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Fire Safety at Home

  House fire may have reduced in number in the last few years but still, this number is very high and can not be ignored at all. Not only it is dangerous for property and assets it also has taken many lives. Almost 2500 lives are estimated to taken by house fires every year. And almost $7 billion of property […]

Accidents in Workplace and Occupational Disease Infographic

An occupational disease is a physical, mental or psychological health issue caused by work or occupational activity. National laws or regulatory authorities are required that the employers should establish and keep records of occupational accidents, diseases, accidents and dangerous occurrences. List of globally recognized occupational diseases are : Chemical, physical and biological illness Respiratory diseases Skin diseases Musculoskeletal disorders Occupational […]

An introduction to Fire Safety and Prevention : Complete Guide

Fire comes under the most common reason for the loss in the workplaces. And it is also one of the biggest reasons for the accidental loss of human resources at the workplace. Also, the numbers of fire accidents are not only increasing every year, but they are also becoming dangerous to every year. Even a small fire can cause a […]

Early signs of alcohol / drug abuse

Alcohols are not made only to be consumed but they have many industrial importance. Also, the other drugs if one thinks rationally will take and let it influence you in a way that the person feels it does not affect his/her body negatively. Symptoms Although in the world nowadays apart from elite socializing parties or get to gathers where it […]

Drastic effects of alcohol at workplace

Alcohol is a kind of depressant which slows down the central nervous system. It decreases the motor coordination in the brain which stops the intellectual performance. However, it is used in parties and entertainment sessions. Their positive approach is mainly when it is used as taste enhancer in foods and a drunk in small quantity in countries with extreme cold […]

Moral reasons for managing health and safety at workplace

It is fair to say that when people go to work they do not expect to be injured or worse. Every employee expects that in return for the duties they perform they can expect to work in a safe environment and return to their families and friends at the end of their shift. It is also fair to say that […]

Things to Keep in Mind While Choosing a First Aid Training Course Provider

Employees can be some of the most vulnerable citizens if their respective employers are lukewarm to the idea of security. And, the way the workforce often finds it difficult to speak about their need of security is something that only aggravates the situation. So, in turn, employers, as moral agents, should themselves prove up to the task of strengthening the […]

Obtaining a CSCS Card – All You Want to Know is Here

The Construction skills Certification Scheme card is for construction workers, who need to pass this achievement test in order to prove their proficiency in doing the construction based works. Working in construction sector isn’t easy, and requires workers to meet the specified criteria. It is a skill certification scheme, under the UK government, to ensure that the construction activities are […]

What is the Difference Between NEBOSH and IOSH Courses ?

NEBOSH, short for the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health, is an autonomous examining and award-giving board, which is recognized across global quarters for its specialization in vocational education pertaining to various matters of concern, such as health, safety, environment protection and risk management. It is a body of an exalted rank for being a guiding mentor of […]

First Aid Courses Can Save Lives at the Workplace

Life is a tad moody. Isn’t it? Though happiness and sadness are equally distributed, nothing is anticipated. Nothing is unforeseeable. Everyone has his/her canvass, painted with the most exuberant hues, and the darkest blues. The occurrence and magnitude of incidents can never be predicted. And, no line of defense can make a difference. However, it’s always inspiring how we, the […]

A Guide on How to Choose a First Aid Training Organization for a First Aid Certificate

Early in the day, a number of first aid training organizations were required to seek approval from the Health and Safety Executive – a regulatory agency with a responsibility to ensure and advice on maintaining healthy working conditions for employees across UK. However, things took a turn in October ’13 when HSE stopped giving such work permits. The move was […]