Promotor BHP (Health and safety promoter) 2019/07-08

The main theme of the new issue is safety during mining operations. The magazine has articles about, among others, hearing tests for miners and a severe accident in an aggregate mine. The edition has been enriched with a special ATEX additive in which you can read about: dust as a fire and explosion hazard, introduction of an integrated employee safety system and security in explosion zones.

  • The topic of the issue
    • Severe accident in an aggregate mine (8)
      In one of the opencast mines an accident occurred, in which a 19-year-old employee lost his hand. According to the PIP inspector's findings, the aggrieved party did not undergo adequate initial training, and the technical condition of the equipment there was life threatening.
    • Investigation of a hearing loss at miners (12)
      The data of the Institute of Occupational Medicine shows that the second most frequent occurrence of occupational disease in mining is permanent hearing loss. The first of these is pneumoconiosis. The article presents a detailed analysis of hearing tests in the employees of coal mines.
  • Risk assessment
    • Occupational risk assessment as a chef (20)
      The employer's duty is to assess the occupational risk occurring in the work carried out, first of all in the selection of equipment for the stands, the substances used, as well as chemical, biological and carcinogenic preparations. It is a mistake to use one method of risk assessment for all hazards.
  • Safety of work
    • Improvement of occupational health and safety management systems taking into account the requirements of the PN-ISO 45001: 2018 standard (28)
      The series of monthly articles will discuss the requirements and guidelines for the application of the PN-ISO 45001: 2018 standard. Soon (i.e March 11, 2021) it will replace the PN-N-18001: 2004 and OHSAS 18001: 2007 standards in this respect.
  • First aid
    • First aid at the workplace and more. Procedures and communication (34)
      Every employee should be aware that the most important life-saving activities are simple and should be implemented immediately in the event of a threat to life. The article discusses the basic procedures for dealing with dangerous situations.
  • Law
    • Creating Employee Capital Plans. Obligated subjects, participants, deadlines, deposits (40)
      Employee Capital Plans are a private system of long-term saving. They are to improve the financial security of employees. From July 1 this year. the largest employers will be able to join him.
  • Events
    • Industry Safety at Work in Industry (44)
      From June 4 to 7, during the Poznań International Fair, nearly 1,000 exhibitors presented an area of 25,000. m2 of novelties from the industrial sector. The ITM 2019 trade fair has become a source of development of science, technology and innovation over these days.
    • WORK SAFETY-EXPO (48)
      On 6-8 June, the 3rd International Fair of Fire and Equipment Equipment and Rescue Services (IFRE-EXPO) was held, as well as the 3rd International Trade Fair for Safety and Labor Protection and Fire Protection Systems (WORK SA-FETY-EXPO).
  • Special ATEX
    • Dust as a risk of fire and explosion (50)
      Pollination in the work environment is treated as a threat that adversely affects the worker's respiratory system. They should also be considered in the context of fire and explosion hazards.
    • Do you know what is happening to your employee? (56)
      Many managers answer the title question: "He should be here somewhere." And it often happens that their knowledge ends there. Is this the result of their incompetence or maybe lack of possibility? After all, you can not look after every employee who moves around the site. Or maybe?
    • Safety in potentially explosive atmospheres (60)
      Any work involving the use of gases, dusts, flammable liquids, during which an explosive mixture may be formed, as well as construction works carried out in potentially explosive areas may lead to a fire, therefore their performance requires written permission.
  • Flash
    • The 36th edition of the World Health and Safety Trade Fair is ahead of us (65)
      November 5-8, 2019, all eyes in Düsseldorf will be directed to health and safety issues. At this year's A + A, exhibitors will have an additional hall at their disposal.
    • The language of benefits about new technologies (66)
      8 Polish cities, nearly 150 practitioners, more than 800 participants, mostly decision-making technical staff - this is how one can summarize the recently completed series of free technical conferences dedicated to the production sector.

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