Yamaro Construction Company Trains its Staff in Accident Prevention ~ Construcciones Yamaro, by Armando Iachini

Yamaro Construction Company Trains its Staff in Accident Prevention ~ Construcciones Yamaro, by Armando Iachini

Yamaro Construction Company Trains its Staff in Accident Prevention ~ Construcciones Yamaro, by Armando Iachini

Asphalt layers are those placed on roads,
streets, sidewalks or inside construction projects to ease movement in those
areas
.
Commonly used materials for this are:

  • Asphalt
  • Flagstone
  • Stone
  • Brick
  • Tile

In Venezuela, Yamaro Construction
Company
specializes in this area. As part of its efforts, it has developed
techniques and methods to ensure the safety of its employees, the company’s
greatest resource.

There are many different
types of risks that dedicated construction laborers face regularly
, reason why the staff in charge of laying
down the asphalt layers do so by adhering to rules created to reduce the
possibilities of workplace accidents.
The risks directly associated with this work are:
Yamaro Construction Company Trains its Staff in Accident Prevention ~ Construcciones Yamaro, by Armando Iachini
  • Falls: Can occur on different levels or at the edges
    of terraces, parking lots, etc.
  • Cargo falls: Employees use crane-type equipment to move
    materials.
  • Cuts made by the tool used to cut asphalt layers.
  • Burns produced by incandescent material.
  • Exposure to extreme temperatures.
  • Inhalation of asphalt fumes during warming routines.
  • Accumulation of flammable material in non-optimized areas.

In order to avoid the aforementioned scenarios, workers must:

    Yamaro Construction Company Trains its Staff in Accident Prevention ~ Construcciones Yamaro, by Armando Iachini
  • Work outdoors, making sure not to work against wind
    currents.
  • Not work during high-heat (summer) seasons, since this boosts toxic fumes.
  • Workers must undergo medicalchecks, and be informed on the risks, prevention measures and
    actions to take in case of accidents.
  • Use protectivegear to protect against burns and inhalation of asphalt, tar, pitch and
    other fumes.

Yamaro Construction Company is industrial safety, is compromise with its
workers and, above all, obeys the rules to help the country in its development.

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