Crane Safety in Industrial & Construction Environments
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Each year on the job accidents cause millions of people to suffer painful injuries, and result in over a billion dollars worth of damage. In fact, in this country someone suffers an accident-related injury once every four seconds. All told, accidents cost almost $90,000,000 a year in medical bills, lost wages and lost production time. While we typically blame accidents on the conditions around us, for the most part accidents are caused by unsafe behavior. If people were more safety conscious, most accidents would never happen.
This program provides an introduction to various safety issues construction workers face on the job while stressing that maintaining concentrations is the key to staying safe on a constructions site. Topics include good housekeeping, personal protective equipment, using tools and equipment safely, ergonomics, safe lifting and emergency response.