Basic Steel Products

Hazards and Solutions

The following references aid in recognizing industry hazards in the workplace and provide examples of possible solutions.

Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout)
Guarding Floor and Wall Openings and Holes; and Walking-Working Surfaces, General Requirements
Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklifts)
Overhead and Gantry Cranes
Additional safety and health concerns in this industry include:

Confined Spaces

Heat Stress

Hexavalent Chromium

Machine Guarding


Noise and Hearing Conservation

Personal Protective Equipment

Process Safety Management (PSM)

Respiratory Protection

Welding, Cutting and Heating