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A list of items you might want on your jobsite checklist.
(Quizzes and Audio Recordings are not available for this topic.)Checklists Keep Us Safe The importance and uses of checklists on the jobsite. Drive-By Inspections Always follow safe work practices and think like an OSHA inspector to keep the jobsite safe. You never know who is watching as they drive by. Competent Person Which jobs require a competent person, and who qualifies? Recurring Accidents Some of the causes of recurring accidents and how to prevent them from happening. Reporting Accidents When, why, and how to fill out accident reports. Good Housekeeping Simple housekeeping and how it can prevent accidents and injuries. Job Safety Analysis
Analyzing the job before you start so it gets done safely and efficiently.Keeping the Jobsite Clean Maintaining good housekeeping to keep the jobsite safer for everyone. Accident Investigation
How accident investigations proceed, and what to do if you were nearby or involved.
Selecting the right ladder for the job to keep you and your co-workers safe.Fall Protection
Preventing falls from temporary work surfaces by: choosing the right fall protection, selecting a safe tie-off point, and considering safe work practices before you climb up onto any elevated work surface.Slips, Trips, and Falls After a fall, evaluating whether you can get back to work, need medical help, or should call 911. Housekeeping and Fall Prevention Housekeeping tips to follow so you can prevent falls and accidents. Stay Safe on Scaffolds Keeping your crew safe while working on and around scaffolding. Ladders and Fall Prevention
Follow these safe work practices to keep yourself safe while using ladders.Aerial Lifts Tips for working safely on and around aerial lifts. Personal Fall-Arrest Systems The 3 components of personal fall arrest systems and how they work together to protect you. Floor Holes and Wall Openings Working safely around holes, openings, and stairways requires fall protection. What To Do After a Fall Steps to take after someone falls and finds themselves suspended. Lifts and Platforms Follow these safe work practices when operating lifts and working on platforms. Preventing Falls Why workers continue to die from falls, and how to recognize fall hazards and take steps to prevent falls.
What flash fires are, how they are caused, and what you can do to prevent them.What's in Your Go Bag?
What you and your family can do to be prepared in case of an emergency situation.Using Portable Heaters Safely
Key points about safety while working with portable heaters.Flammables and Combustibles
Safe practices for working with flammable materials on the jobsite.Hot Work
What to keep in mind before, during, and after performing hot work.Flammable Liquids
Working safely with flammable liquids requires patience and attention to detail.Emergency Preparedness
Preparing an emergency plan at work and at home.Safe Work Practices for Portable Heaters
A list of tips to help you avoid the dangers of portable heating units.Have an Informed Response
What you should know to respond quickly and effectively if an accident occurs.
What is Hands-Only CPR, and how can it save someone's life?Cuts, Lacerations, and Puncture Wounds
Steps to take when someone suffers a flesh wound on the job.First Responders
Who are first responders, and what do they do to help before the professionals arrive?How to Control Bleeding
Different techniques for controlling serious bleeding.Avoiding Bites and Stings
Several ways to protect yourself from insect and animal bites and stings on the job.CPR and AEDs
Using CPR and AEDs to increase a victim's chance of survival.Injuries and Bloodborne Pathogens How to protect yourself from bloodborne diseases while helping a wounded person. Burns
Types of burns, how to treat them, and when to seek professional medical attention.Head Injuries
Quick tips about first aid for head injuries on the job.First Aid
An overview of general first aid for cuts, a common jobsite injury.
Safety concerns created by cell phone use at work and while you drive.Happy Holidays or Hazardous Holidays How to enjoy holidays free from hazards created by decorations, lights, trees, weather, and alcohol. Kids and Construction Securing equipment and materials to prevent injuries to curious children who trespass onto the jobsite. Project Start-Up Become familiar with each new project and its safety requirements before you begin. Protecting the Public Protecting bystanders, occupants, and passers-by from construction activities. Safety Never Takes a Break A poem, "I Chose to Look the Other Way" about reminding your co-workers to work safely. Safety Off the Job Common hazards off the job: vehicles, falls, fires, drownings, and accidents in bathrooms. Sanitation The importance of clean drinking water, restrooms, and trash disposal on the jobsite. Take Your Safety Knowledge Home
Applying your workplace safety training at home to keep your family safe.Ten Simple Rules to Work By
The 10 easiest ways to keep yourself safe at work.Struck-By and Crushing Hazards
The DOs and DON'Ts of working around heavy machines that can strike you or crush you.Preventing Struck-By Injuries
How to prevent being struck by objects, equipment, or machines on the job.OSHA's Construction Focus Four
The 4 leading causes of death on construction sites, and how you can protect yourself from these hazards.Don't Play the Odds with Your Life
A list of risks you shouldn't take, because your life is more important than getting the job done quickly.Food Safety
Keeping yourself safe from foodborne illnesses.Holiday Safety
Keeping the holidays festive and joyful by acknowledging and minimizing hazards that accompany this season.Safety is for New and Experienced Workers
Safe work practices that you should follow every day, regardless of how long you've been on the job.Limiting Distractions Keeping yourself safe and focused on the job, where distractions can become deadly.
OSHA and SDSs provide information about how to properly store hazardous materials.Asbestosis and Silicosis
How to protect yourself from developing asbestosis and silicosis.Review the Safety Data Sheet
What information can be found on a Safety Data Sheet (SDS)?There's Something in the Air
Situations you should watch for that can make it difficult for you to breathe.Lead Exposure
An explanation of lead poisoning, how it is caused, and how you can protect yourself and those around you.Asbestos Exposure at Work
Asbestos exposure is most likely during building repairs, renovations, and demolitions. Understand the risks so you can protect yourself.Carbon Monoxide
Prevent carbon monoxide poisoning at work and at home.Wood Preservative
Take special precautions when you are working with wood that has been treated with chromated copper arsenate (pressure-treated wood).Compressed Gas Cylinders
How to use compressed gas cylinders safely to prevent injuries and even death.Control Lead Dust
How to control hazards when you're working around lead dust, so you don't bring the problem home.GHS: Chemical Labels
How OSHA's chemical labels warn you about the hazards presented by hazardous materials.Prevent Exposure to Asbestos and Silica Dust
Descriptions of asbestos and silica, and work practices you should take to control exposure hazards.Using Solvents
Using solvents safely and effectively on the job.Silica
Make sure you understand your company's safety policy on silica before you start work that exposes you to silica dust.
A description of OSHA's standard regarding cranes and derricks.Operating a Forklift Important safety information for before, during, and after operating a forklift. Overhead and Underground Hazards
Being aware of all utility hazards, both above and below the ground, before you begin a job.Heavy Equipment
Safe work practices for people operating or working near heavy equipment on the jobsite.Will You Be Safe Working in that Trench?
What you can do to ensure that you'll be safe working in a trench, before you even enter it.Forklift Safety
Safe work practices that can help you avoid forklift-related accidents and injuries.Rigging
The 3 most important parts of completing a rigging job safely and efficiently.Trench Cave-Ins How you can help in the event of a cave-in, without putting yourself and others in more danger. Common Factors in Forklift Accidents
Factors that can make forklift accidents more likely and what you can do to minimize these risks.Safe Work Practices for Cranes
Ways to work safely whenever there is a crane on your jobsite.Diggers and Dump Trucks
Five practices that will keep operators, signal persons, and bystanders safe when working with diggers and excavators.Forklift Safety Checklist
A list of things to check each and every time you inspect a forklift.Use Caution Around Power Lines
Working safely around power lines, which create electrocution hazards, a leading cause of workplace deaths.Cranes
How to keep yourself safe when working near cranes, even if you aren't the operator.Qualified Riggers
Who are qualified riggers and what knowledge do they have that will make the job safer?Trench Work
The hazards that come with trench work, and what steps you can take to keep yourself safe.Crane Safety
Protecting yourself from crane-related accidents and injuries whether you are operating the crane or working nearby.Diggers and Excavators
How you can stay safe while operating or working near digging and excavation machines.Digging Safely
Getting underground utilities marked before you dig is free, and it can save your life and the lives of your crew.Safety Tips for Rigging Safety tips for anyone working on or around a rigging job. Heavy Equipment and Power Lines Guidelines your crew should be following whenever power lines pose a risk on the jobsite.
Why hearing loss can be dangerous on the job and what steps you can take to prevent this injury.Take a Clean Breath Once you've decided what type of respirator you need, how can you keep it clean and functioning properly? Protect Your Vision
What kinds of injuries can you protect yourself from by wearing eye protection?Picking Your Hard Hat
How to pick the correct hard hat for the job and how to wear it so it protects you.Stay Healthy with PPE What you can do and wear to protect yourself from hazardous materials and chemicals on the jobsite. Hard Hats You've probably been using hard hats your entire career, but do you know how they actually work? Using Respirators
How to pick the right respiratory protection for your job, and what steps you must take before you can use it.Choose the Right Gloves for the Job
Gloves can protect you from various workplace hazards.Hearing Protection
Your options for hearing protection, and how you can tell when you need it.Using Proper Hand Protection What kind of gloves should you be wearing for this job? Eye Protection
Eye-related hazards on the jobsite, and which type of eye protection is the right one for the job.Foot Protection
How to protect your feet while you're on the job.
How to keep your temper in check and handle problems respectfully and safely with your co-workers.Young Seasonal Workers How experienced workers become mentors, sometimes unknowingly, to young summer workers on the jobsite. Evaluate Your Safety Attitude
Evaluate your safety attitude. It's not too late for a course correction.Safety From the Word Go
Focus on safety right from the start of the project. Renew your resolve to work safely every day.Young Workers Some ways that experienced workers can help young workers stay safe. Sleep Deprivation
How to get the sleep you need so you can work safely and stay healthy.Your Safety Attitude
How your safety attitude can help you have fewer incidents and actively work to make the jobsite safer.Bullying on the Jobsite
Jobsite behaviors that are considered bullying.The Jobsite is No Place for Violence
Defining workplace violence, categories of aggressors, types of incidents, and ways to prevent violence at work.Safety is Your Responsibility
Safety rules and how they benefit those who follow them.Summer Help Some of the jobs that young summer workers are NOT allowed to do. Do NOT Do These Things
When you ignore safety rules, take shortcuts, or forget to wear PPE, you increase your risk for being injured or killed.Shift Work
When you're working nights, you need to make it a priority to get good rest.
Basic concepts of lockout/tagout.Drug Abuse on the Jobsite
Everyone has something to lose when there is drug and alcohol use on the jobsite.Follow LOTO Procedures to the Letter
A step-by-step description of lockout/tagout protocols and how they keep you safe.Site Security
Prevent theft and vandalism after hours.Need a Reason to Quit Smoking? If you're on the fence about quitting smoking, here are 10 reasons to stop for good. Substance Abuse
Reasons not to get involved with substance abuse, the different levels of substance abuse, and resources for getting help.LOTO Smarts for Small Tools
Applying the principles of lockout/tagout procedures to power tool maintenance.Keeping the Jobsite Secure
Keep employees safe, protect the public from hazards, and prevent tool and material theft.When Painkillers Kill
Prescription painkillers can kill you.
Keep welding operations safe by taking precautions.Planning the Pour
Having a plan in place before pouring concrete.Roofing: More Than Just Fall Hazards
Fire prevention, severe weather, and electrical hazards that roofers face.Steel Erection: Safety for Ironworkers The many hazards that ironworkers face, and safe work practices to protect themselves. Demolition
Most of the work of a demolition happens before the wrecking starts.Pouring Concrete Safe work practices necessary for a safe and successful concrete pour. Working Around Water
Water is just another hazard that you need to be prepared to control when you're working over or near bodies of water.Tilt-Up Construction
There is no room for error when you're installing concrete wall panels.Safe Work Practices for Welding
Safe work practices to follow during welding operations.Demolition Planning
Demolition planning includes planning to control hazards that you are going to create.Safety and Masonry
Hazards that need to be controlled during masonry work, including: exposed rebar, chemical burns, and strains and sprains.Steel Erection: Planning Ahead
Hazards ironworkers face, including: falls, slips and trips, and overhead hazards.Concrete Operations
When you prepare for a concrete pour, you have to control for large hazards such as falls, chemical burns, and pinch points, while controlling your risk for minor injuries like cuts, scrapes, and punctures.Confined Spaces
Confined spaces may contain hazards that are difficult to escape. You need a plan---and a team---in place before you start confined-space work.
Safety rules to follow when using, storing, or working with compressed gas cylinders.Hammers and Other Impact Tools Common hazards of working with hammers and other impact tools, and how to avoid them. Powder-Actuated Tools Powder-actuated tools and how to operate them safely. Power Tools Safety rules to follow when operating electric or pneumatic power tools. Tools Getting the job done safely with the right tool. Torches Warnings and safety tips for safe handling of torches during welding, cutting, and heating. Working Safely with Lasers Safety tips for those operating and working near laser equipment to prevent eye damage and skin burns. Sharps Avoiding accidents and injuries when you work with sharp tools, objects, and materials. Chainsaw Safety
The DOs and DON'Ts of chainsaw safety.Pneumatic Tools
Pneumatic tools present specific---and controllable---hazards.Hand Tools
Hand tools can inflict injuries, but safe work practices can protect you.Woodworking Machinery Safe work practices to follow when using woodworking machinery. Working with Sharp Tools How to safely use, store, and maintain sharp tools, equipment, and materials. Power Saws
Avoiding power saw hazards, including: electric shock, cuts, amputations, flying particles, and loud noise.
Cell phone use causes 1.6 million crashes each year. Hang up and drive safely.Driving and Working in Work Zones
Safety tips to follow whether you're driving through a work zone or working in one.Stay Visibile in Work Zones The specific hazards road workers face in work zones. Driving in Dangerous Conditions
Guidelines to follow if you drive in bad weather or dangerous conditions.Flaggers for Roadwork
Flaggers and how they can stay protected in work zones.Personal Vehicle Safety
How to take care of your personal vehicle and drive safely.
Mild to severe heat-related illnesses: how to identify symptoms, how to treat them, and how to avoid them.Winter Weather Hazards Ways to protect yourself, your vehicle, and the jobsite from cold-weather hazards. Thunderstorms, Tornados, and Hurricanes
The many kinds of hazards that different types of storms bring.Avoiding Heat Stroke
Heat stroke: a medical emergency that requires quick action and is easily prevented.Snow Removal
How to be smart about snow removal so you avoid injuries and other problems.Stay Safe During a Lightning Storm
Make a plan so you can stay safe and avoid being caught outside when lightning strikes.Cleaning Up After a Storm
Storm-related damage can create jobsite hazards that make post-storm cleanup challenging.Working in the Heat
Ways to stay cool when the weather changes and temperatures rise.Storm Watch
Anticipating weather hazards and being prepared so that stormy weather doesn't take you by surprise.Cold Weather
Dressing properly for cold conditions to avoid cold-related illnesses.
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