We are a Venezuelan company founded in 1992 in Guatire, Venezuela, with the purpose of manufacturing safety, protective and work footwear.
Importance of signaling occupational hazards
In previous posts we mentioned what is and the importance of risk analysis, now after its identification we can begin to establish parameters to reduce or avoid them altogether.
Remember that forecasting is an essential part of the planning process and minimizes the risks associated with a work area. A form of prevention is delimiting the area with some type of safety signage.
In our daily life we can visualize all types of land, sea, air and production safety signages. In situations of danger, it is convenient for every individual to receive certain information related to safety, their objective is to avoid chaos and accidents of any kind.
According to the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs of Spain in Royal Decree 485/1997 on minimum provisions in terms of occupational safety and health signage, it states that safety signage is one that provides an indication regarding the safety of persons and / or goods. Occupational health and safety signs should be used whenever the analysis of existing risks, foreseeable emergency situations and preventive measures taken, highlights the need to:
Similarly, the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs of Spain indicates the classes or types of safety signs:
The purpose of signaling is to draw attention to risk situations in a way to avoid but does not replace preventive measures.