Promotor BHP (Health and safety promoter) 2020/04-05

The main subject of the latest issue of the "Health and Safety Promoter" is SARS-CoV-2. It contained articles such as: health and safety obligations and telework in the face of the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic, handling samples and pandemic containment measures, preventive examinations and health and safety training during an epidemic, emergency medical services at a construction site, health and safety standards in Mostostal Warszawa. In addition, in the April issue you can read three articles about fire protection.

  • Subject of the issue
    • Health and safety obligations and teleworking in the face of the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic (8)
      In the face of new conditions prevailing in our country, employers and employees must face the introduced changes. One of them is remote work, also called teleworking. So what is the organization of such a job and what are the obligations of the employer?
    • SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Handling of samples and pandemic containment measures (18)
      In the face of coronavirus threat, it is extremely important to safely transport dangerous goods, including samples from infected people. What is the procedure for the transport of this type of material and measures to reduce a pandemic?
    • Preventive examinations and OHS training during the epidemic (22)
      We present the Position of the Chief Labor Inspector of April 1, 2020 regarding the obligation to promptly refer employees to preventive medical examinations and to conduct training in the field of occupational health and safety.
  • Work safety
    • Security in construction. Works at height (26)
      Construction is still one of the most dangerous sectors of the economy. In order to minimize the risk of accidents, persons involved in construction should comply with regulations and try to organize ergonomic and safe workplaces.
  • Risk assessment
    • Assessment of professional risk of bricklayer-fixer (34)
      Masonry and reinforcement works are usually associated with erecting buildings and infrastructure facilities. In connection with the type of executed buildings, some works may take place below the ground or at a height. Excavations are classified as building structures (permanent or temporary) in the group of earthworks.
  • Personal protection
    • Head and upper respiratory protection (44)
      The selection of appropriate personal protective equipment for a given workplace is not an easy task, which is why the employer must remember that the equipment he chooses affects the employee's safety and health.
  • Promotional article
    • Reliable equipment for working at height - Tractel® news (49)
      Tractel® are the world's leading security specialists, providing reliable, innovative and cost-effective solutions and services for working at height. For the sake of everyday employee safety, we are introducing two new products to the market.
  • Accident Analysis
    • Material rejection during woodworking (50)
      Material rejection is often the cause of serious accidents when operating woodworking machines. The article describes two such events that took place in wood processing plants in the province. Warmia-Mazury.
  • First aid
    • Emergency medical services at the construction site (59)
      Currently, the number of trips to construction sites is negligible. Which shows that raising employers' awareness in the field of employee safety gives satisfactory results. After all, accidents cannot be eliminated to zero.
  • Promotional article
    • Good safety provision (62)
  • Good practices
    • Health and safety standards at Mostostal Warszawa (64)
      Jacek Szymanek, Member of the Management Board of Mostostal Warszawa, and Marcin Krysiewicz, Manager of the Health and Safety Department of Mostostal Warszawa, in an interview with Małgorzata Wołoch-Lach, explain how one of the largest construction companies in Poland cares about the safety of its employees.
  • Fire protections
    • Gas detection systems and fire protection regulations (67)
      The key element in the design and installation of gas detection systems is their correct selection, classification and location. In addition to industry regulations requiring the use of detection in specific objects, there are also a number of provisions defining its role in the fire protection of objects.
    • Clothing for firefighters. Better components - a higher level of security (72)
      Flame retardant clothing for a firefighter is a very complex product and a big challenge for designers. The goal of this challenge is to protect the human body from the external environment, which is often very aggressive. So what reflective elements and materials should be used?
    • Increased fire risk (74)
      The content of the Regulation of the Minister of the Interior and Administration of 7 June 2010 on the fire protection of buildings, other building structures and areas should be known to every building owner. We discuss, among others hazards associated with compressors.
  • Events
    • Next Technical Conferences are getting closer! (80)
      This year, Axon Media Group plans to organize nearly 20 Technical Conferences. Events have already taken place in Rumia, Krakow and Bialystok. And what next? Below are details about the next trainings.
    • China International Expo Safety 2021 (81)
      The range of international cooperation is growing thanks to the A + A trade fair. China Textile Commerce Association (CTCA) and Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. recently signed a cooperation agreement in Beijing. Both sides will focus on further strengthening job security in China.

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