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  • Best Lockout/Tagout Station For Work
    Best Lockout/Tagout Station For Work
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    The term “Lockout Tagout” refers specifically to procedures used to ensure that equipment is shut down and inoperable until maintenance or repair work is completed.  Lockout, Tagout is a safety procedure used in industry and research settings to ensure that dangerous machines are properly shut off and not able to be started up again prior to the completion of maintenance or repair work. If lockout tag-out practices are not observed workers can be seriously injured or killed by the machinery...

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  • Basic fire safety at homes
    Basic fire safety at homes
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    Fire is one of the biggest threats to the property with losses adding up to billions of dollars in damages every year. Of the average “354,400" home structure fires per year”, most were caused by cooking (49%), followed by heating equipment (14%), which presents an added level of risk during winter lockdowns, Electrical distribution, and lighting equipment (10%), intentional (8%) this includes fires started by children. Smoking materials (5%). Other causes that don’t make the top five candles...

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  • 12 Basic laboratory safety rules
    12 Basic laboratory safety rules
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    Laboratory safety is a measure against laboratory accidents and to minimize the risk of injury or illness to laboratory workers by ensuring that they have the training, information, support, and equipment needed to work safely in the laboratory. In many countries, laboratory work is subject to health and safety legislation. In some cases, laboratory activities can also present environmental health risks, for example, the accidental or deliberate discharge of toxic or infective material from...

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  • Use of Safety Harness
    Use of Safety Harness
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    A safety harness is personal protective equipment (PPE) designed to protect a person or object from fall, injury, or damage. Working at height is one of the biggest causes of injury (HSE) and fatality in the workplace. On construction sites and in warehouses, the risk of falling means that serious personal injury is a possibility. It's important that workers and managers take a proactive approach to correctly using safety harnesses. The health and safety executive has produced a guide to the...

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  • Importance of face shields in the workplace
    Importance of face shields in the workplace
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    Workers need face shields across a multitude of industries to ensure reliable protection from numerous hazards. Face shields are essential personal protective equipment used by workers (medical, welders, scientists) to prevent harm or burn on the face. Wearing face protection is one of the simplest ways to shields one's face from the elements faced at work. 

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  • Importance of cleaning and disinfecting your safety equipment.
    Importance of cleaning and disinfecting your safety equipment.
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    Cleaning refers to the removal of germs and dirt from surfaces in order to lower the risk of infection while disinfecting is a process that uses chemicals to kill germs. It is important to choose the right equipment for a certain job. An important part of cleaning is possessing the proper equipment. Without proper equipment, you will be unable to do the work you are expected to carry out. Sometimes this equipment will literally be the tool you need to complete your job, other times, this...

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  • Things to know while buying spill kits in Nigeria
    Things to know while buying spill kits in Nigeria
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    Spills can have devastating impacts, thus, it's significant that you plan well for them. In the event that a basic spill happens while you are storing, using, or transporting goods, having a fitting spill kit, and the knowledge to use it effectively, can help you sort it rapidly and efficiently. Your spill kits give a quick and direct reaction to working environment spills. Regardless of whether it's for fuel, general liquids, or Hazchem spills, the right spill kit will assist you to contain...

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  • How to choose Eyewash stations to use at workplace
    How to choose Eyewash stations to use at workplace
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    Eyewash stations are used for emergency eye washing in laboratory, industrial, or factory environments. The systems and stations are required when there is a potential for the eyes to be exposed to corrosives, solid aggravations, or harmful chemicals. In these cases, eye washing systems and stations should be accessible and open to workers.

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  • Creating a safe working environment
    Creating a safe working environment
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    Safety should never be an afterthought, especially in the workplace, as organizational productivity directly depends on the well-being of employees. Hence if you want to achieve greater efficiency in the workplace, you must make workplace safety an integral part of any organizational culture. . A safe work environment is a productive one. No matter the company, industries, sites, or business, procedures for safety in the workplace are a necessity for all staff. Safety measures protect...

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  • Emergency Action Plan
    Emergency Action Plan
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    Emergencies can happen at any time. The most effective way to handle a crisis situation is to prepare in advance by creating an Emergency Action Plan. The occupational safety & health administration (OSHA) even requires written Emergency Action Plans for many businesses, buildings, industries, companies, and specific businesses that have additional regulations due to their part in the country’s infrastructure or their handling of hazardous materials. Emergencies can be identified as...

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  • Safety tips on marine chandlers in Nigeria
    Safety tips on marine chandlers in Nigeria
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    A ship chandler is a person (or sometimes a group/agency) that totally deals in supplying required commodities for a shipping vessel and its crew. A ship chandler supplies all the necessary and requisite commodities like provisions, disposables and sometimes can be extended to supplying maintenance parts of the vessel, that is engine parts and other essential items. The quality of what is supplied to them is very important and that is why when a chandler is able to come on board, it is very...

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  • Best Safety Practice For Tank Cleaning
    Best Safety Practice For Tank Cleaning
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    It is in every case great practice to investigate the tank once cleaned to check its condition and to examine warming curls, direct pressing factor tests, and attempt fixes as important. Tanks should be empty before they can be cleaned, thus the time expected to deplete tanks should be considered while assessing the general time required. Tank cleaning is the process of eliminating hydrocarbon fumes, fluids, or buildups from load tanks locally available in a big hauler.

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  • Best Industrial Safety Helmet To Use at Workplace
    Best Industrial Safety Helmet To Use at Workplace
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    Head injuries are fairly common in the industry and account for 3 to 6% of all industrial injuries in industrialized countries. The wounds sustained are generally the effect of rakish articles, for example, apparatuses or bolts tumbling from a stature of a few meters; in different cases, laborers may strike their heads in a tumble to a story or endure an impact between some fixed item and their heads.

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  • Essential maintenance guide to extend lifespan of medical equipment
    Essential maintenance guide to extend lifespan of medical equipment
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    Medical equipment is gadgets utilized for a medical reason, either to analyze or to treat patients. They are gadgets intended to be used for medical purposes.  Upkeep of medical gadgets is fundamental, it includes placing in all actions identifying with giving the satisfactory degree of administrations the gadgets will deliver and furthermore restricting vacation of such gadgets in the medical offices. Medical maintenance includes all exercises identifying with giving a satisfactory degree of...

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