AChap06-Freq-Viol - CHAPTER 6 CHAPTER PROBLEM AREAS IN...

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Unformatted text preview: CHAPTER 6 CHAPTER PROBLEM AREAS IN PROBLEM CONSTRUCTION SAFETY SAFETY IMPROVING SAFETY PERFORMANCE PERFORMANCE Can be accomplished in part by identifying the root causes of injuries and fatalities and CAUSES OF CONSTRUCTION FATALITIES (1985-1989) FATALITIES Falls q Struck by Struck q Caught in/between q Electrocution q Other q 33% 22% 22% 18% 17% 10% STANDARDS WITH THE MOST CITATIONS MOST Scaffolding Scaffolding q Hazard Communication q Fall Protection q Lockout/Tagout q Respiratory Protection q Electrical q Machine Guarding q STANDARDS WITH THE MOST HIGH FINES MOST 1926.652 Excavations (protective systems) q 5A.001 General Duty Clause q 1926.21 Safety Training & Education q 1926.651 Excavations (general) q 1926.550 Cranes & Derricks q 1926.451 Scaffolding q STANDARDS WITH THE MOST WILLFUL VIOLATIONS VIOLATIONS 1926.652 Excavations (protective systems) q 5A.001 General Duty Clause q 1926.552 Hoists & Elevators q 1926.21 Safety Training & Education q 1926.651 Excavations (general) q SOURCES OF FALLS SOURCES q q q q q q q q q q Off roof Collapse of scaffolding Off scaffolding Collapse of structure Through floor opening Off ladder Off structure Through roof opening Off edge of open floor Off beam support* SOURCES OF “STRUCK BY” FATALITIES FATALITIES Falling object q Run over by heavy equipment q Crane boom or load q Run over by private vehicle q Trench cave-ins* q SOURCES OF “CAUGHT IN BETWEEN” FATALITIES BETWEEN” Trench cave-ins q Heavy equipment q Overturning heavy equipment Overturning machinery machinery q Moving part of heavy equipment* q SOURCES OF ELECTROCUTIONS ELECTROCUTIONS Direct contact with live wire (20%) q Crane boom with power line (14%) q Materials hit power line Materials q Ladder contact with power line* q VAGUE CODING CATEGORIES CATEGORIES Other q Caught in/between q Struck by* q Other Drowning q Explosion q Fire q Natural Causes q Self Inflicted Injury* q ...
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