With the holidays around the corner it is time to start preparing for shutting down and quality time with family. This season provides plant and facility operations with unique circumstances outside of standard operating conditions. Utilize these tips to ensure the safety of yourself, your team and your facility. From all of us at GCES we wish you a safe holiday season filled with family, friends, laughter and joy.
Let’s begin by reviewing the Top Safety Considerations During a Shutdown:
Slips and Falls: Per OSHA, slips and falls are the accidents most cited during a shutdown. As a result of the demanding schedules of shutdowns and turnarounds, workers tend to be more likely to create spills or other slip hazards and be slower to clean them up or otherwise address them. [Read more…]