74 – Dropped Object

23 February 2015

Slip, Trip or Fall

Slip, Trip or Fall Slip, trip or fall hazards on some jobs, such as working in the derrick, on the rig floor, or on raised decks
23 February 2015

Preventing Falls

Preventing Falls Each year falls consistently account for a number of fatalities in industry. How do you, as workers, take responsibility to prevent falls at the
23 February 2015

Ladder Safety: Portable and Fixed Ladders

Ladder Safety: Portable and Fixed Ladders People fall off ladders, resulting in injuries that range from bruises, broken bones, or even death.  There are several potential
23 February 2015

Ladders: General Information and Checklist

Ladders: General Information and Checklist Most workers injured in falls from ladders, are less than 10 feet above the ladder’s base.  Portable ladders generally fall into
23 February 2015

Managing Hand-Tool Hazards

Managing Hand-Tool Hazards Compared with a vat of chlorine or a huge industrial machine, a hammer seems pretty harmless.  But workers who use simple hand tools
23 February 2015

Hand Tool Safety: Clamps, Snips, Toolboxes

Hand Tool Safety: Clamps, Snips, Toolboxes Clamps Do not use the C-clamp for hoisting materials. Do not use the C-clamp as a permanent fastening device. Snips Wear
23 February 2015

Hand Tool Safety: Using Hammers Safely

Hand Tool Safety: Using Hammers Safely Use a hammer only if it is in good condition. The head should not be mushroomed and it should be firmly
23 February 2015

Hand Tool Safety: Saws, Wrenches, Pliers and Vises

Hand Tool Safety: Saws, Wrenches, Pliers and Vises Saws Keep control of saws by releasing downward pressure at the end of the stroke. Do not use an
23 February 2015

Hand Tool Safety: Use of Pliers

Hand Tool Safety: Use of Pliers There are many types of pliers.  The most commonly used are the 6-inch combination slip-joint pliers.  The slip-joint permits the