Emergency Response - Be prepared! An emergency is no time to
hesitate or panic!
Lift Safety - Sprains and strains to the muscles, tendons, and
ligaments of the back are common injuries that are often
Housekeeping on the Job - You have a pretty good idea how safe
a job is just by looking at it before you start to work. Even a
"Sidewalk Superintendent" knows this. A job that looks clean,
with everything in its place, is a safe job.
Windy Days - Sudden gusts of wind can cause unexpected
Electric Power - A mistake around electricity could easily be your
Ergonomics - The way you organize the elements of your
workplace to fit your individual needs is probably the most
important consideration in working comfortably. You can save
time and effort throughout the work day by taking a few minutes
to think about the best position for your equipment and the most
effective use of your space.
Electrical Equipment - This information is being provided to
highlight the requirements for the use of extension cords,
electrical tools, temporary power and temporary lighting.
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GFCIs - Protection from electrical hazards is one way to
prevent accidents caused by electric current.
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Incident Reporting - The health and safety of our employees
is a top priority. It is everyone’s responsibility to help
prevent injuries and report all incidents immediately so that
the same thing does not happen again.
Ladder Safety in Construction - Ladders are indispensable
additions to jobsites. While they are uncomplicated and
simple to use, you shouldn’t take ladder safety for granted.
Ladder problems are easy for OSHA inspectors to spot and
therefore companies receive numerous citations every year.
Falls: General Protection and Awareness - Falls are the
leading cause of injuries at work sites. Falls can occur from
ladders, scaffolding, vehicles, heavy equipment, aerial lifts,
openings, platforms, and roofs.
Heat Stress - The combination of heat and humidity can be
a serious health threat during the summer months. So, take