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Improving Supervisory Leadership, CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Supervisors have the authority and ability to make changes and correct hazards on the jobsite. Therefore, how they lead, act as role models, and communicate are probably the most important factors in determining the degree to which a strong positive project safety climate is achieved.

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Ensuring Accountability at All Levels, CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Everyone involved in a construction project should be held accountable for safety, including owners, management, safety personnel, supervisors, and workers.

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Aligning and Integrating Safety as a Value, CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

For an organization to develop and maintain an effective and stable safety climate, management and owners need to align and integrate safety throughout its activities to ensure that safety is not treated as less important than any other function of business practices. This is done by embedding and integrating safety-related language and responsibilities into policies and procedures, including performance evaluations, and clearly and consistently communicating safety as an expectation.

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Demonstrating Management Commitment, CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

In construction, management commitment to keeping workers safe (demonstrated through both words and actions) is critical for establishing and maintaining a positive safety climate. Just saying “safety is #1”does not automatically translate into a positive safety climate. In fact, just saying it can have the opposite effect. There are many ways management can demonstrate its commitment to jobsite safety. Which of the following best describes your company?

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Residential Construction Fall Protection Update - VIDEO, Thomas P. Trauger

The presentation reviews residential fall protection regulations from different State plans. The process a homebuilder followed to implement safe work practices and fall protection solutions that comply with Sub part M, ANSI A10.32 and Z359 are reviewed. Details on equipment use, installation and problems encountered during implementation are covered.

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Regulatory Compliance and Management of Asbestos Containing Materials - VIDEO, Kenneth M. Bogdan

Asbestos containing materials in the workplace are abundant and highly regulated. Failure to properly manage these building materials can result in excessive fines and long term health hazards for employees. This presentation covers methods of identification, health hazards and compliance assistance for employers in construction and general industry.

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Mobile Technology to Improve Workplace Safety and Efficiency -VIDEO, Andrew Peterson

Mobile technology can be used to improve workplace safety and increase the efficiency of a safety program. This presentation focuses on the breadth of mobile applications that are available to safety professionals for use in enhancing their organization’s safety program performance, and examines a case study that demonstrates the effectiveness of mobile applications

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Introduction to Basic Scaffold Safety -VIDEO, John Palmer

This presentation will provide an introduction into basic scaffold safety. Topics include discussion and pictures of the 25 different types of scaffold covered in OSHA, overview of most common safety requirements such as fall protection, falling object protection, etc. and a look at some improperly erected scaffolds in order to recognize common violations.

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Industrial Hygiene for the Construction Industry - VIDEO, Peter B. Rice

This presentation presents a background of industrial hygiene; the role of the industrial hygienist; common and unique industrial hygiene hazards in the construction industry; and tools and techniques to recognize, evaluate and control IH hazards. Actual “mystery case studies” will be presented challenging the participants to ponder industrial hygiene concepts to arrive at effective controls and mitigation.

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Crane Operator, Rigger and Signal Person Training - VIDEO, Greg Peters

A discussion on the recent Crane Operator, Rigger and Signal Person requirements from OSHA 1926.1400, how they might impact you, how to comply and best practices to satisfy the requirement.

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