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Site Manager’s Role In Getting The Safety Message Across To Those Who Need It

Take a look at the site manager’s role in getting the safety message across to those who need it most at the job site. http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/cygnus/ipaf_201208/#/10

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Public Consult on Work-At-Heights (WAH) Approved Code of Practice

Fatal falls is the leading cause of workplace deaths in Singapore – with over 100 workers killed within the last five years. To achieve our vision of safe and healthy workplaces, preventing such falls is a critical link. Working at … Continue reading

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Work Safely on Roofs – Download the WSH guidelines here!

Working on roofs is a high-risk activity. From 2007 to 2011, fatal falls during work on roofs had claimed 20 lives. Fall from roofs have also caused serious workplace injuries, often resulting in permanent disabilities (e.g., paralysis). Hence the Singapore Workplace Safety … Continue reading

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Foot Safety in the Workplace

Our feet provide us with balance and support for our bodies and enable us to walk, run, drive, operate machinery, play sport and so on. Falling objects cause the largest number of foot injuries in the workplace. There are however … Continue reading

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Prevent Fatal MEWP Incidents – Helpful Tips for Aerial Work Platform Hirers & End Users

According to a report by the Workplace Safety and Health Council (Singapore), three workers over the last 3 months were fatally injured whilst carrying out work activities using the mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs). In each incident, the deceased worker … Continue reading

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Forum on Safety & Health: “Raising WSH Standards” – 17 Sep 2010

In conjunction with the 7th Occupational Safety+Health Exhibition for Asia (OS+H Asia) to be held at Suntec Singapore from 15 – 17 September 2010, this Forum aims to provide an excellent opportunity for Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Experts, Professionals … Continue reading

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How to Equip Your Organization with the Best in Care for a Safer & Healthier Workplace

With heightened awareness of OSH issues across Asia, concrete measures are being implemented by governments, and the region’s increased global importance in industry and trade coming into play, the relevance of OS+H Asia as a regional forum for health and … Continue reading

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Why You Should Choose An Aluminium Scaffold Tower

Are you considering the idea of using an aluminium scaffold tower or you have an interest in scaffold towers? Either way there are many advantages of using an aluminium scaffold tower in place of step ladders, traditional metal scaffolding, stools, chairs and … Continue reading

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Occupational Safety & Health (OS+H) Asia 2010

With heightened awareness of OSH issues across Asia, concrete measures are being implemented by governments, and the region’s increased global importance in industry and trade coming into play, the relevance of OS+H Asia as a regional forum for health and … Continue reading

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Work at Height (WAH) Safety Tips

Did you know that falls from height is the number one reason for deaths that occur in workplaces? As sited in the February 2009 issue of the “Information for Workers and Safety (IWSH)” newsletter, 40% of workplace deaths in 2007 were … Continue reading

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