Chemical, Utilities, Mining, and Port facilities provide the critical infrastructure, raw materials and logistics that manufacturer’s require in order to make the products they sell. The high-risk jobs these types of crews perform demand a comprehensive approach to safety and utility. Some accidents in these fields include, but not limited to:
- Electrical burns and electrocution
- Explosions and fire
- Toxic Exposure
- Construction accidents
- Struck-by accidents
- Heat Stress
When workers are given the right products to keep them safe and the training to use their equipment properly. Tools used in these fields may incur a higher rate of replacement due to the nature of the environment.
In the chemical and petrochemical industry, caustic materials, liquids and gasses can deteriorate the best equipment quickly. It is important to inspect and maintain safety PPE.
Utility workers often work at heights at all hours of the day and require fall protection, hi-vis gear, and heat stress management.
Mining crews may work where there are risks of collapse and fire. The most frequently cited standards often include accumulation of combustible materials.
Port facilities often have large moving vehicles, cranes, forklifts and other heavy machinery that assist workers in shipping and receiving for long hours. Hi-Vis gear is a must with other PPE and fall protection. Radios keep crucial lines of communication open.