Construction Safety Orientation: The Basics
There are many potential safety hazards on a construction site, but that doesn?t mean injuries are unavoidable. If employees follow established safety policies and procedures and keep their attention focused on the job at hand, they won?t get injured. That?s exactly what this program is all about?how construction workers can do what they need to do to remain safe and make sure those working around them are safe as well. Topics include personal protective equipment, ladder safety, use of machinery and equipment, material handling, good housekeeping, fire prevention, fall protection, personal fall arrest systems and preventing heat illnesses.