Aimed specifically at residential and light commercial contractors, this easy-to-read, easy-to-use book gives you practical guidelines on how to develop an effective safety management system—so necessary for the prevention of worksite injuries and illnesses, effective handling of emergencies, and complying with OSHA and other regulatory standards. Written by a nationally known safety and construction specialist, Construction Safety Manual provides in-depth information and advice on key elements critical to any safety operation, such as: Safety Management Principles, Safety Meetings & Training, Hazardous Energy Control, Material Handling, Mobile Equipment Safety, Hand & Power Tools & Equipment, Fall Prevention, Personal Protective Equipment, Hazard Communications, Safe Procedures Development, Employee Participation, and many, many others. Fully illustrated, the handbook also includes copyable forms to help you meet your legal obligations.
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Ensure the safety of your staff--and the security of your business. On-the-job safety isn't optional--or simple--any more. This clear, concise, and easy-to-use manual is the only comprehensive guide available to help you develop, install, and maintain an effective safety management system customized to meet your own company's requirements. Its main goal is to help prevent worksite injuries and illnesses on residential and light commercial construction sites, but it will also help avoid needless direct and indirect costs associated with accidents and regulatory infractions. Safety expert Dave Heberle's Construction Safety Manual shows you how to: reduce employee worksite injuries and illnesses; develop supervisors and crew leaders; prepare and deliver effective safety training; gain employee acceptance and participation; employ behavior-based safety techniques; reduce at-risk behaviors and increase safe ones; achieve continuous safety improvements; deal with record-keeping; exceed regulatory standards; work with (instead of "at odds with") OSHA; reduce Worker's Compensation costs; prepare and deal with emergencies; use your safety program to help promote your business. Equally handy on your desk or at your worksite, Construction Safety Manual gives you the bottom-line answers your need on safety and compliance in residential and light commercial construction. It's a time- and money-saver you'll be glad that you own.About the Author:
Dave Heberle is a widely respected environmental safety and health specialist who has written extensively on these subjects. He is coauthor of McGraw-Hill's How to Plan, Contract, and Build Your Own Home, Second Edition, and many other books and magazine articles on home construction, maintenance, real estate, and safety. Mr. Heberle has provided safety support, training, and related communications to manufacturing and service organizations for 20 years. He is currently a safety and health specialist with a Fortune 500 company.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX007034339X