Toolbox Audio Topics

Volume 2   Disk 1   Track 9

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“GENERAL RULES FOR SAFETY AT WORK” 

1.   Lifting:  Always use proper lifting methods.  Get help for heavy loads.

2.   Falls and falling objects:  Look before you step.  Keep all walk areas clear.  Stay out from under loads.  Do not    use unsafe ladders.  Install guardrails properly.

3.   Stepping on nails:  Remove all nail hazards.  Look before you step.

4.   Openings:  Properly cover floor openings.  Install guardrails.  Keep barricades in place.

5.   Protective gear:  Wear your hard hat.  Protect your eyes with safety glasses or goggles.  Always wear the appropriate protective gear.

6.   Housekeeping:  A clean job is a safe job.  Dispose of waste material properly.

7.   Unsafe use of tools:  Remember that power tools are dangerous.  Keep guards in place.  Wear appropriate personal protective equipment.  Protect your co-workers.  Stop and unplug equipment to make adjustments. 

8.   Unsafe tools and equipment:  Inspect tools and equipment regularly.  Report all defects to you supervisor.  Always use the right tool.  Always secure tools safely when not in use.

9.   Teamwork:  Plan all work with safety in mind.  Always be aware of and protect all workers on a jobsite.

REMINDER – SAFETY CAN BE LEARNED

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