Top 10 Risks on Job Sites

Top 10 Risks on Job Sites
Posted on March 9, 2013 in Falls, Featured, ReStores, Safety Managers, Volunteers

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The Top 10 Safety Risks on Job Sites are outlined as:

  1. Lack of Volunteer Training
  2. Ladder setup, maintenance and using them safety
  3. Failure to use safety equipment – including fall arrest systems and PPE (goggles, gloves and proper footwear)
  4. Roof and truss safety
  5. Scaffolding setup, maintenance and using it safely
  6. Protecting openings: floors, roofs, windows and open trenches
  7. Failure to match types of tasks to a volunteer’s personal capabilities
  8. Failure to use tools property – including power tools
  9. Failure to use proper lifting techniques
  10. Slip, trip and fall protection – keeping the inside of houses and job sites picked up. Nails on the ground, boards lying around and power cords are major hazards.

 

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