Category Archives: Spotlight

Fall Protection in General Industry

Falls are among the most common causes of serious work-related injuries and deaths. Employers must take measures in their workplaces to prevent employees from falling off overhead platforms, elevated work stations or into holes in the floor and walls. To … Continue reading

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Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S): Safety Concern

Health Effects of Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) H2S is heavier than air and can collect in low-lying and enclosed, poorly ventilated areas such as basements, manholes, sewer lines and underground telephone/electrical vaults. 1. Low concentrations – irritation of eyes, nose, throat, … Continue reading

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Fearsome 4 of Construction Safety

1. Falls 2. Struck-By 3. Caught-In/Between 4. Electrocution

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Fall Restrain System Vs. Fall Arrest System

Fall Restraint System: A fall restraint system is recommended when guardrails or personal lift devices cannot be used. When properly used, a fall restraint system prevents the worker from falling off an edge. Lanyards must be of fixed length to … Continue reading

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(Part 4 of 4) Labour Act, 2074 (2017 AD): Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) related provisions

CHAPTER 12 Provisions relating to Occupation Safety and Health 78. Special provisions relating to Occupational Safety and Health The safety and health standard of the enterprises engaged in the activities relating to the following matters shall be as prescribed: a.) … Continue reading

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