Industrial Safety


Machine Guarding

A ‘machine guarding’ means any enclosure, barrier, or device constructed to prevent a person or his clothing from coming in contact with dangerous parts of the machine. The ‘point of operation’ is that part of the working machine at which cutting, shaping, forming, or any other necessary operation is accomplished. A guard for it is …

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What is Scaffolding?

Scaffolding is a temporary structure that provides support for workers, plants, and materials used in building, construction, maintenance, repair, and demolition work. We need to follow scaffolding safety procedures. Scaffolding means a convenient platform for persons to work at height. Scaffolding shall be designed by a qualified and competent Engineer. Scaffoldings erection, alteration, and dismantling …

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All ladders shall be designed to carry their intended load safely. Side rails of metal ladders shall be of sufficient cross-section to prevent excessive deflection in use. Slip-resistant shoes, lashing or other effective means shall be used to avoid the danger of slipping. Not using ladders where required is a common cause of serious accidents.  …

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