To kick off the Idaho AGC Associate Committee's Lunch & Learn series, St. Alphonsus and Northwest Safety & Risk Services have teamed up to bring you "Key Elements of Accident Prevention and Management," a topic sure to be of use to everyone, regardless of industry! Don't miss your chance to brush up on safety: Click HERE to view the event flyer and details and join us January 19th in the Idaho AGC's Education Center. See you there!
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This week Idaho AGC's President Joe Jackson will present his testimony to the Economic Outlook and Revenue Assessment Committee on behalf of the commercial construction industry. You can read what President Jackson has to say HERE.
1. Review any accidents or "near accidents" from the past week.
2. Describe the hazards of the work as they relate to your project. Explain or show the SAFE way of doing the job.
3. Give the TOOL BOX SAFETY TALK
Work on roofs is one of the most common exposures to fall hazards experienced in the construction industry. Workers may encounter fall hazards during roof access and near roof edges. Roofers may also risk falls near skylights, roof hatches, and other openings.