Hazards in Fettling shop and Melting shop

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melting shop safety
HAZARDSPREVENTIVE MEASURE
Radiant heat hazard during welding & gas cutting.1. Provide good ventilation.

2. Provide cotton boiler suit.

Hazards due to U.V & I.R. rays during welding & gas cutting.1. Provide 18” leather gloves.

2. Provide goggle/welding screen with appropriate shade.

3. Provide leather shoes & leg guards.

Eye injury due to flying slag while removing the slag from welding & gas cutting.1. Provide plain glass goggles & ensure its.
Burn injury due to contact with hot casing during welding & gas cutting1. Provide leather gloves & leather shoes & ankle cover.
Silica dust hazard during shot blasting & chipping.1. Regular preventive maintenance of shot blasting machine.

2. Provide dust masks.

3. Pre employment medical examination.

4. Periodic medical examination.

5. Where ever possible provide hoods & exhaust system.

Eye injury due to shots leaking from shot blasting machine.1. Regular preventive maintenance of shot blasting machine.

2. Provide safety goggles.

High noise hazard during chipping.1. Provide ear protection.

2. Pre employment medical examination.

3. Periodic medical examination.

4. Where ever possible isolate chipping area from other activities.

5. Use screens of sound absorbing material.

Silica dust hazard during grinding.1. Provide proper exhaust system.

2. Provide dust masks.

3. Pre employment medical examination.

4. Periodic medical examination.

Injury due to bursting of grinding wheel.1. Carry out ring test before mounting the wheel.

2. Mounting should be done as per the manufacturer’s instructions.

3. Use appropriate guards as per B.I.S.

4. Train the employees for mounting & use of grinding machine.

Manual material handling.1. Train the employees in safe method of manual material handling.

2. Provide appropriate P.P.E’s.

3. Provide appropriate equipment such as trolleys, bins etc.




Hazards in Melting shop

HAZARDSPREVENTIVE MEASURES
Radiant heat hazard.1. Ensure proper closing of all the doors.

2. Where ever possible provide partition/shield.

3. Provide cotton boiler suit, gloves, shoes etc.

Hazards due to U.V & I.R. rays.1. Provide 18’’ leather gloves.

2. Provide goggles/face shield with appropriate shade.

3. Provide leather shoes & leg guards.

4. Provide helmet.

Dust & fumes hazards.1. Provide proper exhaust system.

2. Provide appropriate breathing masks.

3. Pre employment medical examination.

4. Periodic medical examination.

High noise hazard.1. Provide ear protection.

2. Pre employment medical examination.

3. Periodical medical examination.

Hazard due to flying particles while breaking scrap, lime etc.1. Provide face shield & safety goggles.

2. Where ever possible isolate these activities.

Heat stress1. Provide adequate amount of drinking water.

2. work rotation or giving break/rest after some time.

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