One of the key elements of behavioral safety is to learn how to identify and avoid line of fire hazards.
What is “Line of Fire”? Line of Fire – Recognize and Avoid The line of fire is the path an object will travel should things go wrong. A few examples include; Cutting towards yourself Cutting towards yourself places your hand in the line of fire. Should the knife slip, your hand will be the next object it cuts. Placing yourself under suspended loads. Used tag lines to ensure there is enough distance between you and the load while still having control of it. Placing yourself in the path of a projectile. Pay attention to where you place your body.
Line of Fire hazards are one of the deadliest hazards found in Construction, second only to Slip, Trips and Falls. Line of Fire
Recognize and Avoid Heavy Equipment and Machinery Hand and Power Tools Material Handling Excavations Unsafe Behaviors
HSE Superintendent at Technip