OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IN KENYA

Ambassador Steve Mbugua: A Global Advocate for Safety Culture

The Constitution of Kenya (2010) Bill of Rights provides that every citizen has right to fair labour practices, reasonable working conditions and clean and healthy environment. The history of Occupational Health and Safety (OSH) in Kenya dates back to the 1950s when the need to have a legal instrument to manage the safety, health and […]

BUILDING A CULTURE OF SAFETY

BUILDING A CULTURE OF SAFETY

BUILDING A SAFETY CULTURE A safety culture is an organizational culture that places a high level of importance on safety beliefs, values and attitudes—and these are shared by the majority of people within the company or workplace. It can be characterized as ‘the way we do things around here’. It is a subset of the […]

TYPES OF SAFETY CULTURE

Ambassador Of Safety

A company’s safety culture is a direct reflection of the organization’s overarching culture and the people who work in it. As a result, most employees will generate their perceptions of safety and its importance based on the attitude their employer projects. The following are four main types of safety cultures commonly held by companies. 1. […]

A POSITIVE SAFETY CULTURE

A POSITIVE SAFETY CULTURE

A POSITIVE SAFETY CULTURE A positive safety culture is a shared set of values and practices that guide the behavior of all employees. It is what the employees do and how they act even when nobody is watching. CAUSES OF WORKPLACE ACCIDENTS 1. Unsafe Conditions – faulty equipment and dangerous environment 2. Unsafe Acts – […]

WORLD SAFETY DAY 2023

WORLD SAFETY DAY 2023

World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2023 The 2023 World Day for Safety and Health at Work will be commemorated on 28 April 2023 and will explore the topic of a safe and healthy working environment as a fundamental principle and right at work. This theme encourages and places a legal duty on […]

FIRST AID CONTEST 2023

FIRST AID CONTEST 2023

WORLD DAY FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK CORPORATE FIRST AID CONTEST The World day for safety and health at work is an international day that is cerebrated on 28th day of April every year. The Directorate of Occupational Safety and Health Services (DOSHS) organizes national occupational safety and health events to sensitize employers/ occupiers, […]

World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2023

World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2023

World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2023 The 2023 World Day for Safety and Health at Work will be commemorated on 28 April 2023 and will explore the topic of a safe and healthy working environment as a fundamental principle and right at work. This theme encourages and places a legal duty on […]

Holiday Road Safety

Holiday Road Safety

For New drivers, young drivers – (especially first time drivers who bought cars this year) and are planning to drive to the village this Christmas…. A car is very forgiving in city speeds and you will hardly notice any faults as the car will not be subjected to extreme physical conditions of highway speeds, for […]

NAIROBI SAFETY HOUSE

NAIROBI SAFETY HOUSE

NAIROBI SAFETY HOUSE Nairobi Safety House is a one stop Safety Shop specializing in varieties of Health, Safety and Security Equipment with a mission to help you become #Safety compliant and build a culture of Safety. We have varieties of:- 1. Fire Safety Equipment 2. First Aid Kits 3. Construction Site Safety Equipment 4. School […]