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Work Safe Around Charging Stations

By July 24, 2019 September 13th, 2019 No Comments

Charging stations in warehouse facilities are used to refuel or recharge all powered equipment to function. Units may be powered by gasoline, liquid petroleum gas (LPG), or battery. If proper guidelines are not followed, fires and explosions can occur.

Charging stations should be away from open flames. Smoking should be prohibited. Fire extinguishers should be available and in good working condition in case of fire.

An adequate ventilation system must be installed to disperse harmful gases. Proper PPE should be worn. Eye washing and shower facilities should be present should employees get exposed to acids and chemicals.