I worked construction for 10 years before my fall. It shattered my body and my livelihood. Work safety. Use the right equipment.
Scaffolds are designed by qualified people, erected by competent people, used by trained people. Inspect it everyday it is in use! The rule of junk: If it looks like junk – it it junk.
Caution: Anyone working around or with concrete forms/false work should be aware of the hazards it presents and the safety precautions that are requires. The following guidelines are critical to your safety:
When working around a construction site, dangers in and around the worksite remain a constant threat. Remember these important tips to ensure you don’t fall victim to one of the many dangers around a busy construction site:
To the neophyte (new employee), you the veteran, will seem to have amazing knowledge. You know where all the equipment is, what forms must be filled out, how long a break should last, and where the bathrooms are.
Insulation and grounding are two recognized means of preventing injury during electrical equipment operation.
“Oh my aching back!” If your employees are like most people, they have moaned out that refrain more than once in their lives.
Good housekeeping is the first law of accident prevention and should be a primary concern of the entire workforce.
When working on a wire rope suspended scaffold the failure of the wire rope or other components presents a true “free fall” hazard. Therefore, it is imperative that each worker KNOW AND UNDERSTAND the following items:
Falls are the number one cause of accidental deaths in construction. And you don’t have to fall far to be killed or injured.