- Safety Alert - Hard Hat Infection
- WGP Safety Alert No 1304.1 Crane overturn
It is in the middle of these mountains of desert sand in 1997 where the Philippine Society of Safety Engineers, Middle East Chapter(PSSE-MEC) was founded and is now known as the Philippine Society of Safety Practitioners, Middle East Region(PSSP-MER). It is the quest to extract the vast amount of black gold under these sand dunes that led to the creation of this safety organization. Read more >>
Being able to identify the 4 major causes of incidents in the construction industry and have at least the basic knowledge on how to control them is the main objective of the safety seminar this May 2013. PSSP-MER members will be sitting down in this 10-hour whole-day seminar to learn about Fall Hazards, Struck-by and Caught In-between Hazards, and Electrocution Hazards. They will also be able to identify what are the control measures required in order to prevent incidents or at least to reduce the severity of possible consequences due to these hazards.This seminar will be conducted by Melvin C. Cunanan and Levi Alejo. Both are authorized traners on these subject matters.
What is the effect of the Load Angle Factor to the over-all stress imposed on the rigging sling? How to determine on-site the LAF of the rigged slings of a bridle hitch? How will you de-rate the capacity of a choker hitch? INTERESTED?
For those PSSPMERians who have already completed the Basic Crane and Rigging Safety Seminar which is a prerequisite to the Advance Rigging Safety Workshop , you are qualified to take the Advance Rigging Safety Workshop tentatively scheduled on April 12, 2013. The event will be finalised on March 29, 2013 depending on the list of expected participants. Certified Rigging Trainers Engr. Levi S. Alejo and Dr. Peter Marfa will be conducting this 1-day workshop.
Be a knowledgeable in rigging safety to effectively reduce occurence of lifting and rigging incidents.
“Being at the top” is not safe these days.
Okay, I used a wrong word above. What I’m getting at is that working at heights had been found by OSHA this 2011 to be the most unsafe. This US government regulating body had just released their list of TOP 10 Violations and FALL PROTECTION topped their list. It was ranked #2 last Y2010 and it had reached prominence this year.
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The OSHA Construction Standard for Occupational Noise Exposure, 29 CFR 1926.52 requires the development and implementation of a comprehensive Hearing Conservation Program.
by Levi S. Alejo.....
As long as an OFW is aiming to have a better life the right way, PSSP-MER will always be there to provide the organzation to belong and the continuing safety education to prepare him in becoming more competitive in the profession. As long as we can make our members' communities and children smile in our own simple and practial way, PSSP-MER will find the means to continue its committment to community service centered to the less fortunate barangays.
PSSP-MER really cares......