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SAFETYOF PEOPLE AND EQUIPMENT
Safety of Equipment
- Safety of equipment depends largely on its proper handling and maintenance. It is always advisable to follow the equipment manufacturer's recommendations for
selecting correct lubricant for each equipment and also adhere to the maintenance schedule.
- The lubrication of machinery should be supervised by a responsible person who should know which grades of lubricant are recommended for the equipments.
- Correct lubricant and the handling equipment should be readily available and lubrication of machinery
requires oil-can applications daily, it should become routine to do this job each morning before commencing to use the machine. If lubrication is called for weekly, this
should be done, first thing in the morning of the first working day or last thing before shutting down for the weekend.
- The quantities of lubricants dispensed, should be measured and a record maintained for each machine. Regular checks of lubricant's consumptions of each machine
and marked changes if any should be noted. Increase in consumption indicates that the machine needs to be repaired, or its lubricating system needs to be adjusted.
It may also mean over lubrication by the operator.
Safety of People
"VIJAY WITCOL"lubricants are not expected to produce adverse effects on health when used for the intended application. However prolonged or repeated skin contact
with oil and breathing oil mist or vapours is injurious to health.
THE RISKS CAN BE AVOIDED BYCARRYING OUT SIMPLE HEALTH PRECAUTIONS AS UNDER:
- Contact with lubricating oils should be minimized by using effective splash guards and correct work methods. Proper handling of lubricants should be practiced so as
to avoid oil-soaked floors or benches.
- Wear protective gloves, aprons and suitable outer overalls to minimize skin contamination by oils. Protective clothing should be washed at regular intervals to remove
oil. Hands should be cleaned with disposable wipes which should not be kept in overall or trouser pockets after use. Gloves can become contaminated with oil, on the
inside when worn again. All protective clothing should be washed and also changed at regular interval.
- Wear goggles or face visors where soluble oil concentrates are used. In metal cutting operations, cutting oils should be changed at regular intervals to minimize
contamination with abrasive metal particles or bacteria. Filter and sumps should be regularly inspected and cleaned, to keep circulating oil as free as possible of
- Mist and vapour generation should be minimized. Proper ventilation should be provided in the shop floor, to keep the breathing zone concentration of oil mist, below
the recommended maximum concentration of 5mg. per cubic metre of air.
- Oil should not be left on the skin for any prolonged period of time, particularly if mineral oils are used every day at work. Clean the skin properly with mild soap or
suitable hand cleansers at regular intervals, and particularly at the end of a working day, if contaminated with oil. Strong soaps and detergents, and abrasive skin
cleansers should not be used as they can cause skin irritation. Solvents such as petrol, kerosene, trichloroethane and similar fluids should not be used for cleaning oil
off the skin.
- The skin has natural oils, which forms a protective barrier. These are often removed due to regular washing needs in industry. To a certain extent the natural protective
barrier can be replaced by using good skin cream containing lanolin or vegetable oils before work and after finally washing the hands at the end of the work period.
Lightly refined oils containing relatively more aromatic compounds can cause skin disorder. Oils of this type are used in rubber processing industries.
Special care should be taken in these cases.
Medical attention should be sought at the earliest opportunity in case of:
a. Any sign of irritation or rash appearing on the skin
b. Irritation in the eye
c. Vomiting /nausea
d. Any other unusual symptoms.