Category Archives: Construction

Things Go Wrong While Attempting a Lift

Many things can go wrong while attempting a lift…. in this case, look for the breaking sling on the left corner above the signalman who barely escaped. Confined Space Entry, What Could Go Wrong What is More Important than Getting … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Outbreak: Cloth Face Coverings

Cloth face coverings or masks are not manufactured to a recognized standard and they are not same as the surgical masks or respirators. According to a research conducted in Nepal last year, the majority of locally available cloth face masks … Continue reading

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Ensuring Occupational Health & Safety by Managing Risk

The Article Earlier Published in https://www.spotlightnepal.com/2019/09/30/ensuring-occupational-health-and-safety-managing-risk/ A construction project, or any other for that matter, is termed a success when a given job is completed in time, within budget and with adequate quality. Every organization essentially strives for reduced cost, … Continue reading

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Construction Industry: Fatal (Focus-Four) Hazards

Hazards are different in terms of their likelihood of occurrence as well as the severity of consequences they may bring about. Depending upon the risks posed by various kinds of construction hazards, (i) fall, (ii) struck-by, (iii) electrocution and (iv) … Continue reading

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(Part IV) (2 of 2) Construction Focus Four: Electrocution Hazards

How can I protect myself from electrocution hazards? A. Maintain safe distance from overhead power lines Staying away from power lines is the best option. Before work begins: Ensure that the equipment/activity (such as cranes and other high reaching equipment) … Continue reading

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