The first part of Construction Safety Best Practices will go over Job Hazard Analysis: understanding job hazard analyses, identifying job hazards, tools to use when completing a job hazard analysis, preventing job hazards, hiring outside professionals, hazard control measures, and descriptions of common hazards. The second part will cover: Hand and Power Tool Safety. Topics will include: the danger of using hand and portable power tools, guards that can be used to protect against injuries, controls that can be used to prevent injuries, as well as the dangers associated with specific types of power tools. The third section goes over the compliance guide for cranes and derricks in construction. It also brings to light the employer’s responsibilities to comply the new standards. This section also lists specific types of equipment coverage in relation to Section 1400: Scope and Section 1401: Definitions for terms used in this standard. Next, ground conditions will be discussed along with assembly and disassembly, and powerlines. Ground conditions plays an essential role when using cranes and other machinery safely. The assembly and disassembly section is designed to help prevent accidents by requiring safe procedures for lattice boom and tower cranes. The final area discussed is designed to ensure that detailed, systematic procedures are used to prevent fatalities and injuries related to power lines.
Course Number: SRA1966