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Messy Construction Area
Site Safety

Housekeeping Plays an Important Role on Every Job Site

Believe it or not, OSHA cares how neat and tidy you are on the job site. Messy projects mean the potential for OSHA poor housekeeping citations.

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Supervisor preparing for demolition project.
Site Safety

Job Site Safety During Demolition Preparation Work is Important

During demolition planning activities keep safety in mind when considering demo methods, equipment to be used, potential hazards, and PPE selection.

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Orange and white street barricade with two signs that say Detour and Crosswalk Closed.
Site Safety

Barricades are an Important Component of Work Area Safety

If there is a potential hazard appropriate barricades must be in place. Do you know what can safely be used as a barricade if used properly?

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Two hard hats on a construction site with lightning seen in the background.
Site Safety

Lightning Hazards and Safety Precautions for Outdoor Workers

Review lightning hazards and safety recommendations for outdoor workers provided by OSHA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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Construction worker putting his hand out to signal "stop".
Site Safety

How to Prevent, Predict and Respond to Workplace Violence

Gain perspective on the different types of workplace violence, warning signs to be aware of, reporting and investigation guidance, and active shooter scenarios.

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Warehouse Worker Pulling Pallet Jack Near Loading Dock
Site Safety

Safety Precautions to Prevent Injuries on Loading Docks

Loading docks can be high-traffic areas that present a variety of safety hazards that employees need to be aware of during the course of the work day.

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Warehouse Worker Tripped., Grasping at Hurt Knee
Site Safety

Use Your Safety Program to Minimize Slip, Trip and Falls

Slip, trip and fall hazards are lurking everywhere on the walking/working surfaces at work, but a good safety program can minimize those risks.

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Coral Snake on Mulch
Site Safety

Reminders About Coral Snake Dangers for Outdoor Workers

For outdoor workers there may be the opportunity to encounter venomous snakes on the job and safety training should include how to watch for snakes.

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Construction worker holding rebar while wearing gloves and a tool belt.
Site Safety

Construction Workers Should Recognize Job Site Rebar Hazards

Review the job site safety precautions all crew members should follow when working with or near rebar on any construction site.

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