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Suggestions Invited on the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2019: Submit by 22nd November

Originally posted on Our Gov.in:
Department: Parliamentary Standing Committee on Labour Deadline: 22nd November (15 days from 8th November) Contact id: ?send two copies in either English or Hindi to the Lok Sabha Secretariat Director (AN-II&L) or email to…

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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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(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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(1 of 4) Ensuring Occupational Health And Safety By 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, minimum lead time, enhanced quality and … 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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