OSHA Focus Four

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OSHA Focus Four: Caught-in and -Between Construction Hazards

Construction is among the most dangerous industries in the US and caught-in or caught-between hazards are one of the top areas of focus. These tips will help keep workers safe on the job site.

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OSHA Focus Four: Eliminate Electrocution Hazards at Work

Electrocution hazards are included as one of the top 4 areas of fatalities in construction. Here are the top safety tips to cover during your next toolbox talk on electrical safety.

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Struck-by Hazards Are a Top Safety Concern in Construction

OSHA has found 4 top areas of fatalities in construction including electrocutions, falls, caught-in hazards and struck-by hazards. Struck-by hazards also include falling objects.

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Eliminate These Common Trip and Fall Hazards in Construction

Workers must be able to recognize the common trip and fall hazards that can be found during construction and all workers have the right to be protected from fall hazards.

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Struck-by Hazards are Top Four Because They are Everywhere

Falling objects, moving vehicles, flying particles, unguarded tools, swinging equipment, rolling pipes, and trucks backing up all fall into this OSHA Fatal Four category.

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Struck-by Road Hazards are Included in OSHA's Focus Four

Struck-by hazards are often caused by improper material and equipment handling, poor housekeeping and lack of training about site or equipment awareness.

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Handyman Fell Off LadderOSHA Focus Four

Fall Hazards Can Be Found in Many Typical Work Activities

Fall hazards and fall prevention must be a part of your annual workplace safety training program and while you may have a longer OSHA annual compliance training component, it is still a good idea to have a safety meeting on fall protection and fall hazards identification at least quarterly.

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Excavator at Construction SiteOSHA Focus Four

How to Recognize Potential Caught-in Hazards on the Job Site

To prevent injuries and fatal incidents, the first step is to recognize potential caught-in hazards, like the examples shown in this article. Can you spot the hazards in these photos?

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Worker in Deep TrenchOSHA Focus Four

Important Safety Tips to Avoid Construction Caught-in Hazards

Caught-in hazards are one of the top 4 areas of fatalities on construction. All construction trades must be aware of these tips to avoid caught-in hazards on the job site.

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