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Elements of an effective Housekeeping program

The elements of an effective housekeeping program: Dust and Dirt Removal: Elements of an effective Housekeeping program: In some jobs, enclosures and exhaust ventilation systems may fail to collect dust, dirt and chips adequately. Vacuum cleaners are suitable for removing light dust and dirt. Industrial models have special fittings for cleaning walls, celling, ledges, machinery,… Read More »

Plan a good Housekeeping Program

How to plan a good Housekeeping program: Plan a good Housekeeping Program: A good housekeeping program plans and manages the orderly storage and movement of materials from point of entry to exit. It includes a material flow plan to ensure minimal handling. The plan also ensures that work areas are not used as storage areas… Read More »

Housekeeping, Purpose and Benefits of Housekeeping

House Keeping: Effective housekeeping can eliminate some workplace hazards and help get a job done safely and properly. Poor housekeeping can frequently contribute to accidents by hiding hazards that cause injuries. If the sight of paper, debris, clutter and spills is accepted as normal, then other more serious health and safety hazards may be taken… Read More »

Safety in Construction Industries and Responsibilities of Safety Engineer

Safety in Construction industries: Safety in Construction Industries: Construction work means any work carried out in connection with the construction, alteration, conversion, fitting-out, commissioning, renovation, repair, maintenance, refurbishment, demolition, decommissioning or dismantling of a structure. The definition of construction work is broad and includes: Any installation or testing carried out in connection with an activity… Read More »

Hazard and Operability Review (HAZOP)

Introduction to Hazard and Operability Review: HAZOP is an analysis method that was developed for use with new processes JO the chemical Industry. Its strength is that it allows problems to be identified even before a body of experience has been developed for a given process/system. Although originally intended for use with new processes it… Read More »

Effects of Vibration on Human Body

Vibration: Effects of Vibration on Human Body: Vibration produces high noise level and can cause problems of human body, machines and structures. Effects of Vibration on Human Body Low frequency vibration (3-6 Hz) can cause the diaphragm in the chest region to vibrate in sympathy giving rise to feeling of nausea. This resonance phenomenon is… Read More »

Personal protection for Ear

Personal protection for ear (for the receiver) Personal protection for Ear: The two major methods of personnel protection are the provision of a quiet room or peace haven d the wearing of ear muffs or ear plugs. The peace haven similar in construction to an acoustic enclosure and used to keep the noise out. Ear-muffs… Read More »

Noise Control Techniques

Noise Control Techniques: Noise Control Techniques: Before considering method of noise control it is important 0 remember that the noise at any point may be due to more than one source and that additionally it may be aggravated by noise reflected from walls (reverberant noise) as well as the noise radiated directly from the source.… Read More »

Effect of noise on Human ear

Effect of noise on Human ear The ear: Effect of noise on Human ear: The sound pressure waves enter the auditory canal and cause the Eardrum (Tympanic Membrane) to move in sympathy with the pressure fluctuations. Three minute bones called the Hammer, Anvil arid the Stirrup (the Ossicles) transmit the Vibrations via the Oval window… Read More »

Specification of Industrial Noise & Vibration Systems

Specification of Industrial Noise & Vibration Systems: Specification of Industrial Noise: The effect of Noise on men; measurement and evaluation of noise, vibration damping, noise isolation, noise absorption – silencers, practical aspects of control of noise- case studies on impact of noise from Compressors and Generators. Vibration: Effect, Measurement and control. Noise is a sound… Read More »