The fourth edition of this popular handbook covers the key safety issues residential builders and trade contractors need to focus on to reduce accidents and injuries. This updated plain-language companion to federal regulations will help you identify and correct the most common hazards on your construction jobsites. With clear illustrations and photographs, the handbook includes new and updated information on: fall protection for roofing work and around openings; personal protective equipment; working in confined spaces; heat and cold stress; hazardous materials and silica; first aid and medical services; and employer duties, including training and protective equipment. This guide should be used to protect workers and keep jobsites safe. It’s a MUST for every company safety program.
About the Author
The National Association of Home Builders is a Washington-based trade association representing more than 140,000 members involved in home building, remodeling, multifamily construction, property management, subcontracting, design, housing finance, building product manufacturing, and other aspects of residential and light commercial construction. The Construction Safety & Health Committee provides NAHB members and state and local associations with assistance and resources to help builders operate safe job sites, comply with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, and lower workers’ compensation costs through injury prevention. The committee guides the association’s legislative and regulatory policy actions as it relates to occupational safety and health reform to ensure that OSHA regulations are practical, feasible, cost effective, and have a positive impact on worker safety.