Insulators
I.
Never put your body or body parts in the path of a moving object.
II.
Never position yourself under a suspended load.
III. Use the proper tools to keep your hands and body out of the line of fire.
IV. Never use Personal Protective Equipment as your only protection from line of fire hazards.
V.
Never anticipate that you can move your hands or body out of the line of fire in a timely manner.
VI. Ensure the task you are performing is not putting a co-worker in the line of fire.
VII. Consider the line of fire hazards from tools that may slip or fall.
VIII. Always identify, eliminate or control line of fire hazards that may be created by a co-worker.
IX. Know and stay clear of line of fire hazards created by other work being performed in your area.
X.
Never place yourself in the path of any potential release of stored energy.
I.
Never put your
body or body
parts in the path
of a moving
object.
•
Always point out
potential LOF hazards
before using machinery
or any hand tools.
II.
Never position yourself
under a suspended
load/material.
•
Always use tag lines to stay clear
of suspended loads.
•
Stand clear of loads/material
being lifted, roped or passed up
or down.
III. Use the proper
tools to keep your
hands and body
out of the line of
fire.
•
Always use the tool or
machinery the way it
was intended.
IV. Never use Personal
Protective Equipment
as the only protection
from line of fire
hazards.
•
PPE should be used as the last
line of defense against a
hazard. Always control or
eliminate the hazard.
***This process is done to take away the sharp edges. ***
V.
Never anticipate that
you can move your
hands or body out of
the line of fire in a
timely manner.
•
Keep your body and hands
clear of line of fire hazards.
•
Your not as fast as you think!
VI. Ensure the task you are
performing is not
putting a co-worker in
the line of fire.
•
Be aware of your surroundings
and the location of your coworkers.
VII. Consider the line of fire
hazards from tools that may
slip or fall.
•
Always take the time to make sure
your tools are secure before elevated
work.
•
Stand clear and be aware of tools that
could fall from overhead work being
performed and always respect
barricades.
VIII. Always identify,
eliminate or control
line of fire hazards
that may be created by
a co-worker.
****Notice the untapped edge. ****
•
Be aware of what your
coworkers are doing and
identify possible line of fire
hazards.
IX. Know and stay clear of
line of fire hazards
created by other work
being performed in
your area.
•
Be aware and communicate with
other crafts who may be
working in the area.
•
Never work underneath
elevated work.
X.
Never place
yourself in the
path of any
potential release
of stored energy.
•
When ever working on
tools or equipment
always unplug energy
source.
Many thanks to the 2011 TOCAS Line of Fire Sub-Team
members for their contributions:

Alan Olivas (Kelly Services – Sub-Team Leader)

Mike Scarborough (Miken Specialties– Team Sponsor)

Jay Tracy (The Dow Chemical Company)

Jacob Ermel (The Dow Chemical Company)

Kendel Kandler (ICS)

Sharon Todd (Skyline)

Keith Green (Miken Specialties)

Dave Turner (RSC Rental)

James Anderson (UEI)

Tony Lewis (UEI)

Zack Raasch (Brevard)

Paul Slovarp (D-Electric)
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