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What is a Confined Space?

A confined space is large enough for a worker to enter and work in but has a narrow restricted entry and exit. Workers must enter, work in, and exit a confined space wearing and using personal protective equipment (PPE). A confined space is not meant to be occupied continuously; most of the time there are no people inside a confined
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KARAM'S Contribution Towards Sustainable Development

“Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the give.” With this feeling in hearts, KARAM Team members visited Sarthak Yellow Room, a set up by Sarthak Foundation, inside the communities; running programs free of cost for all the children within, on 6th dec’19. Our self-motivated
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Benefits of Utilising Rope Access for building, maintenance, and construction

Working at heights is a regular part of work in many industries like construction, oil and gas, telecom, facade maintenance, and others. In many such industries, workers work in difficult to access areas high above the ground. The construction industry, in particular, requires significant work to be done at heights. Rope Access Teams are Fast and Economical    When work
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Tips to Consider When Buying New Rope Rescue Equipment

Rope rescue equipment is essential to rescue at heights. For the safety of those who work at heights and others present at a site, it’s essential to select the best rope rescue equipment. A few tips to consider when buying new rope rescue equipment are outlined below. Cultivate a Relationship When the right rope rescue equipment is selected it permits
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Safety Myths about Rope Access

Most people who have no experience or knowledge of working at heights believe doing so is safest using scaffolding or other means than using ropes. To an uninformed observer working at a height using ropes certainly appears perilous, however, nothing can be further from the truth. Working at heights using ropes does pose a minor risk, but rope access teams
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Clearing Up Misconceptions about Cut Resistant Gloves

A common misconception about cut resistant gloves is they protect against every possible hazard. This is a myth. Even the sturdiest cut resistant glove will puncture when exposed to hazards it’s not designed to protect against. The majority of workers suffer hand injuries because they’re not wearing safety gloves; the remainder suffer injuries because the gloves they’re wearing aren’t ideal
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How Women Can Be Their Own Inspiration

Confidence and inspiration are not the same. A woman can be confident yet lack inspiration while a woman with inspiration is always confident. Confidence affects how women think of themselves and how they interact with others; inspiration, on the other hand, bestows the vision to push boundaries and reshape the world. The best leaders in the world are inspired by
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How to Safely Work At Heights

Working at a height poses significant challenges to workers in many industries. It is estimated that in India alone well over a dozen deaths occur daily when people fall from a height. To prevent such a large number of deaths from falls, employers can take numerous precautions that keep employees safe. A few such precautions that employers can take are
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Selecting the Ideal Chemical Resistant Glove

The use of chemical resistant gloves is common in occupations where workers’ hands are exposed to harmful substances or chemicals or to thermal burns. It is the duty of employers to provide employees with the right gloves so that they can safely perform their jobs. Assessing the Chemical Hazard To understand a potential hazard, an employer may hire an expert
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India needs enhanced use of Protection Equipment

The use of personal protection equipment (PPE) is still found lacking in the country, across most sectors and ownership groups. Much still needs to be done so that India can be regarded as an active user of PPE. In an interaction with T&D India, Sandeep Arora, General Manager – Marketing, KARAM Industries, said that on a progressive scale of 0-10
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