The history of asbestos, from its origins as a "miracle" material to its threat to worker health and safety. It includes personal stories from those who've been directly affected and urges those at risk of exposure to test for the presence of asbestos and only remove it if trained.
Working at heights is potential to the highest number of fatalities amongst all other accidents. Working at heights has been classified as one of the top most hazardous areas of occupation in the world.
Material handling occurs in one way or another in every department of every business on every working day - it is not surprising that accidents and injuries resulting from incorrect manual handling techniques comprise the largest group of occupational hazards that result in lost time.
Britain's construction industry is one of the biggest workplace killers.
This short film from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) serves as a
poignant reminder of the consequences of failing to keep people safe at
Personal protective equipment, or PPE, is important for every construction worker. Every worker on the jobsite should have and use the appropriate PPE. It helps reduce exposure to a variety of hazards while working on the jobsite such as protecting against sharp edges, falling objects, flying sparks, and chemical splashes.