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Upon completion of this module, the trainee will be able to do the following:

 

Explain the idea of a safety culture and its importance in the construction crafts.

 

2.  Identify causes of accidents and the impact of accident costs.

 

3.  Explain the role of OSHA in job-site safety.

 

4.  Explain OSHA’s General Duty Clause and 1926 CFR Subpart C.

 

5.  Recognize hazard recognition and risk assessment techniques.

 

6.  Explain fall protection, ladder, stair, and scaffold procedures and requirements.

 

7.  Identify struck-by hazards and demonstrate safe working procedures and requirements.

 

8.  Identify caught-in-between hazards and demonstrate safe working procedures and requirements.

 

9.Define safe work procedures to use around electrical hazards.

 

10.  Demonstrate the use and care of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).

 

11.  Explain the importance of hazard communications (HazCom) and material safety data sheets (MSDSs).

 

12.  Identify other construction hazards on your job site, including hazardous material exposures, environmental elements, welding and cutting hazards, confined spaces, and fires.