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Safety At Work For Preventing Head Injuries by wearing helmets

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"Our Head is very delicate part of our body and Injuries to head are very serious so we have to protect our head and safety is require for the head protection. Safety is our First Priority at our working site and Head Protection is essential by providing the protection against different hazards like Falling Objects, Exposed Electrical Conductors and Low - Hanging Obstructions For that Hard HAt, Helmets should be worn for the head protection.

For Head Protection We have to choose appropriate Equipment :
- Hard Hat
As It resist penetration
Absorb Shock
High Density and Light Weight
Having an ANSI Standard
Water Resistant and Slow Burning

There are also some limitations for wearing helmets such as Wearing hard hats backward and its visibility of colours should be increased, We should maintain and take care of this equipments. Never store a hard hat in direct sunlight.

How to Prevent Head Injuries ?

- Always use appropriate car seats and booster seats.
- Always wears the right helmet and that it fits correctly. Wearing a helmet is a must to help reduce the risk of a serious brain injury or skull fracture.
- Remove hazards in the home that may contribute to falls.
- Cyclists and motorcyclists can protect their head by wearing a properly fitting safety helmet.

Safety At Work
- To reduce the Risk and maintain safety at work always follow some safety guidelines For Example You should wear a safety helmets while working under a hazardous area.
- Any work that requires spending a considerable amount of time at height, or involves heavy lifting, should be carried out on scaffolding or another suitable platform."

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Safety At Work For Preventing Head Injuries by wearing helmets

  1. 1. Session 1 Topic 1 : You will be able to Know Head Protection By: 1.1 : How To Identify Accidents to Injure Head 1.2 : Choose Appropriate Head Protection 1.2.1 : Standard Of Head Protection 1.2.3 : Example Of How To Wear PPE-Head Protection Equipment 1.3 : Know the limitations of Head Protection 1.4 : Use and take care of your Head Protection 1.5 : Key Points To Remember
  2. 2. 1.1 How To Identify Accidents to Injure Head  Falling objects  Exposed electrical conductors  Low-hanging obstructions
  3. 3. 1.2 Choose Appropriate Head Protection  Hard Hat • Resist penetration • Absorb shock • High-density, light- weight polyethylene • Stamped with ANSI Z89 specifications
  4. 4. 1.2.1 Standard Head Protection • Wide profile and brim • Increased ventilation • Sun protection • Suspension system • Ratchet systems • Brow pads
  5. 5. 1.3 Know the limitations of Head Protection  Wearing Hard Hats Backward • Type I hard hats have been tested • Crown must be symmetrical • Suspension must be reversed • Type II helmets should not be worn backward  Visibility • Increase visibility to equipment operators and vehicles • High-visibility colors • Fluorescent striping • Reflective striping
  6. 6. 1.4 Maintenance and Care • Clean with mild detergent and hot water • Inspect shell for damage or excess wear • Inspect suspension straps for cuts, frays, chemical damage • Never drill holes • Do not use paints or cleaning solvents
  7. 7. 1.5 Key Points to Remember • Follow recommendations in head hazard assessment • Wear the correct type and class of helmet for the hazards found • Inspect and clean hard hats daily • Limit stickers and other markings • Replace hard hats according to work conditions
  8. 8. For More Info Visit : www.suresafety.com

"Our Head is very delicate part of our body and Injuries to head are very serious so we have to protect our head and safety is require for the head protection. Safety is our First Priority at our working site and Head Protection is essential by providing the protection against different hazards like Falling Objects, Exposed Electrical Conductors and Low - Hanging Obstructions For that Hard HAt, Helmets should be worn for the head protection. For Head Protection We have to choose appropriate Equipment : - Hard Hat As It resist penetration Absorb Shock High Density and Light Weight Having an ANSI Standard Water Resistant and Slow Burning There are also some limitations for wearing helmets such as Wearing hard hats backward and its visibility of colours should be increased, We should maintain and take care of this equipments. Never store a hard hat in direct sunlight. How to Prevent Head Injuries ? - Always use appropriate car seats and booster seats. - Always wears the right helmet and that it fits correctly. Wearing a helmet is a must to help reduce the risk of a serious brain injury or skull fracture. - Remove hazards in the home that may contribute to falls. - Cyclists and motorcyclists can protect their head by wearing a properly fitting safety helmet. Safety At Work - To reduce the Risk and maintain safety at work always follow some safety guidelines For Example You should wear a safety helmets while working under a hazardous area. - Any work that requires spending a considerable amount of time at height, or involves heavy lifting, should be carried out on scaffolding or another suitable platform."

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