Basic Line of Fire Do’s and Don’ts Safety

Basic Line of Fire Do’s and Don’ts


  • Follow procedures.
  • Use the right tools.
    • Make sure they are in good condition.
  • Think about body position.
    • Is there something that can spray, leak or fall on me?
    • Are my feet going to slip where I’m walking, standing or stepping up to or down from a work platform or vehicle?
    • Can I see my hands or feet?


  • Walk or position yourself under suspended loads.
  • Rely on PPE only.
  • Position your hands where you can’t see them.
  • Put any part of your body in harm’s way.