All equipment manufactured by PROPEL conforms to Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) standard 29 CFR 1910. Key safety elements as listed below are clearly marked and delivered as part of the product family design deliverables.
Personal protective equipment
Operations and maintenance manuals of each product family clearly indicates that the operator has to protect themselves from danger by using the correct personal protective equipment.
- Ear protection
- Safety Helmet
- Eye protection
- Protective gloves
- Safety boots
- Mask of breathing apparatus
Dedicated control room
Sophisticated electrical control room safeguards customers from any kind of electrical mishaps. Fully dust and noise attenuated cabin ensures safe and smooth operations Vibrating / Oscillating equipment from Propel comes with dampers and marsh mellows to absorb shock loads, especially during the start and stop operation.
Guard against rotating parts
Our equipment are delivered with required guards & covers, protecting both equipment and customers, from rotating elements like prime movers, belts, high pressure hoses and electrical cables.
Safety Interlock switches monitor the position of a guard or gate. It can start, sense and control logics
- All equipment have been designed and manufactured with platforms, walkways, stairways, ladders, hand rails and guard rails
- Our products meet international norms on height safety which conforms to AS: 1657
- Lanyards with the machines provides protection from fall
- It is essential to maintain 3-point contact when climbing up on ladders
- At all required places / needs, equipment are incorporated with the list of safety features
- IP 55 electrical panel box for dust & water Ingress protection
- Slurry disposal on sand washing for waste management & control
- Noise control canopy for all engine mounted crushers
- Dust suppression system at Vertical Shaft Impactor, Screen & Discharge conveyors for zero air pollution
To maintain electrical safety, our products come with start-up alarms, emergency push buttons and doors to prevent unintentional starting of equipment/engine
General rules ENER RULES
- No lubrication, maintenance or repair work should be done on any part of the equipment while in operation
- No access to any equipment immediately after their switch off, considering run down time (2 to 5 minutes)
- To be aware of release of energy unexpectedly either due to jammed o/r plugged condition
- Distinct warning stickers are displayed at all prominent places on the equipment. Orientation and awareness programmes are conducted at regular intervals so that the safety rules are followed
~ Mareesan Bose