Fire Load Of A Building: Definition And How It Is Calculated

Fire Load Of A Building: Definition And How It Is Calculated

Fire load is the available flammable materials in a given area. According to United States law, it is a number measured in kilograms-per-square meter which represents the maximum amount of combustible material that is safely stored in a compartment and the amount of heat it can generate. It can also be defined thus: The fire…

Risk Assessment Example By Health & Safety Executives

Risk Assessment Example By Health & Safety Executives

In this article “Risk assessment example“, we will see typical risk assessment for different working areas as designed by The Health and Safety Executives. Risk assessment is a risk management process which involves identifying potential hazards and analyze what could happen if the hazard results to an accident. Risk assessment is also defined as  the…

Health And Safety Stairs Regulations

Health And Safety Stairs Regulations

Health and safety stairs regulations has been necessary due to numerous accident that have been recorded on stairways. This article will cover Health and safety stairs regulations by OSHA which gives standard requirement for a safe stairway ans basic stairs safety tips. Falls On Stairs Statistics Consider these statistics from the National Safety Council. Over 1…

IOSH Membership Procedures

IOSH Membership Procedures

IOSH Membership IOSH founded in 1945 is the only Chartered body for health and safety practitioners and the world’s largest health and safety professional membership organisation. IOSH is the first European safety body to be awarded non-governmental organisation (NGO) status by the International Labour Organisation. IOSH is a focal point for health and safety professionals…

Foam Fire Extinguishers And How They Are Use

Foam Fire Extinguishers And How They Are Use

Foam fire extinguishers are one of the most common types of fire extinguisher, and are generally used for fires involving flammable solids and liquids. Foam fire extinguishers create a cooling blanket effect, smothering burning materials and preventing re-ignition. It is not for use on chip pan fires unless they are described specifically as class F…

OSHA 30: Everything You Should Know

OSHA 30: Everything You Should Know

OSHA 30 OSHA 30 is one of OSHA’s outreach programs. It is divided into two (2): 30-Hour Training for Construction 30-Hour Training for General Industry 30-Hour Training for Construction The OSHA 30-hour Construction Industry Outreach Training course is a comprehensive safety program designed for anyone involved in the construction industry. Specifically devised for safety directors,…