Thursday, May 19, 2022

June is National Safety Month

 Musculoskeletal disorters, workplace impairment, slips, trips, and falls, injury prevention

Join the National Safety Council in celebrating National Safety Month and receive free materials on musculoskeletal disorders, workplace impairment, injury prevention, and slips, trips and falls.

Federal Worker Safety

 Workers participating in safety training

OSHA will offer on-site and online training from August 2-4 to enhance the safety, and health of federal workers.

Crane Safety

 Tower crane operator

An OSHA directive provides guidance for on when compliance officers should initiate an inspections of a crane operator’s training, certification, and evaluation under the Cranes and Derricks in Construction standard.

Protecting Workers From Heat

 

Hurricane Preparedness

 Flooded road with flood warning sign

During National Hurricane Preparedness week, May 1-7, find resources to ensure that workers can get to safety before a hurricane hits.

Workers wearing fall prevention equipment on roof Fall Prevention

 Workers wearing fall prevention equipment on roof

This week is the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls. Visit the Stand-Down website to find or register an event.

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Free course dates announced: Choosing Fall Hazard Control Options

Falls are the leading cause of death in the construction industry. This training raises awareness among workers and employers about common fall hazards in construction and how fall from ladders, scaffolds and roofs can be prevented. Participants will also learn how decision science may reduce risk of fall hazards.


Learning Objectives:

• Understand the process of how 

   contractors and subcontractors 

   make decisions that can improve 

   worker safety

• Understand the Occupational Safety

  and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) 

  regulatory requirements for protecting 

   workers who work at heights.

• Summarize the employers’ duties 

  and responsibilities to protect workers 

   on multiple-employer construction sites.

• Apply hierarchy of controls to protect workers from fall hazards

• Identify the training requirements for personnel working at heights

• Apply decision logic to increase safety for personnel working at heights


Instructor: Michael Presutti

Course Dates:

May 23

June 10

July 21

August 29

Sept 29,

October 10 


Register now, for attendance in one of our free course offerings.

2022 National Safety Stand Down to Prevent Falls in Construction - Webinars




will be held May 2 – 6, 2022.  

 

 

    • Fall Protection Expert Q&A Panel (Part 3) on Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at 2:00 pm EDT (1 hr 30 min) This event takes place during the 9th annual Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction and continues an ongoing series of Fall Protection Expert Q&A Panels with members of the ASSP/ANSI Z359 Committee. It focuses on how to utilize the Z359 fall protection standards, including the recently updated SRL requirements, and will directly answer questions about fall safety on construction job sites. Recordings are available from previous panels in March 2020 and April 2021.  We encourage you to submit a question upon registration.  

 

    • OSHA-NIOSH-CPWR Evento de la Campaña Nacional de Prevención de Caídas: Uso adecuado de los sistemas personales de protección contra caídas, Jueves 7 de abril de 2:00pm a 3:00pm EDT Las caídas son la principal causa de muerte de los trabajadores de la construcción, pero estas muertes se pueden prevenir. Inscríbase en un seminario web en español el 7 de abril para aprender cómo organizar o asistir a un evento de la Campaña Nacional de Prevención de Caídas y recibir capacitación en vivo sobre el uso adecuado del equipo de protección contra caídas y otras prácticas de seguridad requeridas.

 

  • OSHA Public Service Announcement:
    • OSHA’s PSA Announcement is an excellent preparation tool to lead you into Fall Stand Down Week.
    • National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction Audio Messages

 

 

Workers Memorial Day

Workers Memorial Day April 28, 2022

On Workers Memorial Day (April 28), United Support & Memorial for Workplace Fatalities is hosting a free conference on Striving for Workplace Safety. Register now to submit questions about how to help ensure that every worker returns home safely from their jobs. Events will be held across the country to commemorate those who lost their lives on the job and acknowledge those who grieve their loss.

Fall Prevention

 Workers wearing fall prevention gear while working on rooftop

The National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls is May 2-6. Visit the Stand-Down website to find or register an event.