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How to become a Safety Officer?

How to check your LPG gas cylinder expiry date

How to check your LPG gas cylinder expiry date
The LPG Cylinders are the one of the most hazardous equipment or component used in the kitchens & home.
Have you ever imagined, that the LPG Cylinders are having their own expiry dates & how to identify the Cylinders Expiry Date?
Most of us will never.

What happen if I use an Expired LPG Cylinder?
LPG Cylinders are more prone to leakages & if the leakages occur, as you know the fire will start and the severe explosion will follow, which can kill more number of occupants.
How to identify the expiry dates of LPG Cylinders??
It’s easier to identify, than you think.
In the LPG side stems, you can identify the alphabets with numbers like A-19 or B 18 etc.
That’s the place, where the secret hides.
The alphabet’s shows the, month in which the LPG cylinders going to expire. Here the details, ·A – January to March ·B – April to June ·C – July to September ·D – October to December
The Numeric shows the Year in which the cylinder going to expire…

Road accidents & deaths Statistics 2016

Road accidents & deaths Statistics 2016 Every minute one  serious road  accidents occurs in our IndiaMinimum of 1214 road crashes occurs , in a day20 % total road crash deaths are by the two wheelerEvery day 20 children’s are die, by road crashes ( under the age of 14)Minimum of 377 people die every day due to road accidentsIn utter Pradesh – Minimum two peoples are getting killed by road crashes; the state with highest road crash deaths.Tamil Nadu is the state with maximum number of road crash injuries.

Source ofInformation:National Crime Records Bureau, Ministry of Road Transport & Highway, Law commission of India, Global status report on road safety 2013

Top 10 Cities in India, with highest number of road accidents

Road Accidents are day by day increasing due to number of reasons.
The road accidents are increasing dramatically by number of reasons such as, The Increased level of alcohol consumptionThe Lack of enforcement of road safety rulesThe use of mobile phonesThe Over speeding or harsh drivingThe Poor conditions of roadThe lack of competent driversViolation of road safety rules etc...

Recently National Crime Records Bureau, Ministry of Road Transport & Highway, Law commission of India, has given the list of top 10 cities with highest number of road accidents in India.
The Details Given below,
1.Delhi (City) 2.Chennai 3.Jaipur 4.Bengaluru 5.Mumbai 6.Kanpur 7.Lucknow 8.Agra 9.Hyderabad 10.Pune
These accidents can be prevented, if the peoples are educated and the awareness among the public is increases.

100 workers die in Chennai - How worst the health and safety in india

100 workers die in Chennai - How worst the health and safety in India

Date: October 15, 2016
Popular Professionals Involved: Geetha Ramakrishnan of Unorganized Workers' Federation.R Singaravelu, a member of the board and state president, Construction Federation of India.Officials in the labor department.
What you can learn here: ·The Health and safety Standards set by the Indian Government.The Health and safety Issues faced by the migrant workers.The Accidents statistics in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Words from Geetha Ramakrishnan

(Member of Unorganised Workers' Federation.)
The Issue raised after the accident happens (fall from high race building under construction in Royapettah) which shows the constructions are not any more concentrates on health and safety norms set by the regulations.The Geetha Ramakrishnan Said “the Construction industries are one of the major sector,which offers most employment opportunities after Agricultural sectors.Nearly 30 fatalities by construction acci…

Two persons dead in car accident - Investigation and proposed solutions

Caught On Camera: Chennai Car Hurtles Pedestrians Into Air, Two Dead.
Date: February 11, 2016
Location: Chennai
Nature of accident: Road accidents
What you can learn from here: Transportation safety
This Guide is for: General public, drivers, and employers.
Situation Of Accident:
The Red santro car, moving through the narrow road line, was hits two persons. And the persons were died in the next day of accident at private hospitals.

The Investigation says, The Driven was not impaired by an alcohol and he is experienced too.
During the day, he was driven the car with high speed, and while he understand the situation (he going to hit the persons stands on ground)
The Driver identified as Venkatesh ( works at bank located on same road ) & arrested.
Source : NDTV

Immediate Cause of the accidents:
·Accidentally, used the accelerator instead of brakes·Narrow road lines in which the persons cannot run away·Over speeding of vehicles·The standing persons in the busy traffic route ( violation of tr…

1 Person dead in Kishkinda amusement park - Accident investigation & proposed solutions

1 Dead In Accident at Chennai's Kishkinta Amusement Park In May 12, 2016, the accident happened in kishkinta amusement park, which is located outside Chennai,

By the accident, one person has died (Identified as Manikandan) & 7 employees of the amusement park are severely injured.

The Injured peoples are treated.

The Police have not yet confirmed the immediate & root causes of the accidents.
But by the assumption and through the interviews & analysis of documents it confirmed, that the root cause of the accident is the ferris wheel, which was restored before last few days of the accident.

Source: Ndtv

So as a safety practitioner, analyse the incident and comment the possible reasons for the accident to happen & the control measures you should suggest.

The Reasons may
·The Reduced integrity of the equipment's due to flood·The wrong selection of Ferris wheel.·The failure of Ferris wheel by poor design & manufacturing.·The maintenance or reviving by the poorly compe…