Occupational Health and Safety Update: Danger of Contracting Silicosis

There is a possibility that workers on building sites can contract the deadly disease, Silicosis which is a form of Pneumoconioses. Silicosis is developed over time by the inhalation of airborne crystalline silica dust in sufficiently high concentrations over a period of time. It is a serious lung condition which results from an accumulation of […]

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The Danger of Bad Weather for Construction Work

Source : carolynconner Bad weather can have devastating effects on construction site safety, especially if work is not adapted according to the adverse weather conditions. Hazards can be presented by weather conditions such as hot and dry conditions, wet conditions, thunderstorms, cold conditions and even wind. In some regions Sumer is characterised by hot and […]

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White Card Update: Safe Masonry and Concrete Drilling

Source : US Army Corps of Engineers According to Workplace Health and Safety Legislation employers, workers, self-employed people, people in control of workplaces, and the manufacturers and distributors of plant and equipment are all responsible for health and safety on a construction site. Employers need to provide a safe and healthy working environment and provide […]

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