Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Safety Helmet Color Codes and Class Standards

As per standards by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), All employees those are working on in the areas or activities where there are a possibility and potential for any physical injures particularly when working at height, near-live voltage electrical installation. Hard hats also protect the workforce when some material or object fall from above. In such types of environments, particularly designed protective helmets are required to protect the users from shock hazards from overhead contact with live energy means. 
The safety helmets that are designed as per “OSHA approved” meet the minimum requirements established by the American National Standards (ANSI) and the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA), following the most current ANSI/ISEA Z89.1-2009 standard. All workforce/employees shall commence their roles and responsibilities following the general requirements of Abu Dhabi Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHAD-SF-Element-1-Roles, responsibilities & self- Regulation section 3.2.7.)
The PPE must meet the National criteria stated in the Council of Ministers Decision No.3 of 2016 regarding the UAE Regulations for PPE, the internal standards stated in the regulations and, any International Standards approved by the Emirates Authority for the Standardization and Methodology (ESMA) in the fulfilment of that regulation. The National Regulations or any mark that approved by ESMA.
If a safety helmet hat is mandatory, the next initiative in selecting the best proper safety helmet for your activity and work environment. ANSI divided protective safety helmet into various types and classes. And each safety helmet type illustrates the nominated level of protection, while a safety helmet class indicates the degree of electrical or physical head protection performance, level and capacity. The categories that follow describe the several types and classes of h safety helmet in further detail.

1 comment:

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