Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Safety in Construction Site Part 2 software companies in india

Equipment and Electricity

Lifting Appliance and Gear
  • Do not operate a lifting appliance unless trained in software companies in india. In the case of a crane, a certificate is required.
  • Before using lifting gear such as hook, shackle or chain sling, check whether there is any wear and tear.
  • Check the weight of the load to be lifted.
  • Do not exceed the safe working load of a lifting appliance or lifting gear.
  • Adopt the correct lifting method.
  • Do not use a lifting appliance or lifting gear unless it has been examined and certified safe by a competent examiner.
  • Do not use a lifting appliance unless it has been regularly repaired and maintained by a competent person. No unauthorized repair is allowed.
  • Follow the safe working instructions of the manufacturer of a lifting appliance.
  • Do not work beneath any suspended load.

 Material Hoist
  • Do not ride on a material hoist of software companies india.
  • Do not operate a material hoist without prior proper training.
  • Do not exceed the safe working load of a material hoist.
  • Do not use a material hoist unless it has been examined and certified safe by a competent examiner.
  • Do not use a material hoist unless its gates have been installed with an effective interlocking safety system. The hoist is only operable after all the gates have been closed.
  • Do not use a material hoist unless it has been repaired and maintained by a competent person. No unauthorized repair is allowed.
  • Do not put loose materials into receptacles unless properly secured.
  • Ensure good communication with the operator of a material hoist. All signals should be understood and followed.

 Load shifting Machinery
  • Unless you are a worker concerned, do not work in an area where a loader, an excavator, etc. is in operation.
  • Do not operate any loadshifting machinery without training and approval.
  • Operators of forklift trucks, bulldozers, loaders, excavators, trucks or lorries should possess appropriate certificates.

 Portable Power Tool
  • Do not use a portable power tool (such as saw, grinder and drill) unless its dangerous parts have been effectively guarded.
  • Place the electric cable and hose of a tool at an appropriate position to avoid tripping hazards

 Cartridge-operated Fixing Tool
  • Do not operate a cartridge-operated fixing tool unless you have possessed a valid certificate software companies in india.
  • Wear suitable eye and ear protectors while operating a cartridge-operated fixing tool.
  • Use a cartridge-operated fixing tool with great care. 

Compressed Air
  • Use compressed air only for specified purposes.
  • Do not use any compressed air equipment, pipes and relevant devices unless they are of good construction and have been examined and certified safe by a competent examiner before use.
  • Fix the connectors properly.
  • Do not twist the pipes.
  • Do not abuse the use of compressed air for cleaning purpose. Use a brush or a vacuum cleaner to remove dust from clothing and skin. 

Electric Tool
  • Before using an electric tool, check the tool and its plug and connecting cable.
  • Do not use a damaged tool.
  • Do not use an electric tool unless its connecting cable is well protected.
  • Do not use an electric tool unless its metal casing is earthed and its
  • Power supply is provided with an earth leakage circuit breaker.
  • Do not repair or alter any electrical installation unless competent to do so.
  • If you meet any fault or problem, report it to your supervisor immediately.

Workplace Safety and Fire Prevention


  • Keep the fence on all sides of an excavation intact.
  • Use safe access for ingress and egress.
  • Do not pile soil or any other materials at the edge of an excavation.
  • Make sure that a trench is securely shored before working in it.

Gas Welding and Flame Cutting
  • Do not use the equipment of software companies india for gas welding or flame cutting unless you have attained the age of 18 years and hold a valid certificate.
  • Do not use any gas cylinder unless it has been fitted with flashback arrestors.
  • Wear personal protective equipment.
  • Keep the workplace clean.
  • Place fire extinguishers within reach.
  • Keep gas cylinders in an upright position and secure it properly to avoid overturning.
  • If gas leakage is detected, report it to your supervisor immediately.

Fire Risk

There is always a fire risk. However, the chances of fire can be reduced, and you will know what to do when a fire breaks out if you:
  • Always keep the workplace clean and tidy.
  • Handle machinery and tools that may generate sparks or heat carefully.
  • Do not smoke or use naked flames in any area where flammable and explosive substances are stored.
  • Know where fire extinguishers are located and how they are used.
  • Know the place of assembly for fire evacuation. 

Public Safety
  • Pay attention to public safety. Members of the public are often unaware of or do not understand the work carried out on construction sites and the risks involved.
  • Take great care to prevent the fall of materials from height.
  • Do not stack materials on floor edges or on scaffolds.

 Waste Disposal
  • Dispose all wastes, and unwanted materials must be disposed of at a designated place.
  • Notify your supervisor of the requirement for the separate disposal of chemical or inflammable wastes.
  • Do not leave planks with nails on passageways.

Safety Supervisors
  • Their responsibility is to assist others to work smoothly and safely.
  • They have received specific safety training and are important members of the construction team.They have legal responsibility or liability for the overall safety of the construction site.
  • You should get to know your safety supervisor.

Personal Safety and Hygiene

Eye Protection
  • A wise worker of asp dot net companies in india will certainly take good care of his eyesight.
  • A small fragment may cause serious consequences if it enters one's eyes.
  • When there is a risk of eye injury, such as in concrete breaking or using abrasive wheels, you should wear suitable eye protectors.
  • Take proper care of the eye protectors provided to you.
  • Replace damaged or defective eye protectors immediately.
  • Ensure that eye protectors are comfortable to wear, and keep clean.
  • Use eye protectors for eye protection ─ do not put it on your head or hang it on your neck   
  • Bear in mind that eye protectors are replaceable, but not your eyes.
  • Wear ear protectors in areas with high noise levels.
  • Properly wear ear protectors according to the manufacturer's instructions.
  • Do not reuse disposable ear plugs.
  • Clean ear protectors regularly.

 Personal Protective Equipment
  • For your own safety and interest, use the personal protective equipment provided by your employer.
  • Wear gloves when handling or contacting chemicals.
  • Remember to wear a mask when working in a dusty environment.
  • Wear eye and ear protectors whenever necessary.
  • Wear a safety harness and secure it to a safe anchorage point when working at height. A bamboo scaffold is not a safe anchorage point, so do not fasten the safety harness to it.
  • Wear safety shoes to prevent foot injury.
  • Consult your supervisor if in doubt.

 First Aid
  • If you sustain an injury or feel not well while at work, even if it is minor, go to the first aid room right away for medical treatment and notify your supervisor.
  • Put the case on record.

 Safety Helmet
  • Wear a safety helmet on a construction site.
  • Keep the harness of the helmet clean and make sure that it fits well.
  • Do not drill any holes on the helmet or use it for pounding.

 Manual Handling Operations
  • Avoid manual handling operations as far as possible to minimize the risk of injury.
  • Estimate the weight of the load.
  • Lift an object with a correct posture.
  • Wear suitable protective equipment. Put on gloves as far as possible to protect your hands from any cut, scratch or puncture, and wear safety boots or shoes to prevent injury to toes by heavy falling objects.
  • Seek assistance from someone in lifting a load if necessary.

 Personal Hygiene
  • Keep yourself clean.
  • Wash hands before meals and after using the toilet.
  • Dress tidily and in protective clothing.

Alcohol and Drugs
  • Do not drink alcohol, or take drugs, while at work.
  • If you need to take drugs due to illness, report it to your supervisor.
     Courtesy: Sanika Taori

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