Author: Suresh Pillai

Implementation of construction safety work practice in day-to-day activities in construction industry is must follow rule for every employee and employer. The fatal injury rate is much higher in construction industry in compare to other industries in this category. Construction is high hazard industry wide range of activities with high safety risk including working at heights, construction, excavation, demolition, use

Under the MHSWR, a competent person shall be regarded as where he has sufficient training and experience or knowledge and other qualities to enable him properly to assist in undertaking those measures. The onus is on the employer to decide whether persons are competent to undertake designated tasks and duties. The expression competent person occurs frequently in construction safety law. For example,

  While thinking about personal protective equipment ropes come first in mind. Ropes may be constructed from natural fibre, wire or man-made fibre. Natural fibre ropes are made from materials of vegetable origin, such as manila hemp, sisal, coir and cotton, and manufacturers do not normally provide a certificate stating the safe working load (SWL). However, it is normal for the breaking

A benchmark is a reference point which is commonly used in surveying practice. More recently the term has been used to imply some form of standard against which an organisation can measure performance and, as such, is an important business improvement tool in areas such as quality management. Health and safety benchmarking follows the same principles whereby an organization’s health