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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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(4 of 4) Ensuring Occupational Health And Safety By Managing Risk

Risk Control Controlling the risk of exposure to occupational hazards is the fundamental way of preventing accidents, injuries and illnesses at your worksite. Hierarchy of Controls suggests that there are mainly five ways to control the risks at workplaces, namely … Continue reading

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(3 of 4) Ensuring Occupational Health And Safety By Managing Risk

(1 of 4) Ensuring Occupational Health And Safety By Managing Risk (2 of 4) Ensuring Occupational Health And Safety By Managing Risk Proactive and Reactive Safety A proactive safety is the key to success of any HSE program in any … Continue reading

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(2 of 4) Ensuring Occupational Health And Safety By Managing Risk

(1 of 4) Ensuring Occupational Health And Safety By Managing Risk Accidents and Hazards Accidents are one of the biggest concerns in any worksite, be it a construction site or general industry sector. More often than not they bring about … Continue reading

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