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Safety Training for theOSHA Focus Four & Other Construction HazardsConstruction Industry

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Disclaimer

  • This material is designed to provide accurate and authoritative information regarding the subject matter covered. This material however is provided without any responsibility, expressed or implied, regarding its accuracy or correctness.

  • The information is provided with the understanding that the Southwest Safety Training Alliance Inc. is not rendering legal or other professional services. If such expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional should be obtained.

  • The Southwest Safety Training Alliance Inc. endeavors to provide accurate and current information regarding the Occupational Safety & Health Standards presented, however due to the constantly changing nature, interpretations, clarifications or OSHA enforcement practices of these Standards, absolute accuracy is impossible.

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  • This material was produced under grant number 46J6-HT13 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade name, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

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  • The purpose of this Grant is to develop and present a program that will address OSHA’s ‘Focus Four Hazards’ along with other construction hazards that you may need to know about in order to make the construction jobsite a safer place to work.

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  • The ‘Southwest Safety Training Alliance Inc.’ (SSTA) will work to improve the quality of the training material and resources used by SSTA approved instructors, translate the instructor material into Spanish and get the new training material to the instructors in a timely manner, and train construction workers in both English and Spanish.

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What if…

What will happen to your family and your lifestyle if you get injured and can’t work? What will you lose if you get injured?

• Your salary• Your quality of life• Your job advancement• Future job opportunities

AVOID THE PAIN & COST OF AN INJURY

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What this program will include

  • Six training modules

    • Introduction

    • Fall Hazards

    • Electrical Hazards

    • Caught in Hazards

    • Struck by Hazards

    • Other Construction Hazards

  • Quiz & Closing Comments

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Think outside the box

  • This program will use a different approach in providing this training. We will include some case histories of accidents.

    • what happened,

    • why did it happen,

    • how we can prevent it from happening

      again.

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  • If we don’t learn from the accidents that happened in the past…

    • We are doomed to repeat them

      in the future.

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An Act

  • SEC. 5. Duties(a) Each employer -- (1) shall furnish to each of his employees employment and a place of employment which are free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to his employees;(2) shall comply with occupational safety and health standards promulgated under this Act.29 USC 654(b) Each employee shall comply with occupational safety and health standards and all rules, regulations, and orders issued pursuant to this Act which are applicable to his own actions and conduct.

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Has OSHA helped save lives?

  • Before the founding of OSHA in 1970, workplace deaths in the United States averaged around 14,000 per year.

  • As our population grows, the number of workers increases.

  • Also the number of hours worked increases

  • OSHA's mission is to send every worker home whole and healthy every day..

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How do you think OSHA is doing ?

Although the numbers are decreasing, Just one death is too many.

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Top 10 Focus Four Citations (FY 2005)

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Citation statistics from Federal OSHA data for OSHA fiscal year 2005


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Construction Fatalities

  • In 2005, 1,186 construction death on the job were reported.

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Fatality & StatisticalAnalysis

  • According to OSHA, 90% of all fatalities are related to the Focus Four Hazards

  • 85% of all citations and 90% of dollars applied as fines are related to the Focus Four Hazards

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What Are theFocus Four Hazards as defined by OSHA?

  • Fall Hazards

  • Electrical Hazards

  • Struck-By Hazards

  • Caught-In-Between Hazards

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Causes of Fall-Related Fatalities

  • Unprotected sides, edges and holes

  • Improperly constructed walking/working surfaces

  • Improper use of access equipment

  • Failure to properly use PFAS

  • Slips and Trips (housekeeping)

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Causes of Electrocution Fatalities

  • Contact with Overhead Power lines

  • Contact with Live Circuits

  • Not following Lock/Tagout procedures

  • Poorly Maintained Extension Cords

  • Defective Power Tools

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Causes of Struck-by Fatalities

  • Falling Objects

  • Rigging Failure

  • Loose or Shifting Materials

  • Equipment Tip-over or Malfunction

  • Lack of Overhead Protection

  • Vehicle and Equipment Strikes

  • Backing Incidents

  • Flying Objects

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Some Causes of Caught-in-Between Fatalities

  • Trench/Excavation Collapse

  • Rotating Equipment

  • Unguarded Parts

  • Equipment Rollovers

  • Equipment Maintenance

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Other Construction Hazards

  • Life Safety

  • Personal Protective Equipment

  • Bloodborne Pathogens Awareness

  • Fire Protection

  • Confined Spaces

  • What’s new at OSHA

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Do NOT end up like this!

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Contractor Fatality

Report

On September 23, 2002, a worker was fatally injured while operating a backhoe attachment on a Bobcat Loader. It appears that during operation, the backhoe attachment rotated backward pinning the upper chest of the operator between a handrail on the backhoe frame and the cab surrounding the normal operating position of the loader.

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