Workplace Safety and Health is an area concerned with protecting the safety, health and welfare of people engaged in work or employment. The goals of occupational safety and health programs include to foster a safe and healthy work environment. Occupational Safety & Health may also protect co-workers, family members, employers, customers, and many others who might be affected by the workplace environment.
Occupational Safety and Health can be important for legal, moral and financial reasons. All organisations, by Law, have a duty of care to ensure that employees and any other person who may be affected by the companies undertaking remain safe at all times. Moral obligations would involve the protection of employee’s lives and health. Legal reasons for Occupational Safety & Health practices relate to the preventative, punitive and compensatory effects of laws that protect workers safety and health. Occupational S&H can also reduce employee injury and illness related costs (including medical care, sick leave and disability benefit costs), company insurance expenses and can improve the company’s production, working environment and reputation.
Construction is one of the most dangerous occupations in the world, incurring more occupational fatalities than any other sector. The problem is not that the hazards and risks are unknown. It is that they are very difficult to control in a constantly changing work environment.
The leading safety hazards on site are falls from height, motor vehicle crashes, excavation accidents, electrocution, machines, and being struck by falling objects. Some of the main health hazards on site are asbestos, chemicals, noise, and manual handling activities.
ABIUD Solutions with certified approved personnel provide external services for protection and prevention in accordance with ‘THE SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK LAWS OF 1996 TO 2011’. Our services include Occupational Safety & Health System/Manual, Risk Assessments, Safety Method Statements, Emergency Action Plans, HACCP, Safety Playgrounds, Health-Safety and Environment
Plans and Inspections reports for all type/kind of organisations and companies.
ABIUD Solutions also provides training for employees for Occupational Safety & Health and external audits as a 3rd party external audit in accordance to Cyprus Laws & Regulations, for Occupational Safety and Health.
Protection and Prevention: Avoid any accident, damage, disaster to happen/occur
Emergency Action Plan: Eliminate or minimise any losses, damages, incidents, accidents, disasters when emergency situation happen/occur
Business Continuity: Ensure continuity of company operations
External Services for Protection and Prevention
According to the provisions of the Management of Safety and Health at Work Regulations of 2002:
(a) every employer, who is unable to provide protection and prevention activities using his own employees, because they do not have the necessary personal and occupational qualifications, and
(b) every employer, who employs less than 5 persons or every self-employed person, who is unable to provide, depending on the case, protection and prevention activities, because he does not have the necessary personal and occupational qualifications, may apply to Approved Persons to secure these services.
Also according to the above Regulations, the employer, or the self employed person, must notify the Chief Inspector or the Inspector, when the said services are assigned to Approved Persons, the name of the Approved Person who undertakes the protection and prevention of risks activities and the particulars of the services undertaken by fill in the Work Assignment Form.
The persons, who afford to perform such protection and prevention of risks activities and can offer their services to other employers or other self-employed persons, according to the provisions of the above Regulations, shall be approved by the Chief Inspector, who is the Director of the Department of Labor Inspection.
ABIUD Solutions provides External Services for Protection and Prevention with certified-approved personnel for all type of companies.
Playgrounds, are outdoor or indoor playing space and equipment that offer kids fun, fresh air, friends, happiness and exercise. So it’s important for adults-parents to make sure that faulty equipment, improper surfaces, and careless behaviour don’t ruin the fun and health for their kids.
In recent years, it is estimated that there were more than 200,000 injuries annually on public playgrounds that required emergency treatment. Many of these accidents could have been prevented with the proper inspection and supervision.
You can make the playground entertaining and safe for your kids by checking the playing area and equipment for potential hazards and following some simple safety guidelines. Teaching kids how to play safely is important: If they know the rules of the playground, they’re less likely to get hurt.
Kids should always have adult supervision on the playground. Adult supervision can help prevent injuries by making sure kids properly use playground equipment and don’t engage in unsafe behaviour around it. If an injury does occur, an adult can assist the child and administer any needed first aid right away. Play areas should designed to allow an adult to clearly see kids while they’re playing on all the equipment.
Our company offers consulting and audits services for safety indoor and outdoor playgrounds. Risk Assessments are requirement by the Cyprus Safety and Health Laws and Regulations for playgrounds of schools, kindergartens, hotels, restaurants, etc. Giving to the kids the opportunity to have safety, healthy and quality playing.
HACCP is an international specification based on the preventive management of food safety issues. It’s implementation is mandatory according to the European and Cyprus legislation. It consists of a group of hygiene principles based on:
It targets all enterprises involved in the food chain, including:
The benefits for an organisation certified according to the HACCP include:
ABIUD Solutions provides training services for Occupational Safety & Health Management System for the employees and employers of any kind/type of company in accordance with ‘THE SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK LAWS OF 1996 TO 2011’.
With certified approved personnel we provide External Services for Protection and Prevention (EXYPP).
Our company trains, educates and informs the employers and employees for: