We encourage you to help us raise awareness about safety. Follow along with our campaign activities week by week and actively participate as the month progresses. Join us as we celebrate National Safety Month every June. While safety is crucial throughout the year, this month is dedicated to emphasizing the importance of preventing injuries and fatalities in all aspects of life, be it the workplace or anywhere else. In this blog, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the National Safety Council (NSC) are showcasing their research and prevention initiatives focused on four themed areas, one for...

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Charlie Morecraft, HSE, news -

OSHA strongly encourages employers to investigate all incidents in which a worker was hurt, as well as close calls (sometimes called "near misses"), in which a worker might have been hurt if the circumstances had been slightly different. In the past, the term "accident" was often used when referring to an unplanned, unwanted event. To many, "accident" suggests an event that was random, and could not have been prevented. Since nearly all worksite fatalities, injuries, and illnesses are preventable, OSHA suggests using the term "incident" investigation. Investigating a Worksite Incident Incident investigations are often conducted by a supervisor, but to...

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HSE, news -

The major intent of having a Health, Safety and Environment Management System dates back in time to the faulty working practices of workers in an earlier era, especially in the manufacturing industry. Employees were barely protected from the accidents caused by the machines and equipment they worked with. As a result, there was a high rate of accidents that led to injuries and even death of the employees. Eventually, the workers began to demand better safety and forced the government to take action. HSE (Health, Safety and Environment) is a set of processes and procedures identifying potential hazards to a certain environment, developing best...

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