Plant Safety

Here Are Five Safety Topics

When it comes to briefing your employees on plant safety procedure you must try to be sure you have their undivided attention. One way to do this is by alternating the topics that you are discussing. Fortunately, this is easy as there are many topics that can be covered when it comes to plant safety. Below is a detailed list of chemical plant safety topics.

  • Safety tips during the rainy season:

    Some plants require that their employees work outside for extended periods of time. Brief employees on the types of clothes to wear to prevent accidents, how to transport materials in the rain, etc. This can help reduce accidents and damage to your assets.

  • Hazardous materials safety:

    If you work at a chemical plant then you and your employees probably eat, sleep and breathe hazardous material handling procedures. Teach your employees how to properly store, transport and maintain vessels containing hazardous material. This will greatly reduce the number of daily injuries and increase public safety. Finally, teach employees how to read the NFPA Hazard Rating Diamond.

  • First aid:

    First aid is something that is important to know regardless of where you work. However, in the workplace, knowing first aid can mean the difference between life and death. Be sure to know the common kinds of injuries that are likely to encounter at your facility and make sure your workers know where to find first aid materials. Also, teach employees how to administer CPR as well as how to treat chemical burns.

  • Emergency evacuation drills:

    Evacuation drills are an important tool for helping people get to safety in the event of an emergency. Make sure that your employees are familiar with all your emergency exits, where your fire extinguishers are and where to go in the event of an emergency.

  • Equipment maintenance:

    Many accidents occur when machines are mishandled in some way. Be sure that everyone who is authorized to use your plant’s equipment receives the proper training. They should also know what to do in the event of a malfunction.

Don’t wait until an incident occurs to keep your employees up-to-date on the latest plant safety procedures. Do yourself a favor and switch up safety topics so that their interest does not wane and so that they have comprehensive knowledge on how to protect themselves, your assets and the public. Our fiberglass tank and fertilizer tanks are safe and sturdy and will increase the general safety of your plant.