Author: Hauzan

Forklift Pedestrian Accident Statistics – The Important Numbers You Should Know

Forklift-pedestrian accident statistics show you how important it is to design a safe workplace for forklift operation and pedestrian.

The key point in the design is separation. Forklift and pedestrian shall have different traffic. It means that traffic control is the key.

In addition, as I wrote in my previous post, 10 Easy to Follow Forklift Safety Tips for Pedestrian, more intersections will also increase forklift-pedestrian accident probability.

In fact, finding out the number one cause of forklift accidents is not a simple task. Even if you have gathered many forklift accident data in your hand. Continue reading…

10 Hazards of Ammonia That You Have to Know Right Now

Hazards of ammonia are harmful to your safety and health. Beware of this chemical; while you are using it, on the road, warehouse, or any other places where you find this chemical.

Actually, ammonia is a very useful chemical. According to Potashcorp.com, the world’s ammonia consumption is increasing from year to year.

world ammonia consumption

Despite its usefulness, however, ammonia can potentially endanger your safety and health. Continue reading…

Here Are The 11 Powerful Pre Loss Control Inspection Checklists

Loss control inspection checklists are an important guideline for preparing a successful loss control survey. Make sure you have it before facing the loss control inspection.

A loss control inspection or loss control survey is performed in a timely manner. Based on my experiences, the schedule is between 2-3 years. But, it will also depend on the insurance company policy.

Because the schedule is not so frequent, this causes most of you to forget to make enough preparation. As a result, you will not get the maximum benefits from the loss control survey.

That’s a problem. Avoid this from happening.
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The Unexpected Plant Shutdown Safety Checklist

Plant shutdown is an example of non-routine activities and one of the most dangerous operation periods for a chemical plant. The bad news is that, as reported by tcetoday.com, around 70% of the major accidents occur during non-routine operations.

Because of this risk, you have to focus on safety during plant shut down more than during normal plant operation.

Especially, when you face an unexpected shutdown.

Take more care against unexpected shutdowns rather than a planned shutdown. It is because you have no plan at all and there may be hazards that you have never thought about.

That’s why you need a checklist to avoid forgetting important safety considerations during the plant shut down.

A plant shutdown safety checklist will help you focus on safety better while carrying out the plant shutdown activities safely.

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Drum Spill Containment Pallet – Things You Should Know

To meet spill containment regulation, you have to prevent hazardous liquid spills from drums from happening. One of the most common ways to do this is by using a drum spill containment pallet, as a secondary spill containment.

This method is effective enough for preventing hazardous liquid spill into the soil and water as long as you select proper capacity and design.

So that is why in this post I write complete information regarding drum spill containment pallet to help you select the proper design.

I will begin this post with the spill containment pallet requirements. Let’s move on. Continue reading…

The Record of Chemical Plant on Fire in 2020

This is a new post series about the chemical plant on fire that I will publish in the form of a yearly story.

The main purpose of publishing this post series is to improve our awareness against fire hazards, especially for chemical plants.

It is because fire hazard is still the main safety hazard for chemical plants and becomes the ongoing challenge for the safe plant operation. So, we must improve our action plans for minimizing its impact from time to time.

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