Summer in most parts of India is extreme. Construction workers who are exposed to extreme heat or a hot work environment may be at risk of heat stress and other occupational illnesses, which could have an impact on productivity as well as lead to other injuries. Since work often has to continue even in such environmental conditions let’s ensure workers are that safe and comfortable in their working conditions.
In present scenario of construction industry all are fast track projects and time is a chief priority. To survive with the priority, getting skill workmen is very difficult. Hence industry is absolutely depended on new technologies. Rope Suspended platform (RSP) is one among the technology used large wide by contractors resulting reduction in time and cost of construction.
- Winch is identified & numbered.
- Safe Working Limit is Marked on Winch & Hook.
- Hook are not Damaged & Safety Latch is available.
In Construction industry more than 70 % of man power involved in manual handling in which builder hoist play very important role. Hoists are being used to shifting of bricks, Cement, Sand etc… from lower level at construction site particularly in Real Estate.
How to minimize the risk of Electrical Incident:
Earthing: All electrical equipment, appliances, system, must be earthed or grounded to obtain a low resistance path for dissipation of leakage current into the earth. Proper earth provides a low resistance path compared to human body and hence current flow through earthing, saving human being from injury or Fetal. Double earthing must be provided for all 3 phase connections.
All hazards which we face in our daily life at home, at school or at work there is probably none as dangerous and uniquely unforgiving as electricity. Life without electricity is Unimaginable, but peculiarity is that it is not visible but it strikes very hard; killing, disfiguring or disabling.
1. Is Identification No of Excavator marked?
2. Any Physical damage in Excavator Bucket and / or Loose Bucket connecting pin & Bolts
- Provide information on heat stress & required precautions in daily pep-talks & trainings.
- Display heat stress avoidance instructions in local languages.
- Supervisors to monitor workers who are at risk of heat stress.
Summer in most part of India is extreme. The construction workers who are exposed to extreme heat or outdoor hot work environment may be at risk of heat stress and other occupational illnesses, which may have impact on productivity & other injuries also. Since work has to continue even in such environment let’s ensure that our workers are safe and comfortable in their working conditions.
A group workers (helper category) of Sub-contractor were assigned the job of housekeeping in under construction Tower on Sunday at about 8:00 am by main contractor. Injured Person was working alone in OTS shaft for debris removal, while accessing the chajja at other side of OTS the victim lost balance and had fall at about 8.40am from 2nd floor level (approx. 5.15 mt from gr floor) leading to right leg & right hand mid fingure fracture & minor cuts & scratches on face. Injured Person was wearing his all PPE's safety helmet, safety shoes and safety harness, however he didn't anchor his harness and hence there was free fall to ground. Also the primary protection safety net at first floor level OTS was partly left open by the victim after cleaning of the debris and hence could not arrest the person from free fall.