In order to work safely workers must be protected from risks that
They may be exposed. Therefore, these workers can protect themselves individually, using personal protective equipment. However, workers are not the only people who are exposed to such risks. All other persons on the construction site, as the main contractor, architect, supervisors, suppliers, etc., are exposed to the same risks.
Depending on the needs and circumstances must wear appropriate PPE. In the smallest case is compulsory helmet, protective gloves and safety vest.
Regulatory requirements for safety and health of workers are regulated by Ordinance No 3 of 04.19.2001 on the minimum safety requirements and
protect the health of workers using personal protective equipment in the workplace.
During construction, in the performance of construction activities, the likelihood of injury to workers is great. Dangers and injuries can be caused by various sources, more frequent among which are: falling and sharp objects, machines in the construction site falls from unsafe worksites, energy, high temperatures, dust and harmful chemicals. To perform smooth and safe execution of the construction works, the participants in the process must be protected. Part of this includes securing mandatory use of personal protective equipment, proper equipment and equipment.
To the worker feels most secure and safe working environment while performing various construction activities, he must wear special protective clothing and equipment. The choice of working protective clothing must be consistent with the task being performed and does not hinder movement and hinder workflow. Protective clothing should include several mandatory components. The article presents some of the most commonly used protective clothing and accessories. Personal protective equipment is any device, equipment designed to be worn or used by the worker to protect against risks without it only increases the risk to which the worker is exposed. To comply with the ergonomic requirements and health of workers.
Personal protective equipment is determined depending on the specific workplace, the degree of risk characteristics. They must conform to the dimensions of Use them to be able to adjust. Personal protective equipment to fall gloves, goggles for eye protection, masks and helmets, suits.
Materials must be carefully selected to have no detrimental effect on hygiene and health. Personal protective / safety equipment refers to protective clothing such as helmets, glasses or other equipment and equipment intended to protect the body of the wearer from injury, heat, chemicals.
Protective accessories head
In the construction business risk naryanavane head is big. So wearing a helmet is mandatory in most of the works, especially when working around scaffolding, lifting devices and formwork assembly and disassembly operations. Also in demolition and blasting activities. Work on steel structures and bridges, towers and poles. Work around lifts and cranes. Helmets must be selected so as to fit well and are comfortable. They should not hinder or impede the workflow. For example helmet with visor should not be used where limited visibility of the worker, for example – geodetic activities. At work, accompanied by a continuous bending / straightening or in strong wind, it is advisable to wear a helmet with a strap under the chin. Given the continued use, helmets must be light and very comfortable. Of great importance for the proper fit of the head is the possibility of adjusting the circumference. Some models have the option of placing earmuffs or visors.
To personal protective headgear is mandatory and use of goggles or shields in some labor activities. Eye injuries can be caused by chemical or metal particles – chips, stargotinki, dust, pebbles, drops, toxic gases and vapors. Possible ways of prevention is through glasses, visors and protective screens. Safety glasses must be light, comfortable, nezapotyaemi, nedraskaemi, impact-proof. Have a wide field and lightweight components in sensitive areas around the nose and ears. A wide range of protective eyewear, such as models, materials and purpose. To meet the requirements listed, most goggles with polycarbonate visor treated are scratch-resistant and have good mechanical protection. May be gated or tap required adjustable or elastic band (closed type) or the frame (open). Most models are equipped with side vents. Some models allow them wearing corrective glasses. There are also more specialized models that are used only during certain activities. For example, a welder’s glasses. They must be heat-resistant and very good ventilation. Most models are type mask with lifting screen. Their framework is constructed of PVC or polyester, they are light.