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Safety signs are used to give the public information or instructions about health and safety at work or a public place. They warn people of any hazard or danger they should be aware of. It may come in various forms, but the most common ones are signs and labels. Colors and shapes are also used to denote the level or severity of its warning. Types of safety signs Safety...

What could possibly go wrong in construction sites? There is this thing called the “fatal four”, which refers to the leading causes of death and accidents in a construction site. The fatal four includes:Fall Electrocution Being struck by an object Being caught in between objects.Among these four, falls are the most common accident to happen on a construction...

When doing construction work on the road or even just near one, it is critical to keep safety at the forefront of your considerations. It is not only a matter of avoiding liabilities; it is also about being both considerate and responsible. There are many ways to achieve this – and they are certainly worth the investment. From road safety equipment to announcements,...

New York City’s crime rate has fallen in September with fewer instances of murder, shootings and other unlawful acts, according to the New York Police Department (NYPD). NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill said that an almost 25% drop in homicides in 2017 compared to the previous year was the result of the lower crime rate in the city. Safer Streets Simple reasons...

You can reduce (not eliminate) the need to spring clean your home if you spot-clean often. Have a portable vacuum (like the one in your car trunk) for picking up crumbs, some safe (maybe homemade) all-purpose cleaner, and plenty of clean microfiber cloths or a good supply of paper towels. Avoid wearing your outdoor shoes indoors, and clean up spills immediately to prevent...

New Zealand’s implementation of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) has led to fewer workplace accidents since April 4, 2016, according to a health and safety consultant. Peter Fisher has worked with the Department of Labour for workplace compliance in the last 40 years. He cited the new safety rules as an important factor for bringing down the statistics....

You never want to be in a situation that requires using a fire extinguisher. The fact that it exists means you have to know how to use it properly. This includes learning the type of extinguisher installed in your building, and what kind of fire it puts out. Not all accidental fires ignite the same way, and no all-purpose extinguisher puts out all kinds of fire. Ken-Mar...