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You can adapt this example to your own job and help create a safer work environment.
One in three injuries on construction sites involve everyday tools and equipment. So make sure you don’t take shortcuts with your gear and use the right tools for the job.
Take time to prepare your site. Stop, Step back, and Think.
What job needs to be done? Do I have the right tools?
Unload, unpack and erect prefabricated roof trusses on a second storey extension.
Take a moment to ask:
At a suburban home.
Unload, unpack and erect all prefabricated roof trusses on a second storey extension on a busy street.
Yes. Delivery of roof trusses will occur during working hours. Traffic management is needed to block off all vehicle and pedestrian traffic during delivery.
Make sure your equipment is in safe working order. Know what to do when arriving on site.