Tool Box Talk- PPE Head Protection Overview (Quarry)
MSHA requires head protection if there is a risk from falling objects or there is a risk from contact with live electrical conductors. Many hazards can be controlled with proper work practices and personal protective equipment (PPE). Wearing appropriate head protection can prevent serious injuries.
Learning Objectives - at the end of this segment you should be able to:
- Learn potential head hazards present in the stone industry
- Review the types of protective helmets and which is appropriate for specific situations.
- Review employers policies for wearing helmets on the job.