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23-Feb-2017 12:46 PM

Tips to stay safe when working at a height

In 2015, there are 14 death cases falling from heights in workplaces in Singapore. In the recent years, height-related injuries in the workplace have caused more deaths compared to any other injury. In some workplaces, employees need to work on ladders and scaffolding. There is an equal amount of risk while working with cranes and lifts. Nowadays, owners have their workers undergo a forklift co

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23-Feb-2017 12:47 PM

Tips for preventing sprains and strains at workplace

Sprains and strains have been the third-highest type of workplace injury in the past few years in Singapore. They are a major reason for employee absenteeism and long term musculoskeletal injuries to workers. Sprains commonly affect the ankle while strains can cause muscle tear and even tendonitis. Organisations must put preventive measures in place and have their workers go for forklift course

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23-Feb-2017 12:47 PM

5 most common causes of workplace accidents

Workplace accidents continue to be on the rise in Singapore. A large amount of these accidents are caused by falls. Inspections by the Ministry of Manpower have revealed that unsafe scaffolding and unguarded platforms are among the causes of fall-related fatalities. Untrained workers generally tend to be at the receiving end of these accidents. Lorry crane operator course in Singap

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17-Apr-2017 18:38 PM

How to prevent 5 most common workplace injuries

Workplace fatal injuries have seen a 40 percent year-over-year increase in Singapore in the first six months of 2016, according to a report by the Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Institute. Many of these injuries could have been avoided, had there been enough safety provisions. Every employer should assess their respective safety vulnerabilities and take the necessary steps to lower the risk

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23-Feb-2017 12:48 PM

5 common workplace hazards

  Hazards at the workplace mean problems not only for the injured employees but for the entire organisation. Even so, accidents take place in every workplace due to mismanagement, lack of proper training, carelessness and other factors. An employer should conduct a proper assessment of the workplace to set right any safety risks or blind spots lurking in. Knowing about the common h

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28-Aug-2017 11:30 AM

Better Crane Safety - A Matter of Life and Death

The National Crane Safety Taskforce in Singapore has called for improvements in the safety measures for operations involving cranes in construction. This came a little over a week after the authorities called on the construction and marine industries to work on improving safety practices. This is the result of increasing number of incidents and deaths from incidents at construction and marine s

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