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Handbook of OSHA Construction Safety and Health, Second Edition

Handbook of OSHA Construction Safety and Health, Second Edition by Charles D. Reese
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INTRODUCTION
Construction Industry
Construction as a Business
Contractor Liability
Management/Professional Positions
Supervisors
The Competent Person(s)
Women in Construction
The Construction Trades
Unions of the Building and Construction Trades Department
Why the Hazards
Cost of Accidents/Incidents
Why Do Accidents Occur
Construction Deaths
Construction Injuries
Construction Illnesses
Construction Hazards
Construction's Relationship to OSHA
Intent of This Book

PERCEPTIONS IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
Survey
Agreement
Disagreement
Contractors and Mixed Views
Other Areas
How to Use This Survey
Using the Results
Summary

THE PEOPLE ISSUE IN CONSTRUCTION SAFETY AND HEALTH
Setting the Stage
The Motivational Environment
Goal Setting
Self-Motivation
Dealing with People Along the Continuum
Motivational Leadership
The Ever-Changing Motivational Plan
Supervisory Motivational Initiatives
Motivational Techniques
Summary

CONSTRUCTION SAFETY AND HEALTH PROGRAMS
Reasons For a Comprehensive Safety Program
Building a Safety and Health Program
Explaining the Requirements and Elements of OSHA Guidelines for a Safety and Health Program
Model Construction Safety and Health Program
Safety and Health Program
Evaluation of Your Responses
Other Required Written Programs

ANALYZING CONSTRUCTION HAZARDS AND ACCIDENTS/INCIDENTS
Preconstruction Conference
Worksite Hazard Analysis
Accident/Incident Analysis
Job Safety Analysis
Hazard Analysis
Analyzing Accident Data
Summary

CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT PREVENTION TECHNIQUES
Safety and Health Management
Communications
Toolbox Talks
Training
Hazard Identification
Safe Operating Procedures (SOPs)
When an Engineer is Needed
Special Programs
Preventive Maintenance Programs
Fleet Safety Program
Accident Investigation
Job Safety Observations
Safety and Health Audits

CONSTRUCTION SAFETY: A THROUGH H
Abrasive Grinding (1926.303)
Aerial Lifts (1926.556)
Air Receivers (1926.306)
Alarms (1926.159 and .602)
Arc Welding and Cutting (1626.351)
Barricades (1926.202)
Barriers
Batteries (1926.441)
Change Rooms (1926.51)
Compressed Air, Use of (1926.302)
Compressed Air, Working Under
Compressed Gas Cylinders (1926.350)
Compressed Gas Welding
Concrete Construction (1926.701)
Concrete - Cast-in-Place (1926.703)
Confined Spaces (1910.146 and 1926.21)
Construction Masonry (1926.706)
Conveyors (1926.555)
Cranes and Derricks (1926.550)
Demolition (1926. 850)
Disposal Chutes (1926.252)
Diving (1926.1071)
Drinking Water
Eating and Drinking Areas (1926.51)
Egress (1926.34)
Electrical (1926.400)
Employee Emergency Action Plans (1926.35)
Excavations /Trenches (1926.650)
Explosives and Blasting (1926.900)
Eye and Face Protection (1926.102)
Fall Protection (1926.500 - 503)
Fire Protection and Prevention (1926.150)
Flagperson (1926.201)
Floor and Wall Openings (1926.501)
Food Handling (1926.51)
Foot Protection (1926.96)
Hand Protection
Hand and Power Tools/Guarding (1926.300)
Hand Tools (1926.301)
Hazard Communications (1926.59)
Hazardous Waste Operations (1926.65)
Head Protection (1926.100)
Hearing Protection - Occupational Noise Exposure (1926.52)
Heating Devices (Temporary) (1926.154)
Heavy Equipment, Preventing Slips and Falls
Helicopters (1926.551)
Hoist, Base-Mounted Drum (1926.553)
Hoist, Materials (1926.552)
Hoist, Overhead (1926.554)
Hoist, Personnel
Housekeeping (1926.25)

CONSTRUCTION SAFETY: I THROUGH W
Illumination (1926.56)
Jacks (1926.305)
Ladders (1926.1053)
Lift-Slab Construction (1926.705)
Liquid-Fuel Tools (1926.302)
Liquid Petroleum Gas (1926.153)
Lockout/Tagout (1910.147)
Marine Equipment (1926.605)
Material Handling and Storage (1926.250)
Material Handling Equipment (1926.602)
Medical Services and First Aid (1926.23 and .50)
Motor Vehicles and Mechanized Equipment (1926.601)
Nonpotable Water (1926.51)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (1926.95)
Pile Driving (1926.603)
Pneumatic Tools (1926.302)
Potable Water (1926.51)
Powder-Actuated Guns (1926.302)
Power Tools (1926. 300)
Power Tools, Electrical (1926.302)
Power Tools, Fuel Driven (1926.302)
Power Tools, Hydraulic (1926.302)
Power Transmission and Distribution (1926.950)
Precast Concrete (1926.704)
Process Chemical Safety Management (1926.64)
Radiation, Ionizing (1926.53)
Radiation, Non-Ionizing (Lasers) (1926.54)
Rigging (1926.251)
Rollover Protective Structures (1926.1000)
Safety Harness
Safety Nets (1926.105 and 502)
Scaffolds (1926.450)
Signs, Signals, and Barricades
Site Clearance (1926.604)
Slips, Trips, and Falls
Stairways (1926.1052)
Steel Erection (1926.750)
Temporary Sleeping Quarters (19126.51)
Tire Cages (1926.600)
Toeboards
Toilets (1926.51)
Transportation
Tunnels/Shaft (Underground Construction) (1926.800)
Vermin Control (1926.51)
Washing Facilities (1926.51)
Welding (1926.350)
Woodworking Tools (1926.304)
Working Over Water (1926.106)

INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE ACTIVITIES IN CONSTRUCTION
Background
Construction Industrial Hygiene
Physical Hazards
Health Hazards
Routes of Entry and Modes of Action
Chemical Exposure Guidelines
Types of Airborne Contaminants
Typical Hazardous Chemicals in Construction
Exposure Monitoring
Biological Monitoring
Known Cancer-Causing Chemicals and Hazardous Construction Materials
Construction Training Requirements

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
Introduction
Chemical Protective Equipment Standards
Chemical Protective Clothing
Protective Clothing Applications
The Clothing Ensemble
Level of Protection
Ensemble Selection Factors
Protective Clothing Selection Factors
General Guidelines
Management Program
Clothing Donning, Doffing, and Use
Decontamination Procedures
Inspection, Storage, and Maintenance
Training
Heat Stress Due to Clothing
Respiratory Protection

ERGONOMICS IN CONSTRUCTION
Back Injury Prevention
Cumulative Trauma Disorders in Construction
Construction Tasks and Ergonomics Risks
Tools and their Design
Conducting Ergonomics Assessments
Ergonomics Regulations
Ergonomics Programs
Summary

SAFETY AND HEALTH HANDBOOK
Cover
Safety Policy
Responsibility and Accountability
Table of or Index
Company Policies and Procedures
Some Cardinal Safety and Health Rules
Special Emphasis Programs and Permit-Required Procedures/ Initiatives
Special Section on First Aid
Other Sections
Rules and SOPs for Construction-Specific Tasks
Reference Materials, Diagrams, and Illustrations
Acknowledgement of Receipt of S&H Handbook/Manual

OSHA COMPLIANCE
OSHA Standards
Protections Under the OSHAct
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC)
Employer Responsibilities Under the OSHAct
Workers' Rights and Responsibilities Under the OSHAct
Discrimination Against Workers
Right to Information
Assuring a Safe and Healthy Workplace
Workers' Complaints
OSHA Inspections
Workers' Complaints and Request for Inspections
Citations, Penalties, and Other Enforcement Measures
State OSHA Plans
Worker Training
Occupational Injuries and Illnesses
Medical and Exposure Records
Posting
What to do When OSHA Comes Knocking
Focused Inspections in Construction
Multi-Employer Worksites
Summary

CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS
Federal Laws
OSHAct
The Content of the OSHAct
The Regulatory Process
The Federal Register
The Code of Federal Regulations
Regulation Paragraph Numbering System
29 CFR 1926 - Safety and Health Regulations for Construction
More Detailed and Other Sources of Regulatory Information

WORKERS' COMPENSATION
Employers' Liability
Workers' Compensation as an Exclusive Remedy
Covered Employment
Covered Events
Selecting the Physician
Benefits
Cash Benefits
Medical Benefits
Rehabilitation
Administration
Risk Management
Summary

RESOURCES AND INFORMATION ACCESS
The Computer
Professional Organizations and Agencies
Federal Government Sources
Construction-Related Associations
Electronic Sources (Internet)
Books
Selecting Consultants

CONSTRUCTION TERMS AND SLANG
Construction Terms
Construction Slang

SUMMARY
Planning the Safety and Health Initiative
The People in Construction Safety and Health
This Book is for You
Incorporate Safety and Health

APPENDICES
APPENDIX A: NAICS versus SIC
APPENDIX B: Construction Training Requirements
APPENDIX C: Sample of Written Hazard Communications Program
APPENDIX D: Construction Standards - Jobsite Audit Instrument
APPENDIX E: Electrical Hazardous Location Classification
APPENDIX F: Rigging - The Crosby User's Lifting Guide
APPENDIX G: Jobsite Rules
APPENDIX H: Ergonomics Program Survey Instruments
APPENDIX I: OSHA Regional Offices and Offices of State-Approved Programs
APPENDIX J: 29 CFR 1926 Key Words
APPENDIX K: Definitions for Subparts of 29 CFR 1926
APPENDIX L: Crane Illustrations
APPENDIX M: Scaffolds and Aerial Lift Illustrations

INDEX
CRC Press; March 2006
981 pages; ISBN 9781420006230
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Title: Handbook of OSHA Construction Safety and Health, Second Edition
Author: Charles D. Reese; James Vernon Eidson
 
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