Inadequate training and the lack of experience to recognize potential

Inadequate training and the lack of experience to

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while working at elevated heights is a very real risk. Inadequate training and the lack of experience to recognize potential electrical hazards when working at heights exposes employees to a serious workplace hazard and makes them vulnerable to danger of electrocution. Appropriate training and awareness of the job-site is the key to eliminating and controlling the risk of an electrical shock when working on any construction site.
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC]. (August 1991). Preventing Electrocutions During Work with Scaffolds Near Overhead Power Lines. Retrieved from 8.Briefly explain three ways that exposure to welding fumes can be reduced in an outdoor working environment. Which of the three would be the most efficient? Welding fumes that are generated not only expose the welders to serious respiratory hazards but those around them. Often times, welders on construction sites are exposed to fume hazards due to the ever-changing conditions of a construction site where a fixed venting system is not feasible. When welding outside, it may appear that a welder will have no exposure risk because most will assume that the wind will blow the fumes away. All too often, this isn’t the case because the welder will be down wind or the area may be confined, allowing the fumes to settle in the work area. One way that welders can reduce exposure to welding fumes when welding outdoors is to take advantage of existing wind conditions whenever possible. In the absence of wind, a suitable respirator may be required, especially when working in confined areas and should be provided to each welder. One of the best ways to reduce the risk of exposure to welding fumes when welding outdoors is to provide portable blowers to remove welding fumes from the work area. Lastly, the most effective way in
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