Tag Archives: Safety First

(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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Initiating First Aid/CPR…. in Your Workplace

“An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure”, especially in an emergency situation when seconds count. Sudden illness or injury can often cause irreversible damage or death to the victim unless proper care is initiated as soon as … Continue reading

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A Business Case for Health & Safety….

Published Article: “A Business Case for Health & Safety Management at Workplace”, New Spotlight Magazine, NEPAL, 28 June, 2018 Introduction Fundamental Principles of Occupational Health and Safety, an International Labor Organization (ILO) publication in 2008, defines Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) … Continue reading

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Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) Provisions and Policies in Nepal: A Brief Review in Retrospect

(Photo Source: Google) Published Article: Occupational Health And Safety (OHS) Policies In Nepal: A Brief Retrospect Introduction As per International Labour Organization (ILO) estimation, 2.3 million people die every year from work-related accidents and diseases globally. More than 160 million … Continue reading

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General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions (GEFONT): Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) related legal provisions in Nepal

Established in 1989, the General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions (GEFONT), with 27 affiliated union-members nationwide, works as an umbrella organization for various trade unions in the field of agriculture, industry and service sectors. In 2007, with an effort to … Continue reading

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