Chap14-Workers (use)

Chap14-Workers (use) - Construction Workers and Safety...

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Construction Workers and Safety Chapter 14
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Construction Safety is a Concern Because Construction Workers Get Injured But Does OSHA require construction workers to comply with the OSHA regulations?
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YES This is addressed in the OSH Act itself: Section 5 (b) Each employee shall comply with occupational safety and health standards and all rules, regulations, and orders issued pursuant to this chapter which are applicable to his own actions and conduct. BUT
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Enforcement is Left up to the Employer OSHA does not issue citations for employees
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What should employers do to keep their workers safe?
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New Workers Should Be A First Concern Keep the number of new workers to a minimum Fully orient each new worker on a project
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The Distractions Theory Low >>>>>>>>>>>>Task Achievement >>>>>>>>>>>> high Low >>>Probability of an Injury>>>high High focus on Mental Distractions New Worker with Numerous Unresolved Questions Seasoned Project Worker with Few Questions
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Orientation Training is Important for New Workers
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This note was uploaded on 08/27/2011 for the course BCN 4735 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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Chap14-Workers (use) - Construction Workers and Safety...

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