Incidents that prevent workers from self-rescue can occur in confined spaces due to ill-conceived attempts to rescue and retrieve others, but planning for a rescue can help prevent tragic results.
Have you ever thought about the effect loud sound has on your hearing and what you can do to protect yourself from suffering hearing loss? You may not realize how many common noises you are exposed to that rise above recommended safe levels. More importantly, hearing damage is completely preventable.
Before any worker attempts to work inside a confined space, there needs to be a plan for these tasks.
Accessing a confined space takes planning to ensure that everyone who enters, exits and works in the space can do so safely.
If you work on a leading or sharp edge, make sure you understand the hazards of both and the safety equipment you need to perform the job in compliance.
Expanding the ability to both hear and communicate with fellow workers while protecting against dangerous levels of noise is the purpose behind communication-enhanced hearing protection.
The new ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 standard establishes the minimum design, performance testing and labeling requirements for equipment solutions that reduce dropped objects incidents in industrial and occupational settings.
Have you thought about an integrated solution? This option may help when metalworking tasks change, you can remain protected without having to change your gear.
Are you a professional looking to improve personnel safety in the healthcare environment through the appropriate use of personal protective equipment (PPE)?
Every time you are going to enter a confined space you need to plan. In fact, one of the most important parts of confined space work is planning.