At 88 pages, it is a heck of a ‘pocket’ guide, but I didn’t name it. This is actually a comprehensive safety guide for construction sites. Since this is California, the standards will be as good, or more so, than other places in the USA.
Additionally, if you want to go into mass production with these guides, they kindly included the setup for professional printing. Those files are included as well.
No really – this is from North Carolina OSHA. A huge amount of safety programs covering nearly everything. This time I don’t expect you to download everything – just as much as you really need. Have fun.
More materials from the Queen – these include full programs, handouts, plus materials that may reference excavation issues but from different angles, such as underground utilities, working near buildings, etc.
These are actually by OSHA, so a bit old, and a little dry – however, they can be modified as needed, updated, made more interesting, personalized, etc. These are for the OSHA 10 and 30 hour construction program. You will see two documents for each subject (sorry for not renaming them like I normally do, but there were a lot of files and I had laundry and ironing) – one is a powerpoint, and the other is a lesson guide. As such, these are good even if you are weak on a subject.
Oh – here is a previous link to the Intro to OSHA, plus Focus Four presentations:
Traffic from the UK was heavy and I received several comments like, “Good materials, but we will have to adapt them to the UK.” Well, seeing as the traffic was heavy, and this all about the safety of workers on the job, I did a little bit of looking and found where the Queen hides her safety materials. At least some of them. So here they are. Not all, obviously, but, a basic selection. Now that I have raided her coffers, I will add more in the future. If people across the pond know of more good materials, feel free to forward and I will post.
For those in the USA and elsewhere – regulations from the UK are normally at, or above what the USA requires. So instead of doing ‘the minimum,’ why not give this a look see? It won’t kill you (no pun).
A wide range of subjects – including construction, excavation, healthcare, machine shops, plastics, metal stamping, etc. Programs are detailed and include all aspects to create a good program. I may break these down later to individual subjects, but posting now for reference.
Texas Department of Insurance has a very large selection of free safety materials (who knew?). Many are in English and Spanish. I have downloaded and attached 5 complete programs on the subjects you see below.
Another excellent video from WorkSafeBC on an excavator coming in contact with underground power lines.
To watch – simply press the play button. To download – briefly start the video and look into the upper left hand corner. There will be a down arrow and ‘share.’ click on this down arrow and the download button will be there.