The Control Measures To Prevent Slips & Trip Hazards In An Engineering Factory

The Control Measures To Prevent Slips & Trip Hazards In An Engineering Factory

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The Control Measures To Prevent Slips & Trip Hazards In An Engineering Factory

Outline the precautionary measures that may be needed to prevent slips and trip hazards in an engineering factory.

  • The condition of the floor/road surface – these need to be well maintained (not holes) and kept in a clean condition
  • Having designated walkways
  • Having a protected walkway – fencing, barrier,
  • Timely removal of any contamination of the walking surface from spillages and leaks,
  • Ensure that accumulations of debris, stacking of items, that cause obstructions to a walkway are not permitted
  • The availability of adequate space to undertake the expected task
  • The environment – lighting levels to be adequate,
  • Noise that may disguise traffic activity to be addressed
  • Footwear being worn to be suitable and sufficient
  • Introduction of training of persons so that they are aware of the dangers in the area and the site rules
  • Provision of warning and/reminder signage

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