Industrial hoses are used in a variety of industries to move fluids and gases. They are made from a variety of materials, including metal, plastic, and rubber. They come in different lengths and colors to match the colors of the liquids they are used to transport.Industrial hoses are usually strong enough to carry heavy loads, and they can be easily unfolded and reassembled if needed. They are also easy to clean, which is important when dealing with liquid waste or hazardous chemicals. However, because hoses are often used in dangerous or hazardous situations, they can also be subject to injuries.
When using hoses in industrial settings, it is important to be aware of the risks involved.
For example, hoses can act like a conduit for explosions or fires if they are kinked or pinched. Also when this happens, the pressure inside the hose builds up until it ruptures which can cause injuries stemming from both the rupture itself in addition to the necessary fluids not reaching the intended destination.
Other ways injuries can occur from a hose include improper routing, contact with harsh chemicals, and exposure to extreme temperatures.
Still, other types of hose injuries can start when the hose snaps, when the nozzle blows out, or when the hose is crushed.
Each of these problems can lead to various types of injuries to a worker including fractures, punctures, cuts, and strangulation. In each case, the injury is caused by something outside of the hose and can be serious if not treated quickly.
If you have suffered an injury to your hose, don’t hesitate to get in touch with a lawyer that can help you with a claim and provide advice on how best to care for the injury.