Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Why Do Accidents Occur ?-PowerPoint Training

On-site, every minor or major accident is caused by a failure in one of four Areas: 

  1. The worker
  2. The tools 
  3. The materials

Usually, accidents occur due to the following 2-reasons:

A. The worker. 

B. The Unsafe Acts  & Unsafe Conditions. 

Today, we will discuss and review some types of unsafe acts and Unsafe conditions that often lead to fatal and serious incidents/accidents.


Types of Unsafe Acts:

  1. Operating a tool or some equipment without authority. 
  2. Working at an unsafe speed.
  3. Use of unsafe,  improper, damaged, or defective equipment, and or tools or 
  4. Use of equipment in an unsafe, careless, and bad manner. 
  5. Disconnecting safety devices.
  6. Unsafe unloading, placing, or mixing materials. 
  7. Assuming an unsafe position or posture. 
  8. Working on moving equipment.
  9. Horseplay or distractions; taking shortcuts.
  10. Failure to wear and use personal protective equipment.

Unsafe Acts Result From:

A. An improper attitude.

B. Lack of knowledge or skills.

C. Reduced mental or physical capacities.

Unsafe Conditions:

  1. Improper guarding.
  2. Defective equipment or materials. 
  3. Unsafe working procedures. 
  4. Improper housekeeping.
  5. Poor lighting or ventilation.
  6. Improper personal attire (Poor dress).
  7. No or improper evaluation of site conditions.

Additional Discussion Notes:


Where Applicable and mandatory. machines must be significantly protected by guards.  Don’t remove the protection safety guards or by pas such safety protection barriers or systems for your ease. Such all types of safety guards and systems are just for your safety, and for the employer, it will reduce the legal notices and financial fines when there is no significant serious injury or occurrences.

Why Do Accidents Occur ?-PowerPoint Training 

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