Basic Jobsite Safety Rules

Basic Jobsite Safety Rules
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  1.  Hard hats will be worn by all employees and volunteers on the site when work is being performed at a level above the employees or volunteers
  2. Z87 rated safety glasses will be worn as the minimum required eye protection where a hazard dictates – such as cutting or other dusty activity.
  3. Fall Protection Requirement – full body harnesses much be worn and secured at any time there is a fall hazard of more than 6 feet.
  4. Shirts much have a least a tee sleeve. Pants are also preferred over shorts in order to reduce the risk of lacerations, however high temperatures and the tasks required should be considered when determining the appropriateness of clothing.  Sturdy work boots are strongly recommended.  Clogs and loafers are not permitted.
  5. Firearms, alcoholic beverages, illegal drugs are prohibited on the site.
  6. Housekeeping is an integral part of the job and employees/volunteers are responsible for keeping their area clean and hazard free.  Clean-up is required of the site at the end of the day.
  7.  All tools, whether company or personal must be in good working condition.  Defective tools cannot be used (examples – unguarded saws, hammers with loose or split handles, etc.)
  8.  All scaffolding and work platforms must be built and maintained in accordance with OSHA specifications (inspected and approved by job supervisor).
  9. All extension cords, drop cords, electrical tools should be inspected, properly grounded (GFI).
  10. Horseplay on the site is prohibited.
  11.  Glass containers or bottles of any kind are not permitted.
  12.  All floor openings or excavations should be properly barricaded on all sides to ensure employees/volunteers are aware of the hazard.
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