Solid Concrete Walls

Safety - Do Nots

By Ethan Davis

When working in the residential concrete industry, employees should avoid the following unsafe acts:

  • Using equipment without authority

  • Insecure or disorderly piling or arranging of materials

  • Operating equipment at an unsafe speed

  • Using defective tools or equipment

  • Unsafe loading or unloading of trucks, skids, racks, etc

  • Lifting improperly, or handling loads that are too heavy

  • Using improper tools, equipment, or driving vehicles inappropriately

  • Making guards or safety devices inoperative

  • Failure to use personal protective equipment

  • Repairing or adjusting machinery in motion or equipment that is under pressure or energized

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