Introduction to Safety and Health
Your physical health and safety is very important and should be your primary concern when setting up and operating in a machine tool workshop environment. Thousand of workers are involved in workplace accidents every year. These accidence can be minor, they can cause permanent disabilities and sometime even result in death. It is therefore very important to understand the potential hazard present within your working environment.
Every manufacturing company has a responsibility to keep their workers safe and will have a set of strict safety rules and procedures.
However, each individual worker also should take responsibility for their own personal safety by understanding and following these rules. Ignoring these rule can lead to being either fined, dismissed or injured.
The potential hazards you may encounter within your workplace will vary depending on the following:
To work safely it is necessary to understand the types of hazards, and potential dangers you may encounter during your working tasks. It is therefore important to be aware of health and safety best practice and your workshop safety procedures.
During the following lessons you will learn about the types of hazards to expect when working in a machine tooling workshop environment.
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