safely away from overhead power lines.
Contact between overhead power lines and heavy equipment is dangerous, expensive and all too common. The Voltek NS will alert your equipment operators of the presence of nearby high voltage power lines and give them the ability to avoid contact and maintain a safe working distance.
Accidents happen-we are here to prevent them.
Even with properly trained and alert employees, accidents still happen. Voltek Systems products provide an added measure of safety–preventing your equipment from accidentally colliding with overhead power lines.
Job site safety in three steps:
Deaths, injuries, & Damage
According to recent NIOSH and OSHA reports, over 200 deaths and 2,000+ injuries per year occur from machinery coming in contact with overhead power lines. These numbers do not include the many more accidents that occur where there are no injuries but equipment is damaged and near-miss situations.
1. Risk Assessment
Proper safety programs should require a risk assessment of every job site. Risks can include overhead/underground power lines, tipping hazards for heavy machinery, trip and fall hazards, etc. Taking the time to observe possible problems goes a long way in preventing accidents.
2. Eliminate Human Error
Even with proper training and a good safety records, Humans make mistakes–whether through a lapse in judgement, not paying attention, cutting corners to save time and money or anything else. A good safety program recognizes and provides solutions for human error.
3. Provide PPE
Safety in the workplace is created when risks are accessed, unsafe behavior is eliminated, and proper safety gear is used. Preventative measures are an essential part to a proper safety program. Proper signage, PPE, safety meetings, etc. can go a long way in preventing accidents. Voltek Systems products, such as the Voltek NS, will make an important contribution to your safety program.
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