Protecting workers from exposure of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 is crucial especially in these circumstances.
This includes potential interaction with infectious people and contamination of the work environment.
Employers should adapt infection control strategies based on a thorough hazard assessment, using safe work practices and personal protective equipment (PPE) to prevent exposures.
Before constructing a PPE program, the hierarchy of controls or a priority list should be written.
PPE is considered as the last line of defense so focus on substitution, elimination, administrative controls and engineering controls first.
Once that has been acknowledged, the employer should ensure all parties fully participate in the program, a reliable program coordinator is appointed and the PPE program is reviewed periodically.
Construction sites are bound to have hazards which require the correct safety procedures. Here is a list of the top most essential safety equipment.
To prevent hazards, your workers need a safe and healthy working environment with DOSH SIRIM Certified Safety Boots and PPE. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is the armor industrial workers wear that prevent hazards. Workers must prepare themselves with the right PPE before handling a task, for example wearing the right safety boots, safety goggles etc. […]