Safety Check: How Safety Helmets and Fire Safety work

by Nitin Sharma OfBusiness

In different types of industrial arenas mainly mining, welding, construction and power, etc., there are high chances of physical injury mainly due to collision and falling of other objects as well as destruction caused by fire. As it is often impossible to take corrective measures to avoid these accidents, the only way is to use safety helmets and fire safety equipment to ensure the security of the workers. Safety helmets mainly perform their protective function by the absorption of energy. As and when it gets hit by any sort of falling object, the energy gets dissipated by the helmet. They are indeed considered to be indispensable in any project sites for their crucial roles.

What are the safety helmets?

Safety helmets are mainly used in construction and industrial sites to protect the worker’s head from falling objects, rain or electric shock. Safety helmets, as they are used to protect the head from heavy objects, are mainly made of strong and durable materials like metal or fiberglass and mainly rigid plastic.

What are the types and market prices of safety helmets?

Safety helmets are mainly of two types. Industrial safety helmets comprise of shell, harness, harness fixing, sweatband, headband and chinstrap. The other kind, high performance industrial safety helmets include a protective padding with the features mentioned earlier. In the commercial market we usually have access to two types of safety helmets: ratchet and pin lock; depending on the kind of locking system it shares. There are different brands contributing to the safety helmets like Metro, SafariPro, Heapro and they cost from Rs. 89 to Rs 200 per piece depending on their quality. They are mainly sold in packages.

Why is fire safety needed?

Huge destruction by fire in homes, factories and cars is a common phenomenon nowadays. So it is necessary for colossal buildings, offices or factories to install fire safety devices to avoid unnecessary destruction.Employers should install proper fire safety devices for the protection of their workers and along with it impart proper education to combat fire.

What are the types of fire safety devices?

Fire safety devices are of different kinds mainly differentiated by the elements in them: water, water-mist, dry powder, and foam and carbon di-oxide. Different safety devices are used for cars, household and offices. Water extinguisher helps to extinguish fire due to organic solid materials like wood, clothes etc. Powder extinguishers are used to extinguish fire from petrol, oil, grease, paint and gases. Foam distinguishers are needed to extinguish fire from solid and burning liquids and electricity. Extinguishers containing carbon-di-oxide are mainly used to prevent fire from electrical equipments. They are largely used in computer server rooms.

Prices and demand of fire safety in the market:

Due to the increasing global warming and technological hazards, the demands of fire extinguishers are high in the market. They are used in households, cars and offices. In the US and UK, the demand is proportionately larger because of the strict regulations and building fire protection codes. As India gets wealthier and enforcement increases, the demand for safety products is expected to increase.

Car extinguishers are priced from Rs. 450- 1000.Whereas house and office fire safety devices are priced from Rs. 2000-20000 depending on their quantities.


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