How to Identify the Hazard?


Identifying hazards in the workplace involve finding things and situations that could potentially cause harm to people. Hazards generally arise from the following aspects of work and their interaction: the physical work environment equipment, materials, and substances used work tasks and how they are performed work design and management The table below lists some common types of workplace hazards. Some …

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The Top 9 Reasons Workers Don’t Report Near Misses


Here are the top nine reasons, workers often don’t report near misses: 1. Fear Believe it or not, fear actually may be the least common reason workers avoid reporting near misses. It’s true that some workplaces cultivate an environment where employees are punished for being injured, so these workers are unlikely to report near misses if they fear they will …

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Types of Fire Extinguishers Fire SafetyFire ExtinguisherFire Fighter


To deal with the multitude of different fire classes, a range of fire extinguishers have been developed. Please click on the type of extinguisher, this will display more information about that extinguisher type. Water Water Spray Water Mist (Dry Water Mist) Dry Powder (Multi-Purpose) Dry Powder (Special Powders) Foam (AFFF) Carbon Dioxide Wet Chemical Fire Blanket Hose Reel Fire Bucket …

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Why Workers Fail To Report Hazards & Injuries


Workers have a right to a safe workplace and should speak up about unsafe conditions. That is the message from OSHA and many workplace safety programs. Yet workers sometimes see hazards or suffer injuries and do not tell their supervisor. Two recent studies provide insight into why young workers and construction workers may not speak up. Although reasons varied among …

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9 Workplace Safety Secrets You Need to Know

Workplace Safety Tips

Protecting your employees can be a challenging proposition. The modern workplace can be a loud and dangerous place that exposes your workers to hazards that are unique to your workplace. For this reason, it’s critically important that managers and employees alike understand what they can do to ensure each employee goes home safely after every shift. Below are 9 Workplace …

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