Reducing the Risk of Lifting Injuries in the Construction Industry

Written by Wall Street News on October 18th, 2017. Posted in 80 ton shackle, Crosby shackle ratings, Fall protection training phoenix

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There are many safety risks on a construction job site. With hard hats and separating gates, some precautionary steps are taken to protect both employees and local residents of the area. One of the biggest risks in the construction industry is injuries related to heavy lifting. Construction projects often require the use of heavy equipment and tools and if not handled properly, could lead to serious injury.

Lifting injuries are commonly overlooked
There are many state and government regulations set to improve safety on construction job sites. Many of these safety regulations, however, are for the purpose of falls. For example, OSHA requires that fall protection is provided at elevations of four feet in general industry workplaces, five feet in shipyards, six feet in the cons