Promotor BHP 2018/03

We invite you to read the next edition of the Health and Safety Promoter. The theme of the issue is security in the laboratory, and the honorary editor - dr inż. arch. Michał Salamonowicz - member of the Architects Registration Board and the Chamber of Architects of the Republic of Poland. In the prepared article he presented the determination of health and safety rules on the basis of classification and hermetic laboratories. In addition, the issue also includes: occupational risk assessment for the work performed by the laboratory technician and first aid in the event of seizure. The number has been enriched with a unique special supplement "Measurements of the work environment".

  • Number subject
    • Determining health and safety rules based on the classification and hermetics of laboratories (8)
      The article deals with issues related strictly to security during laboratory work, selection of protection principles as well as passive and active safeguards.
  • Security - Risk assessment
    • Occupational risk assessment for the work performed by the lab technician (12)
      The article presents a description of the lab technician's work as well as threats that may be encountered by an employee at that workplace. The risk assessment was made on a three-stage scale according to PN-N-18002: 2011.
  • Safety – Emergency
    • First aid in case of a seizure (17)
    • The most important issue regarding first aid is, beyond the obvious ability to implement the right measures, to overcome the barrier of fear. It is fear in most cases that witnesses of events do not take action against people who require first aid. Meanwhile, each campaign or promotional materials are full of slogans regarding the most important first minutes and the importance of witnesses and their actions for the subsequent survival of the victims.
  • Security – Work
    • Safe fire extinguisher (20)
      Fire extinguishers are an obligatory element of securing objects. Their task is to enable safe and effective extinguishing of fire and to prevent the development of fire.
    • Premises in which a nursery or children's club can be run - changes in fire safety requirements (24)
      The article aims to approximate the fire protection requirements that should be met in the creation of crèches and children's clubs, in the light of the amended Ordinance of the Minister of Labor and Social Policy regarding housing and sanitary requirements.
  • Aspects of the court expert's work
    • Non-adjustment of the eccentric press to the minimum health and safety requirements due to accident at work (30)
      The article analyzes an accident, the direct cause of which was the non-adjustment of the eccentric press to health and safety requirements. The author also describes legal regulations and requirements regarding the use of machines and shields.
  • Psychology
    • Art of group management - conflicts and cooperation. Vol. I (36)
      In the article, the author presents the difficult art of group management and skillful conflict resolution. The ability to communicate your needs and desires directly is a competence that is worth developing. It is extremely important to master simple art and clear communication based on facts, in contact with your own needs and emotions, which often appear as answers to various situations in life.
  • Events
    • Events (42)
      20th International Fair of Analytical and Measurement Techniques, XVIII edition of the Human Resources Management Leader competition, Vote on ISO 45001: 2018, Meeting of the OSPSBHP General Board, "Work Safety in Poland 2017" report, "Safe work with chemicals" on SAWO !, Security in warehouse and distribution center.
  • Special supplement: Measurements of work safety
    • Special supplement: Measurements of the work environment (43)
    • Occupational Safety Measurements (44)
      The leitmotif of the article is safety. The author in the study describes issues regarding HSE culture, risk assessment analysis, work safety indicators and safety culture measurements.
    • Physical load at the workplace (49)
      The article discusses the issues of physical load at the workplace, load categories and methods for their estimation and evaluation.
    • Noise measurement with mobile devices (53)
      Despite technological advances and the increasingly common automation that allows total or partial separation of people from production processes, noise is still one of the dominant harmful factors in the work environment.
    • Measurements in the work environment - biological hazards (57)
      The development of biological sciences, including medicine, immunology and genetics, has allowed a broader look at the problem of the occurrence of biological factors in workplaces, and the current list of more than 650 factors is constantly enriched with new micro- and macroorganisms.
    • Research and measurements when performing part-time or sporadic work
      The obligation to carry out tests and measurements of harmful factors in the work environment is one of the most important duties of the employer. His work usually does not create a problem in the situation and work on permanent, well-defined and described workstations, where work conditions, including work environment, are practically unaffected. However, doubts arise in the case of work performed on non-stationary positions, when work is performed sporadically or with the use of small amounts of harmful chemical substances.