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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So you want a career in Health and Safety? (Part 3)
Jul14

So you want a career in Health and Safety? (Part 3)

So you want a career in health and safety? Lol. I can’t believe there is actually a part 3 of this! I got an email from a guy recently asking me tons of questions about getting into the Health and Safety profession and what courses he needed to do. I was very detailed in my reply and even gave him links to a few related articles such as part 1 and part 2 of this series. His verdict was that I gave him more information dealing...

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So you want a career in Health and Safety? (Part 1)
May09

So you want a career in Health and Safety? (Part 1)

I like other web publishers and bloggers monitor traffic on my sites. I really like to know how many visits I get in a day and where the traffic is coming come. I also like to know what keywords people use for their google searches that sends them to my site. So recently, someone searched using this statement – “where can I volunteer as a Safety Officer in Nigeria?” So one of you made a search on how to start a...

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The Best is yet to come – My 100th Post
Apr07

The Best is yet to come – My 100th Post

Wow. 100 posts in 3 years?! Only 100? Shame! Yes shame. Writing isn’t easy especially when you have many other equally important projects to deal with. Besides, I took a year’s break from blogging oops! writing. So technically, I have only been writing for 2 full years. 100 isn’t good enough but still it is a milestone I must celebrate. See the full list here – it comes with clickable links. So to celebrate...

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Can you be your own Safety Officer?
Mar31

Can you be your own Safety Officer?

This is a question I often ask my teachers – Can you be your own teacher? If you were in your pupil’s shoes, would you be happy to have a teacher like you? Are you fun? Are you innovative? Do you go the extra mile to make sure your class is enjoyable? You know stuff like that. It is the same question I am asking you today. Whatever your profession is – can you confidently say you can be your own …..[fill in the...

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Employee Wellbeing: An ignored aspect of Safety?
Mar29

Employee Wellbeing: An ignored aspect of Safety?

Another post? What’s gotten into Professor Ike lately? (Big smile). Well I am on a 2 and a half weeks break from the School and have managed to squeeze in writing into my not so tight schedule. So right now, I am working a a few clients’ projects and my writing (seeing as it has been ignored the last couples of months). So today, I want to discuss briefly about Health and Wellbeing as I know it is still an area many Safety...

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