When working at heights, dropped tools can pose a significant safety hazard. This is especially important when working on elevated work areas. Dropped objects are a common contributor to accidents in industrial facilities.
Prevent Drops Prevention Mat significantly reduces the risk of dropped objects. It is cost effective drop safety tool.
Prevent Drops’s “Dropped Objects Prevention Mat is a cost effective drop safety tool, that is made in Germany, and efficiently protect and prevent personnel from dropped objects accident in the worksite. The guard rail/net is made out of flame retardant coated polyester fabric with a reinforced hem provided all around, secured with lashing ratchets and come with a life span of 2 years.
Heigh temperature material with glassfibre or silica are available for situation such as welding:
Fire Resistant Guard Net: temperature resistance 550°C
Heigh Temperature Resistance Guard Net: 1000°C
Worksite cuts and abrasions are just a few minor injuries workers can sustain on a worksite due to falling or flying objects, much serious injuries includes concussion, blindness, and even death.
Working at height, beneath scaffolds or areas where overhead work is being performed puts workers and the public below at risk from falling (dropped) objects. The term dropped object takes on a specific meaning, it can be:
1. An object that falls from a height by its own weight and gravity, or
2. An object that falls from a height due to contact with an energy source.
3. In either case, the result can be injury and harm to people, property or the environment.
According to Dropped Object Prevention Scheme (DROPS), an object that weighs less than three pounds if dropped from a height of 30 feet can be fatal. If your worksites is typically elevated, you will definitely be dealing with such dropped object hazards on a daily basis.