How to Stay Safe in the Construction Industry

Written by Wall Street News on February 11th, 2014. Posted in Crain training, Osha training

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Did you know that construction jobs caused more deadly injuries than any other industry in 2009? Although OSHA conducts equipment inspections each year, accidents occurring on construction sites are often caused by faulty or substandard equipment. As a result, it is important to obtain the proper safety equipment. By doing so, construction sites will be safer to work on.

1. Lifting equipment. This type of equipment is commonly used to elevate or lift large materials to a higher location more safely. Web slings, hoists, wire rope, and round slings, for example, are all commonly used to raise large or heavy materials. Not only are these pieces of lifting equipment durable and long-lasting, but they are also available in many sizes so that they can be used