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First aid kit, infection control kit and airhorn

Station in construction trailer where first aid kit, infection control kit and air horn are located. The latter is used to warn everyone on site of an...

GFCI protection on jobsite

This electrical box on the construction site has ground fault circuit interrupters on all outlets to be used with portable equipment....

Guard for tripping hazard

A good way to alert workers to tripping hazards is to cover short protrusions with prominent sections of plastic conduit spray-painted orange....

Guarding around duct chase

This guarding around a chase that contains vertical ducts and pipes is substantial and includes a toe-board so items can't be kicked onto workers on t...

Guarding of elevator shaft

Elevator shafts pose serious fall hazards and need to be properly guarded, as has been done here. Plastic sheeting keeps dust and debris from falling...

Guarding of floor hole

Proper guarding of a potentially deadly floor hole. Orange paint makes the guarding more prominent....

Job-built extinguisher holder

OSHA requires that fire extinguishers be "conspicuous" on construction jobs. This approach keeps them off the floor and away from large objects that c...

Lead paint removed from structural beam

The original structural beams in the older section of this facility had been painted with red lead (lead oxide) paint. A licensed lead paint abatement...

caps for rebar

OSHA requires that rebar "be guarded to eliminate the hazard of impalement." These caps are an excellent way to meet the standard....

Sealed ducts

This duct has been sealed to prevent dust and fungal spores from getting into the HVAC system. This building is working towards LEED silver, which req...