Diane is a SHEQ Practitioner with 10 years experience as a Safety Officer with working knowledge of ISO 18001, 9001, 14001 management systems as well as the OHSACT 85 of 1993, Construction Regulations 2014, MHSA No 29 0f 1996, and Regulations.

Why do people commit unsafe acts?

Four basic reasons for unsafe acts are as follows: Improper attitudes of the workers; Lack of knowledge or skills; Physical unsuitability; and Improper mechanical or physical environment. Except for reflex actions, unsafe acts are learnt acts, and can be replaced with learnt safe acts. If an employee’s learning has been inadequate or misdirected, it is […]