Toolbox Talks – Hand Safety

Toolbox Talks -  Hand Safety

Our today’s Toolbox Talks topic is Hand Safety

  • Always think about your hand safety & wear correct gloves.
  • Injuries to hands and fingers are the most frequent type of injury.
  • A small scratch or cut can become infected easily, which can lead to serious health problems.
  • Even the smallest injury must be reported to your supervisor and proper first aid will be given.
  • To prevent hand injuries, wear work gloves when handling equipment such as piping, slings, using sledgehammers, carrying heavy equipment, etc.
  • Inspect materials to be handled for burrs, splinters, cracks, etc and avoid these hazards.
  • Rubber gloves are available and must be worn when handling chemicals.
  • Welders gloves are available and must be worn when welding or torch cutting.
  • Also, inspect hand tools for safe condition and use hand tools in a safe manner.
  • Take great care and ALWAYS WEAR YOUR GLOVES when striking anything (e.g. chisels) with a hammer.
 

Author: Afnan Tajuddin

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