Tag Archives: Safety First

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) 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 people suffer from occupational and work-related diseases, and there are 313 million non-fatal … 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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Nepal’s Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) Related Legal Provisions While Handling Machinery, Tools or Equipment at Workplace

In regards to the use of machinery, tools or equipment at workplaces in Nepalese enterprises, Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) related legal provisions provided by the Labor Act 1992 and the Labor Rules 1993 are given below in tabular form. … Continue reading

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