1.0 Executive Summary Safety & prevention of accidents at work place is a major concern for Human Resource Managers. According to a report published by National Centre for Biotechnology Information, globally 2 million people die due to work related illnesses while 0.3 million die due to occupational injuries. In India, 62 % of concerns related to health are due to stress at work. However true numbers are underestimated by these figures.. Many injuries & accidents go unreported.
6) Must have a responsible attitude to dealing with problems. With these qualities at hand the Security management team can ensure that unacceptable behavior, unauthorized activities or illegal activities can be monitored, detected, prevented and adequate levels of protection can be availed to self, staff and customers and the public. Security management and by extension security managers have to be abreast of all relevant legislation that will be applicable to their roles as supervisors and security managers for example: How does Civil and Criminal Law apply to Security management and how charges must be proved whether on a balance of probabilities as in Civil Law or beyond reasonable doubt as in Criminal Law. Another legislation that Security management covers is the Data Protection Act which protects the legal rights of an individual with regard to Personal Data and prevents the misuse of the Personal Data. Security management must be aware of the principles outlining the Data Protection Act such as: 1) Personal data must be processed fairly and lawfully and only processed for a specified purpose.
In addition, the nature of their job regularly subjects them to the risk of serious injury. If you work in the trucking industry, it is important to be aware of the hazards you face and ways counteract them and stay safe on the job. Generally speaking, the biggest risks fall into three categories: traffic accidents, loading and unloading injuries and repetitive stress injuries. Traffic accidents Because of the strict regulations
Car accident happens when a vehicle collides with another vehicle or an object. Scientists estimated that the highest percentage of accidents (80 %) happens in the crowded roads between vehicles. While the next in raw (15 %) is when the vehicle hits a pedestrian, and the last 5 % is when the vehicle crashes with a tree, traffic light, etc... The National Highway Traffic Safety
Workplace violence is emerging as an important safety and health issue in today’s workplace. Workplace violence includes verbal assault, physical assault, and fatalities. In some cases the bully may not realize they are being the tormentor. Sometimes they may come from outside the work place harassing someone at the workplace. This is usually where the fatalities come in.
Stress is an unavoidable fact of organisational life today (Greenberg, 2011). In fact, workplace stress is one of the central causes of stress in people’s lives (Greenberg, 2011). Stressors, which are perceived as threatening demands from the environment, cause stress. Call centre environments elicit many stressors which have several adverse impacts on employees (Holman, 2002). To begin with, the leading stressors mentioned in the case-study were long working hours, work timing, insufficient time off, travel time and repetitive work.
The meaning of safety is to protect human begin, equipment and environment from harm damage, hazards and losses. The safety must be in our houses, schools, universities, offices, companies and industries. It is relevant in all other branches managers, engineers and operators who works in nuclear power plant must know the nuclear safety culture. In UAE, Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FNAR) have the responsibilities of the nuclear safety and employees rights. Moreover (FANR) provide a safe place of work, safe equipment, safe plant and enough information about the work for the employees.
Incidents involving release of toxic, flammable and hazardous liquids and gases have occurred time to time. Such incidents frequently occurred in industries using hazardous chemical that are pose a major threat to both human and environment. Irrelevant of industry there is always a probability of such accidents to occur due to human or system error. Recent accidents of this era are 1984 Bhopal accident,1989 Phillips Petroleum Company accident, the July 1990 BASF(Baden Aniline and Soda Factory) and the May 1991 IMC accident. Keeping in view these accidents specifically Bhopal accident OSHA on July 17, 1990 put forward a new standard in the Federal Register (55 FR 29150) PSM.
1.2 Introduction Workers all around the globe are exposed to increasing threats which includes exposure to dusts, gases, toxic substances, noise, slippery floors, unsafe plants and equipment, unsafe machinery, fire, extreme temperature, radiations, poisonous fumes, toxic metals and chemicals, falls from height, vibration and extreme temperatures, etc. The occupational safety conditions vary enormously between countries, economic sectors and social groups. Developing countries have more