Workplace operations requiring safety, Mechanical Engineering

Workplace Operations Requiring Safety

The operations performed through workers in their workplace are of dissimilar nature but they involve a number of machine, equipment and material. The safety precautions are adopted for machines and operations carried out on them. Several operations need hazardous material or material in hazardous state. Here some operation that are either machine /equipment and material specific are described which would require safety practices to be involved. No attempt will be made to describe the safety process to be adopted.

  • Cutting
  • Drilling
  • Use of chemical agents and chemical treatments
  • Electrical assembly and fabrication
  • Use of electrical tools
  • Use of biological materials and treatments
  • Use of acidic and alkaline materials
  • Toxic vapour applications
  • Electronic assembly and cleaning
  • Use and production of mists, dust
  • Use of boiler and use of compressed air and gas
  • Use of combustible and toxic gases and liquids
  • Painting and mixing of paints
  • Spraying of paints and liquid metals
  • Welding gas and electric, brazing and soldering
  • Processing of radioactive sources and treatments
  • Wood cutting and working
  • Sand blasting and shot peening
  • Burning and furnace application
  • Casting and foundry practice
  • Sawing metal and wood
  • Sanding
  • Digging
  • Hoisting and lifting
  • Machining on lathes and mills
  • Shearing
  • Jointing
  • Climbing
  • Masonry work
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