VTS Safety Training

VTS Safety Training

Identifying Hazardous Conditions at Worksite

  • TYPES OF HAZARDS THAT MAY BE PRESENT AT WORKSITE

  • Each and every worksite you arrive at may have it’s own hazards that you should be aware of and understand the procedures to protect yourself and others, and the property itself. Some physical and biological hazards are inherent upon the purpose of the worksite, such as locations that have raised gantries, stairs, ladders, rooftops, confined spaces, chemicals and materials used in processes at site.
  • Damage due to fire, storms, flooding, structural failure or any other number of causes can produce hazards not readily known or expected. For this reason it is important to have an understanding of possible hazards and the methods to detect and test for them if they may exist.
  • Is the air clear? Wear a mask for protection from disease and toxic chemicals
  • Wear a helmet the entire time you’re in the space.
  • If you step on a nail, will it enter your foot? Wear steel toed work boots with thick soles.
  • Wear safety goggles to protect from particles and germs.
  • Any extra covering (bodysuits, etc.) is encouraged.
  • Wear gloves at all times.
  • To protect yourself from physical injury
  • To protect from germs
  • To keep you from touching your face

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