You are on page 1of 3

GIRLIE E.

BALABAT

SAFETY MATERIALS AND THEIR USES

Safety-toed footwear is worn


to prevent crushed toes when
CSA Certified Footwear working around heavy
equipment or falling objects.

Safety vests are basically


used for high visibility as
these are usually reflective.
However, depending on the
High Visibility Vest
use, variation of safety vests
includes extra measure of
protection from mesh,
breakaway, and flame.

Wear hard hats where there


is a potential for objects
falling from above, bumps to
Hard Hat the head from fixed objects,
or of accidental head contact
with electrical hazards.

It allows climbers and laborer


to securely perform numerous
Full Body Harness tasks when they are working
from or climbing a great
height.
Use earplugs/earmuffs in high
noise work areas where
Ear Protection chainsaws or heavy
equipment are used; clean or
replace earplugs regularly.

To protect the hands from


Gloves wire punctures, cuts, and
abrasions.

Protect eyes from


Protective Eyewear particulates, corrosive
chemicals, wind

masks used by construction


Safety masks workers working around non-
poisonous dusts.

This type of equipment is


used to detect a gas leak or
other emissions and can
interface with a control
systemso a process can be
Gas detector
automatically shut down. Gas
detectors can be used to
detect combustible,flammable
and toxic gases, and oxygen
depletion.