How to Write a Good Health and Safety Policy

How to Write a Good Health and Safety Policy

The Health and Safety policy is a well-structured and organized document that highlights the organization’s stands on Health and Safety (HSE). HSE policy is indispensable for every organization that has the foresight to achieve a good health and safety identity. HSE policy is for all organizations; construction companies, oil and gas companies, mining companies, textile,…

15 Precaution for Safe Use Of Electrical Equipment

15 Precaution for Safe Use Of Electrical Equipment

Electrical equipment is one of the most used equipment in our various workplaces; When they are well used you derive its benefits, but when it is used wrongly you face the consequences. The consequence of poor usage of electrical equipment could come in different forms like Electric shock, burns, fire, and electrocution. It is very…

What is a GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter)

What is a GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter)

GFCI (Ground fault circuit interrupter) according to Wikipedia is a device that shuts off an electric power circuit when it detects that current is flowing along an unintended path, such as through water or a person. It is used to reduce the risk of electric shock, which can cause the heart to stop or cause burns. Ground fault circuit interrupter is also called Residual…

Employers Responsibilities For Health and Safety
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Employers Responsibilities For Health and Safety

In this article, we are going to highlight the “Employers’ responsibilities for health and safety“. As you already know, The Health and Safety at Work etc, Act 1974 is the primary piece of legislation governing workplace health and safety in Great Britain which act defines the general duties of everyone from employers (section 2) and employees (sections…

What is Electric Shock: Prevention and First Aid Measures

What is Electric Shock: Prevention and First Aid Measures

When an electric current with sufficient magnitude passes through the human body, it triggers a physiological response; this physiological response is what is called electric shock. Electric shock may result in no injury at all or may result in severe damage or death. The minimum current that a human can feel is 1milli ampere (mA)….

NSC (National Safety Council): All You Need To Know

NSC (National Safety Council): All You Need To Know

NSC is an acronym for – National Safety Council. It is one of the renowned health and safety bodies promoting health and safety in the United States of America with its headquarters in Itasca, Illinois. The NSC is a nonprofit, public service organization that renders services that aim at improving the health and safety system….