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Head injuries from contact hazards, dropped objects, and electrical exposure are real hazards in your workplace. Small things, even small nickel-sized objects, can cause serious injuries to your workers’ heads, faces, or bodies. Properly wearing a hard hat can protect workers from injury. It protects workers’ heads if they bump into an object. Employers must select the proper type and class of hard hats to use. Employers might allow workers to wear a bump cap if no falling object hazards exist.
In this free resource, you’ll learn about arc flashes and arc blasts and how flame-resistant (FR) clothing can help protect your workers. You’ll also gain insight into applicable OSHA requirements as well as what types of work could exposure your workers to arc hazards.
Workplaces contain hazards that workers are exposed to daily. To ensure workers are protected from hazards, employers must assess their workplace and eliminate or reduce the hazards and dangers workers face when performing their job. For any hazards that remain, employers must provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to their workers.