Top 10 tips for working with gearmotors

The dramatic growth achieved in the last few decades the automotive sector has led the research and development of prototypes of engines, with the minimum consumption of fuel trying to get the maximum performance, at the same time trying to reduce the environmental impact. In parallel, there has been a notable increase in the mechanical workshops, both in machining and manufacturing of metal parts such as repair of ac gearbox motor vehicles, in order to cope with the growing demand for products and services that are produced in this area.

The above-mentioned infrastructure and the work that is done in them give rise to the emergence of a few occupational hazards characteristic that is necessary to identify and prevent, in order to preserve the health of the people who perform activities in this field.

How to work with gearbox motors

  1. To keep clean the working place, preventing it from building up dirt, dust or metallic debris, especially the area around the machines with bodies mobile. Also, the floors should stay clean and free of spills to prevent slipping.

  2. Collecting, cleaning and storing in the storage areas, tools, and useful work, once you have finished your use.

  3. To clean and preserve properly the machines and work equipment in accordance with maintenance programs established.

  4. Tool repair damaged or to report the failure to the appropriate supervisor, avoiding testing if you do not have the corresponding authorization.

  5. Do not overload the shelves, bins and storage areas.

  6. Do not leave objects lying on the ground and avoid any spills.

  7. Always put waste and garbage in containers and suitable containers.

  8. Have instruction manuals, and general tooling in place in the workplace that is easily accessible, that can be used without overfilling, and without that remain hidden tools in common use.

  9. Always keep clean, free of obstructions and properly marked stairs and walking areas.

  10. Do not block fire extinguishers, hoses, and items of fire fighting in general, with boxes or furniture.

Exposure to noise

People exposed at their workplace to a noise level equal to or higher than the lower values of exposure that give rise to an action and their representatives must receive information and appropriate training on the nature of such risks and the measures taken to prevent, among other aspects.

Workers whose exposure to noise is greater than the higher values of exposure that give rise to an action shall have the right to control their hearing function. They also have the right to control preventive audiometric, the workers whose exposure exceeds the lower values of exposure that give rise to an action, when the measurement and evaluation will show the existence of a risk to your health. When the control of the hearing function becomes apparent that a worker suffers an injury diagnosable, the doctor in charge of health surveillance will assess whether such injury can be caused by exposure to noise.

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