No matter how many locks are on, if one is not yours, you are not locked out!
Come-a-Long Safety Clasp - 1
A broken hasp is an accident waiting to happen!
Come-a-Long Safety Clasp - 2
Two is definetly not better than one!
Come-a-Long Safety Clasp - 3
Damaged Come-a-Long safety clasps are an automatic citation, yet they are easily avoided if fixed as soon as found!
Come-a-Long Safety Clasp - 4
This is low-hanging fruit during an inspection, and an accident waiting to happen!
Come-a-Long Safety Clasp - 5
Come-a-Long Safety Clasp - 6
If a hook is designed to have a clasp, it must be on and in good shape - this was an S&S citation because it was in use at the time found!
Unprotected Valve - 1
The only time a clamshell should be open is when you are turning off or on the valve; all other times it is a hazard and citable.
Unprotected Valve - 2
Close the clam!
Unprotected Valve - 3
Take the time and protect the valve head!
Unprotected Valve - 4
Come on, it is not that hard to close up a clamshell - even clams do it!
Unprotected Valve - 5
No matter the size, the valve must be protected.
All guages must have clean and working lens covers on at all times.
Dirty Lens Covers
All lens covers must be clear and legible so that you can see the pressures you are operating at.
Unattended Cutting Rig
Whenever you go to break or leave the area where you are using your cutting rig, be sure to close the valves and bleed the system down - automatic citation!
Always secure your gas bottles to protect them from falling over.
Never tie-back a lanyard onto itself unless it is designed for that purpose, and this one isn't! Also, remember that your tie-off location has to be able to hold the weight of your pickup truck - can a handrail do that?
Unlabeled Containers - 1
All containers that contain chemicals of any kind must be labeled - others need to know what is in them!
Unlabeled Containers - 2
Just because you know what is in this, doesn't mean I do!
Unlabeled Containers - 3
Always label your containers - a sharpie works great!
Never leave an open hole or shaft unbarricaded - barricade the area!
Damaged Lifting Strap
Always inspect your rigging - would you trust your life to this?
We all know to never work under a suspended load, and this one is pretty obvious; but what can happen if something falls off of that load that is being flown up to your buddy? A one-pound object dropped from 50 feet up hits with enough force to smash your skull and break your neck - think about it!
Dispose of those oily rags properly so as to prevent the hazards of uncontrolled spontaneous combustion - metal-lidded cans.
Housekeeping - Pickup Truck
When thinking about housekeeping, think about the bed of your truck. If you have to get into the truck bed for any reason, you must have clear and unobstructed access.