Construction

Scaffolding Safety – Construction

Pre-Planning & Inspection Learn about the steps to take before erecting scaffolding, including evaluating the site and guidelines for properly inspecting scaffolding components. Erecting Scaffolding – Part 1 Learn about the requirements for erecting scaffolding The importance of a proper foundation Working near power lines Load capacity Using guys, ties,…

Stairways & Ladders – Construction*

Ladder Selection Guidelines Learn about the importance of selecting the correct ladder for the job. Understanding the potential hazards in your work area Choosing the correct duty rating Determining the maximum working height Considering the ladder’s ability to conduct electricity Inspection & Maintenance Learn how to properly care for and…

Steel Erection – Construction

Introduction Types of activities covered by the OSHA steel erection standards Common potential hazards during steel erection activities Written approval requirements before steel erection work can begin Site layout and pre-planning measures Hoisting & Rigging Crane & rigging inspections Safe hoisting & rigging procedures, including working under loads Requirements for…

Concrete & Masonry – Construction

General Requirements Learn about general safety requirements for Concrete & Masonry Construction loads Reinforcing steel Post-tensioning operations Using concrete buckets Working under loads Wearing personal protective equipment Cast-In Place & Pre-Cast Concrete About requirements for cast-in-place concrete Proper use and removal of formwork Proper use and inspection of shoring and…

Construction Safety Orientation*

PPE Ladder Safety Fall Prevention Hazard Recognition Hoists and Slings Scaffolding Safety Hazardous Materials Safety Electrical hazards Housekeeping Vehicle traffic Excavations Hot work

Electrical Safety — Part 2

General Install Requirements Learn installation safety requirements for electrical equipment. Factors for judging the safety of equipment Clearly identifying electrical equipment Preventing contact with live electrical parts Using overcurrent protection Situations in which equipment must be grounded Hazardous Locations Which areas are considered as hazardous How to classify hazardous locations…

Fall Protection Part 2 – Construction

Requirements Your employer’s responsibility for providing a safe work environment Training requirements for workers exposed to fall hazards Developing and implementing a fall protection plan Fall Protection Coverage The general rule used to determine if fall protection is necessary Fallprotectionrequirementsforspecificareasandactivities Fall Prevention Methods Learn about requirements for installing and using…

Hand & Power Tools – Construction*

Controlling Hazards Recognizing the hazards of hand and power tools Ways to prevent contact with hazardous moving parts of tools and equipment Wearing personal protective equipment Using safety switches Basic safety precautions to follow when using tools Using Hand Tools Take a look at safety precautions when using hand tools…

Hot Work Permit*

What is Hot Work? Who and what should be protected from fires and explosions What hot work is What types of activities are considered hot work Hot Work Permits How to properly perform safety checks What to be aware of when assessing the work area What a hot work permit…

Materials Handling – Construction

Hazard Awareness Types of materials handling activities Potential hazards Common injuries Your role in identifying and preventing accidents Storing, Stacking & Disposal Storing materials Storage areas Stacking materials Disposal of materials Manual Material Handling Common risk factors when handling materials Safe lifting practices When to get help with a lift…

Personal Protective Equipment – Construction

Understanding PPE The importance of personal protective equipment When it is necessary Your role in its proper use and maintenance Hard Hats When a hard hat should be worn How hard hats work The types and classes of hard hats Proper fit, inspection and maintenance Eye & Hearing Protection Different…