Working in Explosive Atmospheres

Working in Explosive Atmospheres

An explosive atmosphere is defined as a mixture of dangerous substances with air, under atmospheric conditions, in the form of gases, vapours, mist or dust in which, after ignition has occurred, combustion spreads to the entire unburned mixture. Atmospheric conditions are commonly referred to as ambient temperatures and pressures, that is to say, temperatures of –20°C to 40°C and pressures of 0.8 to 1.1 bar. Many workplaces may contain, or have activities that produce, explosive or potentially explosive atmospheres. Examples include places where work activities...

An explosive atmosphere is defined as a mixture of dangerous substances with air, under atmospheric conditions, in the form of gases, vapours, mist or dust in which, after ignition has occurred, combustion spreads to the entire unburned mixture. Atmospheric conditions are commonly referred to as ambient temperatures and pressures, that is to say, temperatures of –20°C to 40°C and pressures...

An explosive atmosphere is defined as a mixture of dangerous substances with air, under atmospheric conditions, in the form of gases, vapours, mist or dust in which, after...

The Origin of Safety Shoes

The Origin of Safety...

Footwear and foot protection can be found from the beginning of the 20th century, when industrial safety gear first became an issue. Previously it was cheaper to replace an injured worker than to introduce safety measures. The first protective boots were wooden boots, called sabots. A sabot can be defined as a kind of simple shoe, shaped and hollowed out from a single block of wood, traditionally worn by French and Breton peasants. These protected workers from falling objects. Sabots protected farmers on the field...

Footwear and foot protection can be found from the beginning of the 20th century, when industrial safety gear first became an issue. Previously it was cheaper to replace an injured worker than to introduce safety measures. The first protective boots were wooden boots, called sabots. A sabot can be defined as a kind of simple shoe, shaped and hollowed out...

Footwear and foot protection can be found from the beginning of the 20th century, when industrial safety gear first became an issue. Previously it was cheaper to replace...

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