Young Workers - Construction: Build a Safe Work Foundation
Did you know? Teens may not use most power-driven machinery and power tools present on a construction site.
Did you know? Tools & machinery on most sites can cause severe injuries when not used/maintained properly.
Did you know? Const. tools/machinery can crush fingers/hands, amputate body parts, burn, or severely damage eyes.
Did you know? Know how to keep yourself safe while on the job. Ask your employer about their plans to keep you safe.
Did you know? Inspect your tools for damage. Immediately remove damaged tools from use.
Did you know? To prevent injuries, avoid distractions (listening to iPod/talking to friends). Do not hurry when using tools.
Did you know? Never use electrical tools in damp or wet locations.
Did you know? Use the right tool for the job.
Tools and Equipment
Do you think you know how to use a ladder and climb a flight of stairs without getting hurt? Think again. Using ladders safely can bring you to new heights of success. Learn more by going to the OSHA Portable Ladder Safety Tips Quick Card or this uplifting website.
The interactive Scaffolding eTool can be fun to try too!