Field Safety Participant Guide

ISBN-10: 0131062565
ISBN-13: 9780131062566
Edition: 2003
Authors: NCCER Staff
List price: $113.33
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Description: This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Introduction to Safety, Hazard Communication, Personal  More...

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List price: $113.33
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/16/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 446
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Introduction to Safety, Hazard Communication, Personal Protective Equipment, Work-Zone Safety, Electrical and High-Voltage Hazards, Fire Protection and Prevention, Hand-and Power-Tool Safety, Welding Safety, Fall Protection, Steel Erection, Walking and Working Surfaces, Ladders and Scaffolding, Horizontal Directional Drilling Hazards, Heavy-Equipment, Crane, and Rigging Safety, Trenching Safety, Forklift Safety, Lockout/Tagout, Confined Spaces, and Concrete and Masonry. Instructor Supplements Instructors: Product supplements may be ordered directly through OASIS at http://oasis.pearson.com . For more information contact your Pearson NCCER/Contren Sales Specialist at http://nccer.pearsonconstructionbooks.com/store/sales.aspx . Annotated Instructor's Guide Paperback 0-13-106257-3 Computerized Testing Software 0-13-106794-X Safety PowerPointreg; Presentation Slides (One CD includes PowerPointsreg; for Safety Orientation, Field Safety and Safety Technology) 013-163616-2 Transparency Masters 0-13-106797-4

Introduction to Safety
This module introduces basic safety concepts and explains the difference between regulatory compliance and best practices
It introduces the participant to OSHA and describes how accidents and their associated costs affect everyone on the job site
Hazard Communication
HazCom is an important part of working safely on any job site
In this module, participants learn appropriate on-site safety and emergency-response procedures
As well, they learn the purpose of MSDSs and warning labels, and how to read, interpret, and use them
Personal Protective Equipment
Participants learn the basics of selecting, using, and maintaining basic personal protective equipment, including safety goggles, gloves, harnesses, hard hats, and hearing protection
Participants also learn about the three main types of respiratory equipment used in construction
Work-Zone Safety
Participants are introduced to the signs, signals, color codes, tags, and barricades commonly found on the job site
They also learn how to use these items to recognize and avoid job-site hazards
Electrical and High-Voltage Hazards
This module introduces participants to lockout/tagout procedures, the risks associated with working around electricity and high voltage, and the effects of electrical shock on the human body
Participants learn to recognize and avoid electrical and high-voltage hazards
Fire Protection and Prevention
This module gives participants the fundamentals of fire protection, prevention, and safety
Participants learn how to avoid fires on the job site and how to appropriately respond when fires do occur
Also addressed are the various types of fires and the specific class of extinguishers used for each
Hand-and Power-Tool Safety
Safe hand- and power-tool use is key to avoiding many preventable accidents
Participants learn to recognize and respond to the various hazards posed by tools and power sources
As well, participants learn to properly use and maintain various types of tools
Welding Safety
Covers the hazards and precautions associated with welding and metal cutting operations, as well as handling and storing compressed gases
Participants learn to use appropriate personal protective equipment and to recognize and prevent unsafe conditions related to welding operations
Fall Protection
In this module, participants learn to identify, avoid, and react to unsafe conditions associated with working at elevations
Also covered are the proper selection and use of fall-protection equipment
Steel Erection
The steel-erection process and its related safety hazards are covered in this module
Participants learn to use appropriate personal protective equipment and to recognize, avoid, and prevent hazardous conditions associated with steel-erection jobs field safety
Walking and Working Surfaces
Participants learn how to recognize the hazards, employ the safeguards, and avoid and respond to accidents and injuries related to walking and working surfaces
Ladders and Scaffolding
while ladders and scaffolding are common objects on a construction site, they are also a common cause of injuries and accidents
In this module, participants learn to identify, safely set up, and properly use various types of ladders and scaffolding
Horizontal Directional Drilling Hazards
Introduces participants to the hazards related to performing and working near horizontal directional drilling operations
Participants also learn related on-site safety and emergency-response procedures
Heavy-Equipment, Crane, and Rigging Safety
Heavy-equipment is used on a variety of work sites and exposes workers to substantial hazards
Participants are introduced to the types and uses of heavy equipment as well as the hazards, safeguards, and procedures relevant to heavy-equipment, crane, and rigging work
Trenching Safety
Trenching and excavation work exposes workers to a variety of hazards
Participants learn on-site safety and emergency-response procedures related to this work
Participants also learn to recognize unsafe conditions the signs and causes of unstable trenches
procedures used in shoring, sloping, and shielding safety methods and how to differentiate between soil types as they relate to excavation work
Forklift Safety
Participants learn safe forklift traveling, load handling, and operation procedures
They also learn to properly perform pre-shift inspections and to work safely in areas where forklifts are in use
Lockout/Tagout
Participants learn to properly use lockout/tagout procedures
They also learn to recognize, avoid, and prevent typical safety hazards and utilize appropriate safeguards related to lockout/tagout procedures
Confined Spaces
Introduces participants to the hazards and safeguards associated with confined-space work
Participants learn the proper on-site safety and emergency-response procedures, and the difference between permit-required and non-permit-required confined spaces
Concrete and Masonry
Concrete and masonry work involves several specific safety hazards
Participants learn to identify, avoid, and respond to these dangers
This module also covers on-site safety procedures and personal protective equipment use

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