It is rightly said that, technology is a boon to society, however, if not handled properly doesn't take long time to turn into bane. Above sentence can be best understood in context of sandblaster technology which is widely used to remove paint or other stains and printing images on tough surfaces. As for the technology is concerned this method of cleaning surfaces is one of the physical process in use.
Haphazard use of this technology can harm or injure the machine operator. And due to remains of harmful abrasive one can develop damage to internal body parts like lungs. Though, operators are safe if they use standard safety equipments recommended for wearing while working with this technology.
Safety Equipment Used to Remove Paint in Sandblasting Technique
There is some important and inevitable safety equipment those are recommended for all users who are working with sandblasting machine. Here is a list of equipment employed:
Process of sandblasting includes use of many abrasive that can be harmful tiny particles of zinc or lead, which can be hazardous for the operator. Therefore it is recommended that you must use proper clothing that covers your whole body while operating this machine. Secondly, to protect your eyes from the dust particles which are generated in the process, you must use a good quality goggles.
While operating with sandblaster machine, heavy amounts of sand or abrasive dust are created which you will most probably inhale. This dust is hazardous for your lungs; therefore you must consider wearing an effective breathing mask when you remove paint using this machine.
You would agree that work is important, but remaining safe during work is more important.