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©2008 4 - 1 Module 4 STRUCK-BY. ©2008 4 - 2 What You Will Learn ►Important facts about struck-by injuries ►Important terms relating to struck-by.

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1 © Module 4 STRUCK-BY

2 © What You Will Learn ►Important facts about struck-by injuries ►Important terms relating to struck-by

3 © What You Will Learn—continued ►OSHA regulations relating to working around vehicles and working below other work operations ►How to identify practices that protect you from struck-by injuries

4 © What You Will Learn—continued ►How to find hazards at work that could cause struck-by injuries ►How to identify behaviors at work that could cause struck-by injuries

5 © Find the Struck-By Hazards Photo courtesy of Associated General Contractors of America

6 © Did You Know? ►About 604 workers died in 2005 from being struck by a falling or flying object. ►390 workers died in 2005 from being struck by a moving vehicle.

7 © Did You Know? In 2005, 572 people in construction had major injuries due to being hit by a moving vehicle or a falling or flying object.

8 © Did You Know? ►One in four struck-by vehicle deaths involve construction workers. ►That is more than any other occupation.

9 © Terms Wheel Chock Seatbelt Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) Limited Access Zone

10 © Quiz Question #1 TRUE OR FALSE? If an area where people are working overhead is barricaded, it is not necessary for a worker to wear a hard hat if he or she is outside of the barricaded area.

11 © Quiz Question #1 Employees working in areas where there is a possible danger of head injury from impact, or from flying or falling objects, must wear protective helmets. FALSE OSHA 29 CFR (a)

12 © Quiz Question #2 TRUE OR FALSE? As long as employees consistently wear their hard hats, it is not necessary to have a toeboard on a scaffold.

13 © Quiz Question #2 Each employee on a scaffold must have protection from falling objects such as toeboards, screens, or debris nets that contain or deflect the falling objects. OSHA 29 CFR (h) FALSE

14 © Quiz Question #3 TRUE OR FALSE? Every vehicle at a construction site needs a service brake system, an emergency brake system and a parking brake system.

15 © Quiz Question #3 TRUE OSHA 29 CFR (b)(1) Every vehicle at a construction site must have a service brake system, an emergency brake system and a parking brake system. The systems can use common components, but all three must be operable.

16 © Quiz Question #4 TRUE OR FALSE? All vehicles at a construction site must be inspected once a month.

17 © Quiz Question #4 Vehicles must be inspected at the beginning of every shift, not just once a month. FALSE OSHA 29 CFR (b)(14)

18 © Quiz Question #5 TRUE OR FALSE? You must wear a seat belt when you are operating equipment.

19 © Quiz Question #5 Seat belts must be worn on all equipment, but there are two exceptions. TRUE OSHA 29 CFR (a)(2)

20 © Quiz Question #5 OSHA 29 CFR (a)(2) Seat belts need not be provided for equipment which is designed only for standup operation. EXCEPTION #1

21 © Quiz Question #5 OSHA 29 CFR (a)(2) Seat belts need not be provided for equipment which does not have roll-over protective structure (ROPS) or adequate canopy protection. EXCEPTION #2

22 © What are Your Best Practices? When you operate vehicles at the construction site When you work around vehicles and equipment When people are working above you

23 © The Worksite Analysis 1. Identify your work space. 2. Look for hazards. 3.Use a checklist to identify hazards. 4.Discuss problems and corrections with supervisor.

24 © Struck-By Hazards—Case #1 Photo courtesy of Associated General Contractors of America

25 © Struck-By Hazards—Case #2 Photo courtesy of the Construction Safety Council

26 © Struck-By Hazards—Case #3 Photo courtesy of Associated General Contractors of America

27 © Concerns at Your Worksite Give examples of how a worker’s behavior could create a struck-by hazard.


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