HSE East Africa

NIOSH spotlights resources aimed at combating opioid use...

Washington — As part of its efforts to “reduce the impact of the opioid overdose epidemic among construction workers,” NIOSH is sharing...

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Construction Safety - Role of Site Safety Inspections

Construction site safety inspections are the most effective means of identifying hazardous conditions at the worksite.

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Essentials for your First-Aid Kit

The contents of your workplace first aid kit should be guided by your first aid needs assessment, this should take into account the...

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Investigating Incidents at the Workplace

Investigating a worksite incident - a fatality, injury, illness, or near miss - provides employers and workers the opportunity to...

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Choose to Challenge!

Some tasks that women are predominantly involved in like cleaning and washing at the workplace have exposed them to harsh detergents,...

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Tragedy as Construction Worker is Electrocuted in Embu

The mason is said to have accidentally touched high voltage electric lines close to building under construction

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Firefighter Dead in Road Accident

The firefighters were responding to a fire emergency in Mweiga when the driver lost control of the vehicle leading to the crash at...

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FIRE SAFETY IN MINES

In the mining industry fire and explosions pose a constant threat to the safety of miners. Mine fires and explosions traditionally...

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Electrical Safety Tips

All electrical systems have the potential to cause harm. However, you can take simple precautions when working with or near electricity...

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Common Health Risks in Mining Industry

These are some of the health risks that are likely to cause illness in the mine workers, and whose effects may not be felt immediately...

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Kenya to review First Aid Rules

The rules form part of the subsidiary legislation under the Occupational Safety and Health Act, 2007 and are applicable to all workplaces...

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Miners feared dead in Zimbabwe mine collapse

The 100-meter mine shaft collapsed on Wednesday 25th November with government officials suspecting that the support pillars may have...

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