6 Psychological Hazard Examples You Should Be Aware Of

6 Psychological Hazard Examples You Should Be Aware Of

In this article, we will be focusing on “Psychological Hazard Examples“. A psychological hazard as defined by the Psych Wiki is an event that causes stress, damage, or distress that does not originate from an external physical agent but rather from the nature of the work environment itself. A Psychological Hazard can be either positive…

What Is Top Management Commitment Towards Occupational Health And Safety?

What Is Top Management Commitment Towards Occupational Health And Safety?

Top management commitment towards Occupational Health and Safety implies – The direct participation of the highest level of management in all aspects of Occupational Health and Safety, with the sole aim of achieving the organization’s best practice in Health and Safety and also avoiding legal punishment. Top management commitment is the main driver of Occupational…

What Is Safety Integrity Level (SIL)

What Is Safety Integrity Level (SIL)

Safety Integrity Level abbreviated as “SIL” is one of the safety studies carried out to prevent hazards in process industries. According to Wikipedia, a safety integrity level (SIL) is defined as a relative level of risk reduction provided by a safety function, or to specify a target level of risk reduction. In simple terms, SIL is a measurement of…

35 Oxy-Acetylene Welding/Cutting Safety Precautions

35 Oxy-Acetylene Welding/Cutting Safety Precautions

Oxy-acetylene welding/cutting is also called Oxy-fuel welding/cutting. It is a process that uses oxygen and fuel gases to weld and cut steel or metallic components. In this type of welding acetylene gas and oxygen are mixed in a torch to attain the high temperatures that are required for the welding process. This process like any other process has…

What are the Essential Heat PPE Items for Workplace Safety

What are the Essential Heat PPE Items for Workplace Safety

It is no story that there could be situations where workers are exposed to excessive heat in the workplace, and one will wonder “Don’t We Have Heat PPE items“? Before we go ahead, let us have an overview of Heat at Work (Heat Stress). Workers at risk of heat stress include outdoor workers and workers…

What Is The Important Difference Between OSHA And NEBOSH

What Is The Important Difference Between OSHA And NEBOSH

What is the important difference between OSHA and NEBOSH in Oil and Gas or Mining safety? There is no sector-specific difference between OSHA and NEBOSH. Be it oil and Gas, Mining, construction, Environment, etc. The two are different Health and Safety organizations and have their specific operating structure; also, OSHA is a Health and safety…

What is Heat Exhaustion Recovery Time?

What is Heat Exhaustion Recovery Time?

Heat exhaustion recovery time is the time required for someone affected by heat exhaustion to recover from the illness. The heat exhaustion recovery time varies based on some factors: Time of diagnosis: How long it took before the illness was diagnosed. This will determine when treatment commences and will also determine heat exhaustion recovery time….

HAZOP Study: Step-by-Step Guide to Perform Hazard and Operability Study

HAZOP Study: Step-by-Step Guide to Perform Hazard and Operability Study

HAZOP study was initially developed in the 1960s to analyze major chemical process systems but has since been extended to other areas, including mining operations and other types of process systems and complex systems such as nuclear power plant operation and software development. HAZOP Study means “Hazard and Operability Study”. It is a risk assessment…