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Safety officer discussing ongoing project with marketing coordinator

The safety officer (left) points out the good safety practices on this project that reflect well on the firm and may influence future clients....

Suspended scaffold

Suspended scaffold outrigger beams must have stops to prevent the hangers from sliding of the end of the outriggers. Wire rope supported must be desig...

Emergency Plan

Every site should have an emergency plan that informs workers where to go in case of an emergency. A map is an easy way to communicate exit routes and...

Wear layered clothing

To ward off cold working construction in winter, wear several layers of clothing....

Job-built extinguisher holder

OSHA requires that fire extinguishers be "conspicuous" on construction jobs. This approach keeps them off the floor and away from large objects that c...

Using protection knee pads

Many workers, like this carpenter, must kneel to perform their work. Knee pads can prevent injuries. Pads can be gel-filled or padded....

Knee pads

Workers who must kneel to perform various tasks on a regular basis, like the carpenter in this photo, should protect their knees from damage. There ar...

Good temporary lighting

This image shows good use of temporary lighting and proper storage of materials prior to use....

Pecados Ajenos

Telenovela, Pecados Ajenos, pone de relieve la importancia de la seguridad de los trabajadores en una obra perteneciente a la protección contra ca...

Lista de peligros: Herramientas de Mano y Equipos Portátiles

Lista de verificación proporcionada por el Fondo de Compensación de Seguros del Estado de California para ayudar a los contratistas asegurarse de qu...