What Is Hazmat Test

Hazmat Test Hazmat test is a written test designed for anyone involve in the shipment of hazardous materials. According to government regulation, hazardous material may include: Toxic chemicals, Fuel, Nuclear waste, Biological agents, Chemical agents, Radioactive agent, etc. Generally, hazardous materials are substances which may pose a reasonable health risk to individuals, or risk to…

How Information Technology (IT) has Transformed the Health Insurance Industry

In the past, health insurance providers were not seen as pioneers in adopting new technologies. They were viewed as conservatives, old-fashioned and operating in the brick-and-mortar concept.    However, things have dramatically changed, and insurance leaders are no longer skeptical about embracing digitization in their day-to-day operations.    With an increasing demand for insurance products,…

10 Top Health, Safety & Environment Training Providers In Nigeria And Overseas

10 Top Health, Safety and Environment training providers in Nigeria and overseas is a question most prospective HSE professionals ask. Becoming a Health and safety (HSE) professional is a dream of most people, but how to actualize this dream is always a problem when there is no guidance. This article aims to help you achieve this…

11 Best Excavation Safety Procedures (Excavation Safety)

Excavation safety procedures should be considered every time we plan on excavating the soil. Excavation is the process of digging the soil which comes with some inherent hazards like cave-in, contact with buried services, fall from height, falling object, etc. The safety demand of any excavation depends majorly on the depth of the excavation and…

Automatic Fire Extinguisher: How It Works & Types

Automatic Fire Extinguisher: How It Works & Types

Automatic fire extinguishers are designed to operate automatically when the a trigger threshold is met. The main trigger of this extinguisher is heat levels commonly associated with fire. They are majorly installed in unsupervised areas.   Difference Between Manual Fire Extinguisher And Automatic Fire Extinguisher The main difference between them is that instead of squeezing…

What Are Natural Hazards? Categories & Types

Natural hazards are naturally occurring physical phenomena caused either by rapid or slow onset events which might have a negative effect on humans or the environment; these events can be can be geophysical, hydrological, climatological, meteorological, or biological.   Classification Of Natural Hazards Geophysical hazards: These are hazards driven by geological (i.e. Earth) processes, in particular, plate tectonics….

What Is The Occupational Health And Safety Act

What Is The Occupational Health And Safety Act The Occupational Health and Safety Act is the cornerstone of legislative and administrative measures adopted to improve occupational health and safety; it is also represented as “The OHS act”. According to Wikipedia, “The Occupational Safety and Health Act is a US labor law governing the federal law of occupational health and safety in the private…

Occupational Exposure: Examples And OEL

Occupational exposure explains contact with a potentially harmful physical, chemical, or biological agent as a result of one’s occupation. This exposure could result to several levels of dangers; majorly danger to health.   Occupational Exposure Examples Occupation: Hazardous agents exposed to: Asbestos cement industry Asbestos Carpentry and joinery; Furniture and cabinet making Wood dust Paint…