Electrical injury is a term for all injuries caused by contact with electrical energy. Electrical contact can cause a wide variety of injuries involving most organ systems. Most electrical injuries are classified as one of the following: Burns Electric shock injuries Eye injuries A worker with an electrical injury may
Working at construction site is have a high potential of Hazards to occurs to workers and Equipment at working site so that Barricades is the one of control measures which used to alert  personnel for existing Hazards. HSSE world propose at that post   minimum standards regarding the type, use and maintenance
Hydro Excavation is the process of removing or moving soil with pressurized water. An air conveyance or vacuum is then used to transfer the soil or debris to a debris tank. This allows for a non-destructive and more accurate way to excavate soil and locate underground utilities. The popularity of
Pressure tests are performed to ensure the safety, reliability, and leak tightness of pressure systems. A pressure test is required for a new pressure system before use or an existing pressure system after repair or alteration. There are two methods for pressure tests: hydrostatic and pneumatic. A hydrostatic test is
George Kennedy is supervisor can recall multiple incidents involving unprotected workers and trench cave-ins. Unfortunately, some of those stories have tragic endings.One worker was killed in a collapse after removing a trench shield to retrieve a shovel. Another worker died after returning to an unprotected trench to grab a pack
A competent person is an employee who is able to recognize hazards associated with a particular task, and has the ability to mitigate those hazards. Many OSHA construction standards require someone onsite – such as a foreman, supervisor or other employee – to be designated as a competent person. When
Job-make wooden ladders are custom-made to fit specific job situations during construction or demolition operations. Their primary purpose is to provide access to or egress from a work area. They are not intended to serve as a workstation. They are temporary in nature and serve only until a particular phase