Knowing what you do not know!
Sheila Pantry OBE
You probably do not know as much as you think you do. When put to the test, most people find they cannot explain the workings of everyday things they think they understand! Take this into our world of work – do you know the hazards and dangers in your workplace? Equally important do you know where to go to look for validated and authoritative information that will help to keep you and your co-workers safe and sound?
Over the last twenty-five years or so with the advent and development of technology, especially The Internet and the ease with which to create many information resources there is so much information that can be of value to everyone who needs to stay ahead in their own specialism. But do you know how to find such reliable information?
Making the best use of these resources takes time. Just as no one book will give all the answers to a question, you may not find all the information which you need from looking at just one web site. A quick way will be to look at gateways such as OSH WORLD www.oshworld.com/searching.html and see information to help you quickly get to the information you need and gives you a variety of other sources that you can make use of in order to answer your queries. It also gives you some tips when searching, to save you time and costs.
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OSH UPDATE + FIRE has numerous articles, guidance and advice for young people starting apprenticeships and those starting work in a whole variety of workplaces
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There are many other examples of lessons learned in the reports, results from research, guidance and advice available in OSH UPDATE + FIRE to help organisations – managers, directors, supervisors and workers and especially those teaching in colleges and universities to learn about the all aspects of working safely and healthily in all workplaces.
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The databases and contents are from worldwide class organisations such as the US NIOSH, the UK Health and Safety Executive, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work and many more similar organisations around the world.
This time of the year is a good time for all organisations worldwide to review their health and safety goals and decide on the training or re-training that is needed for all levels of staff and update their information resources.
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It is always good to keep researching and finding out if there are services and other ways of keeping up-to-date in this fast-changing world of ours. Time is precious and many people are really stretched in their jobs and find it difficult to keep ahead in current knowledge that they should have for their jobs. So help is at hand for those working in health, safety and fire and fire related industries which are brought together in an easy to use web service entitled OSH UPDATE + FIRE www.oshupdate.com that is constantly updated.
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