Accidents can happen at any given point of time even at earthmoving sites due to common reasons such as falling, getting electrocuted, getting hit by objects, getting caught in between moving objects. Let’s focus on additional reasons behind the cause of accidents happening at earthmoving sites.
- Due to Parts and Materials – Materials used for the construction of structure along with pipes, tubes, ducts are some of the reasons leading for workers to get injured. Screws and nails are also responsible to cause injuries and accidents to workers. During such instances, it is important to wear personal protective equipment such as gloves, glasses, hardhats, boots to avoid getting injured.
- Due to Worker Motion – A worker without any intention can also inflict injuries to himself. Reasons behind the injuries include walking, climbing, reaching and twisting in the wrong position. Therefore, to avoid getting injured the worker should always do some form of stretching. Moreover, the worker should never carry heavy materials especially while climbing at a height.
- Due to Ground Surfaces – Uneven or irregular stairs, escalators and ground of the walking surface can also lead to dangerous impact. Therefore, to avoid getting injured the worker should consider looking at the ground’s condition such as oil spills or other waste material lying on the ground.
- Due to Heavy Machines – There are ton of heavy machines used in the earthmoving industry. Machines can malfunction at any time causing injuries to workers. Moreover, a professional should never try to use a machine which he or she hasn’t been trained for.
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