Category: Blogging

  • What safety means to me

    What safety means to me

    What safety means to me is the discipline framed in the prevention of occupational risks whose objective is the application of measures and the development of the necessary activities for the prevention of risks derived from work hazards.

  • Pinch Point

    Pinch Point

    Pinch point lesions at work may result in a serious disability and may cause amputation or even death. A pinch point can occur wherever a part of the body can be trapped between two objects. This hazard exists everywhere in the workplace.

  • Last Minute Risk Assessment

    Last Minute Risk Assessment

    Last Minute Risk Assessment is the most important step of the preventive management system of SABIC SHEMs 08.10. The receiver must evaluate the Last Minute Risk Assessment to guarantee the safety and health of workers and avoid accidents at work.

  • Buddy system at work

    Buddy system at work

    Buddy system at work is a safety protocol to avoid the lone worker risk. A buddy system at work involves pairing up individuals to watch out for each other’s safety and well-being.

  • Material Handling and Storage

    Material Handling and Storage

    Material handling and storage are also known as SHEMs 8.03 (ST-OMS-316.03) in SABIC.  Within the Obligations of the operation or contractor, must be compliance with requirements such as safety procedures for activities of Material handling and storage.

  • Safety Observation

    Safety Observation

    Safety observation at work is a planned activity, aimed at reviewing the behaviour and performance of people to carry out a specific task and their comparison with specific requirements of the Occupational Risk Prevention Management System …

  • Access and Egress

    Access and Egress

    Access and egress refer to the means of entry and exit to a workplace. A safe means of access and egress shall be provided when the landing point elevation is more than 19 inches (48 cm), no matter above or below.

  • Carbon monoxide poisoning symptoms

    Carbon monoxide poisoning symptoms

    Carbon monoxide poisoning symptoms: Carbon monoxide, whose chemical formula is CO, is an odourless, colourless, flammable (LEL-12%, UEL- 75%, NFPA flammability – 4) and highly toxic gas (NFPA health hazards – 3. It is a very toxic gas for people and animals.

  • Grit Blasting

    Grit Blasting

    Grit blasting is a process of cleaning metals and other surfaces with a material in a high-pressure blast. Material is thrown against a surface to remove contaminants. If the material used is silica sand, the process is known as sandblasting.

  • Safe Work Practice

    Safe Work Practice

    Safe work practice guides disseminate knowledge to prevent occupational accidents and illnesses, as well as safety measures in the different activities carried out. Which are aimed at reducing and eliminating workplace hazards and risks