Construction Safety Handbook: A Practical Guide to OSHA Compliance and Injury Prevention

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Government Institutes, Jul 1, 2003 - Law - 451 pages
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This much anticipated new edition provides employers and employees with a day-to-day guide to reducing accidents and injuries, ensuring compliance, avoiding fines and penalties, and controlling workers' compensation costs. You'll not only find comprehensive discussions on all of the construction safety regulations found in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 29
Chapter 1926, but you'll also find the actual legal text of the regulations and overviews for each sub
Chapter for easier reference. This Construction Safety Handbook covers both the obvious and the hidden dangers of construction and addresses the latest changes in OSHA standards, including new recordkeeping requirements, new ergonomic guidelines, new requirements in the Steel Erection standard, and new additions to signs, signals, and barricades requirements. Written in plain English, this comprehensive handbook provides you with the legal background, practical advice, and ready-to-use written compliance programs you need to ensure your sites meet workplace safety requirements, protect workers, and comply with the standards. Each
Chapter provides a description of the requirements of the standard, and a sample written compliance program, checklists, and the appropriate citations from the 29 CFRs. The latest changes in enforcement and inspection policy are also detailed, and a list of OSHA's most frequently cited construction standards is given.
 

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Contents

The Occupational Safety and Health Act
1
Recordkeeping Employers Subject to OSHA Recordkeeping
13
Construction Industry Standards
67
Hazard Communication Communicating the Hazards of Chemicals to Workers
123
Training Requirments in OSHA Construction Standards Guidelines
149
Noise Control
183
Signs Signals and Barricades Safety Standards for Signs Signals and Barricades
197
Ergonomics Preventing Musculoskeletal Injuries at Your Workplace
211
Demolition Operations Using Safe Blasting Procedures at Your Worksite
293
Cranes and Crane Operation Avoiding Crane Hazards
299
Forklift Safety Training Your Forklift Operators in Safe Driving Techniques
333
Controlling Lead Exposures Working with Lead in the Construction Industry
347
Asbestos Controlling Asbestos Exposures at Your Worksite
367
Process Safety Management Conducting a Process Safety Analysis at Your Worksite
379
Heat Stress Setting up an Effective Program to Reduce Heat Exhaustion
399
OSHA Inspections How to Prepare for and Respond to an Inspection
405

Personal Protective Equipment Protecting Your Workers from Head to Toe
237
Fall Protection Preventing Falls at Your Worksite
255
Excavations Trenching and Shoring Avoiding CaveIns and Other Accidents
273
Glossary
433
Index
445
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