Covers the supervisor’s role in job site safety, the true cost of accidents, and how to train and involve all employees in job safety. Includes OSHA safety inspections. Upon completion the student will be able to recognize safety hazards with in their organization that need to be addressed.

Upon completion of this Section, you will be able to:

• Explain the importance of safety.
• Give examples of direct and indirect costs of workplace accidents.
• Identify safety hazards of the construction industry.
• Explain the purpose of OSHA.
• Discuss OSHA inspection procedures.
• Identify the key points of a safety program.
• List steps to train employees on how to perform new tasks safely.
• Identify a crew leader’s safety responsibilities.
• Explain the importance of having employees trained in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on the job site.

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