- 1 Which of the following actions does OSHA require employers to take when providing construction workers with fall protection?
- 2 What is OSHA in housekeeping?
- 3 When must employers initiate and maintain an accident prevention program in construction?
- 4 What are employer requirements for safety training and education?
- 5 What are the 4 methods of fall protection?
- 6 What are the five things Construction companies must do to protect their workers from fall hazards?
- 7 What are the 5 s of good housekeeping?
- 8 What are the cleaning procedures in housekeeping?
- 9 What are the good housekeeping practices?
- 10 What are the key components of an effective safety plan?
- 11 What does CFR Part 1926 cover?
- 12 What does the general duty clause require of employees?
- 13 How often is safety training required?
- 14 How often are safety meetings required?
- 15 What are an employer’s health and safety responsibilities?
Which of the following actions does OSHA require employers to take when providing construction workers with fall protection?
OSHA requires employers to:
- Provide working conditions that are free of known dangers.
- Keep floors in work areas in a clean and, so far as possible, a dry condition.
- Select and provide required personal protective equipment at no cost to workers.
- Train workers about job hazards in a language that they can understand.
What is OSHA in housekeeping?
The rule states: Housekeeping is to be clean, orderly, and sanitary. Floors are to be clean and dry. Aisles and passageways are to have sufficient clearance. They are to be kept clear, without obstructions that could create a hazard.
When must employers initiate and maintain an accident prevention program in construction?
All companies engaged in construction type activities (you don’t necessarily need to be a construction company to be considered performing construction work) are required to have an accident prevention program. This requirement is mandated by 29 CFR 1926.20(b).
What are employer requirements for safety training and education?
Provide a workplace free from serious recognized hazards and comply with standards, rules and regulations issued under the OSH Act. Examine workplace conditions to make sure they conform to applicable OSHA standards. Make sure employees have and use safe tools and equipment and properly maintain this equipment.
What are the 4 methods of fall protection?
There are four generally accepted categories of fall protection: fall elimination, fall prevention, fall arrest and administrative controls.
What are the five things Construction companies must do to protect their workers from fall hazards?
5 Ways to Prevent Construction Falls
- Provide the Proper Equipment.
- Provide a Safe Work Space + Create a Safety Plan.
- A full, fall prevention and safety plan should be created and implemented before any construction begins on your projects.
- Inspect Construction Site Every Day.
- Clean Up Site Everyday at End of Day.
What are the 5 s of good housekeeping?
5S or good housekeeping involves the principle of waste elimination through workplace organization. 5S was derived from the Japanese words seiri, seiton, seiso, seiketsu, and shitsuke. In English, they can be roughly translated as sort, set in order, clean, standardize, and sustain.
What are the cleaning procedures in housekeeping?
The SOP for cleaning the guest bathroom is given below.
- Open bathroom ventilation.
- Sweep the bathroom floor.
- Scrub and finish the platform, bathtub, and basin.
- Scrub and finish the toilet bowl, rim, ring, and hinge.
- Wipe the mirror.
- Clean bathroom walls using wet mop or sponge.
What are the good housekeeping practices?
Practice good housekeeping in the workplace
- Ensure all spills are immediately cleaned up.
- Maintain clean light fixtures to improve lighting efficiency.
- Keep aisles and stairways clear.
- Regularly inspect, clean and repair all tools.
What are the key components of an effective safety plan?
There are four basic elements to all good health and safety programs:
- Management Commitment and Employee Involvement.
- Worksite Analysis.
- Hazard Prevention and Control.
- Training for Employees, Supervisors, and Managers.
What does CFR Part 1926 cover?
29 CFR Part 1926 – SAFETY AND HEALTH REGULATIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION. Source: This republication developed a single set of OSHA regulations for both labor and management forces within the construction industry.
What does the general duty clause require of employees?
The general duty clause requires every employer to provide every employee with a place of employment that is free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm.
How often is safety training required?
The following general industry tasks require initial training (new employee orientation) and annual re-training (at least once every 365 days): Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records and Employee Rights – 1910.1020.
How often are safety meetings required?
“Every employer shall establish, put into place, and maintain an effective Injury and Illness Prevention Program” (in accordance with T8 CCR Section 3203). “Supervisory employees shall conduct Toolbox or Tailgate safety meetings, or equivalent, with their crews at least every 10 working days to emphasize safety”
What are an employer’s health and safety responsibilities?
Don’t forget, employees and the self employed have important responsibilities too. It is an employer’s duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees and other people who might be affected by their business. Employers must do whatever is reasonably practicable to achieve this.