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Blog Author Steve Hudgik
Monday, June 04, 2012
OSHA Offers Free Construction Safety Training Videos
There are more than 800 construction worker fatalities each year and nearly 137,000 construction workers are seriously injured while on the job
OSHA offers a series of videos that show how quickly construction workers can be injured or killed on the job. These videos are intended to assist those in the construction industry to identify, reduce, and eliminate construction-related hazards.
Most of the videos are 2 to 4 minutes long, presented in clear, easily accessible vocabulary, and show common construction work site activities.
The videos may be used for employer and worker training. Each video presents:
The safety topics covered are:
Falls in Construction
- A work site incident based on true stories that resulted in worker injury or death.
- Corrective actions for preventing these types of accidents.
- Floor Openings
- Fixed Scaffolds
- Bridge Decking
- Leading Edge Work
Sprains and Strains in Construction
- Pulling Cables
- Laying Stone
Struck-by Accidents in Construction
- Vehicle Back-over
- Swinging Cranes
Carbon Monoxide in Construction
- Portable Gas-Powered Equipment
Excavations in Construction
- Soil Classification
The OSHA construction safety video page is available here
Labels: Construction Safety, fall protection, OSHA Training Programs
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