CO2 Fire Extinguisher: How It Works And Limitations

CO2 Fire Extinguisher: How It Works And Limitations

CO2 fire extinguisher is filled with non-flammable carbon dioxide gas under extreme pressure. It is designed for Class B and C (flammable liquid and electrical) fires only. How To Identify CO2 Fire Extinguisher The Carbon Dioxide fire extinguisher can be identified by its color. The Carbon Dioxide fire extinguisher color is expressed thus: Manufactured to…

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…

8 Main WHMIS Symbols And Their Classes

8 Main WHMIS Symbols And Their Classes

WHMIS Symbols are symbols representing the different hazard category in the Canadian standard (WHMIS 2015 regulation) used in the classification and labelling of chemicals. What is WHMIS WHMIS which represents (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) is an hazardous product regulation system which helps identify the hazards of products like chemical and infectious agents. WHMIS groups products with similar properties or hazards into classes. This hazardous products…

What Is A STOP Program In HSE

What Is A STOP Program In HSE

The STOP program in HSE is a behavioral based safety program designed to prevent injuries and occupational illnesses in the workplace. “STOP” in the STOP program means – Safety training Observation Programme. This program involves training, observation, corrections and STOP work authority. This program is solely based on observation, since other actions to be taken will be…

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…