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Disclaimer: The tips in this presentation are general in nature. Please use your discretion while following them. The author does not guarantee legal validity of the tips contained herein. www.ganiminjurylawyers.com Phone: (203)445-6542 E-mail: email@example.com@ganiminjurylawyers.com RISKS INVOLVED IN CONSTRUCTION SITE ACCIDENTS
Any type of workplace involves the risks of an unexpected accident. Responsibility of employers to lower the risks.
Provide a reasonably safe job site. Warning of all dangers inherent at the job site and the work. Hire skilled workers. Provide job safety training. Conduct job safety drills. Safety Practices…
Supervise compliance with safety specifications. Train workers properly in the operations of all machinery. Safety Practices…
Construction Site Hazards The top six construction site hazards identified by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Construction Site Hazards The top six construction site hazards identified by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Greatest hazard either at home or work. Keep a safe working distance from the power lines. #1. Electrical
Most hazardous construction site operation. Both employer and employee must follow safety standards. Use protective equipments to minimize hazards while trenching and excavating. #2. Excavation and Trenching
Most common construction site hazard. The usual cause is slipping, tripping and using unstable ladders. #3. Falls
Workers should be trained to identify and evaluate fall hazards. to be fully aware of how to control exposure to such risks. to use fall protection equipment properly. #3. Falls (Continued…)
Major sources of injuries and fatalities. Employers and employee must comply with the rule for the safe use of ladders and stairways. #4. Stairways and Ladder
The potential risk of scaffolding is due to moving scaffold components scaffold failure due to damage to its components loss of load being struck by suspended materials electrical shock improper set-up #5. Scaffolding
The main causes of such accidents include: Ground workers struck when a vehicle that is backing up or changing direction equipment rollovers that injure the operator #6. Heavy Construction Equipment
Mechanics run over when brakes are not properly set Ground workers crushed by falling equipment from backhoes, buckets, and other moving construction vehicles. #6. Heavy Construction Equipment…
Avoid Accidents Save lives Save cost Avoid Accidents Save lives Save cost
Construction site accidents are unavoidable Educate workers on how to identify the hazards that might be present at the work-site. The employer must establish proper safety standards.
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