Project Document: Contractor Safety Manual

construction safety manualsContractor safety manual is one of the main project provisions. It is the main reference for every contractor and it should always be available at least one copy at project site. And you, as project owner, have to ensure its availability during the project execution.

A contractor safety manual or construction safety manual shall be able to provide such information as safety guidance for all project works, potential hazards at site, hazard control methods, hazard communication, responsibility level, personal protective equipment, fire protection, fall protection, ladder safety, scaffolding, work assignment procedure, safety permits, etc. Read the rest of this entry »

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15 Ideas for Workplace Safety Posters

Workplace safety posters can make a big difference. They can prevent an accident at work to occur. Many people can be prevented from doing unsafe actions after seeing such text and graphical messages.

safety-postersWorkplace safety posters are effective ways to remind people about potential hazards at workplace. They can deliver safety message effectively through text and graphical posters. And the good news is that you have full control on designing workplace safety posters for your workplaces.

However, you may have problem in creating workplace safety posters. There is no idea that comes into your mind. That’s no problem. In this post, I’d like share 15 ideas for workplace safety posters. So, keep reading this article to brainstorm idea. Read the rest of this entry »

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Workplace Safety Tips: Learn From Violation of Health and Safety Regulation

A few days ago, OSHA released a citation report for Trachte Southeast LLC. The report mentioned 21 violations of OSHA’s health and safety regulation. All the 21 health and safety violations caused penalties totally US$85,140.

Trachte Southeast LLC is prefabricated and pre-assembled steel buildings manufacturer, which its factory located in Eastanollee, Georgia, US.

This case is a good example for learning safety and improving health and safety condition in workplaces. And today we will learn from that citation report and take chance for improvement. Read the rest of this entry »

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Key Features an Ammonia Gas Detector Should Have

Ammonia is poison gas. It is one of the common chemicals found in chemical industries. The usage of large quantity ammonia such like in refrigeration system and manufacture of other chemicals that use ammonia as raw material, as well as in the ammonia production facilities, existence of ammonia gas detector or NH3 monitor system is a must.

nh3-gas-analyzerHowever, the strong odor of ammonia makes some people just rely on their smell to detect ammonia leak inside their chemical plant and workplaces. They do not realize that correct information about ammonia concentration is very important. We have to know the dangerous level of ammonia which can cause safety and health problem according to ammonia MSDS. And this task can only be measured by an ammonia gas detector.

There are several key features you should consider when you buy ammonia gas detector. You need to consider these key features to get the right ammonia gas detector. Read the rest of this entry »

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3 Questions You Should Always Ask About Chemical Safety Labels in Your Workplace

As I wrote in my previous post about chemical safety labels, chemical safety labels hold a very vital role in controlling hazards associated with hazardous chemical storage, packaging, handling and usage. They provide important chemical hazard information, required precautions and emergency actions when an incident involving that chemical occurs.

chemical-hazard-labelsDue its vital position, it is very important to always ensure these chemical safety labels meet safety standards and the applications are consistent to all hazardous chemicals in all type of packaging inside your chemical plant area.

In order to ensure that all the chemical safety labels you use had matched the basic safety standards, there are three basic questions you should always ask all over the time. These questions will serve like a checklist, so that you will always be reminded. Read the rest of this entry »

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Forklift Safety Program – Downloadable Examples

forklift-safety-trainingAs one of common lifting tools used in chemical plant, forklift requires special safety program in order to make sure that the forklift operators operate the forklift safely without endangering other workers and plant facility, as well as the chemicals or goods they are lifting.

Forklift safety program is a must. It should be prepared if forklifts are used in your workplace area. Forklift safety program provides clear instructions on forklift operation and safety, including its maintenance.

Relying forklift safety only on your forklift operators’ skills and general safety guidance will not enough. You need to provide forklift safety program. In this post, you will see some examples of forklift safety program, which can be downloaded and used as reference when you need to set up your own forklift safety program. Read the rest of this entry »

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Online Hazwoper Training from OshaCampus.com

According to OSHA hazwoper FAQ’s, OSHA’ hazwoper standards apply for group of employers and their employees who are engaged in one of the following operations as specified by 1910.120(a)(1)(i-v) and 1926.65(a)(1)(i-v):

• clean-up operations — required by a governmental body, whether federal, state, local, or other involving hazardous substances — that are conducted at uncontrolled hazardous waste sites;

• corrective actions involving clean-up operations at sites covered by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 (RCRA) as amended (42 U.S.C. 6901 et seq.); Read the rest of this entry »

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