be cleared of debris, including solid and liquid waste, at the end of each work shift or…

What Is Safety Share

What Is Safety Share

The word “Safety Share” is used to qualify the act of sharing safety information to enhance safety awareness and to prevent accident. It can be done in a forum, group or in form of an advocacy where safety information is passed, safety stories shared or lessons learnt shared. It can also be in a written…

What Is Ergonomic Hazard

What Is Ergonomic Hazard

What Is Ergonomic Hazard: Ergonomic hazard is a typical risk factors within the environment which has the potential to hurt the musculoskeletal system. The are injuries that are caused by ergonomic hazards are not always immediately obvious, making these hazards difficult to detect. Read Also: Ergonomic injury – Examples, Risk factors & Prevention How to identify…

What Are The Qualification Required For A Safety Officer?

What Are The Qualification Required For A Safety Officer?

The question “What are the qualification required for a safety officer” is a very important question young and prospective Health and Safety professionals ask. Health and Safety Officer Qualification is not fixed, the same way the duties are not fixed; all are organization dependent. Some organization has a high qualification criteria before being considered for…

How Long Does It Take For DOL OSHA 10/30-Hour Card To Expire

How Long Does It Take For DOL OSHA 10/30-Hour Card To Expire

The question “How long does it take for DOL OSHA 10/30-Hour card to expire“ is an important question which is always asked by trainers/workers who are interested or involved in the OSHA 10/30-Hour training. Before I continue, I want to state that the OSHA 10/30-Hour training is categorized into two: Workers training package Trainers training package Both…