Bridge work tasks that put workers at risk of falls include abutment construction, column or cap forming, stripping formwork, girder installation, deck placement, forming barrier rail, placement of concrete, paving, and other activities. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) fall protection regulations apply to any work 6 feet or more above levels to which workersRead More
During 2011-2016, 165 workers died after falling through a skylight or hole. REMEMBER : Never sit, step on, or lean against a skylights. Guard or cover any existing skylights. If you create, uncover, or notice a hole: Guard or securely cover the hole Label the cover with “hole” or “cover” Always use one of theRead More
Fifth annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, scheduled to take place May 7-11. Falls are the leading cause of death among construction workers, according to NIOSH, accounting for one-third of the. Please contact us to help conduct your stand down training. We take YOUR SAFETY seriously!
Here is a generic hierarchy for fall hazards. Keep in mind JSA should be completed and specifications decided to limit fall hazards. ⦁ Eliminate the need to work at Height. ⦁ Set up barriers ⦁ Use restraint systems/ Use aerial work platforms/ Set up scaffolding. ⦁ Use fall arrest; use fall arrest and work positioning.Read More