' The 'Fatal Four' are the leading causes of fatalities in the construction industry and are known as electrical, fall, struck-by, and caught-in or –between hazards.”
How can we prevent accidents at work?
- Risk Assessments.
- Regular Inspections.
- Ongoing and Effective Training.
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Clear Signage.
- Accident Reporting.
- Physical Assessments.
- Encourage Communication.
What is the number one safety rule in construction?
Rule #1 Create Awareness
The biggest source of danger at a construction site is an ignorant worker. Before any worker gets down to work, they should be aware of the hazards and safety measures. By informing them about what could go wrong, workers become more alert.
What is the number one cause of fatalities in construction?
Fall from a height, off of scaffolding, or from a ladder. Fall after slipping over a spill. Fall after tripping on equipment or power cords.
What are the top 3 causes of fatalities in construction?
How hard is it to renovate an apartment?
Renovating an apartment is actually more complicated than a house. For a start you need to work with the Owners Corporation to get approval for your project – otherwise you could end up in trouble. You can't start knocking down walls or even installing new floorboards without following the appropriate procedures.