Category Archives: Environment, Health & Safety (EHS)

Load Carrying Legal Provisions Relating to Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) in Nepal

(Photo Source: Google) In relation to load carrying limitations for the Nepalese workers and employees, OHS legal provisions provided by the Labor Act 1992 and the Labor Rules 1993 are given below in tabular form. As prescribed by the above, … Continue reading

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Office Ergonomics: A Sound Business Investment

Ergonomics is primarily the practice of fitting the job to your employees with careful customization. It involves the process of designing workstations so that they fit the employees or workers who eventually use them. Ergonomics is about adapting the workstation … Continue reading

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Risk Analysis: Various attributes

(Photo Source: Google) Let’s start with a simple example of a gallon of kerosene which probably is only a hazard until we light a match nearby, when we actually make the situation risky for the people and property around. Unsafe … Continue reading

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Sustainable Mountain Development: Thinking beyond borders

(Photo Source: Google) Even though they have difficult terrain, adverse weather conditions and fragile living conditions, mountains are also great source of biodiversity, water, and ecosystems. Products and services from mountains travel far beyond their surrounding lowlands. Containing majority of … Continue reading

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Health & Safety: In the midst of a disaster!

(Photo Source: Google) Under any disaster situation, the immediate disaster responders have to work in a very close proximity with the victims. Besides there is high probability that the circumstances under which they are performing the job, inherently carry certain … Continue reading

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Climate Change threats: The US tribalism in the face of globalization

(Photo Source: Google) After China, America is the second-largest environmental polluter in the world. In a country where nearly two-third of the population believes that climate change is real and caused by humans, it is sad to see that the … Continue reading

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Risk: Concept & Components

(Photo Source: Google) Whenever there is a likelihood scenario of losing someone or something of value, there is risk associated. In a broader perspective, risk can also be understood as potential for loss. In financial terms, risk is either pure … Continue reading

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