Construction hazards with suggested options for making work safer
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Line of Work
Surge Protection Device (SPD)
Surge protection devices (when installed properly on power distribution panels) could prevent damages to electrical devices due to unwante...
Geospatial Augmented Reality System
Augmented Reality technology can help accurately locate underground cables to prevent electrical hazards and consequently ensure a safer ...
Movable Longitudinal Barriers
Movable longitudinal barriers may serve as alternatives to temporary concrete barriers and protect work zone workers on construction jobs....
Powered Wire-Stripping Machine
Powered wire-stripping machines can be used to quickly and safely remove insulation from a large number of wires that are no longer needed...
Grounding mats, connected to a grounded object, can protect workers from electrocution by providing an equipotential zone.
Using Insulating Blankets and Sheets
Insulating blankets and sheets cover the live powerlines and protect workers from the accidental contacts with energized conductors.
Featured Line of Work
Masonry, Tile, Cement & Plaster
Pipes & Vessels
Sheet Metal & HVAC
Inspect and use scaffolds and ladders
Perform surface grinding or cutting
Load, unload and distribute construction materials
Cut boards and panels
Cold-related Injuries and Illnesses
Heat and Sun Exposure
Lifting and Carrying (Manual materials Handling)
Stressful hand & wrist activity
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