As the schools close, and everyone gets ready for the festivities, take note of these essential holiday safety tips.
Developing your company's required emergency plan ensures all personnel and visitors can act swiftly and decisively in emergency situations, and to minimise the effects of an emergency situation. NOSA will help you to implement the procedures and guidelines to prepare your staff in handling, rectifying and/or minimising emergencies that could potentially affect your work activities.
In May this year, we took a look at the current landscape of illegal mining. Today, we review the negative effects of this clandestine industry.
We’re now onto the last of our blogs on entry routes of hazardous substances into the body, and today’s article takes a look at accidental injection of such toxins. While uncommon in most workplaces, it can occur when a sharp object (e.g., needle) punctures the skin and injects a chemical (or virus) directly into the bloodstream.
In part three of our four-part blog series, we take a look at how hazardous substances are ingested through the body. It sounds pretty simple – we swallow them right? It’s actually a little more complicated than that. Let’s have a look.
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.