IRON AND STEEL CONTRACTORS
For Employees do you:
Enforce the use of safety lines/harnesses/etc?
Enforce the use of safety shoes, hard hats and eye protection?
For Pre-Job do you:
Inspect raw materials upon arrival at the job site?
For Operations do you:
Use safety nets and/or temporary flooring to minimize falls?
Keep power equipment, i.e. booms, away from overhead wires?
Use and maintain handrails/grips?
Arrange site for easy access/safe maneuvering of vehicles, equipment, and workers?
Properly brace all components installed each day?
Closely control all flammable and combustible liquids?
Store bulk quantities of flammable/combustible liquids outside the building?
Limit quantities of flammable/combustible liquids in use to a one-day supply?
Take reasonable precautions/efforts to help isolate/control spraying operations?
Restrict smoking to designated safe areas?
WHEN WELDING, DO YOU:
Use torches/other hazardous operation only in areas made fire safe?
Keep all torches attended?
Use fireproof mats, fire extinguishers, and watch person(s)?
For Equipment do you:
Check routes for adequate clearance/weight limits prior to transporting equipment?
Properly erect/level/anchor/use permanent scaffolding?
Properly secure loads? Flag or escort oversized loads ahead and behind?
Remove keys from equipment when not in use?
Use anti-theft/vandalism devices such as ignition locks/automatic fuel cutoffs?
Ground portable electric power generators if over 5 KW?
Provide equipment with automatic audible back up alarms?
WHEN USING CRANES, DO YOU:
Have proper controls in place during the set-up and take down of cranes?
Keep cranes in good condition?
Review the crane's preventative maintenance records and program?
Use an appropriate method of communication between crane operators and rigging crews?
Use only experienced operators? Provide close supervision/inspection?
Confirm that customers renting your cranes have qualified personnel to operate them?