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Rules

  • Only persons 16 years or older are permitted at the construction
  • Only persons 18 years or older are permitted to use power tools, or work above ground level
  • If you are uncomfortable with an assigned job, DO NOT DO IT. Let the supervisor know and you will be reassigned accordingly.
  • Hard hats and safety classes must be worn at all times
  • Wear sturdy footwear-no open toed shoes permitted
  • No smoking
  • No horseplay
  • No alcohol or illegal drugs
  • Never enter a ditch or hole without approval from a construction supervisor
  • Drink plenty of fluids
  • Implement the “buddy system”
  • Beware of surroundings (overhead power lines)
  • Keep the site clean, a clean site is a happy site
  • Have FUN!

Procedures

  • Pull or bend over all nails from boards, doorframes and scrap pieces of wood.
  • Keep work area clean and safe.
  • If you see an unsafe act or condition, report it to a supervisor or correct it if safe to do so.
  • Return tools to Tool Trailer; put nails and tools in proper containers.
  • Don’t lift beyond your strength, get a partner to help. Remember to bend your knees and lift with your back straight.
  • Keep an eye on your load as you move and turn so as not to hit someone.
  • Walk, do not run, when carrying tools or materials
  • Report any damaged tools or power cords to a supervisor for repair.
  • Tell the supervisor immediately in the event of an injury.
  • First aid kits, fire extinguishers, maps to the nearest hospitals and MSDS notebooks are located on-site.
  • When using a non-self supporting ladder, use the 4-to-1 rule: For every 4 ft of height, move the bottom of the ladder 1 ft from the wall.
  • Think and concentrate on your work task.

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