Top 7 Essential Scaffolding Safety Tips
Jan18

Top 7 Essential Scaffolding Safety Tips

Working at heights is one of the riskiest job ever and therefore needs those who work at heights to perform with the appropriate safety precautions. There are number of safety precautions one should take and one of those is the usage of Scaffold. Scaffolding is basically a temporary structure which is used to support the original structure. Those who use it are at risk of falls which ultimately can result in death or disablity. If...

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How I conduct Policy Analysis
Aug30

How I conduct Policy Analysis

Recently, I got asked by a client to review their Health and Safety policy and if possible update. I can never forget the shock I felt when I downloaded the policy. It was an unprofessional mess by an obviously incompetent person. It was just a few lines of crap (10 or less) and failed miserably to answer questions I would usually ask (in my mind) and answer when preparing a policy. Basically, a policy is a series of decisions and...

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How to calculate Total Recordable Case Frequency (TRCF)
Aug23

How to calculate Total Recordable Case Frequency (TRCF)

TRCF = (TRC x 1,000,000) / Man hours TRC (Total Recordable Case) is the sum of all work-related fatalities, lost time injuries (LTIs), restricted work cases/injuries (RWCs) and medical treatment cases/injuries (MTCs) 
TRCs = LTIs + RWCs + MTCs Therefore, TRCF = Number of LTI + MTC + RWC X 1,000,000 / Man hours LTIs In a previous post, I defined Lost time as when an injury that occurs results in the involved person or persons staying...

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How to calculate Lost Time Injury Frequency (LTIF)
May30

How to calculate Lost Time Injury Frequency (LTIF)

Lost Time Injury Frequency (LTIF) The LTIF is an important component of a company’s Health & Safety Statistics. Knowing how to calculate it as a Safety Professional is also very important mostly for the sake of knowing how to do – you might be required to report it the boss every so often. LTIF is short for Lost Time Injury Frequency. This term is used to describe the number of lost time injuries (LTI) in a workplace...

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