Last edited 24 Sep 2020

Safety tips for construction workers

[edit] Introduction

The work that construction workers perform is essential to the growth of the economy. These are high risks jobs that can lead to injuries and fatalities. Before construction employees walk on a construction site, it is important that they are trained in safety rules, guidelines and laws.

[edit] Quick tips

The follow tips can help increase safety levels on the job.

  1. Make sure all employees are wearing the correct protective gear.
  2. Use updated technologies in health and safety management system.
  3. Inspect construction equipment and tools regularly.
  4. Communicate - especially during emergencies.
  5. Do not take shortcuts when using dangerous equipment.
  6. Make health and safety training mandatory.
  7. Post safety signs for everyone to see.

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