Designed for owners, contractors, & workers, Construction Solutions is a database of work hazards, & practical control measures to reduce or eliminate hazards.
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Line of Work
Using Cover-Up Equipment
Using cover-up equipment properly cover the live power lines to protect line workers from accidental contacts with energized conductors.
Using Cable-Locating Device
Cable locating devices can help pinpoint the location of existing underground cables to avoid and prevent electrical hazards.
Powered Wire-Stripping Machine
Powered wire-stripping machines can be used to quickly and safely remove insulation from a large number of wires that are no longer needed...
Grounding mats, connected to a grounded object, can protect workers from electrocution by providing an equipotential zone.
Using Insulating Blankets and Sheets
Insulating blankets and sheets cover the live powerlines and protect workers from the accidental contacts with energized conductors.
Using Tool Lanyards, Connection and Anchorage Points
A work practice that prevents struck-by injuries from falling tools.
Featured Line of Work
Masonry, Tile, Cement & Plaster
Pipes & Vessels
Sheet Metal & HVAC
Inspect and use scaffolds and ladders
Perform surface grinding or cutting
Load, unload and distribute construction materials
Cut boards and panels
Cold-related Injuries and Illnesses
Heat and Sun Exposure
Lifting and Carrying (Manual materials Handling)
Stressful hand & wrist activity
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