Lead Exposure

Lead (pb) is a heavy metal that is poisonous. It can damage the nervous system, kidney, and joints as well as cause birth defects or mental retardation. The most vulnerable workers to lead exposure are those involved in iron works, demolition…

Everyone is Responsible for Safety

Safety is the responsibility of everyone, everywhere. All jobs have hazards, so in order to make the workplace safe and prevent or reduce hazards both the employer and the employees must follow safety procedures. It is the responsibility of…

Emergency Eye Wash

Eye injuries are common at industrial workplaces. Many workers are exposed to a variety of chemicals, splashes, particles, sparks, dust, and flying objects. In an eye emergency it is very important to protect the employee’s eyes from further…

Crane Safety

A crane is a machine that can be used to move heavy materials. Cranes are often used in the construction industry when working with residential sites, commercial sites, manufacturing, and infrastructure. They can come in a variety of forms and…

Back Injury Prevention

Back injuries at the workplace usually occur while an employee is lifting, lowering, carrying, handling, or holding any object. Back injuries are a major health problem at the workplace, and they are very costly to the industry. According to…

Emergency Exits

 Emergency Exits Emergency exit doors depend on the size and number of employees at the workplace. The building code requirement for a workplace is bigger than residential house, so workplaces must have at least two emergency exits. Emergency…

Electrocution

  Electrocution Electrocution is an occupational hazard. Electrical energy is used to perform various tasks at industrial workplaces, so employees must be aware of the hazards it presents. Electrical injuries include electrocution, electrical…

Dermal Exposure

 Dermal Exposure Skin is the thin layer of tissue that forms the natural cover of the human body. One of its functions is to protect the human body (UV radiation, toxic substances, etc.). Skin is a very important exposure route for many…

Demolition Dust

Demolition Dust Most of the equipment used to build or demolish structures such as buildings, roads, and bridges creates large amounts of dust. Every structure is different; therefore, prior to demolition he site must be inspected and assessed…