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Construction Safety For Troublesome Weather Conditions

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Shackle size and capacity

Some weather conditions simply make things more dangerous. Snow makes driving tougher. Ice makes it difficult to walk on the sidewalks. Even heavy amounts of wind can ruin your yard and house. The same harmful weather conditions also make construction worker?s jobs harder and less safe. Although safety precautions need to be in place all year long, a specialized increment weather safety plan should also be known.

Create plan based on needs The specific type of harmful weather conditions to prepare for will depend on the state of the project. Southern states will probably not get much snow fall, but are more likely to get extreme windy conditions. Northern states may experience both, depending on the season of the project. Most construction workers work all year long, regardles

The 2 Components of Rigging Safety on Job Sites

Written by admin on . Posted in Fall protection, Stage rigging training, Steel chain

Wire rope slings

Basic safety levels for workplaces and construction sites in the United States are mandated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, better known as OSHA (pronounced “oh-sha”). But aside from complying with federal guidelines and avoiding penalties, companies who either have workers performing tasks more than 6 feet above the ground or move objects via cranes should have a strong understanding of rigging in order to protect any company’s most valuable asset: its workers. There are two major components of rigging and lifting safety: equipment and training.

Proper Equipment:

When using chain slings or other liftin