Tool Box Talk- PPE Foot Protection Overview (Quarry)
MSHA requires workers to use protective footwear when working in areas where there is a danger of foot injuries due to falling or rolling objects, or objects piercing the sole, or when the use of protective footwear will protect the affected employee from an electrical hazard, such as a static-discharge or electric-shock hazard. Additionally, protective footwear may be required to protect against other hazards, e.g., wet conditions and exposure to chemicals.
Learning Objectives - at the end of this segment you should be able to:
Learn potential foot hazards present in the stone industry.
Discuss what type of footwear is appropriate for each type of hazard.
Review employers policies for footwear on the job.