A workplace inspection by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration may not be avoidable, but your company can avoid costly OSHA citations. The best way to do this is by: ·         Ensuring regulatory compliance; ·         Conducting hazard assessments and safety audits, and correcting any hazards found; ·         Developing and implementing a written safety and health..

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Approximately two-thirds of home fire deaths occur in homes without working smoke alarms. Since most fatal fires occur at night, it’s essential that every home has working smoke alarms to provide an early warning. Working smoke alarms increase the chance of surviving a home fire by 50 percent.  Nigeria government lost N5.95billion naira in five..

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This refers to the application of scientific methods & techniques to determine the origin and cause of fire once firefighters have extinguished the fire. The practice is similar to the examination of crime scenes in that the scene must be preserved and evidence collected and analyzed, but with numerous additional difficulties and dangers. The investigation..

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“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe”, Preparedness is a sure way to safety.  We however, experience the opposite as panic overwhelms us in the case of an emergency. We should ALWAYS familiarize ourselves with “where we are” and be sure to know how..

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Performance-based structural fire design In the codes and standards reviewed, there is general agreement that the performance goals of structural design against fire are to limit risks to the individual and society, to directly exposed or neighboring property, and to the environment. Satisfactory performance can be demonstrated by engineering analysis or qualification testing. To achieve..

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There is general agreement that the goals of structural design against fire are to limit risks to the individual and society, to directly exposed or neighboring property, and to the environment. To meet these goals, fire protection requirements use the prescriptive format, e.g., they specify the permissible materials for buildings, the thickness of insulation, or..

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Fire safety tips should be practiced often and continuously. But what are the best ways to protect your home over time? We asked the pros and they answered. In addition to having a working smoke alarm (and changing batteries once a year), they suggested smart tips for stopping potential fire-friendly situations before they start.

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    Electricity can kill or severely injure people and cause damage to property. However, you can take simple and easy precautions when working with or near electricity and electrical equipment to significantly reduce the risk of injury to you, your workers and others around you. Electric shocks can also lead to other types of..

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