What are the four safety hazards?

What are the four safety hazards?

These presentations focus on the Big Four Construction Hazards – falls, electrocution, caught-in and struck-by.

What is overhead obstruction?

Overhead obstructions means the deck or stringer structure including stiffeners above the means of access.

What is danger in safety?

Danger: Indicate[s] a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury. The signal word “DANGER” is to be limited to the most extreme situations. WARNING [signs] should not be used for property damage hazards unless personal injury risk appropriate to this level is also involved.

What are examples of common construction hazards?

The most common hazards in the construction industry are:

  • lifting and pushing – eg.
  • slips, trips, falls – eg.
  • using hand tools such as power tools, saws, shovels and crow bars.
  • noise from machinery such as concrete cutters, drills and saws.
  • atmospheric contaminants such as dust, synthetic mineral fibres and asbestos.

What are 10 safety hazards?

Top 10 Safety Hazards

  • Safety Hazard 2 | Slips and Trips. Wet floors indoors, or icy floors outdoors, can cause you to slip.
  • Safety Hazard 3 | Falls.
  • Safety Hazard 4 | Fires.
  • Safety Hazard 5 | Crushing.
  • Safety Hazard 6 | Hazardous Chemicals.
  • Safety Hazard 9 | Falling Objects.

What are the 7 types of hazards?

The aim of this guide is to help you understand the different categories of hazards, so you can confidently identify them in your workplace.

  • Biological Hazards.
  • Chemical Hazards.
  • Physical Hazards.
  • Safety Hazards.
  • Ergonomic Hazards.
  • Psychosocial Hazards.

What is danger warning?

DANGER means if the danger is not avoided, it will cause death or serious injury. WARNING means if the warning is not heeded, it can cause death or serious injury. CAUTION means if the precaution is not taken, it may cause minor or moderate injury.

What are the top 5 hazards on a construction site?

5 Common Safety Hazards on a Construction Site

  • Hazard 1: Falls.
  • Hazard 2: Struck by Objects.
  • Hazard 3: Electrical Hazards.
  • Hazard 4: Caught In-Between.
  • Hazard 5: Hazardous Materials.

What are the 7 safety hazards?

Hazards frequently identified by the consultants include tasks related to working at height, chemicals, housekeeping, electrical, forklifts, lockout/tagout and confined spaces.