Caught-in Hazards Examples

Caught-in Hazards Examples

Caught-in hazards can be found in many different tasks, like...

Electrical contractors working with powered cable feeders and pullers

Mechanical technicians working inside of tight crawl spaces

Plumbers and pipe-fitters using cutting, drilling or digging equipment

Road construction crews performing work or standing near heavy equipment

Utility construction crews working inside of trenches and excavations

Can you spot the caught-in hazards in these photos?

To prevent injuries and possible fatal incidents, the first step is to recognize potential caught-in hazards, like these.

OSHA Standard 1926.300(b)(2) Belts, gears, shafts, pulleys, sprockets, spindles, drums, fly wheels, chains, or other reciprocating, rotating or moving parts of equipment shall be guarded if such parts are exposed to contact by employees or otherwise create a hazard.

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