Do you know? What is the meaning of the different colour of safety helmet?

Do you know? What is the meaning of the different colour of safety helmet?

Head injury accident is one kind of the major occupational accidents, particularly in the construction industry.
Every year many workers injured or are even killed as a result of head injury.

The main risks of head injury in the workplaces are as follows:

where there is a possibility that a worker may be struck on his head by a falling or flying object.
where a worker may strike his head against a protruded object or may be struck by a swinging object.

To effectively reduce the risks of head injury, an appropriate type of safety helmets should be provided.
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Do you know why are almost every heavy equipment yellow in colour?

Do you know why are almost every heavy equipment yellow in colour?

It has been an industry wide practice to adopt yellow as the primary colour of heavy equipment.
However this isn’t the norm and there is no standard requiring this to be the case.

There are plenty of manufacturers that have distinct colours for their heavy machinery/equipment.
Hitachi, for instance, paints their excavators ‘Safety orange’.

Yellow is primarily treated as the color of caution and visibility. Since all the heavy machinery which are employed in the mines or construction sites must be handled with utmost care, they are provided with yellow colour.

The point is – there has […]