HEADACHE!!!

HEADACHE!!!

1926.759(a) Securing loose items aloft. All materials, equipment, and tools, which are not in use while aloft, shall be secured against accidental displacement. 1926.759(b) Protection from falling objects other than materials being hoisted. The controlling contractor shall bar other construction processes below steel erection unless overhead protection for the

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Tower Hands… Minus One Finger

Tower Hands… Minus One Finger

It is a frequent image in our Tower Safety classes throughout the years of students missing a finger or serious hand injuries.  In one incident a climber was rigging at 300’. The equipment was being lifted into place by a crane and his right pinky finger was

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Is Quality the Real Safety Problem?

Is Quality the Real Safety Problem?

Quality standards should be an integral part of safety planning. It takes management commitment, employee involvement, training, and communication to be effective.  It was previously determined that barriers to safety were cost associated with training and enforcement, and barriers to quality were due to the lack of

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