Presentation on theme: "My Life Monday Safety wear"— Presentation transcript:
1 My Life Monday Safety wear Personal Protective Equipment or PPE is designed to protect employees from injuries resulting from contact with chemicals, electrical equipment, mechanical equipment or other work place hazards. Examples of PPE include safety goggles, hard hats, work boots and gloves.Apart from PPE requirements for a job,employees must remember to inspect theequipment before use and to replace worn outequipment.
2 Get proper training!Make sure you get proper training on how to use the equipment. If you’re facing problems, inform your supervisor or manager about it!You need to know..how to use PPE properlywhen PPE is necessarywhat kind of PPE is necessarythe limitations of the protective gear in usethat PPE should be worn at all times during a jobrequiring PPEthat PPE should be checked and kept cleanon a regular basis
3 Safety equipment is made for a reasonChoosing the right PPE is the first step towards ensuring your safety, but that’s not all. You have to maintain it as well!!?You should also find out the hazards of your job, including the safety procedures and processes used to prevent injuries.
4 Who is responsible? Manager/Supervisor Employee Ensure implementation of PPE at work and for hazardous jobsProvide appropriate PPE and make it available for employeesMake sure that employees are trained on the proper use and care of PPEEvaluate the hazards related to the jobEnsure defective and damagedequipment is immediatelyreplacedEmployeeShould wear their PPEAttend training sessionsMust care for, clean andmaintain their PPEInform the supervisor ormanager that the PPE needs replacement.
5 Caring for your PPECaring for your PPE is as important as selecting the right equipment.Let’s start from the top.Your hard hat protects your head.Hard hats are designed to protect your head from falling objects or when you lose balance and fall.Always check if the inside strapswork and fit properly.2. Check for cracks or weakness.3. Wipe it with a damp rag before use.
6 What comes next? A minor eye injury can be serious! Eyewear protection is a must.A minor eye injury can be serious!Make sure your glasses, goggles or shield fit.Check if its clean and not broken, cracked orscratched.You might suffer of a hearing loss.Protect your ears from excessiveexposure to noise.For sanitary reasons, use disposable earplugs.2. Re-usable earplugs, canal caps and earmuffs should be cleaned on a regular basis.
7 What comes next? Protect your helpers-your hands! Protect your hands from injuries!Use the right gloves for the job you are performing.Make sure your gloves are in good shape and not ripped or torn.Match the footwear to the job.Most foot injuries are caused by objects falling on unprotected feet or the foot wear was not appropriate for the job.Check your footwear and make sure it fits.Select the right footwear for the job.
8 PPE & safe working practices are the best ways to avoid occupational injuries.For more information on Halliburton's standards, please refer to the following link: