Archive for the ‘OSHA/Safety Training’ Category

IN: Preventing Injuries & Fatalities On Stairways & Ladders

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In this issue of the “——————“ we focus on preventing injuries and fatalities on stairways and ladders.

Stairways and ladders are a major source of injuries and fatalities among construction workers.

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Stairways & Ladders

Stairways and ladders are a major source of injuries and fatalities among construction workers.

OSHA estimates that there are 24,882 injuries and as many as 36 fatalities per year due to falls from stairways and ladders used in construction.

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Portable Ladder Safety

Falls from portable ladders (step, straight, combination and extension) are one of the leading causes of occupational fatalities and injuries.

  • Read and follow all labels/markings on the ladder.
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Welcome To OSHA’s Fall Prevention Campaign

FALLS ARE THE LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH IN CONSTRUCTION. In 2010, there were 264 fall fatalities (255 falls to lower level) out of 774 total fatalities in construction. These deaths are preventable.

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IN: OSHA Training: Courses, Materials & Resources

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In this issue of the “——————“ we focus on OSHA training courses, materials and resources.

OSHA offers a wide selection of training courses and educational programs to help broaden worker and employer knowledge on the recognition,

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OSHA Training: Courses, Materials & Resources

OSHA offers a wide selection of training courses and educational programs to help broaden worker and employer knowledge on the recognition, avoidance, and prevention of safety and health hazards in their workplaces.

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Outreach Training Program

Construction Industry

The OSHA Outreach Training Program for the Construction Industry provides training for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces in the construction industry.

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Benefits & Resources

OSHA’s Free On-site Consultation Program

OSHA’s free On-site Consultation Program offers free and confidential advice to small and medium-sized businesses in all states across the country, with priority given to high-hazard worksites.

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Compliance Assistance Specialists (CASs)

Who are Compliance Assistance Specialists and how can they help me?

Compliance Assistance Specialists can provide general information about OSHA standards and compliance assistance resources. They respond to requests for help from a variety of groups,

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OSHA: On-Site Consultation

Program Information & Benefits

Using a free consultation service largely funded by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), employers can find out about potential hazards at their worksites,

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