The Annotated Dictionary of Construction Safety and Health covers the most common types of risks or hazards that impact the safety and health of construction workers. Arranged in alphabetical order for ease-of-use, the Dictionary meshes regulations, common sense, and practical construction work aspects in a logical style. The author discusses a vast range of issues in construction safety. He covers the most common types of risks or hazards that impact the safety of construction workers, and includes the OSHA requirements where applicable. This comprehensive view of safety in the construction industry has its foundation in the author's belief that jobsite safety is a critical factor in good business practices, productivity, and cost containment. The construction industry has always been viewed as an industry with unique hazards. The Annotated Dictionary of Construction Safety and Health provides you with a tool for addressing occupational safety issues in the construction industry. As a guide and reference, it will be the foundation upon which you can build stronger safety initiatives and prevent jobsite deaths and injuries.
Construction Safety A Through H Abrasive Grinding Aerial Lifts Air Receivers Alarms Arc Welding and Cutting Barricades Barriers Batteries Change Rooms Compressed Air, Use of Compressed Air, Working Under Compressed Gas Cylinders Compressed Gas Welding Concrete Construction Concrete - Cast-in-Place Confined Spaces Construction Masonry Conveyors Cranes and Derricks Crane- and Derrick-Suspended Personnel Platforms Demolition Disposal Chutes Diving Eating and Drinking Areas Egress Electrical Employee Emergency Action Plans Excavations/Trenches Explosives and Blasting Eye and Face Protection Fall Protection Fire Protection and Prevention Flagperson Floor and Wall Openings Food Handling Foot Protection Hand Protection Hand and Power Tools/Guarding Hand Tools Hazard Communications Hazardous Waste Operations Head Protection Hearing Protection - Occupational Noise Exposure Heating Devices Heavy Equipment, Preventing Slips and Falls Helicopters Hoist, Base-Mounted Drum Hoist, Materials Hoist, Overhead Hoist Personnel Housekeeping Construction Safety: I Through W Illumination Jacks Ladders Lift-Slab Construction Liquid-Fuel Tools Liquid Petroleum Gas Lockout/Layout Marine Equipment Material Handling and Storage Material Handling Equipment Medical Services and First Aid Motor Vehicles and Mechanized Equipment Nonpotable Water Personal Protection Equipment Pile Driving Pneumatic Tools Potable Water Powder-Actuated Guns Power Tools Power Tools, Electrical Power Tools, Fuel Driven Power Tools, Hydraulic, Power Transmission and Distribution Precast Concrete Process Chemical Safety Management Radiation, Ionizing Radiation, Non-Ionizing Rigging Rollover Protective Structures Safety Harness Safety Nets Scaffolds Signs, Signals, and Barricades Site Clearance Slips, Trips, and Falls Stairways Steel Erection Temporary Sleeping Quarters Tire Cages Toeboards Toilets Transportation Tunnels/Shaft Vermin Control Washing Facilities Welding Woodworking Tools Working Over Water
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