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Spray Equipment Safety Presentation

  1. 1. Spray Equipment Safety Training Protect Yourself & Your FutureAndrew GreessMetro InstitutePhoenix, AZ Our Equipment. Your Success.
  2. 2. Today’s Safety Objectives: - Identify Risks - Identify Solutions - Improve Awareness Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  3. 3. Protect Yourself & Your FutureGround Rules: Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  4. 4. Protect Yourself & Your FutureGround Rules:- Share Experiences- Don’t Assume “Common” Sense- Employee vs. employer responsibility- Ask Questions, or else….. (this will be really boring!) Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  5. 5. We Will Not Be Covering: - Driving Habits - Vehicle Maintenance - Stupidity Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  6. 6. Today’s Safety Risks Discussion: Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  7. 7. Today’s Safety Risks Discussion: Vehicle: Equipment Security & Load Stability Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  8. 8. Today’s Safety Risks Discussion: Vehicle: Equipment Security & Load Stability Acute Injuries: Cuts, Scraps, Burns, Slips Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  9. 9. Today’s Safety Risks Discussion: Vehicle: Equipment Security & Load Stability Acute Injuries: Cuts, Scraps, Burns, Slips Chemical: Exposure & Spills Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  10. 10. Today’s Safety Risks Discussion: Vehicle: Equipment Security & Load Stability Acute Injuries: Cuts, Scraps, Burns, Slips Chemical: Exposure & Spills Back Strain Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  11. 11. Today’s Safety Risks Discussion: Vehicle: Equipment Security & Load Stability Acute Injuries: Cuts, Scraps, Burns, Slips Chemical: Exposure & Spills Back Strain Job Site Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  12. 12. Vehicle – Equipment Security- Protect: Driver Others on the Road Equipment Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  13. 13. Vehicle – Equipment Security- Protect: Driver Others on the Road Equipment- Just because it’s in the vehicle, don’t assume its secure Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  14. 14. Vehicle – Equipment Security- Protect: Driver Others on the Road Equipment- Just because it’s in the vehicle, don’t assume its secure- Get in the habit of looking & checking your equipment Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  15. 15. Vehicle – Equipment Security- Protect: Driver Others on the Road Equipment- Just because it’s in the vehicle, don’t assume its secure- Get in the habit of looking & checking your equipment- Examples: Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  16. 16. Vehicle – Equipment Security Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  17. 17. Vehicle – Equipment Security Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  18. 18. Vehicle – Equipment Security Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  19. 19. Vehicle – Equipment Security Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  20. 20. Vehicle – Equipment Security - Check: B&Gs Backpacks Toolboxes Tank straps Skid sprayers Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  21. 21. Vehicle – Equipment Security - Check: B&Gs Backpacks Toolboxes Tank straps Skid sprayers Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  22. 22. Vehicle – Equipment Security - Check: B&Gs Backpacks Toolboxes Tank straps Skid sprayers Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  23. 23. Vehicle – Equipment Security - Check: B&Gs Backpacks Toolboxes Tank straps Skid sprayers Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  24. 24. Vehicle – Equipment Security - Check: B&Gs Backpacks Toolboxes Tank straps Skid sprayers Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  25. 25. A Quick Check Prevents Problems: Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  26. 26. Vehicle – Equipment Security No Spills! Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  27. 27. Vehicle – Load Stability Don’t Overload Vehicles Load Affects: Maneuvering, Control & Stopping Water in Tank is Significant Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  28. 28. Vehicle – Load Stability- Water in Tank is Significant  Partial vs. Full Load  Smaller Vehicles  Distracted Drivers Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  29. 29. Vehicle – Load Stability  Match Tank Size to Vehicle  Use Tank Baffles  Reinforce Good Driving Practices Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  30. 30. Acute Injuries – Cuts, Burns, Abrasions Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  31. 31. Acute Injuries – Cuts, Burns, Abrasions- Review Truck/Equipment for:  Hot Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  32. 32. Acute Injuries – Cuts, Burns, Abrasions- Review Truck/Equipment for:  Hot  Sharp Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  33. 33. Acute Injuries – Cuts, Burns, Abrasions- Review Truck/Equipment for:  Hot  Sharp  Moving Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  34. 34. Acute Injuries – Cuts, Burns, Abrasions- Review Truck/Equipment for:  Hot  Sharp  Moving  Rough  Rust Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  35. 35. Acute Injuries – Cuts, Burns, Abrasions- Review Truck/Equipment for:  Hot  Sharp  Moving  Rough  Rust  Tight Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  36. 36. Acute Injuries – Cuts, Burns, Abrasions- Review Truck/Equipment for:  Hot  Sharp  Moving  Rough  Rust  Tight  Overhang Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  37. 37. Acute Injuries – Prevent Slips- Review Truck/Equipment for:  Easy Up/Down  Good Access  Room to Walk  Anti-Slip Surfaces Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  38. 38. Acute Injuries - Prevention- Existing Equipment    - New Equipment   Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  39. 39. Acute Injuries - Prevention- Existing Equipment  Encourage techs to report problems   - New Equipment   Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  40. 40. Acute Injuries - Prevention- Existing Equipment  Encourage techs to report problems  Supervisor Ride-A-Longs  - New Equipment   Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  41. 41. Acute Injuries - Prevention- Existing Equipment  Encourage techs to report problems  Supervisor Ride-A-Longs  Fix Significant Risks Now - New Equipment   Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  42. 42. Acute Injuries - Prevention- Existing Equipment  Encourage techs to report problems  Supervisor Ride-A-Longs  Fix Significant Risks Now  Track Opportunities to Incorporate in Future Equipment- New Equipment   Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  43. 43. Acute Injuries - Prevention- Existing Equipment  Encourage techs to report problems  Supervisor Ride-A-Longs  Fix Significant Risks Now  Track Opportunities to Incorporate in Future Equipment- New Equipment  Continuous Improvement – Steal Ideas  Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  44. 44. Acute Injuries - Prevention- Existing Equipment  Encourage techs to report problems  Supervisor Ride-A-Longs  Fix Significant Risks Now  Track Opportunities to Incorporate in Future Equipment- New Equipment  Continuous Improvement – Steal Ideas  Plan it BEFORE you buy it! Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  45. 45. Chemical Issues – Exposure- Use Personal Protection Equipment ALL THE TIME  Not Just When Applying Chemicals Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  46. 46. Chemical Issues – Exposure- Use Personal Protection Equipment ALL THE TIME  Not Just When Applying Chemicals Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  47. 47. Chemical Issues – Exposure- Use Personal Protection Equipment ALL THE TIME  Not Just When Applying Chemicals Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  48. 48. Chemical Issues – Exposure- Use Personal Protection Equipment ALL THE TIME  Not Just When Applying Chemicals- Prevent Chemical Buildup  On Equipment  In Vehicle  Inspect & Clean Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  49. 49. Chemical Issues – Exposure- Use Personal Protection Equipment ALL THE TIME  Not Just When Applying Chemicals- Prevent Chemical Buildup  On Equipment  In Vehicle  Inspect & Clean Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  50. 50. Chemical Issues – Spills - Fix Small Leaks before they become Big Leaks Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  51. 51. Chemical Issues – Spills - Fix Small Leaks before they become Big Leaks  Fluids where they are not supposed to be are ALWAYS a problem Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  52. 52. Chemical Issues – Spills - Fix Small Leaks before they become Big Leaks  Fluids where they are not supposed to be are ALWAYS a problem  Equipment problems NEVER go away by themselves Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  53. 53. Chemical Issues – Spills - Fix Small Leaks before they become Big Leaks  Fluids where they are not supposed to be are ALWAYS a problem  Equipment problems NEVER go away by themselves  Problems ALWAYS get worse Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  54. 54. Chemical Issues – Spills - Fix Small Leaks before they become Big Leaks  Fluids where they are not supposed to be are ALWAYS a problem  Equipment problems NEVER go away by themselves  Problems ALWAYS get worse - Train Technicians to anticipate & identify problems Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  55. 55. Chemical Issues – Spills - Fix Small Leaks before they become Big Leaks  Fluids where they are not supposed to be are ALWAYS a problem  Equipment problems NEVER go away by themselves  Problems ALWAYS get worse - Train Technicians to anticipate & identify problems - Good Equipment Design can prevent leaks Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  56. 56. Chemical Spills – Use Good Valving Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  57. 57. Chemical Spills – Use Good Valving Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  58. 58. Chemical Spills – Use Good Valving Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  59. 59. Chemical Spills – Use Good Valving Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  60. 60. Chemical Spills – Use Good Valving Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  61. 61. Chemical Spills – Hose Issues Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  62. 62. Chemical Spills – Hose Issues Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  63. 63. Chemical Spills – Hose Issues Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  64. 64. Back Strain- Eliminate unnecessary stretching, straining & lifting Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  65. 65. Back Strain- Eliminate unnecessary stretching, straining & lifting- Provide easy access to commonly used equipment Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  66. 66. Back Strain- Eliminate unnecessary stretching, straining & lifting- Provide easy access to commonly used equipment- Provide equipment appropriate to the employee Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  67. 67. Back Strain- Eliminate unnecessary stretching, straining & lifting- Provide easy access to commonly used equipment- Provide equipment appropriate to the employee- Don’t overfill manual sprayers- Examples: Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  68. 68. Back Strain Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  69. 69. Back Strain Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  70. 70. Back Strain Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  71. 71. Job Site Safety- Know the hazards before starting Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  72. 72. Job Site Safety- Know the hazards before starting- 1st Time? Inspect the Site Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  73. 73. Job Site Safety- Know the hazards before starting- 1st Time? Inspect the Site- No walking backwards! Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  74. 74. Job Site Safety- Know the hazards before starting- 1st Time? Inspect the Site- No walking backwards!- Watch for small trip hazards Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  75. 75. Job Site Safety- Know the hazards before starting- 1st Time? Inspect the Site- No walking backwards! There are no signs!- Watch for small trip hazards Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  76. 76. Job Site Safety examples: Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  77. 77. Job Site Safety examples: Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  78. 78. Job Site Safety examples: Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  79. 79. Job Site Safety examples: Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  80. 80. Job Site Safety examples: Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  81. 81. Job Site Safety examples: Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  82. 82. Job Site Safety examples: Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  83. 83. Job Site Safety examples: Hang up & work Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  84. 84. Summary(or thank goodness he’s almost done!) Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  85. 85. Safety - Technician Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  86. 86. Safety - Technician- Inspect equipment at the start of your day Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  87. 87. Safety - Technician- Inspect equipment at the start of your day- Don’t rush/Don’t cut corners Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  88. 88. Safety - Technician- Inspect equipment at the start of your day- Don’t rush/Don’t cut corners- Borrow ideas from colleagues at meetings like this on Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  89. 89. Safety - Technician- Inspect equipment at the start of your day- Don’t rush/Don’t cut corners- Borrow ideas from colleagues at meetings like this on- Don’t live with leaks and problems - report promptly Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  90. 90. Safety - Technician- Inspect equipment at the start of your day- Don’t rush/Don’t cut corners- Borrow ideas from colleagues at meetings like this on- Don’t live with leaks and problems - report promptly- Know the job site Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  91. 91. Safety - Equipment Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  92. 92. Safety - Equipment- Work with your equipment supplier to design safety in up front Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  93. 93. Safety - Equipment- Work with your equipment supplier to design safety in up front- Fix serious problems ASAP Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  94. 94. Safety - Equipment- Work with your equipment supplier to design safety in up front- Fix serious problems ASAP- Check that your equipment is secured Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  95. 95. Safety - Equipment- Work with your equipment supplier to design safety in up front- Fix serious problems ASAP- Check that your equipment is secured- Continuously improve equipment selection and design Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  96. 96. Safety - Equipment- Work with your equipment supplier to design safety in up front- Fix serious problems ASAP- Check that your equipment is secured- Continuously improve equipment selection and design- Borrow ideas from colleagues at meetings like this one Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  97. 97. Safety Policies & Procedures Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  98. 98. Safety Policies & Procedures- Create a “Safety” culture Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  99. 99. Safety Policies & Procedures- Create a “Safety” culture - Encourage reporting of problems Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  100. 100. Safety Policies & Procedures- Create a “Safety” culture - Encourage reporting of problems - Have regular safety meetings to share ideas Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  101. 101. Safety Policies & Procedures- Create a “Safety” culture - Encourage reporting of problems - Have regular safety meetings to share ideas - Ask Spray Technicians for their ideas on improving safety Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  102. 102. Safety Policies & Procedures- Create a “Safety” culture - Encourage reporting of problems - Have regular safety meetings to share ideas - Ask Spray Technicians for their ideas on improving safety- Proper equipment maintenance will reduce safety problems Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  103. 103. Safety Policies & Procedures- Create a “Safety” culture - Encourage reporting of problems - Have regular safety meetings to share ideas - Ask Spray Technicians for their ideas on improving safety- Proper equipment maintenance will reduce safety problems- Retrain technicians on proper equipment operation Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  104. 104. Safety Policies & Procedures- Create a “Safety” culture - Encourage reporting of problems - Have regular safety meetings to share ideas - Ask Spray Technicians for their ideas on improving safety- Preventative maintenance will reduce safety problems- Retrain technicians on proper equipment operation- Managers should perform equipment inspections & ride alongs (pull hose) Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  105. 105. More Info on Spray Equipment:www.SprayEquipmentBlog.com follow FB: Andrew Greess Andrew@Qspray.com 602.371.1993 Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  106. 106. Please – Be Safe! The Nightmare Scenario! Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com

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