BASIC SAFETY

Why health surveillance and health protection are the best things

 

 

Health surveillance is the process of regular review of the health of employees expose to various forms of health risk.

Health surveillance is important for:
• Identifying ill-health effects at an early stage, so employers can introduce better controls to prevent them getting worse
Availability data to help employers evaluate health risks
• Access employees to raise concerns about how work affects their health
• Pop up failure in workplace control measures, hence providing invaluable feedback to the risk assessment
Purpose of health surveillance
The purpose is to maintain and protect the health and safety of employees. This is by regular detection of adverse changes to health as a result of workplace exposures. This can help you
• Proof of the effectiveness of existing control measures
• Identifying where they may still be having an impact on employee health.

When Health surveillance is required:

Some employees may need to take part in a health surveillance program as part of their existing contract. This could include baseline (recorded at the start of employment), ongoing and exit health surveillance. It may also be required as a result of potential hazardous exposures at work.
It can include various types of tests.
• Skin examination.
• Hand and arm or full body vibration tests .
• Lung function tests – such as peak flow and spirometry.
• Hearing or vision tests – such as audiology or keystone.
• Medical tests – such as blood, urine, ECG and blood pressure
• Physical tests – such as musculoskeletal, dexterity, function, height and weight.
• Confidential health questionnaires which are industry specific and require a detailed recorded history.

Aspects of health surveillance:

Where specific medical examinations are involved, establish the medical personnel’s knowledge and expertise in these areas. They should be aware of the working environment. You also need to establish who will be responsible for interpreting the results.

Occupational health personnel can includes:

• physicians
• advisers
• medical technicians.

They can perform health assessments and carry out medical examinations. They may also carry out:

• confined spaces medicals
• night workers assessment
• drivers medicals, such as LGV and fork lift trucks
• assessments for new employees within the organisation or those changing roles
• assessments for young workers, such as new apprentices, students or those under 18.

Health protection :

An suitable strategy to protect people at work from health risks should implement the following elements.
1. Pre- employment health screening
2. Primary and secondary monitoring
3. Supervision of vulnerable groups
4. Avoiding potential risks

Hence health surveillance and health production is very important to implement in the organisation to ensure employee health and hygienic so that the employee will give productivity without any failure and causes. Organisation should review employee health and safety regularly to meet the legal requirements. Learn How to conduct health surveillance test and health protection check up from nebosh syllabus associated with nebosh course in chennai center.

slow Down For The Turn While Driving

Slow Down For The Turn while Driving:

In Modern world Road and transport has prevalent and integral part of every people. Nowadays everyone uses transport. In India it almost nine thousand people were killed in road accident every year. The present transport system has reduced distances and also it increases the risk.

 

 

There are 15 useful tips for road safety while driving:

  1. Know your signal
  2. Pay attention
  3. Don’t Rush on Roads
  4. Keep Eye on the road while crossing the road and pedestrian crossing
  5. Slow Down to an appropriate Turning
  6. Never stick hands outside the vehicle
  7. Slow down at bend
  8. Staying safe ion a vehicle
  9. Follow traffic signals
  10. Do not text and drive
  11. Do not use mobile phone
  12. Respect Stopped vehicles
  13. Don’t Distraction
  14. Obey Speed limits
  15. Always use turn signal

 

Follow this instruction and make sure other safety also always make you decision as drive slow at appropriate turning.

Respect the right of way of everyone

If you are hurry in road don’t obstinate from your point of view. Make sure  give right path to everyone to drive safely.  While the other vehicle might be being a bully in claiming you give way, it’s better to let them through. Never block the path of the vehicle by moving in front of it or impede its passage in any way. Doing so is dangerous and increases the risk of an accident.

 

 

Do not exceed the speed limit.

 

 

TESTING THE BEHAVIOUR WITH RIGHT TOOL

SAFETY PROFESSIONALS are NO-01 Safety training providers in India Operating from Chennai is an ISO 9001: 2008 accredited institute which had started their service on providing world class training and certification on international and national certification for health and safety professionals in 2014. They provide training on NEBOSH Course in ChennaiFire and Safety Course in India and Industrial Safety Course in India.

 

SAFETY PROFESSIONALS true to its name has produced thousands of professionals in the field of safety.

 

To keep the students updated in the field of Health and Safety and to be in pace with advancements in the Health and Safety arena, SAFETY PROFESSIONALS have decided to conduct Behaviour Based Safety Training program for the students and prospective professionals.

 

 

 

 

SAFETY PROFESSIONALS Chennai in association with F.O.B.S a non profit organization who works to create awareness about advancement in the safety field has launched BEHAVIOR BASED SAFETY training from September 2017.

 

Behaviour Based Safety is  a way of managing safety which specifies which behaviour from the employees are required and which are not acceptable.It appreciates the acceptable behaviours  and encourage the people to follow it.

 

SAFETY PROFESSIONALS Chennai  provide the range of  customized and specially designed Behavioral based safety training , that more suits to  industrial needs and to enhance the behavior of the employees.

 

BBS is not only a pre-requirement while commissioning the project but also a prime tool to enhance the existing safety management system and culture in the organization.

 

The Behavioral based safety training, will not consist simply an PowerPoint presentations and videos , will be more interactive, which can evolve your employees attitude and perception towards health and safety.

 

 

The Behavioral based safety training is designed based on the “site visit” conducted in your workplace by our expert trainers.

 

SAFETY PROFESSIONALS deliver BEHAVIOUR BASED TRAINING with certified trainers who have more than 25 years of experience in reputed Industries.

 

SAFETY PROFESSIONALS offers two days training program for the professionals and four days training program for TRAIN THE TRAINER.

Will Stress Kill A Person????????

Hi, guys. When any one raises this question, first you feel what a silly question. Then when are going to answer there is a great dilemma between what answer to be given.

 

Before going into stress. We shall start from basic.

We shall move to next definition Health.

 

What is health???

  • The state of being well
  • The absence of diseases or ill health.
  • Keeping body and mind fit.
  • Health implies to both body and mind.
  • The body should be free from diseases and mind should be relaxed and free from stress.

 

What is Stress???

 

Stress kills many people.  Every year  International Labour Organization-ILO celebrates health and safety at work day on April 28 to promote the prevention of accidents and occupational diseases globally.

 

The theme for  2016 world day for health and safety at work is WORKPLACE STRESS. A COLLECTIVE CHALLENGE.

It clearly stresses how serious is this work place stress.

So we shall discuss stress in a detailed manner.

 

Stress is an adverse reaction people have to excessive demands or pressures placed on them.

 

stress stresses

 

Stress is not a disease or an illness but it is the natural reaction to pressure. But unrelieved stress can result in diseases and will contribute to poor work performance.

Stress can cause the wide range of effects.  It can cause physical and psychological effects.

It is very easy to identify the person under stress.

 

The symptoms shall be increased sweating, Head Aches, blurred vision, skin rashes

The behavioral changes due to stress shall be

  • Increased smoking
  • Increase alcohol consumption
  • Loss of appetite or over eating
  • poor concentration and difficulty in sleeping.

 

If the pressure remains for long period of time then the following things can occur

  • Anxiety and depression
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart Disease
  • Erectile dysfunctions in men
  • Irregular menstrual cycle in women.

 

So to avoid this keep yourself relaxed, stay cool and spend some leisure time on your interest.

 

Read books, listen to music, watch fish and flowers, enjoy the rain and somehow release your stress.

Don’t allow stress to kill or over come. Handle stress with care.

Think and make a decision whether to take a stressed path or relaxed way.

 

Is Nebosh Exam A Nightmare?

NEBOSH is a keyword of discussion when two or more safety officers or safety engineers meet.

First, let us know what is Nebosh—-It is a board from the UK  conducting a different examination to test and certify the proficiency of people in occupational health, safety and environment.

It offers different levels of certificate and award level courses in the field of occupational health, safety and environment.

Nowadays, most companies ask for Nebosh-IGC Qualification. That’s the reason why most of the aspirants looking for Nebosh safety course in India today.

What is IGC?

IGC – International General Certificate, a certificate from Nebosh and it is a level 3 certificate.

Nebosh-IGC includes 3 papers.

  • IGC-01
  • IGC-02
  • IGC-03

IGC-01 deals with Health and safety management system and IGC-02 deals with controlling of workplace hazards and GC-03 are a practical application.

Each paper carries 100 marks and Pass mark for IGC-01 and IGC-02 IS 45 in each paper. For IGC-03 pass mark is 60.

The student who scores 150/300 with minimum  45, 45 and 60 in IGC-01 and IGC-02 and IGC-03 respectively will be considered as pass. The student who scores 180 plus out of 300 will be eligible for credit and the student who scores 210 plus will carry a status of distinction.

The exams in India will be conducted in specific locations as mentioned in the hall tickets and they are supervised by British council. The results shall be announced within 65 days of the exam. The pass in each subject will carry an individual certificate and pass in all three subject will come with an overall certificate.

 

IS IT A NIGHTMARE —– YES, if you approach it without prior preparation, if you take it lightly, if you are trained by in experienced faculty, not respecting the keywords, not understanding the concepts, not reading the questions carefully, improper time allocation to answer the question.

Then how to overcome this?

Wait without nail bytes, without tension. Cool and relax let us discuss how to get through NEBOSH exams in our next topic.

Enjoy the feel of expectations. Get ready pull off your socks and be a part of NEBOSH.

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