“Big Jobs and Small Jobs Have Same Safety Principals”
Don’t underestimate the serious injury that can occur when using hand tools, power tools and the general safety of your surroundings. Make sure you have Safe Work Procedures in place for all the jobs you do. Workers need to understand the steps required to properly use tools.
Here are a Few Hazards to Consider in the Construction Industry:
- Cuts and punctures from tools or materials.
- Fall from heights.
- Heat and sun exposure/exposure to cold.
- Lifting and carrying.
“Wear the Gear! Personal Protective Equipment”
- High-visibility clothing.
- Limb and body protection.
- Head protection.
- Eye and face protection.
- Safety footwear.
- Hearing protection.