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Construction Safety

Construction Safety - safety record(premiums> $1000/year...

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1 Construction Safety Potential Hazards Falls from heights Trench collapse Scaffold collapse Electric shock and arc flash Personal injury from failure to use personal protective equipment Repetitive motion injuries Your responsibility to provide a Safe Working Environment Humanitarian concern Economic costs and benefits Government regulations – Legal requirements
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2 You must Provide a safe work place Select employees that can and will be safe Provide safe tools & equipment Establish and enforce safety rules Provide safety instruction Costs Costs of previous accidents – Insurance premiums – Required prevention methods – Maintain records and have safety personnel Costs of a new accident – Project delay – Uninsured damages Indirect costs – Investigation – Loss of worker/productivity – Loss of equipment Insurance Workmen’s compensation (State) Manual rating system (industry as a whole) Merit rating system based upon your safety record (premiums > $1000/year)
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