Hot Work is defined by the EPA as any work involving electric or gas welding, cutting, brazing, or similar flame or spark-producing operations. This can be very dangerous work and pose safety and health risks to hundreds and thousands of workers in a variety of industries.
Material Handling is covered in OSHA General Industry Codes 1910 subpart N and OSHA Construction codes 1926 subpart H. It is important to know the hazards associated with material storing and handling. It is also important to be able to identify types of material handling equipment and methods to prevent hazards associated with material handling.
Caught-In Caught-Between injuries are a common, and preventable, type of accident. At JJ Safety, we thought it was so important, we developed a comprehensive Caught-In Caught-Between training program that covers this topic. Caught-In Caught-Between hazards are one of the four most deadly hazards in the workplace.
Permit to Work is a management system designed to provide protection for employees who are working in hazardous situations. It ensures that work is done safely and efficiently. The permit to work process involves procedures to request, review, authorize, document and deconflict tasks. This ensures that two operations that may cause a potential hazard do not take place in close vicinity.”