Safety terminology and symbols, Environmental safety – Goulds Pumps 3196 i-FRAME - IOM User Manual

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Introduction and Safety

Safety terminology and symbols

About safety messages

It is extremely important that you read, understand, and follow the safety messages and
regulations carefully before handling the product. They are published to help prevent these

• Personal accidents and health problems

• Damage to the product

• Product malfunction

Hazard levels

Hazard level

A hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will


result in death or serious injury

A hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could


result in death or serious injury

A hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could


result in minor or moderate injury

• A potential situation which, if not avoided,


could result in undesirable conditions

• A practice not related to personal injury

Hazard categories

Hazard categories can either fall under hazard levels or let specific symbols replace the
ordinary hazard level symbols.
Electrical hazards are indicated by the following specific symbol:

Electrical Hazard:

These are examples of other categories that can occur. They fall under the ordinary hazard
levels and may use complementing symbols:

• Crush hazard

• Cutting hazard

• Arc flash hazard

The Ex symbol

The Ex symbol indicates safety regulations for Ex-approved products when used in
atmospheres that are potentially explosive or flammable.

Environmental safety

The work area

Always keep the station clean to avoid and/or discover emissions.

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