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Employers: Do you keep your workplace air clean to prevent work-related lung disease?
Employers are obliged by law to protect workers by using alternative processes, less hazardous materials, enclosures, ventilation and protective equipment (as a last resort).
Did you know that noise in the workplace can be a stressor, even when it is not at a level that requires action to prevent hearing loss?
Employers: Do you look at this in your risk assessment?
You are still on time!
Join the Lifelong Learning Week Platform @lllplatform and @EU_OSHA at the Lighten the load - lifelong learning for healthier workplaces event next Thursday!
📅 2 December
Register now: https://bit.ly/LLL-event
& Follow #LLLWeek on Social Media
𝑯𝒆𝒓𝒆 𝒘𝒆 𝒈𝒐! 🔔
The registrations for the #LLLWeek21 are officially open! 🥳
Discover the programme, the events, the host, and register to as many online debates as you want! 👉 http://bit.ly/lllweek21
FACT: Between 26- 53% of #cancersurvivors lose their job during or after treatment.
Marking one year since its publication, @CancerLeagues re-launched the Handbook on how to manage cancer at work and two new leaflets.
All proudly endorsed by EU-OSHA: https://bit.ly/ECL-leaf
Cut resistant gloves inspired by nature?
The solution enhance hand protection against cuts during manual work by creating nature-inspired convex structures on the fabric.
To find out more go to: https://cutt.ly/AbqZp8C
Recent paper: https://sciendo.com/article/10.2478/aut-2021-0006
Biomimetic for protective gloves.
To see more information about the solution designed for improving safety and comfort of protective hydrophobic gloves go to: https://cutt.ly/kvOweVx
Recent paper: https://mdpi.com/1660-4601/18/17/9202
Did you know that as multinational mining companies have expanded their geographic footprint, the focus on developing a safe working environment has increased?
To learn more about safety in the mining industry, click here: https://bit.ly/3q0gxYx
With the help of our new Hazards Product Selector Tool, we can help you find PPE for your industry and specific hazards. You can also speak to one of our Ansell representatives for additional guidance.
Visit our website and try it now: https://bit.ly/3HvMcau
If a hazardous substance must be used in your workplace, do you minimise worker exposure to it by using engineering controls?
Employers: The most effective engineering controls contain the hazardous substance or prevent it from reaching workers.
Each of JSP's safety helmet warmers can be easily attached to compatible models in the Evolution® range of safety helmets: https://jspsafety.info/3AToMHy
Find your local source of products by our supply partner, @JSPLtd ▶️ http://ow.ly/nBwq50FrsOE
As an employer, do you communicate planned changes to the workplace well in advance, including providing information about timing and how it will affect employees' jobs?
Workers need to be clear about why a change is being implemented, and why it is necessary.
Use our Registered Safety Supplier Scheme website to help you find a registered supplier. You can also view the scheme's supporters.
Visit now ▶️ http://ow.ly/gOj230mUSqj
We've been working with psychologist Dr. Jennifer Parkin and Professor Thorsten Chmura to look into the common problem of sign blindness. Our free guide 'Sign Blindness - A big risk to health and safety' can be downloaded now: http://ow.ly/J2ON50GW5AJ
Temperatures are beginning to plummet, so we're sharing our top tips to keep your workplace slip-free this winter. Head to http://www.seton.co.uk/winter to browse our full range of winter essentials. #wintersafety #slipsandtrips
The incident heat energy an electric arc can produce is determined by the amount of the arc current, the duration of the arc, the distance between the worker & the arc and the configuration of the conductors & the surrounding environment.
Find out more ▶️ http://ow.ly/CU3T50GSM8l
When death or serious injury occurs whilst working on electrical equipment, electrocution can be the first thing that comes to mind. However, the blast and thermal energy from an arc flash may be equally relevant.
Find out more: http://ow.ly/kNUz50GSM83
The best way of dealing with the risk of a fire of electrical origin is to prevent one from occurring. However, if one did start, would your team know what to do?
How to put out an electrical fire ▶️ http://ow.ly/Cyim50DFRcN
This course covers hazard recognition & risk assessment, and how individual behaviour can help reduce the number and seriousness of accidents.
ROTHERHAM 27 January: S.P.A. CORE H&S DAY
Enquire now ▶️ http://ow.ly/7bTm50CmNan
Higher levels of carbon dioxide in the air is a good indicator your ventilation systems aren't adequate enough to protect your workers from COVID transmission. HSE has new guidance on how to use CO2 monitors to identify poor ventilation. Download it now:https://www.hse.gov.uk/coronavirus/assets/docs/using-a-co2-monitor.pdf?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=coronavirus&utm_content=ventilation
Monitor and review the actions taken once an employee has raised mental health concerns, these may need to be updated to provide continued support in managing the situation and reducing stress: https://workright.campaign.gov.uk/campaigns/workingminds?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=working-minds&utm_term=all-sectors&utm_content=working-minds-homepage #WorkingMinds
Pandemic fatigue is real! It can be tiring to keep adjusting our lives to changing public health measures. Avoid burnout with these self-care tips. https://youtu.be/SRHthngrhjI
Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. This is an opportunity to observe and renew our commitment to ending gender-based #violence in the workplace. http://ow.ly/iPGP50GTO7K #16Days
Many people believe that health and safety is packed with paperwork, chock full of checklists, and rampant with rules. This element, known as ‘compliance safety’, does exist and has an important role to play.
#HealthAndSafety #AskVeritas #ComplianceSafe…
#GlobalHSE2022 Welcomes @Ejaad_info and #moheri as Endorser
13-16 Feb 2022 | Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre
Block your dates today #GlobalHSE #environment #safety #security #health #sustainability #technology #staysafe #stayhealthy #registernow #healthandsafety #oilandgas
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