Safety, Health and Environment Archive

One Point Lesson – OPL – Compressed Air Safety – Usage of restricted air guns for cleaning activities

Usage of compressed air is very effective, however is very dangerous if not handled properly. Recommended to use air with restricting nozzle, reduces safety risk without loosing cleaning effectiveness. All approved air guns must have safety tip, if during pre-operational inspection found that air gun is missing nozzle, please

Fire Safety & Fire Extinguisher Training Module

Introduction This training module is designed for use by Safety Department when training and retraining staff about fire safety and fire extinguisher use. It is important to remember that all fires are dangerous and can grow in size rapidly, and become out of control. Characteristics of Fire Fire is

Electrical Safety One Point Lesson – Electrical Panels

All electrical panels and switches should be closed at all times. The only persons allowed to enter electrical panels are qualified electricians. No one else should ever enter an electrical panel. This OPL is only for reference – always follow safety rules prescribed by your local H&S department.  

5 STEPS towards Visible SHE Leadership

One Point Lessons are short visual presentations on a single point that sharpen job-related knowledge, easily share important information just-in-time and improve skills by communicating information about specific problems and improvements.   Spot check forklifts, hoists, onsite permit to work – at least one/shift.  Employees will see that you

Chapter 11. Safety, Health and Environment. Part 3

Zero trapping or catching 1 Definition: A body part getting crushed, twisted, etc. by being trapped between objects 2 In broad terms, there are two types of trapping incident: – Caused by own actions, e.g. operator gets hand trapped when trying to wipe dirt off a moving roller. -Caused

Chapter 11. Safety, Health and Environment. Part 2

2.8 Using Safety Tags and Maps (1) Safety tags If an on-site safety inspection reveals a hazard, but nothing is done about it, the inspection will have served no purpose. Also, if the hazard is not clearly indicated, a person doing a safety check at a later date will