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POST-NATURAL DISASTER CONSTRUCTION SAFETY. UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA 2008. English/Spanish Low-Literacy Worker Safety Training for “Focus Four” Disaster Reconstruction Hazards. This course development training have been sponsored by a Susan Harwood Training Grant. HURRICANE. TORNADO.

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english spanish low literacy worker safety training for focus four disaster reconstruction hazards
English/Spanish Low-Literacy Worker Safety Training for “Focus Four” Disaster Reconstruction Hazards
  • This course development training have been sponsored by a Susan Harwood Training Grant.
medical pre screening
MEDICAL PRE-SCREENING

HEALTH ISSUES:

PREPARATIONS:

PRE-SCREENING

INNOCULATIONS

VACCINATION

TRAIN WORKERS TO AVOID EXPOSURE

  • PRE-EXISTING HEALTH ISSUES
  • DISEASE
    • Hepatitis B
    • Tetanus
    • Cholera
    • Meningococcal
    • Rabies
medical
MEDICAL

ADVERSE CONDITIONS:

PREPARATIONS:

STOCKED FIRST AID & ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF PERSONAL MEDICATIONS

DEVELOPED PLAN

Planned Route

Emergency Contact Info

  • DISTANT MEDICAL SERVICES
  • NO EMERGENCY PLAN
    • Evacuation
    • Severe Personal Injuries
planning for essentials
PLANNING FOR ESSENTIALS
  • OBTAIN A MAP OF THE AREA IMPACTED BY THE NATURAL DISASTER
  • SEND IN A SCOUT TO ASSESS THE SITUATION
drinking water
DRINKING WATER

SUPPLY ISSUES:

PREPARATIONS:

PRE-PACK ADEQUATE SUPPLIES FOR EACH MEMBER OF THE TEAM

BOIL WATER TO REMOVE CONTAMINATS

LABEL WATER TO PREVENT CONFUSION

  • SHORTAGE OF DRINKABLE WATER
  • CONTAMINATED DRINKING WATER
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FOOD

SUPPLY ISSUES:

PREPARATIONS:

SHORTAGE

CONTAMINATED RATIONS

CLOSED RESTRAUNTS

LACK OF ICE TO PRESERVE FOOD

PRE-PACK ADEQUATE SUPPLIES

-MRE’S,Canned & Instant Food

BRING GRILL OR PORTABLE STOVE

sanitation
SANITATION

SUPPLY ISSUES:

PREPARATIONS:

WORKERS EATING AFTER CONTACT WITH HAZARDS

LIMITED SANITARY FACILITIES

ANTIBACTERIAL HAND WASHING SUBSTANCES

PROVIDE PORTABLE TOILETS

HAND-WASHING FACILITIES

travel accommodations
TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATIONS

ADVERSE CONDITIONS:

PREPARATIONS:

RESERVE CLOSEST MOTEL

Tents, RVs & Trailers

ADEQUATE CLOTHES SUPPLY FOR ENTIRE PLANNED TRIP

SAFEST PLANNED ROUTE

BACK UP ROUTE

  • LIMITED ACCOMODATIONS
  • NO CLOTHES WASHING FACILITIES
  • INACESSABLE ROUTES
    • Bridges
    • Highways/Roads
equipment
EQUIPMENT

ADVERSE CONDITIONS:

PREPARATIONS:

GENERATORS

CONEX, LOCKS & CHAINS

ARRANGE FOR SUPPLY SOURCE

BRING SPARE PARTS

-Multiple spare tires

-Belts

-Oil

  • NO POWER
  • NO SECURITY
  • LIMITED FUEL SUPPLY
  • NO SUPPLY STORES
generator safety
GENERATOR SAFETY

HAZARDS:

PREPARATIONS:

HEARING PROTECTION

POSITION GENERATOR TO MINIMIZE EXPOSURE

NEVER OPERATE INSIDE A CONFINED SPACE

  • HEARING DAMAGE
  • CONFINED SPACES
    • Carbon Monoxide
confined space
CONFINED SPACE

HAZARDS:

PREPARATIONS:

HEARING PROTECTION

CONTINUOUS FORCED AIR VENTILATION

NO MOTOR OPERATED MACHINES RUNNING INSIDE

ATTENDANT MONITORING FROM OUTSIDE

HARNESSES WORN BY ENTRANTS

RESPIRATORS

  • INTENSE NOISE LEVELS
  • COMBUSTIBLES
  • OXYGEN DEFICIENCY
  • TOXIC MATERIAL
    • Carbon Monoxide
    • Hydrogen Sulfide
    • Welding Fumes
    • Corrosives
communication
COMMUNICATION

ADVERSE CONDITIONS:

PREPARATIONS:

BRING A CRANK-OPERATED RADIO

SATELLITE PHONES, RADIO SYSTEMS

BRING GENERATOR TO RUN SYSTEMS

HAVE EMPLOYEE FILL OUT EMERGENCY CONTACT INFO PRIOR TO WORK

  • ACCESS PUBLIC INFORMATION
  • LIMITED CELL PHONE RECEPTION
  • RECHARGING SOURCE
  • EMERGENCY CONTACT
hazard control minimize risk to workers
HAZARD CONTROL: MINIMIZE RISK TO WORKERS
  • Eliminate the hazard
  • Modify procedures
  • Reduce exposure to the hazard
  • Utilize appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
personal protective equipment
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

GEAR:

  • APPROPRIATE CLOTHING
  • EYE/ HEARING PROTECTION
  • HEAD/FOOT/HAND PROTECTION
  • RESPIRATORY PROTECTION
  • FALL PROTECTION
ppe appropriate clothing
PPE:APPROPRIATE CLOTHING

CONCERNS:

PREPARATIONS:

CUTS

ABRASIONS

SKIN IRRITATION

SUNBURN

INSECT BITS

LONG SLEEVE SHIRTS??

PANTS

PROTECTIVE SUITS

ppe eye protection
PPE: EYE PROTECTION

CONCERNS:

PREPARATIONS:

FLYING DEBRIS

FALLING DEBRIS

DUST

SUNLIGHT

CHEMICALS

FUMES

GOGGLES

GLASSES

ppe eye protection1
PPE: EYE PROTECTION
  • OVER 10% OF CONSTRUCTION WORKER INJURIES ARE EYE INJURIES.
  • MOST COULD BE PREVENTED BY WEARING PROPER EYE PROTECTION.
ppe hearing protection
PPE: HEARING PROTECTION

CONCERNS:

PREPARATIONS:

  • LOUD EQUIPMENT
    • Heavy Equipment
    • Generators
    • Chainsaw
    • Saws All
    • Jackhammers
    • Lawn Mowers
    • Weed Whackers
    • Leaf Blowers
    • Circular Saws
  • HEARING PROTECTION
    • Ear Plugs
    • Ear Muffs
ppe hearing protection1
PPE: HEARING PROTECTION

HOURS:

SOUND LEVEL, dBA:

  • 8
  • 6
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1.5
  • 1
  • .5
  • .25 OR LESS
  • 90
  • 92
  • 95
  • 97
  • 100
  • 102
  • 105
  • 110
  • 115
ppe foot protection
PPE: FOOT PROTECTION

CONCERNS:

PREPARATIONS:

  • HEAVY EQUIPMENT
  • FALLING OBJECTS
  • SHARP DEBRIS
  • TOXIC WATER/CHEMICALS
  • REPTILE BITES

STEEL TOE BOOTS

RUBBER BOOTS

ppe head protection
PPE: HEAD PROTECTION

CONCERNS:

PREPARATIONS:

HEAVY EQUIPMENT

FALLING OBJECTS

SHARP DEBRIS

HARD HATS

ppe hand protection
PPE: HAND PROTECTION

CONCERNS:

PREPARATIONS:

  • SHARP DEBRIS
  • TOXIC WATER/CHEMICALS
  • REPTILE BITES

GLOVES

ppe inhalation protection
PPE:INHALATION PROTECTION

CONCERNS:

PREPARATIONS:

IDENTIFY POTENTIAL ASBESTOS MATERIALS

UTILIZE RESPIRATORS WITH FRESH FILTERS

WEAR A MOUTH COVER TO PROTECT FROM DUST

  • ASBESTOS
  • MOLD SPORES
  • FUMES & DUST
respirators
RESPIRATORS

A.

B.

C.

D.

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MOLD

MOLD NEEDS THREE CONDITIONS FOR GROWTH:

FOOD - It’s everywhere (even in the air) and cannot be controlled.

TEMPERATURE - 40º to 100º Fahrenheit

MOISTURE or relative humidity above 60%

-Only moisture can be controlled

mold health effects
MOLD: HEALTH EFFECTS
  • SOME PEOPLE ARE ALLERGIC TO CERTAIN TYPES OF MOLD
  • THE PRIMARY MEANS OF EXPOSURE IS BY INHALING THE SPORES
ppe fall protection
PPE:FALL PROTECTION

CONCERNS:

PREPARATIONS:

UNSTABLE STRUCTURES

ROOFS

  • GUARD RAIL
  • PROTECTIVE NETS
  • PERSONAL FALL ARREST SYSTEM
    • Anchor
    • Lanyard
    • Harness
  • ROOF BRACKETS
equipment safety
EQUIPMENT SAFETY

LOCKOUT/TAGOUT

scaffolding safety
SCAFFOLDING SAFETY

CONCERNS:

PREPARATIONS:

FALLING MATERIAL/TOOLS

FALLING FROM SCAFFOLDING

UNSTABLE FOUNDATION

ERECT 3.5” TOE BOARD

ENSURE TOP RAIL IS 38” TO 45” ABOVE PLATFORM SURFACE

UTILIZE BASE PLATES AND MUD SILLS ON LEVEL GROUND

pre task planning1
PRE-TASK PLANNING

ASSESS THE SITE

IDENTIFY REQUIRED TOOLS

IDENTIFY NUMBER OF PERSONNEL

WHO ACCOMPLISHES WHAT TASKS

CHOOSE METHOD TO COMPLETE THE TASK

WORST CASE SCENARIO

HOW TO PREVENT THE WORST CASE

reptiles insects animals
REPTILES, INSECTS & ANIMALS
  • WORKERS SHOULD CONSTANTLY BE AWARE OF PLACES WHERE ANIMALS OR REPTILES COULD BE TAKING SHELTER
exposed utilities
EXPOSED UTILITIES

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

DOWN POWER LINES

UNDERGROUND UTILITIES

CONFIRM WITH POWER COMPANY UTILITIES ARE OFF

STAY CLEAR

PHONE AHEAD BEFORE DIGGING

power lines
POWER LINES
  • WHAT IS THE MINIMUM SAFE DISTANCE FROM POWER LINES?
  • 10 Feet
  • Applies to equipment
trees vegitation
TREES/VEGITATION

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

USE SPOTTERS TO WATCH FOR FALLING LIMBS

UTILIZE QUALIFIED TRAPPER

BE ATTENTIVE

TRAINED EQUIPMENT OPERATION

Chainsaw

Saws All

  • DEBRIS/TREE REMOVAL
  • WILDLIFE/INSECTS MAY SCATTER
  • UNSAFE EQUIPMENT USAGE
tree trimming
TREE TRIMMING

CHAINSAW ACCIDENTS

personal property
PERSONAL PROPERTY

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

DESIGNATE AN AREA TO PILE RUINED PROPERTY

CONTACT OWNER IF OPERABLE, REMOVE

SEPARATE CHEMICALS TO MINIMIZE REACTION

  • DEBRIS CLUTTER IN WORK AREA
  • CAR/BOAT STREWN ABOUT
  • HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS
flooding
FLOODING

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

DISEASE/INFECTION

DROWNING

INCREASED CHANCES OF ELECTROCUTION

KEEP OPEN WOUNDS AWAY FROM STANDING WATER

DEWATER

ELIMINATE USE OF ELECTRICITY IN WET AREAS

assessment of structural integrity
ASSESSMENT OF STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY

STRUCTURE ROOF FLOOR

DEMOLITION?

or

REMEDIATION?

foundation
FOUNDATION

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

SLAB MAY BE WASHED OUT UNDERNEATH

SHIFTED LOAD

DAMAGED FOUNDATION MAY BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO FAILURE OF ENTIRE STRUCTURE

CONTACT STRUCTURAL ENGINEER

ROPE OFF

KEEP CLEAR

structural steel
STRUCTURAL STEEL

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

  • STRUCK BY CRANE
  • POTENTIAL COLLAPSE
    • Struck By
    • Caught Between

USE SPOTTERS IN TIGHT AREAS

INSPECT CONNECTIONS

DON’T WALK UNDER STRUCTURES SUSPECTED TO HAVE BEEN DAMAGED

frame lumber trusses
FRAME LUMBER/TRUSSES

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

  • STRUCK BY CRANE
  • POTENTIAL COLLAPSE
    • Struck By
    • Caught Between

USE SPOTTERS IN TIGHT AREAS

INSPECT CONNECTIONS

DON’T WALK UNDER STRUCTURES SUSPECTED TO HAVE BEEN DAMAGED

concrete block
CONCRETE BLOCK

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

  • UNSTABLE STRUCTURE
    • Potential Collapse
    • Crushed/Entrapment
  • SHARP EXPOSED REBAR
  • POSSIBLY DEMOLISH UNSTABLE STRUCTURES
  • PROTECT FROM STUCTURAL STEEL
    • Rebar Caps
    • Bend/Cut Away
tilt up panels
TILT-UP PANELS

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

  • UNSTABLE STURCTURE
    • Collapse & Crush
  • 20 MPH WIND = 1.3 PSF

BRACING

WORK IN LOW WINDS

sloped roofs
SLOPED ROOFS

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

  • FALL FROM STRUCTURE
  • WEATHER
    • Rain
    • Sunburn

FALL PROTECTION

SHOES WITH TRACTION

FORCAST KNOWLEDGE

SAFE WORK JUDGEMENT

SUNSCREEN

flat roofs
FLAT ROOFS

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

INSPECT STABILITY BEFORE WORK

COVER SKYLIGHTS

STERDY MOUNTS

ORGANIZED CORDS

  • FALL THROUGH
    • Holes
    • Unstable Trusses
  • EQUIPMENT USE
    • Fall Through
    • Extension Cords
internal utilities electric
INTERNAL UTILITIES:ELECTRIC

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

CHECK TO SEE IF POWER IS ON/OFF

TURN OFF HOUSE POWER BEFORE WORK

CALL ELECTRICIAN

  • LOOSE WIRE CONNECTIONS
  • DAMAGED OUTLETS
  • DAMAGED CIRCUIT BREAKER
  • FAULTY CONNECTIONS
    • Appliances
internal utilities water1
INTERNAL UTILITIES:WATER

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

  • CONTAMINATED WATER
    • Busted Pipes
    • Loose Connections
    • Appliances
    • Tubs

PPE

WATER OFF BEFORE WORK

DISINFECT

DEWATER

PLUMBER

internal utilities gas
INTERNAL UTILITIES:GAS

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

TEST AIR BEFORE WORKERS ENTER

STOP ALL WORK

PPE

VENTILATE

CONTACT PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY

  • EXPLOSION
  • LEAK
    • Loose Connection
    • Busted Line
    • Appliances
internal utilities hvac
INTERNAL UTILITIES: HVAC

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

USE PROPER PROCEDURES WITH LADDERS/SCAFFOLD

PPE

REMOVE CONTAMINATION

  • FALL FROM WORKING HEIGHT
  • LOOSE/FALLING DUCTS
  • CONTAMINATED
    • Air Handler
    • Ducts
special features elevator
SPECIAL FEATURES:ELEVATOR

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

FALL PROTECTION

Railing

LOCK OUT/TAG OUT

DEWATER

PPE

  • FALL IN SHAFT
    • Open access door
  • ELECTRICUTION
  • FLOODING IN PIT
    • Contamination
special features stairs
SPECIAL FEATURES:STAIRS

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

INSTALL TEMPORARY HAND RAILS

PLACE SHORRING IF STABILITY IS QUESTIONABLE

INSPECT THE STRENGHT OF THE TREADS

special features fire places
SPECIAL FEATURES:FIRE PLACES

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

  • EVALUATE CONDITIONS FIRST

STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY DIMINISHED

ANIMALS TAKING REFUGE INSIDE

CONTAMINATION

special features dumbwaiters
SPECIAL FEATURES:DUMBWAITERS

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

SURVEY THE CONDITIONS WITH CARE

  • FAULTY HYDRAULIC LINES UNDER PRESSURE
  • CONTAMINATION IN THE COMPARTMENT

-Mold

special features pools
SPECIAL FEATURES:POOLS

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

DEWATER

DISINFECT

CAREFUL DISPOSAL

PRESSURE WASH THE DECK

HIRE PROFESSIONAL TRAPPER

  • CONTAMINATION
  • DEBRIS
  • SLIPPERY SUFACES
  • REPTILES
special features wood decks
SPECIAL FEATURES:WOOD DECKS

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

STRUCTURAL DAMAGE

ANIMALS TAKING SHELTER

WEAKENED PLANKS

TEST STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY BEFORE PROCEDING

EVALUATE RAIL STRENGTH

INSPECT FOR ANIMALS/REPTILS

special features sheds
SPECIAL FEATURES: SHEDS

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

STRUCTURAL DAMAGE

MULTIPLE TYPES OF CHEMICALS, VOLATILE LIQUIDS, AND TOOLS

TEST STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY BEFORE PROCEDING

DON’T MIX UNKNOWN SUBSTANCES

USE CARE IN DISPOSING

special features fences
SPECIAL FEATURES:FENCES

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

UTILIZE CARE WHEN HANDLING DAMAGED FENCE MATERIALS

USE CARE IN DISPOSAL OF DEBRIS

  • ABRASIONS, PUNCTURES AND CUTS FROM DAMAGED FENCING
  • COLLECTION OF DEBRIS AGAINST THE FENCE
special features trash compactors
SPECIAL FEATURES:TRASH COMPACTORS

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

TURN POWER SUPPLY OFF BEFORE WORKING

SANITARY METHODS OF REMOVING WASTE

  • ELECTRICAL HAZARD
  • FESTERING WASTE
special features trash chutes
SPECIAL FEATURES:TRASH CHUTES

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

USTILIZE SANITARY METHODS OF REMOVING WASTE

DECONTAMINATE

  • FESTERING WASTE
  • MOLD CONTAMINATION
special features overhead cranes
SPECIAL FEATURES:OVERHEAD CRANES

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

DO NOT ALLOW WORKERS BENEATH CRANE OPERATIONS

BE AWARE OF SURROUNDINGS AND USE SPOTTERS

  • FALLING MATERIAL OR EQUIPMENT
  • CAUGHT IN BETWEEN OR CRUSHED BY MATERIAL/EQUIP.
lifting safety
LIFTING SAFETY

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

LIFT WITH LEGS

GET HELP WITH HEAVY ITEMS

SLOW CAUTIOUS MOVEMENTS

  • HURT BACK
  • DROPING OBJECTS
living room
LIVING ROOM

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

ELECTRONICS

-Shock

FURNITURE

-Broken Glass

-Mold

UNPLUG ITEMS BEFORE REMOVING OR REPAIRING

CLEAN AREA OF GLASS BEFORE WORK BEGINS

WEAR RESPIRATORS IF TYPE IS UNKNOWN

bedrooms
BEDROOMS

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

CLEAN AREA OF GLASS BEFORE WORK BEGINS

PROPER LIFTING TECHNIQUES

WEAR RESPIRATORS IF TYPE OF MOLD IS UNKNOWN

  • MIRORS
  • BEDS
  • WARDROBES
  • DRESSERS
  • NIGHTSTANDS
  • MOLD
kitchen
KITCHEN

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

DECONTAMINATE AREA

SANITARY METHODS OF REMOVING WASTE

TURN OFF UTILITIES BEFORE WORKING

DON’T MIX UNKNOWN SUBSTANCES

  • MOLD
  • FOOD WASTE
  • ELECTRICAL/GAS APPLIANCES
  • CHEMICAL CLEANING SUPPLIES
counters
COUNTERS

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

finish carpentry
FINISH CARPENTRY

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

EXPOSED NAILS

SPLINTERS

MOLD

WEAR ADEQUATE GLOVES

DISINFECT MOLDY SURFACES

automatic doors
AUTOMATIC DOORS

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

BROKEN GLASS

ELECTRICUTION

CLEAN AREA BEFORE WORKING

TURN OFF POWER BEFORE WORKING

louvers and registers
LOUVERS AND REGISTERS

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

load bearing walls
LOAD BEARING WALLS

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

  • REINFORCED CONCRETE BLOCK

-Unstable

-Falling blocks

  • TILT WALLS

INSPECT THE STABILITY OF THE STRUCTURE

REMOVE LOOSE CMU’S

USE SHORRING IF NECESSARY TO SUPPORT UNSTABLE WALLS

non load bearing walls
NON-LOAD BEARING WALLS

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

INSPECT STABILITY

TRAIN PERSONNEL ON LOCK-OUT/TAG-OUT PROCEDURES

DAMAGED DRYWALL SHOULD BE REMOVED AND REPLACED

  • SHIFTED STRUCTURE
  • EXPOSED ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS
  • DRYWALL
    • Mold
    • Unstable
walls1
WALLS

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

WORKERS SHOULD WEAR MASKS TO PROTECT FROM INHALATION HAZARD

  • INSULATION
    • Irritant
    • Inhalation
    • Mold
drywall
DRYWALL

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

MOLD

OVER EXERTION

STRUCK BY UNSTABLE DRYWALL

PPE

ceiling coverings
CEILING COVERINGS

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

REMOVE DAMAGED ACCOUSTICAL TILES BEFORE THEY FALL

REMOVE LOOSE, DAMAGED MATERIAL

REMOVE PLASTER AFFECTED BY MOLD

ROPE OFF OR COVER IF WORKING ON ROOF

  • BROKEN ACCOUSTICAL TILES

-Falling debris

  • RUSTED/DAMAGED HANGER SYSTEMS

-Sharp edges

  • PLASTER
  • SKY LIGHTS
ceiling attachments
CEILING ATTACHMENTS

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

DON’T WORK UNDER FIXTURES IF SUPPORT IS QUESTIONABLE

REFER TO OSHA GUIDELINES ON PROPER TECHNIQUES ON SCAFFOLDING

USE LOCK-OUT/TAG-OUT PROCEDURES

  • FALLING FIXTURES

-Falling debris

-Shock

  • FALL FROM SCAFFOLDING
  • ELECTRICAL HAZARD
ceiling insulation1
CEILING INSULATION

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

SKIN IRRITANT

MOLD

AIRBORNE PARTICULATES

PROTECTIVE CLOTHING

RESPIRATORS

WEAR MASKS TO PROTECT FROM INHALATION HAZARDS

frame floors
FRAME FLOORS

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

  • ELEVATED WOOD FRAME
    • Fall Through
    • Animals

INSPECT STABILITY BEFORE ALLOWING WORK TO BEGIN

BE CAUTIOUS OF ANIMALS/RODENTS SEEKING SHELTER UNDER FRAME FLOORS

multiple levels
MULTIPLE LEVELS

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

FALL TROUGH OPENINGS

WEAK STAIRS

FALLING OBJECTS

FALL PROTECTION IF UPPER FLOOR IS DAMAGED

INSTAL TEMPORARY GUARD RAILS

INSTAL NETTING IF MATERIAL MIGHT FALL OR WILL BE REMOVED

monolithic floors
MONOLITHIC FLOORS

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

  • WASH OUT

-Unstable/supersaturated soil

INSPECT FOR EROSION UNDER OR AROUND CONCRETE SLABS

DON’T CRAWL UNDER ERODED FOUNDATIONS

floor coverings
FLOOR COVERINGS

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

  • TILE
    • Slip and Fall
    • Asbestos
  • CARPET
    • Mold
  • WOOD

THOROUGHLY DRY FLOOR BEFORE WORKING

IDENTIFY TILE WITH ASBESTOS BEFORE REMOVING

WEAR PROPER TYPE OF RESPIRATOR IN MOLDY CONDITIONS

garage1
GARAGE

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

Remove vehicles prior to remediation work

Shop tools existing in a disaster affected structure should be removed prior to beginning work

  • VEHICLES
    • Leaking Fluids
    • Broken Glass
  • SHOP TOOLS
    • Electrocution
    • Sharp Edges
garage doors
GARAGE DOORS

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

SHARP METAL EDGES

WIND BLOWN PORTIONS

FALLING FROM ITS SUPPORTS

WEAR APPROPRIATE PPE

COLLECT AND SAFELY REMOVE DAMAGES PARTS

ENSURE GARAGE DOOR IS PROPERLY SECURED BEFORE MAKING REPAIRS

car ports1
CAR PORTS

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

SHARP METAL EDGES

-Sheet metal

-Nails

-flashing

UNSTABLE SUPPORT SYSTEM

WEAR APPROPRIATE PPE AND DON’T THROW SCRAP PARTS

TEST STABILITY AND USE SHORRING IF STRUCTURE IS UNSTABLE

storage1
STORAGE

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

Ventilate the area and wear respirators

Don’t mix different types of chemicals

Don’t smoke in the vicinity of combustible fumes or chemicals

Wear PPE relative to type of chemical

  • CHEMICAL STORAGE
    • Fumes
    • Missing Labels
    • Combustible
    • Toxic/Poison
    • Burn
    • Irritants
mechanical room1
MECHANICAL ROOM

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

Ensure proper support is in place before operating

Turn power and water supply off

Close gas valve before disconnecting or repairing

Drain water and remove water heater

  • WATER HEATER
    • Unstable
    • Electrocution
    • Burn
    • Contaminated Water
mechanical room2
MECHANICAL ROOM

HAZARDS:

CORRECTIVE ACTIONS:

SECURE PARTS BEFORE TURNING ON POWER

AIR HANDLER SHOULD BE CLEAN AND DRY

DRAIN/REMOVE ACCESS WATER

UNPLUG DURING REPAIRS OR CLEANING

  • AIR HANDLER
    • Flying parts
    • Mold distribution
  • WASHER/DRYER
    • Contaminated Water
    • Electrocution
    • Heavy Lifting