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Easy way to remember NEBOSH IGC-1 (part-02)

Benchmarking Advantages of Benchmarking: Identifies key performance indicators. Ensures monitoring procedures are effective. Identifies strengths and weaknesses. Helps by learning lessons from others. When Benchmarking it is essential to: Choose a suitable similar organisation to benchmark. Ensure accuracy of data used. Both organisations use common definitions. Accessing data. Commitment to the process. Issues that could be used to benchmark Existence and quality of health and safety policy. Accident and near miss records. Staff roles and responsibilities. Documentation of health and safety plans. The quality of risk assessments. Type and quality of training provided. Level of monitoring i.e. proactive and reactive. Ineffective Health and Safety Policies No commitment or leadership. No annual objectives. Health and safety not given enough priority. Insufficient resources provided. Personnel do not understand the aims. Too much emphasis on employee res

Easy way to remember NEBOSH IGC-1 (part-01)

Welfare = Looking after the basic needs of people. Environment = The surroundings in which the organization operates including land, air, water, natural resources, fauna, flora and humans and their inter-relationships. Occupational Health = The protection of the bodies and minds of people from illness resulting from materials, processes or procedures used in the workplace. Exposure to hazardous chemicals Exposure to asbestos, dusts Repetitive strain injury Ill Health: Acute = Short-term exposure with immediate effect, usually reversible. Chronic = Long-term or repeated exposure with delayed effect, often irreversible. Safety = The protection of people from physical injury: Slips, trips, falls Falls from height Struck by vehicles Contact with electricity Accident = An unwanted, unforeseen, unplanned event which results in loss. Incident/Near miss = An unwanted, unforeseen, unplanned event with the potential to result in loss. Dangerous occurr

Why Accidents Happen ???? Seven Major Reasons !!!!!!!!

Hand and Portable Powered Tool Safety

It’s easy to pick up and use a tool without stopping to think about its hazards. It is difficult to remember that tools pose hazards, and sometimes accidents occur before steps can be taken to avoid or eliminate those hazards.The employer is responsible for the safe condition of tools and equipment used by employees, including tools and equipment which may be furnished by employees. How can I protect myself? Choose tools made from good quality, durable materials. Metal tools must be able to resist bending, cracking, chipping, excessive wear. Wear the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE). Wear eye,hand, and foot protection. Everyone has probably suffered a minor scrape, cut, or bruise while using hand or portable powered tools, but they can also cause more serious injuries. Saws can sever a nerve, tendon, or blood vessel. A screwdriver can cause a deep puncture wound. Droppin g a heavy tool on your foot could break a bone. Using an electric power tool that is not p

What is safety programme? This type of 50 Basic questions with answer for safety officer (part-01)

1. What is Safety ?  It is a condition which gives you freedom from hazard, risk, accident which may cause injury, damage and loss to material or property damage and even death.  Safety is defined as freedom from those condition that can cause injury to persons including death or damage to property or environment. 2. What is accident ?  It is an unexpected or unplanned event which may or may not result in injury or damage or property loss or death. 3. What is injury ?  It is defined as a harmful condition sustained by the body as a result of an accident. 4. What is hazard ?  Inherent property of a substance or an occurrence which has potential to cause loss or damage property, person or environment. 5. What is risk ?  In probability of the realization of potential for loss or damage or injury. 6. What is incident?  It is an event which represents deviation from the intended sequence of designed steps. 7. What is safety policy?  An


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