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General points of Safety



DO's

  • Switch off the electrical points while not in use. This will not only give an economic saving, but also avoid unforeseen accidents. Remember that this is a national saving too.
  • Keep the workplace clean.

DON'Ts

  • Don't forget to switch off the lights and other electrical gadgets while leaving the area of work.
  • Don't allow/advise anybody to work without taking safety measures in hazardous areas.

DO's

  • Report all accidents/injuries to the Company Dispensary irrespective of their nature.
  • Inform about occupational health and safety measures to your colleagues/ employees.
  • Ensure that First Aid Box is kept in your Section/Department and replenish it with due care and caution to meet emergency need.
  • Ensure close supervision while employees are working in an area where hazardous gases/chemicals are in use.
  • Ensure that all floors, stairs, passages, emergency exits, water-body etc. are in good condition, properly maintained and free from obstructions.
  • Use suitable eye protection against particles/fragments thrown of in the course of any process like excessive light, chemicals, gases, welding, dust, fly ash etc.
  • Ensure that sufficient number of fire extinguishers are kept at your work place and are in good working condition and properly maintained.

DON'Ts

  • Warning/caution signs are posted because of specific hazards and should not be ignored. Removal/alteration by persons other than those authorised to do so is prohibited.
  • Do not operate any equipment without authority.
  • Do not make the safety devices in-operative.
  • Do not use the damaged/unsafe equipment and tools.
  • Do not work in hazardous area without permit.
  • Do not use any hazardous chemicals if the usable date has expired.
  • Do not use compressed air for removing dust from your clothes.
  • Do not overload the lifting machines than their designed capacity.
  • Don't leave the floor openings unattended.

 


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