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[160905] Welcome to the first semester in 2016/2017

Dear D4K3 Students,

Welcome to the first semester in academic years 2016/2017 to the students of University of Balikpapan majoring in occupational health and safety. Prior to lecturing begins, please download and read carefully the learning agreement as per hyperlink below. 47 more words

Construction Safety

Essential Safety Equipment for Construction Workers

Every industry has its unique processes that involve both, humans and machines. All these processes pose some hazards which require unique safety measures. However, there are some risk factors that are common for all sectors. 934 more words


Worker breaks both legs in fall from scaffolding

A 48-year-old man was seriously hurt Monday afternoon after tumbling 20 to 30 feet from scaffolding on the facade of an apartment building in the Carleton Square area. 51 more words

Local News

How to prevent the safety practices of contractors and suppliers from derailing your safety program

In vetting contractors and suppliers, companies consider factors such as technical capability, management quality, past experience and performance, reputation, proposed work methods, and costs. Often occupational safety and health falls towards the bottom of the list. 461 more words

Advanced Industrial Solutions to Work at Heights

What comes to your mind when you look at a new skyscraper being constructed? Huge cranes, forklifts, scaffolding, many kinds of ladders and temporary stairs etc. 986 more words


How to Stay Safe on Construction Sites

The construction industry is one of the major sources of employment, all over the world. In fact, in Australia, it is one of the “high demand and high paying” industries. 947 more words


Make Things Easy With Construction Safety Course

The construction industry is all around us, starting from the new housing development getting into down the road to the athletic facility your neighbors have decided to place in; construction is everyplace. 202 more words