Posts Tagged: Fall Safety

Top Hazards for Pipe Fitters

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Assembling and installing the pipes used in heating, cooling, steam, hot water, and lubrication and processing systems is a hazardous job. The same is true for assembling the materials, threading and hammering the pipes, altering the pipe sizes, and securing the pipes to tanks and walls. Many of these hazards were mentioned in a previous… Read More »

A Confined Space Rescue Plan Can Help You Avoid Jobsite Injuries

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Working in a confined space can be dangerous. A confined space typically has a limited number of entryways and exits. This makes it difficult to evacuate in an emergency. As a result, you need a comprehensive confined space rescue plan to ensure your workers can get out if their safety is at risk. The following… Read More »

6 Safety Tips for Sheet Metal Workers

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Your work with sheet metal involves making, installing, and maintaining heating, ventilation, and air duct (HVAC) systems. It includes cutting raw materials to form and fasten them to create metal building equipment, signs, or vehicles for construction sites. As a result, working with sheet metal requires specialized training on hazards, equipment, and best work practices… Read More »

Fall Clearance: How to Correctly Calculate

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If you or your construction team work at heights, you must understand how to effectively calculate fall clearance. This is the distance needed to prevent a worker from hitting the ground or lower level in case of a fall.  Because even a small miscalculation can result in serious injury or death, accuracy is essential. Follow… Read More »

Fall Protection – More Precautions

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Falls disable 400,000 workers each year. Use caution to avoid falling accidents. If you are on ground level: Watch out for slippery spots such as oil, grease or water spills. Use aisles. Don’t take shortcuts through storage and machinery areas. Look out for objects on the floor that can roll, slide or trip you. If… Read More »