There are many hazards in vacuum operations. It is important that you be trained to recognize these hazards and know how to control or eliminate them. Some hazards are always present on the job.
Failure to follow good safety practices can result in serious injury, permanent disabilities, loss of limbs or death. Safety not only affects you, but your friends and family as well. You must be aware of anyone who may be in the vicinity of your job site. The most important aspect of safety is your awareness of both your actions and what is going on around you. Before you enter the job site, know where the nearest medical facility is located. Once on site, know how to get assistance if you become injured. The location’s site specific training will include rescue and emergency notification information.