Cal/OSHA Updates Construction Pocket Safety Guide
The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) and Cal/OSHA has released a free “Pocket Guide for the Construction Industry.” This publication allows workers, employers and supervisors to quickly reference key safety requirements detailed in clear, concise terms.
“This guide is our most requested Cal/OSHA publication,” said Cal/OSHA Chief Juliann Sum. “It is indexed to help employers and employees easily find the latest safety requirements on many topics related to construction, such as airborne contaminants, blasting, fall protection, heavy equipment, and multi-employer worksites.”
Included in the new edition are regulatory updates in subjects that include (but are not limited to):
Structure erection and construction –section 1710
Forklifts –section 3650
Hazard communication – section 5194
Heat illness prevention –section 3395
Lockout/blockout procedures –section 3314
Cal/OSHA helps protect workers from health and safety hazards on the job in almost every workplace in California.
For safety guides and rules to assist employers and employees in various other industries within California please visit http://www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/puborder.asp
This publication and others may also be picked up at a Cal/OSHA office if the publications are available.
Source: CA Department of Industrial Relations | 2015 © Copyright Payroll Masters
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