O.S.H.A. identifies falls as one of the four leading causes of fatalities in the construction industry. This is why employees must be trained to recognize fall exposures and have the authority to take corrective actions.
Notice to supervisors: If you are not using stilts on your job, make sure you mention the War on Falls for ladders, lifts, scaffolds, guardrails, and holes. Make sure you also mention the two-day suspension for any fall exposure.
Mandatory Topic: Notice to Supervisors: Read and prepare for demonstration of Web-Tex scaffolds. Make sure all employees understand the importance of following our safe scaffold procedures for the Web-Tex system.
Web-Tex Scaffold Safety
When was the last time you saw someone "on the job" also on their phone? In a single day a large number of employees are checking their phones:
It is important for construction firms and project owners to understand how COVID-19 has impacted and continues to affect the availability and prices of construction materials and supplies. Virus outbreaks and lockdowns have inhibited the manufacturing and transportation of supplies, while a booming residential construction market has increased their demand, leading to a supply squeeze and increasing costs.