Presentation on theme: "For DBEs OSHA Effective Safety and Health Programs Speaker: Brian Bothast of OSHA."— Presentation transcript:
for DBEs OSHA Effective Safety and Health Programs Speaker: Brian Bothast of OSHA
for DBEs Introduction OSHA and your safety and health program Hazard identification Questions
for DBEs OSHAs Mission Assure so far as possible safe and healthful working conditions for every working man and woman in the nation.
for DBEs Effective Safety & Health Programs Management Commitment Employee Involvement. Worksite Analysis Hazard Prevention and Controls Training and Understanding Continuous Improvement
for DBEs Do you have a truly effective safety and health program? Do you have clear rules and expectations? How do you know employees understand the rules and expectations? Do you have an effective process to discover deviations from expectations? Do you have an effective enforcement program?
for DBEs Basic safety program 1926.20 No contractor shall require any laborer to work in conditions which are hazardous or unsafe. The employer shall initiate and maintain necessary safety and health programs.
for DBEs Inspections by you! The safety and health programs shall provide for regular and frequent inspections of the job sites, materials, and equipment by competent person(s).
for DBEs Competent person A person capable of identifying hazards at the workplace and conditions which are hazardous or dangerous AND Has authority to take prompt measures to control or eliminate the hazards
for DBEs Safety training 1926.21 The employer shall instruct each employee in the recognition and avoidance of unsafe conditions and the regulations applicable to his work environment to control or eliminate any hazards or other exposure to illness or injury.
for DBEs Personal Protective Equipment Eye and face protection Respiratory protection Head protection Foot protection Hand protection Electrical protective equipment
for DBEs Personal Protective Equipment Hard Hats Road Vests Hearing Protection Eye Protection
for DBEs National Emphasis Programs Trenching Crystalline Silica Lead Amputations Recordkeeping
for DBEs Excavations Competent person Cave-in protection Inspection Training
for DBEs Trench Fatality 53 year old Plumber 7 feet deep, approximately 5 feet wide, and Type B soil
for DBEs Overhead electrical lines Excavators need to maintain a minimum of a 10 foot clearance from power lines.
for DBEs Appropriate traffic control Temporary traffic control in accordance with MUTCD or IDOT. –Advance warning signs –Channeling devices
for DBEs Access & Egress Means of egress required at 4 feet or more in depth Cannot ride in bucket
for DBEs Ladders Inspect regularly Remove defective ladders Extend ladder 3 feet above access Secured from movement 10 feet from electrical lines