A former engineer was severely injured when the front wheels of the tractor he was driving fell into a culvert. He had removed a heavy-duty, rollover-protection arch because it was hitting the branches of his fruit trees when he drove the equipment between rows.
Safety showers and eyewash stations must have an adequate water supply, be easily visible and accessible, be properly maintained, and protect workers from secondary hazards like slipping or electric shock.
Machine guarding protects people from injury during a machine’s normal operation. There are four basic approaches to machine guarding: barrier guards, guarding devices, guarding by location, and warnings.