Category Archives: Resource

National Occupational Safety and Health Policy 2076BS Nepal

For the first time, the government has brought the National Occupational Safety and Health Policy 2076BS to make the workplace healthy, safe, organized and dignified. The Council of Ministers recently approved the policy (subject for review every five years) set … Continue reading

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(Part III) (2 of 2) Construction Focus Four: Caught–In or –Between Hazards

How can I protect myself from caught–in or –between hazards? A. Use machinery that is properly guarded Never remove a safety guard when a tool is being used. Hazardous moving parts of power tools and equipment need to be safeguarded. … Continue reading

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(Part III) (1 of 2) Construction Focus Four: Caught–In or –Between Hazards

What is a caught–in or –between hazard? When the impact alone creates the injury, the event should be recorded as Struck. When the injury is created more as a result of crushing injuries between objects, the event should be recorded … Continue reading

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(Part II) (2 of 2) Construction Focus Four: Struck-By Hazards

How can I protect myself from struck-by hazards? A. Heavy equipment [cranes, excavators, etc.] Stay away from heavy equipment when it’s operating – In fact, be alert to the location of all heavy equipment whether in use or not Stay … Continue reading

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(Part II) (1 of 2) Construction Focus Four: Struck-By Hazards

What is a struck-by hazard? Struck-by injuries are produced by forcible contact or impact between the injured person and an object or piece of equipment. Having said that, it is important to point out that in construction, struck-by hazards can … Continue reading

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