1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Las Vegas Convention Center, North 262
Format: Building Knowledge Session
Level of Content: Novice
Track: Codes, Standards & Safety
Continuing Education: NAHB - 1.00 CE hour(s), NKBA - 0.1 CEU(s)
Appropriate for: Remodelers, Subcontractors & Specialty Trade Contractors, Single Family - All
Dan Johnson, CSP, SFI Compliance, Parker, CO
What It’s About:
According to recent data, between 2011 and 2012 there was an 82% increase in deaths from falls in the residential construction industry. Builders and trade contractors must have a firm understanding of how to keep workers safe; however, many are still unsure of the appropriate methods for doing so as outlined by the numerous and often confusing OSHA safety requirements and regulations. This safety training session will focus on ways to address these alarming statistics and reverse the trend. You will learn best practices for compliance with OSHA fall protection regulations and safe work practices so that you can prevent falls, injuries and fatalities.
What You'll Learn:
Identify fall hazards that are common in residential construction.
Understand OSHA fall protection requirements and determine the appropriate fall protection system to use for a given hazard.
Recognize the importance of fall protection and the need for industry leaders to tackle this issue proactively to reverse the trend of increased falls and fatalities.