We’re taking a look at the four major entry routes through which a chemical can enter the body. In our last blog, we unpacked the ways a person can inhale chemicals, and the respiratory protection your workplace must have in place. Today, we review how toxins and hazardous chemical substances are absorbed through the skin.
For a chemical to harm someone, and affect their health negatively, it must first come into contact or enter the body. It must also have some biological effect on the body.
Point of fact – there are only hard HSE questions if you don’t have an answer for them. And this is not advisable when your actions (or inactions) can lead to injury or loss of life. Have a look at the following sample list of ‘hard’ HSE questions. If your answers resemble the solutions we have provided, then every HSE question will more than likely have an easy answer. Simple.
NOSA will be running a SAMTRAC course over December 2017 and January 2018, combining the best of both the classroom and e-learning options.
Topics: Blended SAMTRAC
There are several features available to you on NOSA’s new Client Portal that will add to your customer experience. But, we are aware that to adopt something new sometimes needs a little encouragement. Today, we’ll highlight the differences between manual and online booking – and how new can definitely mean improved.
As you know, we launched our exciting new initiative to improve and enhance your experience as a valued NOSA customer – the NOSA Client Portal. The primary aim of this platform is to place control of your company’s (or your personal) NOSA training profile directly in your hands.
Topics: NOSA Client Portal
Commercial buildings are responsible for some of the greatest carbon emissions. But, some responsible-minded companies have made a concerted effort to adapt their buildings as much as possible, to ensure they meet new environmental standards. By next year, as many as 48% of new non-residential building construction will be green, according to estimates. Sustainable architecture is no longer rare, and that’s something that’s happened fairly quickly – from 2005 to 2012, the number of new green building designs jumped by 39%.
NOSA is continually striving towards offering its clients a user-friendly and seamless customer experience. As such, it has developed a single platform of reference for all customers, guaranteed to improve service while driving the company’s digital transformation.
Topics: NOSA news
Did you know – according to The Guardian, at least nine companies globally generate a billion dollars or more in revenue annually from sustainable products or services — those products and services that focus on sustainable living and/or are produced sustainably. This includes Unilever, General Electric, Ikea, Tesla, Chipotle, Nike, Toyota, Natura and Whole Foods (with Target expected to join the list in the coming months). Certainly not ‘small fry’ companies.