Tag Archives: Hazards

What are Psychosocial Hazards?

Psychosocial hazards include hazards that can have an adverse effect on an employee’s mental health or wellbeing, and are closely linked with all the other categories of hazards.

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What are Safety Hazards?

These are hazards that create unsafe working conditions. For example, safety hazards include: • Trailing power cords, loose or frayed carpets and rugs, spills, ice, etc. These could all cause […]

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What are Physical Hazards?

Physical hazards are environmental factors that can harm an employee without necessarily touching them.Examples of physical hazards include: Electricity Exposure to electrical live parts can result in serious injuries and […]

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What are Chemical Hazards?

Chemical hazards are hazardous substances that can cause harm. They can be very dangerous but might not always be immediately identifiable in the workplace. For example, when considering who may […]

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