This safety training video outlines six causes of accidents and the human behaviors that make accidents happen. Understanding these causes and behaviors can help reduce both the frequency and severity of accidents. Share it with your co-workers, friends and family. The life you save may be your own!
Accidents are the result of a cascade of events. In this safety training video, we show four actual accidents that could have been prevented by changing one event. Changing just one event can avoid the pain and permanent damage endured by victims, co-workers, companies, and worst of all - the victim's families.
PREVALENCE OF WORK-RELATED MUSCULOSKELETAL DISCOMFORT AND ITS IMPACT ON ACTIVITY: A SURVEY OF BEVERAGE FACTORY WORKERS IN EASTERN NIGERIA
This study was conducted among Eastern Nigerian beverage factory workers to investigate prevalence of work related musculoskeletal discomfort (WMSD) as a first step towards risk factors investigation and ergonomic future intervention.
SELF-EFFICACY, DISABILITY LEVEL AND PHYSICAL STRENGTH IN THE INJURED WORKERS: FINDINGS FROM A MAJOR FACTORY DISASTER IN BANGLADESH
This cross-sectional study took place at the Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP) which provided care for more than 600 victims. For this study, upper extremity strength among the survivors was assessed by dynamometer hand grip (HG) and lower extremity strength by five time sit to stand test (FTSST). The WHODAS tool measured level of disability and General Self-Efficacy questionnaire measured self-efficacy. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) prevalence was determined by the PCL-scale.
The inter-relationship between safety, health and the ‘environment’ is a complex and at times a relatively neglected topic. In this issue, ‘safety’ is often viewed by contributors as ‘health and safety’ and includes occupationally‐related ill health as well as injury or harm to employees and the wider public. ‘Environment’ is also interpreted in the widest sense covering both physical and work environments with upstream work hazards presenting risks to downstream communities.